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Two are honored to become Eagle Scouts

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by AL RECKER in Local News

Jordan Joseph Janow-ski and Brian Joseph Mittura, members of Boy Scout Troop 32, Faith Lutheran Church, Whitehall, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout Oct. 4.

The Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony was held at the church hall.

Janowski and Mittura, Whitehall High School graduates and students at Lehigh County Community College, achieved numerous merit badges during their Scouting careers, which began with Tenderfoot Scout to the six levels, culminating as Eagle Scout. They performed specific projects to earn the coveted Eagle pin.

Street project to begin

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by AL RECKER in Local News

One of the most costly road improvement projects undertaken by Whitehall Township in years is about to begin – the $325,000 reconstruction of Columbia Street from South Church Street to Ringer Road.

Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr. informed the Board of Commissioners at their meeting Oct. 13 that work on the extrensive project can get underway as early as today, Thursday, Oct. 16, weather permitting.

Public invited to hearings

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by AL RECKER in Local News

A Whitehall official urges residents to attend the 2015 budget hearings.

At the Oct. 13 commissioners meeting, board President Linda Snyder made a plea for township residents to attend the upcoming series of budget hearings.

"I'd appreciate it very much," Snyder said, after asking for people to attend. These are held after the unveiling of the proposed 2015 budget – which was to have taken place at noon Oct. 15, which is after The Press deadline.