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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Upper Macungie Twp Police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Upper Macungie Township police say a 43-year-old man from Danielsville and 45-year-old woman from Orefield reported items were removed after forcibly entry was made to their vehicle 2:27 p.m. on Nov. 12 while it was parked at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie Township.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911.

In a separate incident, police say a 31-year-old man and 40-year-old woman, both from Kutztown, reported their vehicles were...

Christmas house tour Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Governor Wolf Historical Society will have its 38th annual Christmas House Tour of historic homes and landmarks 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 starting at the society’s historic site, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath.

This year’s theme is “Keep a Candle in the Window,” with an extensive display in the society’s museum of antique lighting from the 1700s and 1800s.

The campus will be open at 9 a.m.

On the site, there will be a free Historic Family Day featuring...

School board honors Wyatt

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Northwestern Lehigh School Board President Bill Dellicker asked for a moment of silence for Wyatt Newhard during the opening of the Nov. 21 school board meeting.

The Northwestern student had been fighting cancer from age 3 and recently lost that fight after 11 courageous years.

In other matters, Dr. Barbara Kistler, representative to Lehigh Carbon Community College, said her first thing to do as representative was to thank the board for giving her the position at LCCC. She had...

Community celebrates completion of NWL high school renovations

Friday, November 23, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in Local News

There was cause for celebration Nov. 8 when community members gathered for the Northwestern Lehigh High School dedication, signaling the end of the last phase of renovations which began a year and half ago.

Visitors entered the building through a spacious and airy lobby and were invited to wander the halls and visit teachers during the open house.

The high point of the evening was the ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially ushered in a new era for the high school.


UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: St. John’s UCC Busy Bees selling sticky buns

Friday, November 23, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

The Busy Bees of St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, is having a plain and fancy sticky bun sale.

Orders are due Dec. 2. Pickup is Dec. 6.

For more information or to order, call Marilyn Roth at 610-395-3083.


Upper Macungie Township will host a Jingle Bells holiday show at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at Independent Park Community Center, 150 Independent Road, Breinigsville.

Pictures will be taken with Santa Claus for a small fee. Space is...

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Morgenland Church offering Breakfast with Santa Dec. 15

Friday, November 23, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Morgenland Church, 3120 Weidasville Road, Orefield, is offering a pancakes and sausage Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus 8-11 a.m. Dec. 15.

There is a small fee for the breakfast.

For more information, call the church at 610-395-6885.

Monetary donations will be accepted until Nov. 25 for National Wreaths Across America.

Additional wreaths will be purchased with the money.

The National Wreaths Across American Remembrance ceremony is scheduled for noon on...

NWL pool discussed at Lowhill

Friday, November 23, 2018 by DANIEL HAMM in Local News

Main items on the Lowhill Township supervisors’ Nov. 1 meeting agenda were a correction about an ordinance hearing from the October meeting and a representative was in attendance to speak about the possibility of a community swimming pool.

According to township Secretary Jill Seymour, the meeting began with Supervisor Chairman Richard Hughes announcing there was an error with the time advertised for ordinance 2018-2 for vacating Winchester Road.

The time was originally said to...