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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Lehigh County making new parks and rec plan

Monday, February 13, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Lehigh County is in the process of writing a new county livable landscapes plan.

According to Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Executive Director Becky Bradley, 18 individuals were present at the Feb. 7 meeting in which the planning commission was provided feedback on issues, while discussing the county’s future vision.

She said one of the primary, universal concerns was not enough people in and around the county know about the wide variety of parks, recreational facilities and open spaces available.

Lehigh County--Commissioners approve appointments, reappointments

Monday, February 13, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners appointed and reappointed five individuals to serve on boards and authorities at the Jan. 25 meeting.

Lynne Hanna was appointed to aging and adult services and Dilia Coppedge was appointed to serve on the county children and youth advisory board.

Additionally, Dean Browning and John Hayes were reappointed to serve on the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority and Sally Schoffstall received a reappointment to the aging and adult services board.

Lehigh Commissioners approve appointments, reappointments

Monday, February 6, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Lehigh County commissioners appointed and reappointed five individuals to serve on boards and authorities during their Jan. 25 meeting.

Lynne Hanna was appointed to Aging and Adult Services and Dilia Coppedge was appointed to serve on the Lehigh County Children and Youth Advisory Board.

Additionally, Dean Browning and John Hayes were reappointed to serve on the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority and Sally Schoffstall received a reappointment to the Aging and Adult Services Board.

Hellertown may advertise medical marijuana facilities ordinance

Monday, February 6, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Hellertown Borough took a first step in permitting the growing and dispensing of medical marijuana in the borough.

Council at its Jan. 17 meeting unanimously agreed to advertise an ordinance that would regulate such usage.

“There is a need to regulate the land and use activities to the extent the industry can be regulated under the Medical Marijuana Act,” borough Manager Cathy Hartranft said, referring to a Tri-County Regional Planning Commission memorandum.

Lehigh County--Nothstein is new board chair

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners recently met to reorganize for 2017.

Marty Nothstein of Lowhill Township was elected to serve as chair of the board and Amanda Holt of Upper Macungie Township is to serve as vice chairperson.

Nothstein replaces Commissioner Brad Osborne and Holt replaces Michael Schware.

In an email to The Press Jan. 6, Nothstein said he is excited to serve as chair and lead the nine member board.

Lehigh County--New Cedarbrook director chosen

Monday, January 9, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the appointments of Michelle Julian as director and Justin Cumello as assistant director of nursing, respectively, for Cedarbrook Nursing Home at its Nov. 22 meeting.

Both Julian and Cumello addressed the board.

“It is really a privilege for me to serve in this capacity,” Julian said to the board. “I thank you for the opportunity, and I am really grateful.”

Nothstein is new Lehigh Co. chair

Monday, January 9, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners recently met to reorganize for 2017.

Marty Nothstein of Lowhill Township was elected to serve as chair of the board and Amanda Holt of Upper Macungie Township is to serve as vice chairperson.

Nothstein replaces Commissioner Brad Osborne and Holt replaces Michael Schware.

In an email to The Press Jan. 6, Nothstein said he is excited to serve as chair and lead the nine member board.

Lehigh County--Board approves nursing home director, assistant

Monday, January 9, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Lehigh County commissioners have unanimously approved the appointments of Michelle Julian as director and Justin Cumello as assistant director of nursing, respectively, for Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

Both Julian and Cumello addressed the board at its Nov. 22 meeting.

“It is really a privilege for me to serve in this capacity,” Julian said. “I thank you for the opportunity, and I am really grateful.”

Cumello, a resident of Lower Macungie, who has worked in the health care industry for 17 years, said he is excited about the opportunity to serve the county.

Board approves nursing home director, assistant

Monday, January 2, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Lehigh County commissioners have unanimously approved the appointments of Michelle Julian as director and Justin Cumello as assistant director of nursing, respectively, for Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

Both Julian and Cumello addressed the board at its Nov. 22 meeting.

“It is really a privilege for me to serve in this capacity,” Julian said. “I thank you for the opportunity, and I am really grateful.”

Cumello, a resident of Lower Macungie, who has worked in the health care industry for 17 years, said he is excited about the opportunity to serve the county.

New Cedarbrook director chosen

Monday, January 2, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the appointments of Michelle Julian as director and Justin Cumello as assistant director of nursing, respectively, for Cedarbrook Nursing Home at its Nov. 22 meeting.

Both Julian and Cumello addressed the board.

“It is really a privilege for me to serve in this capacity,” Julian said to the board. “I thank you for the opportunity, and I am really grateful.”