Lehigh County Commissioners set salaries for row officers at their Dec. 18 meeting.
Row officers are elected county officials such as the controller, clerk of judicial records, sheriff and coroner.
The new salary schedule provides for annual increases for each office of about $1,000 per year through 2023.
Commissioners also approved a lease by Adams Outdoor Advertising for an outdoor sign at 101-119 E. Hamilton St., Allentown.
Four members from the Parkland Garden Club were honored with Laurel Awards from the GFCP District II/III, for outstanding service at the club’s recent annual Christmas banquet.
The recipients of this year’s awards were Patti Molitoris, Megan Stanley, Donna Wagner and Randy Wenhold.
·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-398-9272.
·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.
·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 meets 8-9 p.m.
Ryan King, a 2009 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, recently joined the South Whitehall Township Police Department.
King received a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Bloomsburg University in 2013.
He is also a 2015 graduate of the Philadelphia Police Academy class No. 371.
King served in the 24th district of the Philadelphia Police Department until 2017, when he was sworn in as a police officer with the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department.
On Dec. 1, the first night of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, was celebrated at Temple Beth El, South Whitehall, during its annual Hanukkah party.
Stephen Schwartz, of the Building Block Workshop, Livingston, N.J., showed the children, how to construct a giant menorah with LEGOs during the annual Hanukkah party.
Construction began about 9 a.m. and two hours later the menorah was completed.
Then, the party began.
Food, in particular potato pancakes or latkes and sufganiot, the Hebrew word for doughnut, were available.
Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will be offering screening mammograms 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 10, 2019, at Roma Corporate Center, 1605 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall.
On average, the mammogram takes less than 15 minutes.
According to information provided by LVHN, the 3D Mammography Coach uses a Peplink EPX 15 Cellular SD-WAN router, which provides real-time imaging, as if clinicians were providing the mammogram in the hospital.