Northwestern Press

Thursday, May 23, 2019

County board votes on Cedarbrook’s upgrades

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Lehigh County Commissioners defeated by a 5-4 vote a major step in beginning the renovation of Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation facility in South Whitehall.

Commissioners gave a first reading to a resolution indicating the board’s support for a facility plan that meets the facility standards set forth by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The resolution would have authorized county personnel to take further action, including the transfer of funds, and to...

LYNN TWP: Powwow at Ontelaunee Park

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Special to The 12th annual Native American powwow will take place May 17-19 at Ontelaunee Park.

Then on May 25, the NWL Educational Foundation will sponsor a Tiger 5K Run and Fun Walk at the park beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Proceeds of the race will help to raise funds for special educational tools and other needed items for teachers and students.


The clothing closet at Ebenezer UCC will be open 6- 8 p.m. June 13, and 10 a.m. to noon June 15.

Clothing is...

State Police Beat

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, say Edward Meadowcraft of Audubon, Robert Dupree of Breinigsville, and Fabian Schramel of Slatington reported their vehicles were damaged between 2 p.m. April 27 and 7:30 a.m. the next day while they were parked in the Appalachian Trail lot adjacent to 8832 Route 873, Washington Township.

According to police, the three vehicles — a 2017 Toyota Camry, a 2003 Dodge Chrysler (name change to 2015 Caravan), and a 2005 Saturn Vue, were spray painted with...

lunch menus

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 16: NWE: Sloppy Joe; Weis Elem.: Steak sandwich; Both: Vegetable, fruit, milk. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers, stuffed mozzarella, nuggets. M.S., Chicken dinner; H.S.: Loaded taters; Both: Vegetable, fruit, milk. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers.

Friday, May 17: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, vegetable, fruit, milk. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers.

Monday, May 20: Elem., H.S.: Chicken Parmesan sandwich, M.S.: Chicken Parmesan with pasta. All: Vegetable, fruit...

Cat adoptions on May 18

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Forgotten Feline and Fidos will have cat and kitten adoptions noon-4 p.m. May 18 at the shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville.

Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one.

To adopt that day, vet records from past pets would be helpful in completing adoption.

For more information, call 610-760-9009.

To adopt on any other day, contact Therese at 610-248-7399.

District News

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be no school May 27 in honor of Memorial Day.

Fifth-grade students from Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools will meet at the recreation fields May 21 for their grand finale to meet their future sixth-grade classmates. Rain date is May 23.

High School

The prom will be 6-10 p.m. May 26 at the Iron Lakes Country Club, 3625 Shankweiler Road, North Whitehall Township.

Northwestern Elementary

The fifth grade band/chorus and art festival will...