Northwestern Press

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Concert on

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Band will give a special concert 3 p.m. April 22 at the historic Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 622 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

This unique program was created by conductor Ronald Demkee to coincide with the special exhibit “Last One In: American Ideals in Conflict with American Attitudes,” on immigration at the Liberty Bell Museum, which is housed within the church building.

The exhibit will feature editorial cartoons about each wave of...

Two-day farmers’

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Conservation District and the Centers for Dairy and Beef Excellence announces its first 2018 “Healthy Farms and Healthy Animals, Healthy Water: Planning for Sustainability” series of workshops from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on April 25 and May 2 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Building, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Workshops are geared toward the agricultural community and strive to educate landowners and livestock farmers to become compliant with...

Yard sale

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lynn Township

Lynn Township will be holding a community yard sale 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28 at Ontelaunee Park, 7344 Kings Highway, New Tripoli.

Responsible Recycling Services will be offering electronic recycling and document shredding 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Lynn Township residents.

Fees may apply for certain items.

Spaces are available both under the pavilion and outside for a small fee.

New Tripoli Fire Company will have food available for sale.


Meet Mr. Northwestern: Connor Hart

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in Local News

Connor Hart has always had a heart of gold and now he has a crown to go with it. Last Thursday, he won the title Mr. Northwestern 2018 as friends and family cheered him on.

“My parents [were] super excited to see the show and my sister [visited from college] to see it,” said Hart, before the show. “The practices required a lot of time but it was worth it!”

Drew White was selected first runner up and Phil Dangello was chosen as the second runner up.

“The hardest part was...

L.V. Chamber donates to local volunteer, nonprofit groups

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce recently donated funds to various regional volunteer and nonprofit organizations to help further their missions and mandates.

Among the recipients were the Upper Macungie Fire Department, Station 56, Cetronia Ambulance Corps, and Meals on Wheels of the Lehigh Valley.

Each organization received a $1,000 donation from the Chamber with each having a specific purpose for the funds.

Upper Macungie Station 56 will purchase two ammonia...

District Judge Michael Faulkner earns recertification

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Judge Michael J. Faulkner, Magisterial District Court 31-3-02, Upper Macungie, has again been certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System after successful completion of continuing legal education course work.

Conducted by the Minor Judiciary Education Board and the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, the educational program for magisterial district judges is located in Harrisburg.

The week-long program is designed to ensure district...

Watershed fest on April 7, 14

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Conservation District, with the help of youth leaders from the Allentown area, will host several Traveling Watershed Festivals in the Allentown park system this month.

These fun-filled programs are for kids, families and everyone who wants to have fun while learning to keep water resources clean.

Through large group team building games, water chemistry and biology activities, eco-crafts and up-close encounters with the urban “Enviroscape Model...

SADD sponsors safe driving day at high school

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in Local News

In anticipation of spring weather, Students Against Destructive Decisions staged a safe driving day to stress road safety and provide information designed to assist students in making good decisions.

Groups such as the North Central Highway Network, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Valley Youth House and the Center for Humanistic Change were on hand to meet with students in the library.

The event could not have been scheduled at a better time.

“In the spring, we have more...