Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, April 22, 2018

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in Local News

MARCH

THURSDAY 8

Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

MONDAY 12

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.

TUESDAY 13

Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 14

CWSA planning projects for spring

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Plan designed to service new Eagle View project

At Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority’s (CWSA) regular meeting Feb. 15, Eagle View Estates dominated the discussion on new projects in 2018. The project had cleared a hurdle, receiving conditional use approval from Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners Feb. 12.

The developer envisions 38 townhouses on the approximately 11-acre parcel.

Phoebe Ministries to purchase real estate of Rodale

Friday, March 2, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Senior services organization plans first wellness-focused independent living project in the region

Upon the sale of its business to Hearst in January, the Rodale family was committed to ensuring that its property, nearly 40 acres in Emmaus, would be put to use in a way that would continue to enhance the community and support health and wellness in the region. With that in mind, Rodale and Phoebe Ministries have entered into an agreement of sale that will transform the Rodale corporate campus into a new wellness-focused residential destination for people ages 62 and older.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in Local News

MARCH

MONDAY 5

Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 6

Coplay Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

THURSDAY 8

Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

Resident details criminal activity in neighborhood

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Board president requests restart of area watch group

LoriAnn Fehnel took her turn at the podium during the Feb. 12 meeting of Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners. At the meeting, Fehnel had a video of a potential burglar who cut at least two of her cameras down before taking off.

“There is always activity in the alleyway. The same people are now trying to break into our houses,” she alleged.

Fehnel’s video shows the suspect leaving the property. A neighbor has the suspect on video heading up Second Street.

Commissioners reviewed the video at the meeting, and the police will review it.

Daugherty to run in Congressional race

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Rick Daugherty opened his Congressional campaign Feb. 23 with a gathering of supporters at Pie’s On Pizzeria in Catasauqua.

Daugherty is no stranger to the area. He lived in Catasauqua and graduated from Catasauqua High School in 1978. Daugherty was chairman of the Lehigh County Democratic Committee from 2006 to 2010. He was a district administrator for Congressman Paul McHale in 1994 and 1995. He ran for office twice against Charlie Dent.

Daugherty is seeking election to what is proposed as the 7th Congressional District.

Executive touts Valley economy

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

In first county address, Armstrong praises administration, businesses

“Please know that I am so very humbled that the voters trusted me to manage our county over the next four years,” said new Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong, addressing a crowd of county officials, politicians or their representatives and other guests Feb. 22 during his State of Lehigh County address.

Armstrong, speaking at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, introduced his remarks by assuring the attendees that he and his administration are interested in putting progress over politics.