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LCCC honored by beekeepers

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association recently lauded Lehigh Carbon Community College for its support of beekeeping and beekeepers in the Lehigh Valley. LCCC President Donald W. Snyder, center, was on hand to accept the award from association President Steve Finke, second from left, of Kutztown, and to offer the facility's continued support of the various beekeeper programs held on campus. From left are beekeepers Secretary Ann Wertman, Finke, Snyder, beekeepers association member Joe...

Catty land swap debated

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Catasauqua Borough Council proposed a land swap with Catasauqua Area School District more than a year ago. The agreement was part of a discussion at the council's workshop session Nov. 26.

The borough owns land behind the municipal water works plant on the corner of St. John and Walnut streets. The steeply wooded lot can be best accessed from the parking lot at the school.

The school, in turn, owns flat, grassy land adjacent to the plant along St John Street. The acreage is...

No tax hike needed

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

President Joe Keglovits reviewed the revised proposed 2013 North Catasauqua borough budget at last Tuesday's borough council meeting.

Council members heard him read aloud the line items with only a few questions or comments and then approved the proposed final $1,441,689 budget unanimously.

A preliminary sewer fund budget of $517,000 was also balanced, reflecting that borough spending for sewer costs will match the sewer fees collected.

With revenues matching expenses,...

Lehigh County Commissioners

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by DANIEL MINGUEZ Special to The Press in Local News

With budget season behind them, Lehigh County commissioners convened Nov. 20, to address a handful of reappointments and bills.

The board unanimously voted to reappoint Commissioner Percy Dougherty to the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Susan Schmidt, of Emmaus, and Sally Schoffstall, of New Tripoli, to the Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services Advisory Council.

Commissioners also unanimously approved a lease of county-owned property along Riverside Drive, Salisbury...

Another View

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

My grandparents, Geza and Violet Janzso, were amazing people.

They not only raised their own four children, but also openly accepted the added responsibility of taking my two sisters and me in, and raising us as well.

Now that both have passed away, I seem to appreciate more than ever their many sacrifices and the love, compassion and direction they provided to me.

What's even more incredible is that they were not only grandparents, but in every sense of the word,...


Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard at 610-428-9911.

· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua.

· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For...