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Lowhill Township

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in Local News

Spoatyahr Fesht on Sept. 8, 9

Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society will be having its Spoatyahr Fesht noon-6 p.m. Sept. 8 and 9 at the old Zimmerman's Hotel, 4590 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli.

This year, the theme is "Ten Years of History" as they celebrate the historical society celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Musical entertainment will be provided by "Jack Snyder and Friends" on Saturday, and by "The Majestics" on Sunday.

Each band will perform three sets from: 2-2:45 p.m., 3:15-4 p.m. and 5-5:45 p.m.

Weisenberg Township

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by MARY HENRY Special to The Press in Local News

Mei Liewe Freind,

Verschpreche maucht Schulde. Promises make debts.

En foox farleered si hore over net si nauba. A fox loses its hair but not his cunning.


Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society invites the community to attend its quarterly meeting and picnic with pot luck supper 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Weisenberg Fire Company.

Bring a covered dish and/or dessert and lawn chairs. A tour will be conducted of the fire equipment and facilities, so come out and enjoy a fine evening with friends.

NWL school board denies charter school application

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Circle of Seasons vows to return

Phil Arnold of Circle of Seasons Charter School addressed the board during the public comment period of the Aug. 15 meeting of Northwestern Lehigh School directors.

The resolution to approve or deny the charter was on the evening's agenda.

"One of the things we hold sacred is free thinking and entrepreneurship," Arnold said. "A 1997 state law provided for choice in school systems. When there is a niche, it is to be filled."

In 1919, the only school in Germany was the Waldorf, the method of teaching proposed by the charter school, he explained.

Board discusses park's purpose

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Following an executive session for litigation matters, Lynn Township supervisors heard Stan Kelson's request for practice fields at Ontelaunee Park for lacrosse.

On Aug. 9 he told supervisors at their meeting, the team has to travel 30 miles to get a place to play.

He said there are two areas that could be turned into a lacrosse field with little excavating: the parking lot at the end of the old pavilion and the area along Route 143 where the old swimming pool was located.

Parents of lacrosse players would help with the work creating a playing field, he said.

Lynn Township

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY Special to The Press in Local News

Night in the Country on Aug. 18

It's time for A Night in the Country, one of our community's biggest events. It's also a reminder summer is nearly over, so get out and make the most of the nice weather.


Northwestern Lehigh High School girl's field hockey team is hosting a car wash 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18 at Feinour's auto repair, Route 309, New Tripoli. A $5 donation would be appreciated.