Northwestern Press

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Krause Toyota welcomes state police child safety seat inspections

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Pennsylvania State Police from the Lehigh Valley recently provided infant and child safety seat inspections at Krause Toyota, Upper Macungie Township.

At the request of owner Matt Krause Sr., state troopers helped parents, grandparents and caregivers be sure their child safety seats were properly installed providing the best protection possible for their little passengers.

County board briefed on financial forecasting model

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Gretchen Naso, principal officer of RKL LCC, briefed Lehigh County commissioners about a five-year financial forecasting model developed to aid in planning.

Naso’s plan, presented at the Nov. 21 meeting of the county board, analyzed Lehigh County’s finances for the last five years to give planners an idea of how financial decisions today may affect the future.

“One of our goals was to allow the commissioners to take the financial information that’s out there and kind of distill it until it becomes more manageable,” she said.

Frisbee suggests audit for rec commission

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Leslie Frisbie, Northwestern Lehigh business administrator, and Rob Thompson, EHD Insurance Company, attended the Nov. 29 meeting of the Northwestern Recreation Commission.

Frisbie recommended the commission have an audit done and said if combined with the school the price will be reasonable.

Christie Steigerwalt of the business department is treasurer for the commission.

Bonding for Steigerwalt is not covered for the commission, which was the question that brought up the subject of an insurance review.

Eighth graders hunt for history at open house

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Northwestern Lehigh Middle School eighth graders received lists of items to find in the old bank building museum during the Lynn Heidelberg Historical Society’s annual Christmas open house in New Tripoli.

When they found something on their list, the students were to listen to the docent’s explanation and then ask a question.

At that point, the docent would stamp their paper. One visit to a display was required but many of the students collected more.

The papers were then given to Jim Warfel who helped them put an official bank stamp on it.