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RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Local News

DECEMBER

MONDAY 4

Northampton Area School Board meets 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor board room of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

Bath Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.

TUESDAY 5

East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

WEDNESDAY 6

Players of the Stage present ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Players of the Stage, a local Christian theater group, will present the one-act play “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 at Living Hope Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Lower Macungie Township.

This play, based on Barbara Robinson’s work of the same name, tells the story of six delinquent children who go to church for the first time after being told there would be snacks served.

Despite protests from church members, the youngsters are given roles in the Sunday school’s Christmas play.

There are two casts for the show.

Eagle Scout honors borough police dog

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by TINAMARIE MARTIN in Local News

Zachary Joseph Vilkauskas achieved the rank of Eagle Scout Oct. 14.

The Court of Honor ceremony was held at Hope Lutheran Church in Cherryville, which sponsors his troop.

Vilkauskas is currently attending North- ampton Area High School and will graduate in 2018.

He has earned 26 merits badges during his Scouting career, which began when he was in second grade.

A member of Boy Scout Troop 242, Vilkauskas has held several troop positions over the years, including historian, patrol leader, troop scribe, patrol quartermaster, troop guide and assistant patrol leader.

Program of studies approved

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

School board honors Odenwelder

The new program of studies was approved for Northampton Area High School and a two-term school director was honored at the Nov. 20 Northampton Area School District Board of Education meeting.

School directors voted 7-0, with two directors absent, to approve the 2018-19 NAHS program of studies.

According to NASD Superintendent of Schools Joseph Kovalchik, “The program will be presented to students, usually in small groups or classrooms. Information will be placed on the district website under the High School tab.”

Cement Worker of the Month

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Local News

Dean D. Haftl Keystone Cement

Mr. Dean Haftl was raised on the family farm in Moore Township. The entire family was active with 4-H Clubs. He graduated from Northampton High School in 1978, saying, “I was given a good educational foundation for life.”

Starting at Keystone in 1978, Dean was hired by manager Franklin Silfies.

He said, “I am proud to say our family — my grandfather, father and sister — have proudly worked at Keystone for over 100 years. Old-timers John Flamisch, Harold Newton and Tom Yost have also shared their work experiences with me.”

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY 16

Northampton Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

Moore Township Recreation Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

MONDAY 20

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.