Bethlehem Press

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Change county seal, freedom from religion group tells board

Thursday, March 19, 2015 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

Lehigh County commissioners are deciding how to handle a letter from Freedom From Religion Foundation telling the board to stop using the county seal due to the Latin cross at the center.

According to information provided by the Pennsylvania Pastors Network, the November 2014 letter to County Executive Tom Muller from FFRF states: "We urge the county to immediately discontinue using this seal and to develop a new seal that is both constitutional and representative of all citizens."

U.S. House: Charlie Dent and Dennis J. Atiyeh

Thursday, October 30, 2014 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

The Press asked the candidates what the most pressing issue was facing residents of the 15th Congressional District and why he should be elected or re-elected to office.

Charlie Dent

Incumbent

Republican

Congressman Charlie Dent has served as U.S. Congressman in the 15th District since 2005. He was state senator in the 16th Senatorial District from 1999-2005 and state representative for the 132nd Legislative District from1991-98.