Northwestern Press

Monday, August 21, 2017

Letter to The Editor

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Opinion

RPA thanks the community for support during Cleansweep 2017

To the Editor:

On Saturday April 8, 2017, the Rural Preservation Association held its 21st annual Cleansweep for the four Northwestern Lehigh townships.

Though it is always a day of hard work, friends and neighbors coming together in community participation never fails to make it enjoyable.

Lowhill Township again generously donated the use of its facilities, and the township crew assisted in preparing for the event by coordinating placement of the containers at the township site.

Upper Macungie police offer tips on living alongside black bears

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Upper Macungie Township police are advising residents there has recently been some reports of bear activity in Upper Macungie Township, as well as in other areas in the Lehigh Valley.

Police are sharing some insight directly from the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s website on living with black bears.

If You Live in Bear Country

Golf classic

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Foundation holds its 24th annual golf classic Aug. 7 at Lehigh Country Club, Allentown.

This year’s honorary chairs are the Rothrock Family, in memory of the late Bruce L. Rothrock, Sr. Proceeds benefit the Bruce L. Rothrock Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund.

The registration fee includes green fees, cart use, box lunch and promotional gift for every golfer. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Golfers will play a scramble format with a shotgun start at noon and conclude with an evening dinner reception and awards.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 2: Peach glazed pork chop, whipped yams, summer vegetables, plums.

Thursday, August 3: Braised beef dip, potatoes, broccoli, seasonal fruit.

Friday, August 4: Chef’s salad with turkey and ham, cheese, croutons, ranch dressing.

Monday, August 7: Grilled hamburger, cole slaw, warm fruit cobbler, jello.

Tuesday, August 8: Pineapple glazed ham, mashed yams, green beans, seasonal fruit, mini-muffin, Graham crackers.

Wednesday, August 9: Chicken with gravy, potatoes, carrots, sugar cookie, milk.

Nurse Aide program

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is registering students for its Nurse Aide noncredit program, with classes being offered in Lehigh and Schuylkill counties.

The program prepares students for eligibility to take the state certification exam and be placed on the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide registry.

Class times vary and are offered in the day and evening. Classes are Aug. 7, Sept. 25 and Oct. 23 at LCCC’s Allentown campus, 718 W. Hamilton St. An additional session is Sept. 11 at LCCC Tamaqua, 234 High St.

Ben Franklin approves $397,543 in area economic development

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $397,543 in support of regional economic development.

Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage company investments that are provided in the form of loans with warrants.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, August 2: Barbecue chicken breast, Spanish rice, flame roasted corn, wheat bread w/ margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, August 3: Vegetable juice, smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/ egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit w/ margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, August 4: Baked meatloaf w/ gravy, oven browned potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tapioca pudding.

Monday, August 7: Fresh crab patty w/ tartar sauce, roasted rosemary potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread w/ margarine, cherry turnover.