Church Briefs: July 12, 2014
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The Morning Call
Shopping Scout: Cross stitch pattern, wooden wagon, adult tricycle, more
Cross stitch pattern: Cathy of Tamaqua is looking for either the March edition of the Cross Stitch & Needlework magazine with the pink Easter egg chart/pattern or the pattern itself.
Official plans for Fields at Indian Creek presented
The Emmaus Planning Commission Thursday night took no new official action on the proposed Fields at Indian Creek, an age 55-plus senior housing development, but was informed by the builder the project will consist of five construction phases over the course of six years.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Erie Times News
Camp teaches gardening to Erie girls
Nine pairs of young female hands poured soil into plastic containers, then added basil, parsley and cilantro plants that will be used to make pesto.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Two men die after sustaining injuries from falls, according to Lehigh County coroner
Two men -- one from Allentown and the other from Emmaus -- died this morning from injuries sustained by falls, according to the a news release from the Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim .
Bevy of bands to perform during festival
Canal Park will come alive with music throughout the day on July 19 during Danville's Iron Heritage Festival.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Man threatens to kill girlfriend, attacks his mom
A 31-year-old Emmaus man who threatened to kill his live-in girlfirend and her family -- while engaged in "yelling, fighting and tumultous behavior" --was arrested by borough police Tuesday.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Emmaus soldier welcomed home after serving in Afghanistan
Emergency vehicles with lights and sirens on led the way for the car in which Army Specialist Matthew Bachert was riding with loved ones.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Man allegedly sold heroin in strip club parking lot, assaulted girlfriend's son
A man accused of selling heroin in the parking lot of an Allentown strip club was arrested Thursday night after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend's son.
Youth group hopes to raise car banner high
The Salisbury Youth Association hopes to raise a banner across Emmaus Avenue in Salisbury Township to help promote its October car show.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Man who robbed bank while on parole for previous bank robbery: 'My life's a mess'
Michael Stilo, seen here in robbing an Allentown bank in 2012, pleaded guilty to robbing an Emmaus bank earlier this year in the same manner.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Erie Times News
Hunger issues for seniors on rise in Erie region
Tim Jones had trouble standing as he slowly made his way through the Emmaus Ministries food pantry on Erie's east side.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
The Morning Call
Shopping Scout: Snow Babies collection, sun catchers
Laptop charger and glass jar: Kathy of Allentown is looking for a laptop charger with a "female" end and a glass sun-tea jar.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Allentown competing for traffic, street-scape improvement grants
Allentown is competing to win state grants for traffic improvements, pedestrian lighting around the heart of the city and a new section of paved trail along Little Lehigh Creek.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Fields at Indian Creek project clears another hurdle
A proposed 218-home development in southern Lehigh County cleared another hurdle Monday night when Emmaus Borough Council voted to change its zoning map to allow the project to proceed on the 12.5-acre section in Emmaus.