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Grant awarded for Lehigh Twp. park

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, announced recently a $180,000 state grant has been awarded to Lehigh Township for improvements to Indian Trail Park.

Mako advocated for the funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Greenway, Trails and Recreation Program, which funds projects for planning, acquisition, development, rehabilitation and repair of greenways, recreational trails, open spaces and parks.

Ladies fly fishing event is set

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited

The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the third annual ladies fly fishing educational instruction event Oct. 13.

Check-in begins 8 a.m., and the program starts 9 a.m.

There is no cost.

Women, age 18 and older, will be given instruction on fly fishing equipment, how to cast, tie a fly pattern and more.

You may bring your own equipment or use the equipment provided.

Hahn to host event in Nazareth

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior expo

State Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-138rd) invites senior citizens, their families and caregivers to her annual senior expo 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5 at Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Company, 155 Firehouse Drive, Nazareth.

“My staff and I are looking forward to again spending time with our neighbors and friends who come out every year,” Hahn said. “With nearly 70 vendors scheduled to attend, this event is a great opportunity for them to check out the many local, state and federal service providers that are available.”

Trunk-or-treat event planned

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Chick-fil-A in Whitehall, 2610 MacArthur Road, is hosting its second annual trunk-or-treat event 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23.

This community event allows children to trick or treat in a unique way. Children will be able to walk around and receive treats at cars that were registered to participate.

There will be other activities as well, such as face painting, a deejay and a balloon artist.

Rain date for the event is Oct. 24.

Hahn to host CWD seminar in Bath

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

138th Legislative District

State Rep. Marcia Hahn, R-138th, will hold a chronic wasting disease (CWD) seminar 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 19 at East Bath Rod and Gun Club, 7905 Township Line Road.

“CWD was discovered in Pennsylvania nearly 50 years ago, but we are still searching for a way to eradicate it from the animal population,” Hahn said. “Plenty of questions remain about the disease, which affects every species of deer, elk and moose and is fatal to all of them.”

Quilt guild plans Sept. 4 meeting

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Crazy Quilters

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.

Award-winning quilter Joyce Hughes will present “My Journey into Quilting,” featuring art quilts created with fabric panels and thread painting.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

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