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Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 11

The Emmaus Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Covered Dish Party 5:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus. Call the museum if you plan to attend and note if you will bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert. Appetizers will be available as soon as you arrive so you can snack and visit before dinner. Dinner is 6 p.m. followed by a visit from the Belsnickel 7 p.m.

Dec. 14

PPL grant to fund Salvation Army youth enrichment program

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Salvation Army, Lehigh Valley is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 sustaining grant from the PPL Foundation.

The much-needed funds will support Youth Enrichment Programs at The Salvation Army Allentown Corps.

More than 110 children currently enrolled in the Allentown Corps’ Youth Enrichment Program will benefit from the donation.

The Allentown Corps provides a wide array of services to help nurture children’s love of learning.

The Corps’ Youth Department offers a safe, positive and motivating environment for youngsters to learn and grow.


Thursday, December 12, 2019 by MAKENZIE CHRISTMAN in Local News

Contract with J.P. Mascaro & Sons discussed

At the Nov. 25 Alburtis Borough Council meeting, borough finances were discussed in addition to meeting plans for next year.

After evaluating reports and bills for payments, council discussed two Pennsylvania small water and sewer grants.

One grant covered expenses for stormwater management at the intersection of Chestnut Circle West and Windsor Road.

The borough plans to utilize the second grant for finances involved with the sanitary sewer lateral rehabilitation for the borough’s 2020-2021 Sewer Rehabilitation Program.

Lehigh County receives four grants from Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has approved four major grants for Lehigh County.

These grants, totaling $469,900 will provide additional resources to county-wide efforts to improve quality of life and enhance outdoor recreational experiences.

The DCNR grants and projects are:


Thursday, December 12, 2019 by ED COURRIER in Local News

Turf project estimated to be $1.9 million

After being serenaded by “Fermata Nowhere,” the East Penn Board of School Directors got back to business at the reorganized board’s first regular meeting Dec. 9. The Emmaus High School all-boys choir, under the direction of Rita Cortez, sang an a cappella rendition of “12 Days of Christmas” which delighted all who listened.