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District reps meet with acting secretary of education

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Pennsylvania Acting Secretary of Education Dr. William E. Harner stopped in the Lehigh Valley Aug. 15 to meet with school superintendents, administrators and school board members.

He listened to their concerns and gave insight on some of the initiatives facing school districts in the commonwealth.

The event was sponsored by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, Region 8.

'Small on Scale' has 'big' showing

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

For 36 years, dollhouse and miniatures enthusiasts have gathered for their annual show, held this year July 14 at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, in Breinigsville.

In 1978, Lehigh Valley "Small on Scale" began when the first dollhouse exhibit was held to raise money for Lehigh Valley Child Care.

Shortly thereafter a club was formed and they have continued to raise funds each year for charitable and educational purposes.

PRIMARY ELECTION MAY 2013 Lehigh County election results

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Lehigh County has posted the election results which are unofficial until certified by the Board of Electors.

County executive

Scott Ott (R) - 6,837 votes

Dean N. Browning (R) - 5,429 votes

Tom Muller (D) - 8,481 votes

Voters were asked to choose one candidate.

County commissioner - District 5

Michael P. Schware (R) - 1,073 votes

Nathan Brown, (R) - 928 votes

Norma A. Cusick (R) - 664 votes

Kevin P. Ryan (R) - 625 votes

Wesley Barrett (D) - 1,454 votes

Stephen P. Walters (D) - 668 votes