Northwestern Press

Monday, November 12, 2018

Toll increase approved

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

pa turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a six percent toll increase for 2019 both for E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase is set to start 12:01 a.m. Jan. 6, 2019.

The toll increase will apply to all PA Turnpike sections and extensions, including the westbound Delaware River Bridge cashless tolling point (#359) in Bucks County, where tolls have not changed since January 2016.

Day offering information fair

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

SENIORS

State Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, is sponsoring a Senior Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4, at the Kutztown Fire Company, 310 Noble St., Kutztown. In addition to information tables and representatives from local, state and federal governments, as well as private agencies, both events will include door prizes and free refreshments. Free flu shots will be provided by Lehigh Valley Health Network, as well as free blood pressure checks. For information, call Day’s district office at 610-760-7082.

Murder mystery dinner on Nov. 4

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Kempton

Kempton Fire Company, 2461 Route 143, Kempton, will be having a Roaring ’20s murder mystery dinner Nov. 4 at the fire company.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Buffet dinner at 6 p.m.

There will be a 50/50 drawing and a cash bar. Costumes are welcome.

Limited tickets include dinner and the show.

For more information, call 484-269-3490 or email kemptonfireco@hotmail.com.

Basket social Oct. 4, 5

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Phoebe

Phoebe, 1925 W. Turner St., Allentown, will have its 19th annual basket social in Moyer Hall 3-8 p.m. Oct. 4; and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5.

More than 100 themed gift baskets will be raffled with values up to $100 or more.

The event is free and open to the public.

There is a small fee for tickets.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit resident activities and programs.

For more information or to make a donation, call 610-794-5126 or email lplunkett@phoebe.org.

Concert on Sept. 30

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Band

The Allentown Band, under the direction of conductor Ronald Demkee, will perform 4 p.m. Sept. 30 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5th and Walnut Streets, Allentown.

Allentown Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Trumpet Omri Barak will be the featured soloist performing the “Arutiuinian Trumpet Concerto.”

Eric Gombert, organist at St. John’s, will join the band on Polka and Fugue from “Schwanda the Bagpiper,” Jaromir Weinberger; Mannin Veen “Dear Isle of Man” A Manx Tone Poem, Haydn Wood and the Finale from Symphony No. 3 (organ symphony) by Camille Saint-Saens.