A Whitehall woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash May 25 on southbound MacArthur Road at South Church Street in the township.
Louise Kelleher, 83, died at the scene, according to Lehigh County Coroner Eric D. Minnich.
(Please note that, as many municipal buildings are closed to the public at this time, these meetings may be available via teleconference.)
Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Coplay Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported, as of May 26, the statewide total of COVID-19 cases is 68,637.
There are 339,835 patients who have tested negative to date. The statewide number of deaths is 5,152.
In Lehigh County, 3,676 positive cases and 12,914 negative cases have been reported.
In Northampton County, 2,933 positive cases and 12,098 negative cases have been reported.
The COVID-19 pandemic could not stop local veterans groups from celebrating Memorial Day.
Jones-Quigg American Legion Post 739, Hokendauqua, held private services to honor those veterans who lost their lives in service to the country. Donald S. Reinert Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7293, Egypt, held a livestreamed service on its Facebook page for those who wanted to pay their respects from the safety of their homes.
Recently released guidance from the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society declared pools in the state are not to reopen until counties reach the green phase of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan.
Furthering his plan for reopening Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf announced May 22 eight additional counties will move to yellow and 17 will move to green, effective 12:01 a.m., May 29.
All remaining counties in red — of which Lehigh and Northampton are a part — are expected to move to yellow by 12:01 a.m. June 5.
The counties moving to yellow May 29 include Dauphin, Franklin, Huntingdon, Lebanon, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike and Schuylkill.
President Donald Trump made his first visit to the Lehigh Valley as president May 14 to tour the Owens & Minor Inc. medical supply distribution center, 7437 Industrial Blvd., Upper Macungie Township.
During a livestream video on the White House Web page, Trump discussed increasing the Strategic National Stockpile, coronavirus testing and state reopening plans.
Trump addressed an audience of several dozen employees, all sitting at least 6 feet apart and wearing masks. Trump did not wear a mask on the tour.
Jim and Betty Henderschedt, formerly of Allentown, now independent living residents of Fellowship Community, Whitehall, have been leading an 8 p.m. nightly tribute to the Fellowship staff since March 22.
Residents clap their hands in appreciation of health care workers on the front line.