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CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL COLUMN CCHS to hold spring open house

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

By MICHAEL RODGERS

Special to The Press

CCHS will hold a Spring Open House for incoming freshmen and new students in Masson Auditorium March 10.

Student Ambassadors will begin giving tours of the building 2 p.m. and a student-run panel will take place 3 p.m. For more information regarding the event or to register your student, visit the school website at acchs.info or contact the main office at 610-437-4601.

UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Supervisors to oppose Allentown water sale

Upper Milford Township supervisors will join Whitehall Township in opposing the proposal being considered by the City of Allentown to sell or lease its water and sewer system to a private entity.

At supervisors' Feb. 21 meeting, board member George DeVault raised the issue, saying if the plan goes through, it would have a significant impact on township residents, who get some of their water from Allentown and use Allentown's wastewater treatment plant through the Lehigh County Authority.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Feb. 27

The Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, will host a writing workshop 6:30 p.m. Author David Miller, of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, will lead the workshop teaching writers three ways to get published. For information or to register, contact the Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864.

The Allentown Public Library will hold open mic night and off the page poetry 7 to 8:30 p.m. It is a platform for poets, storytellers and musicians to share their works and inspiration in an intimate setting. Come perform or just listen.

MACUNGIE BOROUGH COUNCIL

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

Members ponder borough's long-term projects

Macungie Borough Council will consider the best way to approach long-term projects on the borough's to-do list and how best to finance them.

This is in full knowledge the borough will be incurring debt, said President Chris Becker, with the intention of paying the costs of capital projects. In total some $1.1 million needs financing and Becker started the discussion rolling at the Feb. 19 council meeting by listing the pros and cons of a bond or a conventional loan.