ArtsQuest is pleased to announce James Creedon has been re-elected chair of the ArtsQuest Board of Trustees. Creedon, a Lower Saucon Township resident, will serve a second one-year term as chair of the 21-member board, which is responsible for the overall governance of the nonprofit community arts organization.
Allentown Garden Club meeting 12:30 p.m. at the lower level of the Allentown Public Library, 12th and Hamilton streets, Allentown. Jack Jones, J.J. Woodcrafts, will present unique, one-of-a-kind, birdhouses and bird feeders crafted from old barn wood. Many birdhouses will be offered for sale. The public is welcome.
Allentown Garden Club’s annual plant sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 207 N. 27th St., Allentown, just north of the Allentown Rose Garden. The greatest volume of the plants are perennials and come from our members’ gardens.
The Chainsmokers, Brad Paisley, Incubus, Weezer, Godsmack, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Scythian, Guster and !!! are among the nearly 400 performers taking the stage as part of the 36th edition of Musikfest, the nation’s largest free-admission music festival. The event, set for Aug. 2-11 in Bethlehem, will feature music at 16 of its 18 total venues, with more than 500 free music and art performances during its 10-day run.
Artists performing at Musikfest’s Sands Steel Stage main stage this year include:
Aug. 1: Earth, Wind & Fire (Special Preview Night)
Some east side Salisbury Township residents say work on a building lot site stinks and it isn’t only because of the presence of skunk cabbage.
Three residents who live along Bobalew Trail, off Church Road, south of East Emmaus Avenue on a slope of South Mountain, claim a house was prohibited from being built on the vacant tract some 31 years ago.
Edward Hare and his wife, Carol Snyder-Hare, as well as another resident, Geoffrey Correll, who live in houses along Bobalew Trail, brought their concerns to the April 25 township board of commissioners meeting.
District Attorney Jim Martin has announced that pursuant to his request the Honorable Maria L. Dantos, supervising judge of the investigating grand jury, has petitioned the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to grant leave to the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas to resume use of an indicting grand jury. The supreme court has granted the petition of Dantos.
On Jan. 17, 2017, New Tripoli Bank broke ground for its newest office at 4892 Buckeye Road.
Fast forward to Jan. 18 of this year, New Tripoli Bank opened its doors on Buckeye Road and is excited to serve the community.
“The demographics showed this area was in need of a community bank,” President and CEO, Chairman of the Board David R. Hunsicker said.
Hunsicker said surveys show the Buckeye Road area is growing and prosperous and New Tripoli Bank wanted to be a part of it.
Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey sat down with The Press during a recent visit to Carbon County to discuss his vote against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, climate change, the National Emergencies Act and specific issues faced by the county.