Northwestern Press

Thursday, January 23, 2020

New Tripoli baby makes media debut

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by SARIT LASCHINSKY in Local News

Neonatal staff at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, had good reason to celebrate on Jan. 14 as they commemorated the 20th anniversary of their neonatal intensive care unit, as well as 20-plus years of service at the NICU’s former location at the Allentown hospital site.

The unit’s employees were treated to cake and snacks in the waiting room, as well as colorful posters and displays created by co-workers showcasing memories and quotes gathered over the past two decades,...

NORTHWESTERN lunch menus

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 23: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Nacho Grande or nacho salad, beef, cheese, nacho chips, black bean salsa, sour cream. Alternate: Chicken wrap with cheese, lettuce, tomato.

Friday, Jan. 24 : Elem., M.S., H.S.: Homestyle pancakes, egg patty, sausage links. Alternate: Chicken wrap with cheese, lettuce, tomato.

Monday, Jan. 27: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Tiger bowl of popcorn chicken, corn, mashed potatoes. Alternate: Mini corn dogs.

Tuesday, Jan. 28 : Elem., M.S., H.S.:...

Steinsville Road Bridge expected to open on Feb. 4

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Local News

The Steinsville Road Bridge, between Route 143 and Clover Road, Lynn Township, is closed for repairs. The bridge was originally built in 1921.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Safety Press Officer Sean Brown said in an email Jan. 13 to The Press, the work which began on Dec. 6, 2019 is scheduled to be completed Feb. 4.

Brown noted that the Route 143 bridge was built in 1926.

The work is part of a larger Lehigh Valley Bridge Preservation and Repair project for...

Game night

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Mt. Zion

Cabin Fever Family Game Night will be held 6:30-9 p.m. Feb.7 at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Road, Krumsville.

Join them for a night of fun and fellowship for all ages.

Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the Local Shared Outreach Group.

For more information, call 610-756-6210.

Principal Maria Pulli’s mom reads to NWE students

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in School

Northwestern Elementary School Principal Maria Pulli, who has Pa. Dutch roots, welcomed her mother, Ann Rossillo, to the school on Dec. 16, 2019.

She came as a guest reader for the first grade and kindergarten students.

Rossillo read “Pennsylvania Dutch Night Before Christmas,” by Chet Williamson, to the students in the morning.

“My mom’s side of the family is Pa. Dutch,” Pulli said. “Years ago, probably about 15 years, my sister bought my mom this book, “Pennsylvania...

State Police Beat

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Troopers from State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, were dispatched just after 8:30 p.m. Dec. 24, 2019, to the 2300 block of Seipstown Road, Weisenberg Township, for a domestic disturbance.

Police say a 19-year-old autistic male allegedly engaged into a physical confrontation with a 21-year-old female from State College and a 50-year-old male from Dubois.

During the course of this altercation the female sustained a broken wrist and the 50-year-old male sustained a deep laceration...

Christ’s Church at Lowhill volunteers make Christmas baskets for homebound

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by WANDA KALUSKY in Local News

Five members of Christ’s Church at Lowhill, New Tripoli, made Christmas 2019 brighter and more delicious for some members of their congregation.

Sue Heffner, Lois Mayers, Pastor Chris Cocca, Wanda Kalusky and Olivia Kubat got together Dec. 17, 2019, to make holiday baskets for those unable to travel from their homes.

The baskets included homemade cookies, jam and bread made by Heffner, candy made by the church’s Candy Makers of Lowhill, fresh fruit, and a Christmas card.