Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be: “Introduction to the Logger 32 (logging program)” – N3OW. Hams and others interested are always welcome. For directions, visit http://goo.gl/maps/qKUJC. For more information, visit www.dlarc.org or call 610-432-8286.
Salisbury police, firefighters from both Eastern and Western Salisbury fire stations and members of the Lehigh County Special Operations unit responded to a Lehigh County 911 dispatch for an oil sheen appearing in the Trout Creek waterway about 3 p.m. Jan. 24.
Salisbury Township Community Day may not be held in May.
Discussion of the Community Day, proposed for May, indicates it may be moved to early August.
The move to August was favored by the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners to coordinate it with the annual National Night Out, which this year is Aug. 7.
Also, at the Jan. 25 meeting, commissioners honored three longtime members of township boards.
PPL Electric Utilities’ tree trimming program provides more reliable electric service for its customers.
And now, it also helps feed Murphy, the Lehigh Valley Zoo’s Masai giraffe.
Under a partnership between the utility and the zoo, Jaflo Inc., one of PPL’s tree contractors, is making deliveries of cut branches, also called browse, which the zoo uses to feed Murphy, the 16-year-old giraffe it acquired recently.
The zoo could not be more grateful to PPL and Jaflo.
I want to provide constituents of the 40th Senate District with the latest update regarding the school property tax elimination fight in Harrisburg and what to expect in the near future.
Citizens across the commonwealth voted Nov. 7, 2017, to support the expansion of the state’s existing Homestead Exclusion program, allowing for up to 100 percent elimination of school property taxes on owner-occupied homes. Passage of the referendum was the first step in providing this critical elimination.
The Upper Milford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township building, 5671 Chestnut St., Zionsville. The meeting theme will be “Discovery Night” and attendees will bring items of historical interest to share. All are welcome. For information, call 610-966-4376.