Northwestern Press

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Forgotten Felines and Fidos

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Dr. Jeannette Maucher spends a great deal of her time helping shelters with events similar to the vaccination clinic fundraiser at Forgotten Felines and Fidos, Germansville.

Maucher does not have a private practice, said Dena Hankee, president of the rescue organization.

The veterinarian works at Forgotten Felines and Fidos three days a week and does relief work for local veterinarians.

Maucher said the spring clinic was going more quietly than last fall when many owners...

lunch menus

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 17: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Steak sandwich on whole-grain roll, star fries, fruit, garden salad, pizza.

Friday, May 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, sliced cucumbers, fruit, baby carrots, garden salad.

Monday, May 21: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken tenders with whole-grain roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, fruit, garden salad, pizza.

Tuesday, May 22: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hamburger or cheeseburger on whole-grain roll, baked beans, fruit, garden salad, pizza.

Wednesday...

Boy Scouts honored by county commissioners

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Two Boy Scouts — Tyler Timothy Prehl and Ben Heintzelman, were honored by Lehigh County commissioners May 9 in resolutions commending them for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Heintzelman is a member of Boy Scout Troop 261 in the Minsi Trails Council. His Eagle Scout project was to design and construct a woodshed for firewood storage at Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville.

Prehl is a Parkland High School student with a 4.4 GPA. He will attend West Chester University with a...

Washington to improve roadways

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Washington Township supervisors, at their May 1 meeting, announced the list of roads to be worked on this season.

They are County Bridge Road, Furnace Road, Ventura Drive, Maple Tree Lane, Windy Ridge Road, Javalyn Court, Eagle Circle, Old Mill Road and Bruce Lane. They will be advertised.

Sherry Graver, emergency management coordinator, said she has been attending the county hazard mitigation meetings for Lehigh and Northampton municipalities.

Any municipality that does...

Yard, bake sale on May 26

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

WEISENBERG

Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, is having a multifamily yard and bake sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 26.

Bring a nonperishable food item to support Christ’s Church at Lowhill Food Pantry.

Refreshments will be available.

For more information, call 610-395-0763.

Safety seat inspections

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

CETRONIA

The Emmaus Police Department will have a child passenger safety technician at Cetronia Ambulance Corps, 4300 Broadway, South Whitehall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 20 to check child restraint systems for proper installation.

To schedule an appointment, call 610-967-3113.

WEISENBERG

Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, is having a multifamily yard and bake sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 26.

Bring a...

Community invited to review art show on May 21

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in School

Albert Einstein is often credited with saying, “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”

In that spirit, Northwestern Lehigh High School’s Art Show will showcase a wide array of art pieces 5-7 p.m. on May 21 for the community to view and enjoy.

Planning was essential before the show.

“I gathered materials throughout the year which included objects that had been displayed in the showcases [throughout the year],” Kathy Kehs, art teacher said. “I matted the two-dimensional...

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Game association having flea market

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

A kind reminder! On May 19, the Lehigh Northampton Grangers are sponsoring a barbecue chicken dinner.

Dinners need to be picked up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Schnecksville Grange, 5322 Route 873, Schnecksville.

Those who ordered dinners may eat in or take them out.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to sponsor a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to the Allentown Fair Queen.

The 2017 Allentown Fair Queen Zaren Kerper, of Fleetwood, will be present, so...

Central Grange 1650 presents 50-year award to Miriam Masters

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Local News

Members of Central Grange 1650 gathered May 10 at the Germansville Fire Company to honor its oldest member, Miriam Masters, of Germansville.

Many in the Northwestern Lehigh community may remember her as their third-grade teacher at Northwestern Elementary School.

Mrs. Masters started her teaching career at an Amish School in Lancaster County and retired after 40 years of teaching from the Northwestern Lehigh School District.

Presented with a Gold Sheaf Award for her 50...