After answering questions posed by Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Tony Ianelli during a live taping of the weekly half-hour “Business Matters” television program, retiring U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, was feted at an informal thank-you reception March 28 at Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.
The show aired April 2 on WFMZ Lehigh Valley television channel 69.
Large tents have been set up outside the emergency rooms at the Cedar Crest campus of Lehigh Valley Health Network, Salisbury Township, and at the network’s Muhlenberg campus, Bethlehem, to handle the large surge of patients visiting the hospitals with flu-related symptoms.
Fourteen area volunteer fire departments added 31 new firefighters to their ranks when the new firefighters completed a rigorous five-month course and received their certificates of completion June 8 at a ceremony held at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.
This was the seventh annual Bucks County Fire Academy course held twice a week from January to May at the Allentown Fire Academy, located at the Allentown Fire Department Mack Station, 1902 Lehigh St., near the Queen City Airport.
Eleven area volunteer fire departments added 26 new firefighters to their ranks when the new firefighters completed a rigorous five-month course and received their certificates of completion at a ceremony held recently at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.
This was the sixth annual Bucks County Fire Academy course held twice a week from January through May at the Allentown Fire Academy, at the Allentown Fire Department Mack Station at 1902 Lehigh St. near the Queen City Airport.
Several dozen students, staff and faculty members at the Penn State, Lehigh Valley, campus took a stand April 7 to raise awareness of gender issues and sexual violence.
The event featured male students and faculty stepping out in red high heels to "walk a mile in her shoes" to provide a better appreciation of the problem of sexual violence, particularly toward women, in the school's first-ever high-heeled walk by males around campus.
Many got into the spirit of the occasion to provide light-hearted images in the gender reversal event.