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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

K-9 sniffs out gun powder at L.C. Government Center

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

Nevie, Lehigh County’s bomb-sniffing K-9, signaled to her handler Sheriff’s Deputy Rich Garner at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 3, she had found a suspicious package at the Government Center during her daily mail inspection.

The Sheriff’s Office obtained Nevie, a German Shepherd, last year.

Born Sept. 11, 2014, Nevie was named “Never Again,” in memory of the attacks on 9/11.

She was provided to the sheriff’s office by Progressive K-9 Academy, Walnutport.

Nevie is trained in all...

Heidelberg board OKs 2019 budget

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

There were no changes from the proposed $1,277,436 budget to that approved at the Nov. 29 meeting of Heidelberg Township supervisors.

Tax levies were set at: general, 1 mill; and for the fire tax, 0.4 mills.

The meeting opened with an executive session for real estate matters.

Fire Chief Jay Scheffler, Goodwill, Germansville, reported there will be a cheesesteak dinner on Dec. 8.

On Dec. 15, there will be a Breakfast with Santa and craft show from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m...

Children’s musical

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Friedens church

Friedens Lutheran Church Choirs, 9727 Red Road, Kempton (Stony Run), is presenting its children’s musical “The One & Only Original Christmas Factory” 10 a.m. Dec. 9.

The One & Only Original Christmas Factory will provide guest with a way to enhance the meaning of Christmas for both children and adults.

Many of the songs are light and fun…several are quite emotional…but each is based on the knowledge that God has filled the world with reminders of...

Christ’s Kids Club welcomes youth to attend meetings

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Christ’s Kids Club of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, meets 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Emerald house of worship.

During the Nov. 28 meeting, the project was to make Christmas cards to be sent to members of our nation’s military.

Twelve boxes will be shipped to the service members at a cost of $153.

Pastor Bill Ritzenthaler said it is never difficult getting people to contribute when the need is as great as this is.

Ritzenthaler, who attended the club...

K-9 sniffs out gunpowder at L.C. Government Center

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

Nevie, Lehigh County’s bomb-sniffing K-9, signaled to her handler, Sheriff’s Deputy Rich Garner, at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 3 she had found a suspicious package at the Government Center during her daily mail inspection.

The Sheriff’s Office obtained Nevie, a German Shepherd, last year.

Born Sept. 11, 2014, Nevie was named “Never Again,” in memory of the attacks on 9/11.

She was provided to the sheriff’s office by Progressive K-9 Academy, Walnutport.

Nevie is trained in...