Backed by a strong presence from Nazareth Ambulance Corps (NAC) employees, a paramedic's well-delivered speech convinced Northampton County Council to delay its decision to award a contract for Gracedale residents to LifeStar Response, a non-emergency medical transport service.
Council's unanimous decision will allow NAC to meet with Gracedale's administration, county council representatives and county human services administrators to review the local corps' contract bid to see how...
In April, a three-judge Commonwealth Court panel told Bethlehem Township that its zoning ordinance needed an overhaul. A failure to provide for prisons made the ordinance unconstitutionally exclusionary. Township commissioners, at their Sept. 4 meeting, decided unanimously to advertise an ordinance that will allow for prisons in agricultural zones. They are doing so over the objections of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC).
In an Aug. 11 letter from the LVPC's David Berryman...
Hanover Township will host a free electronics recycling day Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Everything from cell phones to refrigerators will be accepted. There will be a small fee for batteries (75 cents per pound) and fluorescent lamps (25 cents each). This event will take place at the municipal complex, located at 3630 Jacksonville Road.
Supervisor Jack Nagle made this announcement during a brief meeting of the township supervisors Sept. 11, following a flag retirement ceremony....
Family members: Mom, Susan Dalton; dad, Michael Dalton; sister, Kaitlin Dalton; brother, Patrick Dalton
Favorite subject: English and history. I enjoy creative writing and reading timeless classics. I also believe building a future relies on what we learn from the past.
Activities: Cheerleading, newspaper, FEA, FBLA and Ski Club
Next steps: Attend a four-year college, get a job, be successful and change the world
Career goals: Become a talk show...
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
Wednesday, September 26
Bethlehem Parking Authority, 4:30 p.m., 85 W. North St.
Bethlehem Zoning Board, 7 p.m., 10 E. Church St.
Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m., public hearing room, Lehigh County Gov. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.
Bethlehem Twp. Zoning Board, 6:30 p.m. municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.
Thursday, September 27
Hanover Twp. Zoning, 7 p.m., municipal building, 3630 Jacksonville Road.
Lower Saucon Twp. Planning...
Couple renew vows
at Heidelberg UCC
Edward and Eleanor Lavage of Bethlehem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 25 with a renewal of vows ceremony at Heidelberg United Church of Christ, Heidelberg Township, followed by a reception in the fellowship hall.
The ceremony at Heidelberg Church was special to Eleanor because she is a descendant of Casper Peter, one of the founding members of Heidelberg Church, founded in 1740.
The couple were married Aug. 25,...
Friday, September 28
Celtic Classic, 5 to 11 p.m. Spring, Main, Conestoga and Lehigh streets. Call 610-868-9599 or visit www.cca.us.com.
Saturday, September 29