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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

New website will be available this week

N.A. Studios made a presentation for a revised borough website at the Aug. 20 Macungie Borough Council meeting. It was accepted and the transfer will be done during the early morning hours this week.

It was reported there are problems with mail delivery on Village Walk in Brookfield due to cars parking in front of the mailboxes. The mail personnel will not deliver mail if they cannot get to the mailbox due to vehicles parked there. This is being investigated.


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Aug. 15

Alburtis area 55+ seniors meet noon at the Alburtis Gun Club. Hot dogs are served with a pot luck luncheon plus bingo. There are many bus trips. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Aug. 17

Vacation Bible School: LOST: Searching for Truth, Finding Christ at Emmanuel Assembly of God, 1431 Lehigh Parkway East, Allentown, 6 to 8:30 p.m. through Aug. 17. Children ages four through sixth grade are invited to explore a tropical jungle in search of ultimate truth found in Christ. For more informaiton, contact PastorCalebCook@Gmail.com or call 910-691-8068.

Police conduct checkpoint along Musikfest corridor

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Police from several Lehigh County municipalities participated Aug. 10 in a sobriety checkpoint along Broadway in Salisbury Township, near its border with Fountain Hill Borough, under the auspices of the Lehigh Valley Regional DUI Task Force.

Broadway is a busy corridor for drivers going to and from the 10-day Musikfest activities held every August in Bethlehem. The safety detail began 11 p.m. Aug. 10 and lasted through 4 a.m. Aug. 11.

Commissioners talk immigration status

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners gave preliminary approval for the 2019-20 Capital Plan July 25. In gross numbers, the plan calls for a five-year total expenditure of $129,107,334.

The first reading of the plan passed 8-0. Commissioner Brad Osborne was absent.

Some big-ticket expenses being funded in 2019 include replacement of the voting system — $3.5 million; the Coplay to Northampton Bridge — $5 million; courthouse upgrades — $1.06 million.