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Seven candidates in race for magisterial district judge

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Local News

EDWARD FOSTER

My knowledge and determination make me the best candidate. From starting a business, selling/investing in real estate and coaching sports, I am driven to work hard and help others. I have contributed my time and resources to local organizations.

I supported investors in court, introduced legislation and used the judicial branch to stand up for others and myself. I have been a victim of crime, a prosecutor of crime and assisted police in fighting crime.

MALV holds open house at mosque

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley (MALV) held a well- attended open house April 27 at its mosque on Schadt Avenue. The event featured a litany of events surrounding Islam and the role of Muslims.

The open house is a semiannual event. Every guest was greeted by a tour guide.

The prayer room featured booths where interested visitors could ask questions about Islam and specifically certain tenets of the faith. The Five Pillars of Islam are the core beliefs and practices of Islam.

Fire calls

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Local News

APRIL 29

A gas leak at 3630 Mechanicsville Road was handled by Stations 37, 38, 3501 and 3503 (deputy chief).

MAY 1

Station 39 was on the scene of a gas leak at 164 Bentwood Circle.

MAY 2

A brush fire on MacArthur Road was handled by Stations 35, 38, 39 and 3501.

MAY 5

Station 40 performed a swift water rescue on Route 512 in East Allen Township.

Cement museum to open May 12

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by AL RECKER in Local News

Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum will open for its 20th year May 12. The Northampton-based museum, with 3,000 artifacts, has attracted thousands of visitors, both local and abroad, over the two decades.

The museum features a slice of the cement industry history in the region. Its focus is on the once-thriving Atlas Cement Company and its role in the makings of industrial America.