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Sunday, May 31, 2020 by The Press in Local News

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All Lehigh County poll locations are handicapped accessible.

All polling places are subject to change. Please check back often.

Alburtis, *Alburtis Recreation Hall, 220 W. 2nd St.

Coopersburg,*Coopersburg Borough Hall, 5 N. Main St.

Emmaus 1st District, Emmaus Public Works Highway Garage, 44 Klines Lane

Emmaus 2nd District, Emmaus Public Works Highway Garage, 44 Klines Lane

Emmaus 3rd District, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 139 N. 4th St.


Sunday, May 31, 2020 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

State of emergency extended to July 17

Commissioners refused May 13 during an online meeting to take up a proposal by Republican Commissioner Nathan Brown.

Brown moved the commissioners pass a resolution to support a recent letter to Wolf from state Rep. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, urging him to move from the coronavirus status red to yellow for Lehigh County and the Lehigh Valley.

Navy Capt. Dr. Charles “Chuck” Peters called to Javits New York Medical Station

Thursday, May 21, 2020 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Navy Capt. Dr. Charles “Chuck” Peters, a reserve officer in the U.S. Navy and Upper Milford Township resident, had been recalled to active service and until recently has been on the front line in what President Donald Trump calls the “war on the invisible enemy.”

The Navy ordered Peters to help staff the COVID-19 related temporary hospital at the Javits Center in Manhattan, New York City renamed the Javits New York Medical Station.

Trump tours Upper Macungie medical distribution facility

Thursday, May 21, 2020 by SARIT LASCHINSKY in Local News

President Donald Trump made his first visit to the Lehigh Valley as president May 14 to tour the Owens & Minor Inc. medical supply distribution center, 7437 Industrial Blvd., Upper Macungie Township.

During a live-stream video on the White House webpage, Trump discussed increasing the Strategic National Stockpile, coronavirus testing and state reopening plans.