In a court decision Aug. 8, Lehigh County is free to continue displaying its 70-year-old seal, including an image of a Latin cross.
In a news release issued by Becket, the law firm representing the county in FFRF v. Lehigh County, “The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia ruled 3-0 that after the Supreme Court upheld the Bladensburg Cross war memorial as a historic monument, Lehigh County can maintain its seal as a symbol that ‘has become part of the community.’”
Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. at the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.
Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.
Sheetz will be back before Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners Aug. 12 in its quest for a liquor license at its Whitehall location.
However, this time, the gas station and convenience store at 5001 MacArthur Road is seeking a conditional license agreement that addresses township concerns.
Sheetz had asked for approval of a liquor license transfer from Homeslate Sports Bar & Grille in Slatington at the township’s April board meeting. The request was turned down when commissioners voted 5-1 to deny the resolution.
Stations 35, 36, 37, 3502 and 3503 (deputy chiefs) responded to an outside rubbish fire at 2122 N. Lehigh Ave.
A malfunctioning alarm system at 828 Third St. brought out Stations 36, 37 and 3501.
Stations 36, 37 and 3501 responded to an unintentional alarm system activation at 1988 Schadt Ave.
A false alarm on Spruce Street was handled by Stations 35, 39, 40 and 3501.