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Lowhill Township

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in Local News

Wyatt's Jamboree on Sept. 15

Wyatt's Jamboree and Motorcycle Run 2012 will take place noon-8 p.m. Sept.15 at the Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club Pavilion, 8100 Gun Club Road, New Tripoli. Rain date is Sept. 16.

The run is help Wyatt Newhard, a 7-year-old cancer survivor who was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma cancer at age 3.

He was in remission but at age 6, he and his family learned the cancer returned.

Sign up 10 a.m.-noon for the motorcycle run at The Bagel Bunch, Routes 309 and 100, New Tripoli.

Admission fee includes the run, games, Chinese auction, raffles, food, drinks and music.

Sanctuary celebrates National Honey Bee Day

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, Emmaus, had the Valley in a buzz celebrate dNational Honey Bee Day Aug. 18.

The event was sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association.

This was the fourth year the Sanctuary has celebrated this sweet day.

Live bees on display allowed for viewing and observation for an up-close and personal look.

Bee colonies have three members: the queen, worker bees and drones.

Members of the Beekeepers Association gave explanations on bee life, equipment used to produce and extract the honey and how products are made from the honey.

Weisenberg Township

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Local News

Mei Liewe Freind,

Genunk is besser as zu viel. Enough is better than too much.

Graadzu is naecher as ausserum. Straight ahead is shorter than round about.


Are you interested in the future and what it holds for the world and you? If so, come out to Lighthouse Baptist Church, Independent Road, New Smithville, at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 to view a movie on this subject.

Mark your calendars to attend Sept. 21 as well.

Call 610-285-2215 for more information.


Lighthouse Baptist Church is also sponsoring "Cruisin' for Christ" from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 22 in the parking lot.

Washington Township supervisors give conditional approval to Antioch Church

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Washngton Township supervisors have given conditional final approval to the Antioch Church plan for the old White Christmas Tree Farm on High Hill Road.

There were complaints from residents saying they had not received notices of zoning hearings.

Supervisors were asked if the township would enforce deed restrictions. Engineer Roy Stewart, of Keystone Consulting Engineers, Wescosville, said it does not.

Solicitor John Ashley said the township will enforce zoning hearing board restrictions.

To get a deed restriction changed requires a zoning hearing.

Heidelberg Township

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Local News

Ham and corn pie on menu at Heidelberg Union Church

Get up and go! On Sept. 4, the Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., invites anyone from the community to join them on a road trip to the Palmerton Heritage Center to learn more about the history of Palmerton.

Remember, you do not have to be a Heidelberg Church member to attend.

Contact Katherine Blose at 610-336-0555 or Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-767-5065 for details or if you are interested in going along.