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Humane society director is accused of sexual assault and harassment

An employee at the Pike County Humane Society is accusing its director, Barry Heim, of sexual assault and harassment. Eleven humane society employees, volunteers, and board members, including Heim’s wife, Janet Heim, came out Wednesday morning to support Selena McGinnis at a civil court hearing held before Judge Kelly Gaughan at the Pike County Courthouse in Milford.
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‘En la union esta la fuerza — In unity, there is strength’: Bethlehem vigil offers racial healing, unity

Racism is wrong, and even more painful when directed among racially oppressed groups toward each other. That was the message behind a community healing vigil held Wednesday by the NAACP’s Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton branches and the Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley at the Bethlehem Rose Garden. “En la union esta la fuerza,” Janine Carambot Santoro of the Latino Leadership ...
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Doubleheader NASCAR weekend to benefit Poconos charities

LONG POND, Pa. | This weekend, event officials say thousands of race fans will descend on ‘The Tricky Triangle,’ the region’s iconic Pocono Raceway, to enjoy three days of racing including two NASCAR Cup Series races. The event is allowed at maximum capacity and will host a total of five...
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Bethlehem, PAthevalleyledger.com

ARTSQUEST AND NEW BETHANY MINISTRIES PARTNER IN MUSIKFEST MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – In honor of those affected by COVID-19, ArtsQuest and New Bethany Ministries are joining forces to present Poppies of Remembrance, Lanterns of Hope, with proceeds benefiting both organizations. Poppies of Remembrance, Lanterns of Hope features small paper bags illuminated by votive candles participants can purchase and set up at home during the last weekend of Musikfest in August.
Allentown, PAAllentown Morning Call

Top Workplaces: Community Services for Children helps its employees help the community

Head Start teacher Alyza Commareri contracted COVID-19 around Thanksgiving and had to quarantine, taking sick leave and working remotely when possible in her job at George Wolf Elementary School in Bath. Earlier in the fall, she used leave to care for her son who caught the coronavirus, and then her daughter, who had to quarantine after exposure at a dance class. Commareri’s employer, Community Services for Children, was supportive through all of it.
Brodheadsville, PATimes News

$2,000 scholarships awarded

The West End Park and Open Space Commission recently announced this year’s recipients of the $2,000 Dave Fleetwood Memorial Scholarships from the Pleasant Valley School District. Recipients Alec Shonk of Brodheadsville will attend Drexel University and Briella Kish of Sciota will further her studies at Arcadia University. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO.
Lehigh County, PAlvb.com

Iacocca family makes $5 million donation to Lehigh University

The family of the late Lee Iacocca has made a $5 million gift to Lehigh University to endow the Iacocca Institute and support global initiatives. Writer Stacy Wescoe has her finger on the pulse of the business community in the Greater Lehigh Valley and keeps you up-to-date with technology and trends, plus what coworkers and competitors are talking about around the water cooler — and on social media. She can be reached at swescoe@bridgetowermedia.com or 610-807-9619, ext. 4104. Follow her on Twitter and on Facebook.
Allentown, PAthevalleyledger.com

Allentown Rescue Mission’s New Billboard Campaign

(ALLENTOWN, PA) – The Allentown Rescue Mission launched its 2021 “I AM” billboard campaign on June 20, 2021. The new 12-month effort celebrates community partnerships and volunteers and highlights the stories of the men who have recently stayed at the Mission. The “I AM” slogan used by the Allentown Rescue...
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Meals on Wheels, Senior Center and transportation key issues among seniors, county says

The Meals on Wheels program, support for the county’s Senior Center, including the virtual programs, and transportation needs were key issues raised during the Hunterdon County Division of Senior, Disabilities and Veterans Services public hearing held virtually via Webex on June 10, County Board of Commissioners Director Susan J. Soloway reported at the board’s June 15 meeting.
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Hunterdon County Polytech student awarded Rotary scholarships

Samantha Ruby, a Hunterdon County Polytech Career and Technical High School student in the pre-nursing program, has earned scholarships from two area Rotary Clubs for her service to the community and “overall ambition to succeed.”. Ruby was awarded a $1,500 Flemington Rotary Scholarship and a $3,000 Clinton Rotary Scholarship in...
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Families grapple with protecting unvaccinated children as Lehigh Valley reopens

Like many vaccinated people, Bonnie McCarthy and her family are starting to do things they did before the pandemic, such as eating in restaurants and going on vacations. McCarthy, of Easton, is vaccinated, along with her husband and two children. But her youngest son, Aiden, isn’t because children under the age of 12 years old cannot yet receive one of the COVID-19 shots When the whole family ...
Morristown, NJnewjerseyhills.com

Cornerstone hosts 'A Gala in Your Garden' fundraiser

MORRISTOWN - Cornerstone Family Programs altered their annual spring gala to host "A Gala in Your Garden" on Saturday, June 12. The event proved to be a major success, raising more than $200,000 from sponsorships, ads, donations and a virtual auction, officials said. The innovative virtual event replaced the annual...