The announcement that KidsPeace Broadway Campus is to be a site for the housing of children caught at the Mexico border has caught Salisbury Township officials off-guard.
Township officials are looking into whether or not KidsPeace is permitted by law to undertake the project. Salisbury officials said they will speak with KidsPeace officials.
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Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church held a flea market April 20.
PPL tree trimming created a storm of controversy at the Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council meeting.
Salisbury Township Director of Planning and Zoning Cynthia Sopka said that residents have phoned her at the township municipal building with complaints about the method and results of the PPL tree trimming.
PPL Electric Utilities stepped up its tree-trimming program in the right-of-ways of its electrical power lines following widespread power outages in the Lehigh Valley after Superstorm Sandy in late October 2012.
Despite his kind and gentle demeanor, Al Whitney is out for blood.
Whitney meets a lot of people in his travels back and forth across the country. After he says "hello," he'll ask you whether you are a blood donor. Answer in the affirmative and you have an instant new best friend.
Hesitate, and he'll boldly ask you why not.
"It's the easiest thing in the world, and you could be saving somebody's life," Whitney said.
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Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest reported a fire in an elevator motor at Pool Pavilion recently.
Q: What types of child abuse are there?
The Allentown Public Library was celebrating National Library Week with a raffle of four prize baskets during the month of April. The winners will be selected today. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the library.
Lehigh County voters will get to decide if they would like to make the final approval before the county incurs certain kinds of debt.
At its April 24 meeting, the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners approved a referendum that will ask county voters this November if they would like the final say before the county issues debt to support private sector activities, such as building a baseball stadium.
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On April 27, Lehigh County residents discarded a record 1,557.5 pounds of expired, unwanted and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications at 17 sites during the sixth National Take Back Day.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.