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Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Local News


·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.

·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.; 8-9 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous.

Two new commissioners-elect attend first meeting

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

In a short meeting Nov. 8, Lehigh County commissioners approved some appointments, one bill and listened to complaints and suggestions from residents.

They also welcomed two commissioners-elect who won elections the night before.

Amy Zanelli, the new representative for District 3, which includes West Bethlehem, was there with her wife and children.

Zanelli will replace David Jones who will step down from the commissioner’s office.

Nathan Brown, representing District 5, which includes Emmaus, also attended.

Northern Valley EMS has roundtable luncheon

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by KRISTIE WILK in Local News

Northern Valley EMS Inc. had its annual roundtable luncheon Sept. 29 at its headquarters in Ormrod.

NOVA presented objectives of the organization, community outreach activities, legislative concerns, and financial standings to local community officials during a lunch prepared by NOVA Auxiliary volunteers.

In addition to the board of directors, representatives from the offices of state Sen. Patrick Brown, R-16th, and state Reps. Gary Day, R-187th, and Zack Mako, R-183rd, attended.

‘Seussical’ Stagemakers at the J presents

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by AARON BERGER in Local News

Having faith in one’s friends, making an effort to be unique, and fighting for what one believes is demonstrated beautifully in the musical “Seussical Jr.”

Based on characters created by children’s writer and author Dr. Seuss, “Seussical Jr.” tells a story of courage and loyalty.

The musical was written by Stephen Ahrens and Lynn Flaherty.

The Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who finds a speck of dust that is home to a mini group of people called Whos.

Fire Co. provides update

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by KENNETH BLEILER in Local News

Lynnport Fire Company reported four calls in September and one in October by the Oct. 12 Lynn supervisors meeting

Two of the firefighters have completed firefighter one classes. A turkey raffle fundraiser will be offered Nov. 17.

New Tripoli Fire Company had 132 fire calls so far this year.

A filling and dumpling sale is set just in time for Thanksgiving dinner.

The fire crew had to report to a fire call at 6951 Lentz Road again.

As they have received repeated calls, Fire Chief Peter Christ asked if the township was interested in prosecuting.