The Lehigh Valley Tea Party's guest speaker will discuss threats to Pennsylvania's financial stability at the group's September 7 meeting
Friday, September 7, 2012
The Lehigh Valley Tea Party will host two events at its monthly meeting on Friday, September 7, 2012, at the Chrin Community Center, 4100 Green Pond Road in Palmer Township. During the 7 p.m. hour, guest speaker Nathan A. Benefield, Director of Public Analysis for the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives will present “Stop the Fiscal Inferno." Benefield will discuss Pennsylvania’s fiscal stability and ways to "fireproof" the state economy. The Commonwealth Foundation "crafts free-market policies, convinces Pennsylvanians of their benefits, and counters attacks on liberty," according to its website. This will be followed at 8 p.m. with a Meet and Greet for all local candidates running in the November 6 election for the …
A field designed to let disabled children and adults play baseball at the Chrin Community Center in Palmer Township should be completed by summer or early fall.
After more than a year of planning and fundraising, the Miracle League of Northampton County broke ground today on its new baseball field at the Chrin Community Center in Palmer Township. The field is specially designed to help children and adults with disabilities play baseball. The league hopes to have the field and its buildings finished by late summer or early fall 2012, said Richard Agretto, president of the organization. A teacher and director of special education in the Bethlehem Area School District for 35 years, Agretto said it has been a dream of his to create a facility like this one. “Today is a huge day in making that difference,” Agretto said. “We are making sure that that opportunity is happening for [children with …