Saturday Night Dance “Robin & Jim” at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. There is a charge which includes light refreshments. For more information, call 610-437-3700.
All-you-can-eat-breakfast buffet 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100. There is a cost. For more information, call 610-398-9845.
A Lafayette College student has been hospitalized with upper respiratory systems and is being isolated.
The following statement was issued Feb. 6 to The Press by the hospital.
In a packed lecture room at Lafayette College in Easton Jan. 28, area residents listened as U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th, explained what she is trying to do and what she has accomplished in Washington.
Her commitment to communicating with her constituents
“I feel very strongly about representing every single person that lives in this district,” Wild said. The 7th Congressional District includes all of Lehigh County and Northampton County as well as parts of Monroe County. “We are trying to do town halls in every corner of the district.”
The Lehigh County Commissioners meeting had a rocky start Jan. 22 when, immediately after Commissioners Chair Amy Zanelli led the Pledge of Allegiance, former county commissioner candidate Mathew Schutter began interrupting the proceedings with a call for “a point of order.”
At the Feb. 6 Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting, the commissioners presented a proclamation to Larry Lichtenwalner, a 50-year member of the Lower Macungie Fire Department. Lichtenwalner was issued a proclamation for his outstanding years of service.
The Lower Milford Township Supervisors’ workshop meeting Feb. 6 was full of tension and numerous executive sessions throughout the night. In a meeting to hear public comments and go over a small amount of township items, the meeting spanned over two hours, primarily debating township roles and vendor relations.
The East Penn Board of School Directors observed a moment of silence for Jeffrey Kleckner, a retired business teacher and Gary Reigal, a former district business manager, at the start of board’s 3 1/2 hour long Feb. 10 meeting. Kleckner died Feb. 6 and Reigal died Jan. 16.
A request to address the board at the meeting was granted to Chris DeJohn, of Lower Macungie Township, who supported the new turf field project. He asked the board, “To finish the project well,” by including the Hornet logo in the field’s center and the words “Emmaus” and “Hornets” installed at the end zones.
Borough reports captured most of the Alburtis Borough Council’s attention at the Jan. 29 meeting.
Council evaluated the Lower Macungie Fire Department’s “Statistical Year in Review: 2019,” a report by Ott Consulting Inc. and several ordinances.
Fire Chief Dave Nosal of the Lower Macungie Fire Department attended the meeting to brief council on important numbers such as incident reports, incident types and mutual aid.
With Nosal, Alburtis Police Chief Robert Palmer and another officer in attendance, Mayor Kathleen Palmer swore in Ryan Geist as a part-time officer.