Emmaus Borough Council postponed voting on an ordinance banning commercial trucks from parking on borough streets at the Sept. 17 meeting.
Council President Lee Ann Gilbert said language needed to be adjusted in the ordinance and changes were being made in the proposed penalties for parking large trucks on borough streets.
A first reading of the amended ordinance is expected at the Oct. 15 meeting with an anticipated second reading scheduled Nov. 5. The ordinance will be discussed next at a public safety committee meeting 3 p.m. Oct. 11.
LOWER MACUNGIE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Proposal to continue public water lines receives conditional approval
A proposal to continue public water lines in the area around Indian Creek Road across from the maintenance building north and south of Brookside Road near the railroad tracks was introduced at the Sept. 6 board of commissioners meeting.
If approved, the library and community center would have access to public water.
It was suggested the project be split three ways between Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County Authority and Dale Dries, property owner along Brookside Road. Dries owns the property next to his business, Dries Do It Center.
The Friends of the 1803 House are looking for apple pie bakers to be part of the "A Very Merrie Halloween" event scheduled for Oct. 6.
Crust and filling must be made from scratch and apples must be the main ingredient of the pie for this contest. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. For additional information or a registration form, contact Laura at 610-965-5037 or Lfetzer3@ptd.net.
Emmaus High School cheerleaders perform at The Great Allentown Fair
@$:End of Summer Celebration in Emmaus offers a number of contests.
Mr. Dennis Nemes was welcomed as the new Central Catholic High School principal.
Mr. Nemes takes over as principal of CCHS after spending a total of 30 years as the principal of Northwestern Lehigh High School. He comes to Central with a great amount of enthusiasm and excitement for this upcoming school year.
Lehigh County TRIAD kicked off their first meeting of the new season Sept. 11 with an update on local crime by Judge Douglas G. Reichley.
"The level of crime within the county over the last five years has stayed the same," Reichley said, which may be a surprising fact to some.
Warren Miller, queen bee breeder and president of the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association, will share his experiences keeping bees without mite treatments at the 7 p.m. Sept. 20 Lehigh Valley Beekeepers meeting at the Lehigh County Ag Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.
The meeting is open to the public.
For more information, log onto Lehighvalleybeekeepers.org or call 610-298-3254.
The East Penn School District will be celebrating Constitution week for the remainder of the week.
Eyer Middle School will hold meet the teacher night 6 to 8 p.m. at the school.
Lincoln Elementary School will hold meet the teacher night 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the school.
Macungie Elementary School will hold meet the leader night for parents to meet teachers 6:30 p.m. at the school