Lehigh County Commissioner Daniel McCarthy withdrew a bill he sponsored to put forth funding from the community revitalization grant program at the Sept. 12 commissioners meeting.
The bill would have granted the Borough of Emmaus and Whitehall Township $15,000 each to establish a revolving loan program for new businesses.
@$:Open house is held for Western Salisbury families.
The D&L Trail Alliance will host the Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit Sept. 19 and 20 at the DeSales University, University Center, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. The summit will focus on planning, building and promoting local and regional trails and greenways across eastern Pennsylvania.
Community Day Sept. 22
The Emmaus Public Library will host Dr. Ziad Munson for a program 7 p.m. titled, "The Great Red Herring: How al-Qaida Blinds us to Terrorism." Munson, a sociology professor at Lehigh University, will deliver the talk about terrorism for adults and mature teens in the Gardner Room of the library. He will include what a terrorist group looks like, how it forms and develops and how our obsession with al-Qaida over the last 10 years has blinded us to other forms of possible future terrorism.
A public hearing on the Lindberg Park Master Site Development Plan will be held 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the township Municipal Building.
Township residents are invited to attend the first public meeting of the Salisbury Township Lindberg Park Study Committee to discuss the development plan.
While termed a development plan, the purpose of it is to determine ways in which Lindberg Park can be improved.
According to Township Manager Randy Soriano, the township has received state funding through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for the study.