East Penn Press

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nutritionist offers healthy advice to help seniors age well

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by STEPHEN ALTHOUSE in Local News

As you age, your body slows down, but that doesn’t mean it has to breakdown.

Helping it run smoothly for as long as possible is what Mary Ann Moylan does for a living. She is a licensed nutritionist with Giant Food Stores in Trexlertown and hosted a conversation Aug. 8 with seniors at South Mountain Memory Care in Emmaus on nutrition, diet and dementia.


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by KEVIN JONES in Local News

Accessory dwelling units discussed

The Aug. 7 workshop meeting of the Lower Macungie Township Planning Commission began with a discussion of accessory dwelling units.

The planning commission was looking for consistency and wanted to have a clear definition of accessory dwelling units. It was questioned if they wanted accessory dwelling units to be used as rental units, such as Airbnbs.

There were questions about what is allowed in an accessory dwelling. The planning commission also questioned if accessory dwelling units are a conditional use, a special exception use or an accessory use.


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

LMT library launches fundraising campaign

Charles Bednar, an Alburtis resident, spoke with members of borough council at the Aug. 8 meeting about some trees at Lockridge Historical Church. He was concerned some might fall and damage his property and requested the trees be trimmed back or taken down. Council agreed and Alburtis Borough Manager Sharon Trexler will get three quotes.


Thursday, August 9, 2018 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Stone Hill Meadows plan is approved

Representatives from Stone Hill Meadows attended the Aug. 6 Macungie Borough Council meeting to present the final/revised plan for the development which is primarily in Lower Macungie Township. The development includes open space and has a trail system which connects with the Lower Macungie trail. Eventually residents will be able to walk from Alburtis to Macungie. The development will have an homeowners association.