One of the best parts of being an administrator for the Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is being able to make positive change and that positive change is often made through grants. Grants are money that governments give to organizations to do something specific to benefit the community: install new picnic tables at a public park, preserve farmland, make a sidewalk handicapped accessible, etc.
Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th
Office: 1 E. Broad St., Suite 120, Bethlehem
Phones: 610-868-8667; 717-787-4236.
Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th
Office 702 Hamilton St., Allentown
Phones: 610-821-8468; 717-787-1349.
Sen. Mario Scavello, R-40th
Office: 2 N. Robinson Ave., Pen Argyl; 2989 Route 611, Unit 103, Tannersville, Monroe County
Phones: 610-863-1200; 570-620-4326; 717-787-6123.
Rep. Bob Freeman, D-136th
Office: 215 Northampton St., Easton
Phones: 610-253-5543; 717-783-3815,
By Dana Grubb
I would like to weigh in on the booming warehouse industry in the Lehigh Valley and how it affects warehouse workers. Although the Workers Compensation law is designed to protect the lives and well-being of Pennsylvania workers, employees at these warehouses are frequently abused and end up disabled, jobless, and in need of legal representation.
By Dana Grubb
How concerned are you about other people invading your personal space?
Donald Rumsfeld was known for saying that there are things we know we know, things we know we don’t know, and things we don’t know we don’t know. I would like to suggest that the things we know we know can be meaningfully broken down into two groups: things we know that are relevant, and things we know that are not. Two examples come to mind.
The Jewish community of the Lehigh Valley is saddened, shocked and outraged by the terror attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which at least 49 people were murdered and many more were injured while attending Friday prayers in two different mosques.
We strongly condemn this attack, which is a barbaric assault on every person who believes in the dignity of human life.