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Sunday, February 17, 2019

LVHN partners with LVIA to ensure travel safety

Monday, February 11, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

In time for the upcoming winter vacation and spring break travel season, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has sponsored the installation of a series of first aid-kits at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). The kits are designed for the treatment of minor medical incidents such as cuts, scrapes, burns and other simple emergencies. The supplies’ proximity to high pedestrian traffic in the hallways and waiting areas is designed to offer immediate care until onsite emergency medical...

PLCB offers grants to reduce underage and dangerous drinking

Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in Local News

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is now accepting applications for grants to fund programs that discourage and reduce underage and dangerous drinking and promote a message of responsible alcohol consumption by those of legal drinking age.

Eligible grant applicants include Pennsylvania school districts and institutions of higher education (including technical, trade, and post-secondary establishments), community organizations, municipal police departments, municipal...

Charter Arts hosts honors breakfast

Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in School

The Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts (Charter Arts) held its annual Senior Breakfast Feb. 5, during which members of the class of 2019 were honored for their overall academic achievements. Some legislator representatives were also present at the event, including Mick Dee on behalf of Rep. Jeanne McNeill, William Royer on behalf of Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, and Steve Strella on behalf of Rep. Zachary Mako.

Charter Arts was one of only 349 schools in the nation to be named a 2018 Blue...


Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Government shutdown news

Lehigh Valley Health Network has placed a hold on the medical bills of any patient who is a government employee and impacted by the recent partial federal government shutdown.

Those patients affected by the shutdown were given a 45-day delay in paying their bills when the shutdown ended. All health network services would be covered under the billing delay for these patients.

Patients who have already received...


Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, February 13

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

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

BASD board (snow date), Finance and Human Resources committees meetings, 7 p.m. East Hills auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.

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


Reading and leading

Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in School

Representative Jeanne McNeill read to Mrs. Susan Walker’s 2nd grade Class at Calypso ES recently as part of the “Teach a Girl to Lead” reading project by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. Women Legislators from across the country were asked to read “Grace for President” to young students to “inspire girls to follow in the footsteps of women leaders, and to help boys grow up with more inclusive ideas about who can lead.” McNeill then donated the book to Calypso...