East Penn Press

Sunday, December 16, 2018

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNcil

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

New police officer welcomed

Alburtis Borough Council Vice-President Steven Hill chaired the Nov. 14 Alburtis Borough Council meeting due to the absence of President Ron DeIaco. Also absent was Councilperson Stephen Kaufman.

Mayor Kathleen Palmer swore in new full-time police officer Broc Termini, who has been working for the borough part time since December 2017.

COLD NOSE LODGE LUXURY DOG CENTER

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Paws applause to celebrate 10 years

The Cold Nose Lodge luxury dog center hosted a 10th anniversary party at the center, 235 West Penn Ave., Alburtis, recently.

The event featured musical performances by “The Circuit Breakers,” of Emmaus, free refreshments, an anniversary cake and a chance to spin the prize wheel.

Vendors included Canine Acres Bakery and Deli, Bechtelsville, offering homemade doggy treats for sale. SOS Beagle Rescue collected toys for puppies, small puppy collars, dog treats and monetary donations.

COLD NOSE LODGE LUXURY DOG CENTER

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Paws applause to celebrate 10 years

The Cold Nose Lodge luxury dog center hosted a 10th anniversary party at the center, 235 West Penn Ave., Alburtis, recently.

The event featured musical performances by “The Circuit Breakers,” of Emmaus, free refreshments, an anniversary cake and a chance to spin the prize wheel.

Vendors included Canine Acres Bakery and Deli, Bechtelsville, offering homemade doggy treats for sale. SOS Beagle Rescue collected toys for puppies, small puppy collars, dog treats and monetary donations.

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Maintenance requests reviewed

Members of the Alburtis Borough Council met Oct. 29 where Mayor Kathleen Palmer reported receiving an email from resident Lori Miller questioning the accuracy of the garbage rate of $47.09 reported in the Oct. 17 edition of The East Penn Press.

“We are still under contract. What was stated in the paper was correct,” Council President Ron DeIaco said.

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Members discuss network of the future

President Ron DeIaco talked about the importance of voting at the Oct. 10 Alburtis Borough Council meeting.

In other business, DeIaco gave an update on the storm pipe installation.

“The final piece of storm pipe was laid at Walnut Street yesterday. The PennDOT [Pennsylvania Department of Transportation] inspector said it was the finest job he had ever seen,” DeIaco said. This was followed by a round of applause.

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Elementary School principal talks about student safety

Cheryl Scalzo, principal of Alburtis Elementary School, attended Alburtis Borough Council’s Sept. 26 meeting to discuss improving dismissal traffic patterns at school for the safety of the children, especially special needs children.

Scalzo previously met with Police Chief Robert Palmer about this and sent council a memo Sept. 14 outlining her concerns and a possible solution. Scalzo was seeking council approval.

CHILE PEPPER FOOD FESTIVAL

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

‘Some like it hot’ in Bowers

This was a good year for the 23rd annual Chile Pepper Food Festival held recently at Bill DeLong Memorial Park in Bowers.

There were 103 vendors this year, the most the festival has had, and the festival gets bigger every year, according to festival emcee Mike Hoster. Hoster started working at the festival at the parking lot when he was just a kid and has been with the festival for 20 years. Hoster now runs the contest and registers contestants.

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Council sets light to fireworks ordinance fuse

On Sept. 12 Alburtis Borough Council reviewed and passed a motion adopting Ordinance 548 establishing regulations for the use of fireworks in the borough.

The ordinance includes time restrictions “prohibiting the use of consumer fireworks on any day before 10 a.m. or after 10 p.m., provisions establishing that the borough does not permit the use of consumer fireworks on or from property owned, leased or controlled by the borough, provisions relating to permits for display fireworks and establishing penalties for violations.”