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Lowhill petitions to appoint auditors

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KENNETH BLEILER Special to The Press in Local News

Lowhill Township currently has no elected auditors.

Township Solicitor Carles Waters advised the board at its Aug. 2 meeting he has petitioned Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas to appoint three auditors.

A hearing will be held within 45 to 90 days to appoint the new members.

In other matters, the acquisition of the Smoldis property is moving along.

Supervisor Richard Hughes asked if there could be any unknown problems with the property, such as illegally dumped...

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meetings held in the municipal building.



Lynn Township Supervisors, 6:30 p.m.

Heidelberg Township Supervisors, 7:30 p.m.


Lynn Township Recreational Advisory Committee, 7 p.m.

Northwestern Lehigh Emergency Services Steering Committee, 7-8 p.m. at Lynnport Fire Co., 7164 Behler Road, Lynnport.

Weisenberg students learn to be Earth's stewards

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

Before the end of the school year, 475 students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Weisenberg Elementary participated in activities designed to teach them about Earth Day.

Weisenberg teachers Johanna Reisteter, Jennifer McDonald, Jamie Hafner, Jillian Gasper, Susan Fetterman and Karly Saaco worked with representatives of Waste Management, across from the school, to create the event.

They began by learning how a Waste Management truck collects garbage.

The students...

Roadside attractions in bloom

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

If you live in the suburbs or if you have the opportunity to drive along country roads, I hope you take the time to enjoy the varieties of colors and species of wildflowers growing along the highways and byways.

Many of them are listed as invasive, but they tend to brighten up my travels from home to local destinations.

The majority of the white flowers growing at the shoulder of area roads at this time of the year are Queen Anne's lace. This member of the parsley family is...

Appetizer Bowl to benefit ArtsQuest arts education fund

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

ArtsQuest and more than one dozen area restaurants team up for the Appetizer Bowl, 4 - 7 p.m. Aug. 26, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Appetizers, dips and finger foods will be served in six different categories: Cheesiest, Seafood-based, Dips & Spreads, Veggie-based, Meat-based and Sauciest Couple (wings and sauce).

Attendees may sample and vote for their favorite in the "People's Choice" category. A judging panel will determine winners in...