State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, has been re-appointed as Democratic chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee. She has served in this position since she was first elected to the Senate in 1998.
The committee reviews legislation involving utility issues and the state boards that license and regulate numerous professions in Pennsylvania.
She was re-elected by her Democratic colleagues to chair the Senate Democratic Policy Committee. The...
Dr. Julian Agyeman, chair of Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, will present a talk, "Understanding the Challenges of Environmental Justice in an Unequal World," 7 p.m. Jan. 29, Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building, Moravian College.
The event is free and open to the public.
Horsham-based Bimbo Bakeries USA, which makes Arnold and Stroehmann breads, is building a new state-of-the-art bakery in Upper Macungie Township.
The company, which is planning a $75 million facility at 105 Boulder Drive, Breinigsville, will produce bread and buns for the Northeast.
More than 100 jobs are expected to come to the area when it begins operation in early 2014.
Construction of the 240,000-square-foot Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified...
PRESS PHOTOS BY DEBBIE GALBRAITH
Members and friends of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury gather Jan. 19 for fellowship and fun.
Lehigh Carbon Community College will hold a variety of noncredit fitness classes for recreation, body and soul this semester. The following classes will be held at LCCC's main campus in Schnecksville unless otherwise noted.
Balance and Mobility will run 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 4 through March 11.
Belly Dancing will run 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 5 through March 26.
Ballroom Sampler I will run 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays, March 1 through 22.
Ballroom Sampler II...
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Beichey of Northampton announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Ross Beichey, to Jennifer Colleen Murphy, daughter of Michael and Lorraine Murphy of Peabody, Mass.
The engagement took place in April 2012. in the Cayman Islands.
Ben graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial-organizational development psychology and a postgraduate degree in international business management...
By EMILY THIEL
Special to The Press
Winter cold brings clear light blue skies, beautiful white winter snow and the bone chilling cold most of us dread. But in just 10 days we will find out if there will be six more weeks of winter.
The beginning of February marks when Pennsylvania native Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his little burrow on Gobbler's Knob to predict the forecast for the rest of the season. If Phil sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter; if...
Both Salisbury volunteer fire departments, Eastern Salisbury and Western Salisbury, recently designated line officers for 2013. Line officers are the command structure personnel at the scene of fires, accidents and rescues.
Eastern Salisbury Fire Department chief is Clint Ballek; deputy chief is Dennis Takacs; assistant chief/fire is Dave Tomcics; assistant chief/rescue is Kyle Mertl; captains are James Seagreaves and Robert Curcio; and lieutenant is Kyle Schwartz.
The Pennsylvania House achieved many important legislative goals last session, such as promoting more job growth across Pennsylvania and investing more money in public education. However, the state still faces many challenges and some of the most pressing issues remain unresolved. With the 2013-2014 session now underway, it is time for us to start tackling these issues.
While we continue to focus on policies that create jobs and improve the education in our Commonwealth, I am eager to...
Wednesday, Jan. 23: Baked ham with raisin sauce, whipped sweet potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, angel food cake. BB: Roast turkey.
Thursday, Jan. 24: Meat loaf with gravy, whipped potatoes, peas and carrots, wheat bread, banana.
Friday, Jan. 25: Baked macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, tossed salad, wheat bread, baked apples.
Monday, Jan. 28: Chicken cacciatore, wax beans, rosemary potatoes, wheat bread, tapioca pudding.
Tuesday, Jan. 29: Beef-a-roni,...