Legislation legalizing late-term abortion on demand in New York and other states has sparked national controversy and focused attention in the Lehigh Valley on pending legislation in Pennsylvania.
Today, religious identity within the LBGT community is not solely focused on religious participation as much as it is about crafting one’s own spiritual experience, according to Jonathan Mathias Lassiter, assistant professor of clinical psychology at Muhlenberg College. Lassiter researches the intersections of faith, sexuality, and race/ethnicity. From having researched several studies and co-edited a book with Lourdes D.
By Dana Grubb
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.