Northwestern Press

Friday, July 19, 2019

Jaindl to lease space at Hamilton Financial

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Lehigh County Commissioners gave first reading approval, by an 8-0 vote, for Jaindl Properties LLC to lease the first floor of the Hamilton Financial Center Building, 640 Hamilton St., Allentown.

Commissioner Brad Osborne missed the July 10 meeting.

“I was sorry to see Johnny Bagel move out of the Hamilton Financial Center,” Commissioner Dr. Percy Dougherty said. “With Jaindl Properties, we have a really good tenant moving in.

“They will be advertising their waterfront development projects. They want to have a very visible space downtown.”

New Tripoli man heads statewide CPA group

Friday, July 12, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Martin C. Levin, a certified public accountant from New Tripoli, was named president of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants for the 2019-20 year.

Levin was elected at PICPA’s 122nd annual meeting June 3 in Philadelphia.

Levin is managing partner at RLB Certified Public Accountants, Allentown, where he leads the firm’s audit and business valuation groups.

New technologies will soon require a shift of skillsets among CPAs.

Route 309, Schnecksville, closed for eight hours during incident

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

Route 309 in Schnecksville was closed for approximately eight hours on July 6 following an alleged domestic incident at 4123 Route 309.

According to State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, officers responded to that address around 2:30 a.m. that day and subsequently took Jeffrey Crossley, 46, into custody with the assistance of the state police Special Emergency Response Team.

Crossley was taken to the Lehigh County Booking Center for arraignment.

Police say the Schnecksville Fire Department and PennDOT assisted at the scene.

Heidelberg Twp board deals with various items at meeting

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Paul McAdams gave the fire company report to begin the June 20 Heidelberg Township supervisors meeting.

He said the fire company has a signed plan for the new part of the firehouse and expect to start building in July.

Truck 1 and truck 2 classes will be held in July and August.

The Northern Valley Ambulance service report said crews responded to 100 percent of calls. They were not on site for seven days but did have coverage 8.4 hours a day for May.

Dellicker happy with ‘young voices’ saying the pledge at meeting

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Several Northwestern Elementary students attended a recent school board meeting as some of their artwork was on display in the boardroom.

Board President Bill Dellicker said it was nice to hear the young voices join in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Superintendent Jennifer Holman said 32 students had their artwork chosen for the boardroom.

She then turned the event over to teacher Tracy Smoyer.

She said this was the 14th year for hanging student art in the boardroom and it is always difficult to choose which will be used, as there are hundreds from which to choose.


Thursday, July 11, 2019 by The Press in Local News


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·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 8-9 p.m.