Emmaus resident, Nathan Brown, 35, announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination to the Board of Lehigh County Commissioners in District 5.
Brown has been married to his wife, Liz, for 12 years and has two daughters, Hailee and Bethany.
Brown's full-time employment is as a life safety equipment installer and project manager for government entities, commercial and industrial buildings.
As a proud community servant, Brown has served on Emmaus Borough Council for the past six years and is chair of Community Relations and Development.
Borough resident Gary Cordner is announcing his intention to run for mayor of Macungie.
Cordner has lived in the borough for five years with his wife AnnMarie and daughter Lera.
He is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Kutztown University and serves on the Borough's Civil Service Commission. He was Macungie's Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator from 2010 to 2012 and served on the Vestry at St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Trexlertown 2009 to 2012, including senior warden in 2012.
Ron Eichenberg, current president of the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners, announces he will seek re-election in the 2013 election.
He and his wife Bea have lived in Lower Macungie for 29 years. His daughter Gwenn, son-in-law and two granddaughters live nearby in South Whitehall.
State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-134th, is asking parents and grandparents who are thinking of starting a college savings account to consider the benefits of opening a Pennsylvania 529 College Saving Program.
"Opening a 529 plan is an investment in our future," Simmons said. "Considering the history of the cost of a college education, there's no better time than now to start saving toward a gift that will pay off down the road."
Lehigh Valley Health Network once again administered free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots were all drive-thru at Dorney Park and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown recently.
Lehigh Valley Health Network once again administered free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots were all drive-thru at Dorney Park Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown Nov. 4.
On July 28, family, friends and the members of Boy Scout Troop 12, gathered to celebrate the presentation of the Eagle Scout rank to Salisbury High School senior Gavin T. Sonntag.
The rank presentation celebrated Sonntag's achievements over 10 years of Scouting as a member of Cub Scout Pack 12 and Boy Scout Troop 12 chartered by Asbury United Methodist Church in South Whitehall Township.
The rank of Eagle Scout is the highest rank earned by a Boy Scout. It requires completion of 96 requirements for seven ranks and 21 merit badges.
Acting Superintendent of Schools Louise A. Beauchemin, Ed. D. has announced the methods of notification for emergency closings, delays, cancellations and early dismissals for the 2012-2013 school year.
Salisbury Township School District uses an automated messaging system, School Messenger, to notify families of emergency closings as well as other important district/ school information.
A recent visit and tour of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, in Schnecksville, by Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, is featured during this month's installment of "The Browne Report" television show.
Browne was afforded the opportunity to see everything the Lehigh Valley Zoo has to offer for people of all ages as he took a walking tour through the zoo.
Led by Richard Molchany, president and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Browne learned about the history of the zoo, which started as the Trexler Game Preserve back in 1906, as well as the changes and advancements the zoo has made over the years.
More than 900,000 people attended Musikfest 2012 to experience the festival's concerts, artisans, food and family fun, Arts Quest™ officials announced.
The nation's largest free music festival, Musikfest took place Aug. 3 through 12, with 515 performances by 318 entertainers on 15 stages.
This year's festival included free concerts on 14 of the 15 stages – the largest number of free stages in the event's 29-year history.