Northwestern Press

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Ontelaunee Park hosts the Large Flowerheads

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

As the band, the Large Flowerheads, was introduced, the clapping was loud and sustained as people looked forward to a pleasant afternoon in Ontelaunee Park enjoying the music of the ’60s.

The program was one of four sponsored each summer by the Lynn Township Recreation Commission.

This was to be the last outdoor show of the season for the band.

Tie-dyed shirts were the order of the day and were being sold on the grounds.

Feinour asks for location of streetlight money

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by KENNETH BLEILER in Local News

During the Oct. 11 board meeting, Lynn Township Supervisor Steve Feinour mentioned the subject of streetlights in the Heintzelman subdivision.

Evidently, the lights were paid for five years ago and were not installed.

Solicitor Marc Fisher will send a letter to the developer to ascertain the situation.

He was also dissatisfied with the Lehigh County Authority and the promised expansion of the sewage treatment plant.

Feinour suggested pressure be applied to the LCA or to the Department of Environmental Protection or any entity that could influence the project.

7th CONGRESSIONAL District

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by DEBRA PALMIERI THE WINNER OF THIS RACE WIL SERVE A TWO-YEAR TERM IN OFFICE. in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Press weekly newspapers asked the candidates for the 7th Congressional District the following question:

Do you think the results of this election will be a bellwether of the 2020 Presidential Election? Please explain your answer.

Susan Wild, Democrat

Communication Director Sally Tucker responded to the question on behalf of Wild:

“Susan is very focused on what working families in this district need now.

15th Congressional District Special Election

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Local News

The winner of this race, who will serve until Jan. 3, 2019, will finish the term of Congressman Charlie Dent, who represented the current 15th Congressional District.

The candidates— Democrat Susan Wild, Republican Marty Nothstein and Libertarian Tim Silfies — are the same as those running to represent the new 7th Congressional District for two years in the next Congress.

16th Senatorial District

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

The winning candidate will serve a four-year term in office.

The Lehigh Valley Press asked the candidates the following question: Following passage of the Comprehensive School Safety Law, what else do you believe needs to be done to keep our children safe in school?

Pat Browne, Republican

I am proud to have authored this legislation which provides security expertise and funding to schools so that they may invest in equipment or personnel to protect our children.