More than 100 family and friends attended a surprise party Jan. 6 to celebrate Ruth New-hard’s 90th birthday.
The event was hosted by her children at the Northern Valley Ambulance headquarters in Ormrod.
“The surprise was a success,” Pamela Fatzinger emailed The Press.
Fatzinger said they choose NOVA’s headquarters for her mom’s special day because Marie Dean, who runs the ladies auxiliary at the ambulance corps headquarters, is a good friend of her mother.
“Marie actually helped us make it a surprise by telling mom there was bingo that night,” Fatzinger said.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has issued a statement about incident that resulted in the death of a truck driver Wednesday night.
A New Jersey man was killed after a piece of electrical conduit crashed through his windshield and struck him in the head inside the Lehigh Tunnel in Lehigh County.
State Police at Pocono said the incident occurred at 6:03 p.m. along Route 476 near mile marker 71.4 inside the Lehigh Tunnel in Washington Township.
A New Jersey man is dead after a piece of electrical conduit crashed through his truck windshield and struck him in the head inside the Lehigh Tunnel, Washington Township.
State Police at Pocono said the incident occurred 6:03 p.m. along Route 476 near mile marker 71.4 inside the tunnel.
Police said the tractor-trailer, operated by Howard Sexton III, 70, of Mickleton, N.J., was traveling south in the Lehigh Tunnel when the piece broke off from the ceiling, passed through its windshield and hit him.
Lowhill Township supervisors announced meetings for the multimunicipal plan will be 5:30 p.m. on first Tuesday of every month.
Roadmaster Joe Kalusky gave the road report at the board’s Feb. 1 meeting and noted as far as the Game Preserve Road detour, nothing new has been heard from PennDOT.
On the township agenda, old business included replacements for Bear, Narris Road, Winchester and Bittner’s Corner bridges.
As of the meeting, there was nothing new to report on the bridges.
When Northwestern students first found out “High School Musical” would be produced in early March, they could barely contain their enthusiasm.
“I was thrilled and even more thrilled to get the role of Sharpay Evans, because she has always been my favorite,” Meghan McGorry said. “I think it’s incredible the amount of people that came out for the show.
“When Bill [Mutimer] first announced the show, we were a little bit nervous about how we were going to get all the guys involved. But it’s amazing to see them all come together.”
Kratzer student receives Girl Scout Medal of Honor Theresa Kleibscheidel attempted to save her mom while caring for brothers
Greenawalds Fire Company of South Whitehall recently hosted a full house for Girl Scout Theresa Kleibscheidel.
Friends, family, leaders and fellow members of Girl Scout Troop 654, and members of the Greenawalds and Cetronia emergency responder crews came out on Feb. 5 to see Kleibscheidel receive the Girl Scout Medal of Honor for trying to save the life of her mom, Beth, two years ago on Feb. 5, 2016.