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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Moravian College

Graduation events begin May 10

Baccalaureate will be held at 5 p.m. May 10, in Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St. Commencement 2019 will begin at 10 a.m. May 11 on the John Makuvek Field behind the Haupert Union Building, between W. Locust, W. Laurel and Monacacy streets and Mauch Chunk Road. Please do not wear spiked or stiletto high heels; a thicker or wedge heel will work best.


Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Wednesday, May 8

Northampton Co. Industrial Development Authority meeting, 4 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Bethlehem Twp. Municipal Authority, 6:30 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Hellertown Borough Water Authority, 7 p.m. 685 Main St.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. Public hearing room, Gov’t. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Thursday, May 9

City of Bethlehem Planning commission canceled for tonight.

City of Bethlehem Authority, 3:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Representatives of EVS Metal’s East Stroudsburg facility presented a grant in the amount of $3,200 to the National Museum of Industrial History recently for the Future Innovators Fund, which offers students much-needed exposure to experiential learning and real-world examples of the historical and ongoing impact STEM innovations have had locally, nationally, and globally. Support from EVS Metal will allow NMIH to waive the costs for up to 400 public school students from Stroudsburg MS to visit the Museum in early April.

Human services pushes for more staff

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Members of Lehigh County’s human services office again made a strong showing at a commissioners’ meeting April 24. They have been making regular appearances at the commissioners’ meetings arguing for more staff.

“We have a wholesale system breakdown,” said Tony Lupo. He was referring to the ability of existing staff to properly care for children referred to Human Services for care and intervention. “Case-workers are not able to protect the children of Lehigh County,” he said.

“We can’t keep people,” said Lupo. “They run out the door.”