The Intergovernmental and Appointments Committee of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners met Aug. 1 to interview candidates for the vacant position of Lehigh County Executive Aug. 1.
Four candidates were interviewed for the position.
Matthew Croslis, of Whitehall is an attorney. In addition to his work as an attorney, Croslis is also the owner of three businesses: Croslis Law Offices LLC, Legacy Title Insurance and Croslis Realty Referrals Inc.
He spent seven years...
The Emmaus Main Street Partners and The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce are negotiating an agreement to partner as part of the Main Street Initiative of the chamber.
"It is a honor for us," President and CEO of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Tony Iannelli said. "The EMSP has a phenominal track record."
Iannelli said they have been talking with EMSP for approximately 10 years and more seriously over the last two years, hoping to join forces together....
Emmaus Police Department Chief David Faust has announced the passing of former Police K-9 Ajax.
K-9 Ajax was a male German Shepherd imported from the Czech Republic and was handled by K-9 Officer Craig J. Blose.
Faust said Ajax was cross-trained for patrol duties and narcotics. He dutifully served the Emmaus Police Department for seven years, six months having retired from active duty with honor in 2009. He died June 18.
Faust said since 1990, the Emmaus Lions Club has...
Ryan Harrington is exited to get in step with the cadence of the Emmaus High School marching band as the new director.
Harrington is preparing for his role of band director and instrumental teacher at EHS after three years as the assistant band director under Bruce Denmead and eight years as director of instrumental music at Moravian Academy. He is a graduate of Temple University.
Harrington is getting organized for a highly anticipated marching season with a "Beatlemania"...
·Arts Quest, Bethlehem, has many summer volunteer opportunities at events including Musikfest, Levitt Pavilion Summer Movie series the Farmer's Market at the ArtsQuest Center, and ongoing opportunities at the cinema and retail shop. Contact Hillary Harper at 610-332-1370 or hharperartsquest.org.
·Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem Southside needs volunteers to help run programs for youth ages six to 18. Contact LisaAnn Ramos at 610-865-4241 or bgcbsecretarybgcob.org.
Q: What grade are you in?
A: I recently graduated from 12th grade.
Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?
A: Mathematics because it involved a lot of creativity.
Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?
A: I recently received both a National Merit Scholarship Award sponsored by Air Products, and the 2012 Donley Awards for Excellence. I also received the Richard Gaal Memorial Good Citizenship Award.
Q: Were you involved in any...
ArtsQuest and more than one dozen area restaurants team up for the Appetizer Bowl, 4 - 7 p.m. Aug. 26, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
Appetizers, dips and finger foods will be served in six different categories: Cheesiest, Seafood-based, Dips & Spreads, Veggie-based, Meat-based and Sauciest Couple (wings and sauce).
Attendees may sample and vote for their favorite in the "People's Choice" category. A judging panel will determine winners in...
To the Editor:
One of the first things you learn in college is how to do many things at the same time. It wasn't called multi-tasking when I was a Penn State student, but like most Penn Staters, I mastered it early.
Therefore, as a person who can handle many things at once, I would like to say to all of those who accuse Penn State supporters of not caring about Jerry Sandusky's victims, that I can, at the same moment in time, feel terrible for the monster's victims and want to...
Ryan Spear, 40, of Easton, was arrested for DUI on Kings Highway approximately .25 miles south of Beck Road, Upper Milford Township, 10:18 p.m. July 20. Spear was allegedly under the influence when his vehicle impacted a utility pole. The pole had a split in it and was laying in the northbound lane as a result of the accident.
Jose Contreras, 18, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on Interstate 78 eastbound at exit 57, Allentown, 1:04 p.m. July 29. Contreras was allegedly...