The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a six percent toll increase for 2019 both for E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase is set to start 12:01 a.m. Jan. 6, 2019.
The toll increase will apply to all PA Turnpike sections and extensions, including the westbound Delaware River Bridge cashless tolling point (#359) in Bucks County, where tolls have not changed since January 2016.
LEHIGH COUNTY ELECTIONS
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The Lehigh County Elections & Voter Registration Office would like to invite the public to attend demonstrations of the next generation of voting machines. This is a three day event to be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11, 12 and 13 at the Lehigh County Government Center, Public Hearing Room, 17 S. 7th St., Allentown, with the following schedule:
•Election Systems & Software: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 11
•Clear Ballot: 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 11
STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS
The Lehigh Valley Press invites you to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and their Stocking for Soldiers program.
Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country; no matter where they are stationed in the world. “Our troops give us the freedom to be safe in our homes,” Keystone Military Families said.
A Lehigh Valley Community Job Fair will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at The Palace Center, 623 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Vendor setup is noon.
The Lehigh Valley Hiring Expo Fall Edition will be held Nov. 7.
To register as a vendor, visit www.relianthiring.com/the-lehigh-valley-hiring-expo.html or call 800-572-9041.
The city of Allentown’s 2018 Summer Concert Series and Saturday in the Park series have rescheduled three dates so far this season due to inclement weather.
Rescheduled concerts will be made up on the following dates:
Municipal Band rescheduled from June 10 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at West Park;
Crazy Hearts “Saturday in the Park” series rescheduled from June 23 to 7 p.m. Sept. 8; and
Municipal Band rescheduled from July 1 to 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at West Park.
Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th and Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, in conjunction with The Ben Event, will host a special needs awareness day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21 at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St., Macungie.
The event will feature providers offering information on services and programs available to the special needs community from local, state and federal resources.
Lehigh Valley Health Network and Good Shepherd Rehabilitation are sponsors of the awareness event.
A Lehigh Valley Community Job Fair will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at The Palace Center, 623 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Vendor setup is at noon.
The Lehigh Valley Hiring Expo Fall Edition will be held on Nov. 7.
To register as a hirer, visit www.relianthiring.com/the-lehigh-valley-hiring-expo.html or call 1-800-572-9041
Putt U, 5201 Route 309, Center Valley, will celebrate its 20th anniversary by holding “The Craziest Mini-Golf Tournament Ever” 9 a.m. July 14 and will donate a total of $4,000 to local charities.
In this special tournament, golfers must play 18 holes with anything but a regular putter. No golf clubs are allowed, so players are encouraged to bring the most creative and outrageous gadget they can use to putt with. Prizes will be awarded to the person with the lowest score and the person with the “best putting gadget.”