The Morning Call from Allentown, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1972 · 12
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The Morning Call from Allentown, Pennsylvania · 12

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, August 30, 1972
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SECOND , , , m It,'. 3' 5 3P ' 1 ' l . , "jA.r, , , if 3! t , f v,s, , (' s 5 x: " ? If CANAL PAK PROGRESS Young laborers clear trees and prepare picnic area (left) while Illegal Water M Palmer Township's supervisors reported yesterday that some residents are installing meters that don't meet township specifications to measure water used outdoors. Earlier this year, the supervisors adopted a resolution that lets people install such meters L. Nazareth Zone Changes Seen When Highway Opens Seyeral zoning changes are likely in Lower Nazareth Township after the opening this fall of relocated Route 611, to be designated Route 33. The new four-lane limited-access expressway, open from Route 248 northward to Interstate 80 west of Stroudsburg, is expected to be designated Pennsylvania Route 33 shortly before the remaining two-mile segment connecting Routes 248 and 22 is opened sometime after Labor Day. In order to prevent a disorganized commercial sprawl from enveloping the areas surrounding Route 33's interchanges with Route 248 and Hecktown Road, Lower Nazareth Township planning commission wants to have a new zoning map ready to meet the arrival of developers with proposals for residential, commercial and industrial development. The commission this week authorized Chairman David Schultz and Secretary Stuart Kulp to interview several planning consultants and select one to study the direction-of the township's future growth. More than 10 years have passed since the township's zoning code was updated, re-tiring Chairman William Washko said. The township has experienced considerable residential growth in Hecktown, New-burg, Georgetown and areas 4 U. Bucks Youths Arrested in Thefts Four, Upper Bucks County youths, age 15-17, have been apprehended in connection with a series of burglaries in two counties. At least two more arrests are imminent, Sellersville Police Chief Robert Burke said. He disclosed the arrests yesterday. He said his department spent most of Monday and early yesterday on the investigation. Ex-N.Y. Dentist Opens Office In Bethlehem Dr. Peter T. Davis has opened an office of general dentistry at 201 W. Broad St., Bethlehem. He previously practiced in New York City. A member of the American Dental Association, he received a B.A. degree from Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y., and his doctorate from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry, Teaneck, N.J. He was in the army two years. Dr. Davis is a son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Davis of St. John's, Newfoundland. He and his wife, the former Polly Morse of Hopkinsville, Ky., live in Bethlehem. V-T BOARD TO MEET The Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School Authority will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the library of the vocational-technical school, 3300 Chester Ave. rtr ltftt x..l .11 to measure water that does not go into the township sewer system. Sewer bills are based on water consumption by property owners, and the second meter reading allows a reduction for water not discharged into the sewers. Yesterday, the supervisors abutting Bethlehem, he added. Clarence Laubach, owner of a tract west of the Routes 33-248 interchange, is the only person seeking a specific change from the areas' industrial zoning to a commercial designation. But other requests are bound to follow, Washko warned. Planners gave final approval Monday to a 42-lot development designated Churchill Farms, Section 4, located JPC Clears Project For South Mountain Continued tation at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 in Springhouse Junior High School. The project would entail "selective cutting" of 26 trees in Trexler Park. Alternatives to that would be taking homes and businesses or widening the roadway to only four lanes. A meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 in the Bushkill Fire Hall to discuss design and engineering work at the dam at Ja-cobsburg State Park. State officials and, Lafayette College students, who made a study of Bushkill Creek's water quality, will speak at the meeting for local officials and interested groups. The JPC endorsed the Lehigh County commissioners' appli- Burke said the juveniles include two Hilltown Township youths, 16 and 17, along with two from Sellersville, age 15 and 17. The 16-year-old Hilltown Township youth was committed to the Bucks County Juvenile Detention Home on charges of burglary, larceny, receiving stolen goods and conspiracy. He also faces an additional charge of larceny of automobile parts. The other three were released in custody of their parents. One faces a charge of receiving stolen goods and the others, additional counts of burglary and larceny. Burke said the incidents included theft of speakers from a car in Franconia Township over the weekend, and of watches at the Holiday House Recreation Center, West Rockhill Township, and taking a case of beer from the Washington House Hotel, Sellersville. Theft of tools and a collection of coins from a laundromat in Sellersville last month 'and the theft of about 40 tapes from a parked car Monday at the Reading Co.'s station in Sellersville were also-listed. Worker Falls From Scaffold A construction worker was injured yesterday when he fell from a scaffold at the new Coal-dale Hospital. William Wensus, 57, of Shade Street, Middleport, is listed in guarded condition in the hospital with chest injuries. 4,.. others stack cut logs (right) in the planned Lehigh Canal Park at the foot of Monroe Street in eters said that some meters are being installed without township permits, and without meeting specifications for installation. The board warned that no credit will be given on the basis of data from such meters. Mr. and Mrs. Niles Pritchard protested that they had installed north of the three existing Churchill Farms residential tracts. The single-home dwellings are located west of Trinity Lutheran Church along Route 191 in Hecktown. Sketch plans for a possible development of 47 single homes west of Newburg along the Newburg-Bath Highway were referred to township supervisors forv approval of the sewerage system proposed by the developer. From Pagfi 5 cation for federal funds for a children's zoo at the Trexler-Le- high County Game Preserve. It also endorsed the filing for funds from the Environmental Protective Agency for a JPC feasibility study of solid waste burning in cement kilns. The Palmer Township supervisors have asked for such a study to determine if the project can be an alternative to landfill and incinerators. The commission also: Approved Northampton County's Hanover , Township comprehensive plan, which one member described as "one of the most thorough and well illustrated plans we have seen in this area." Approved the Allentown Housing Development Corp.'s plans for nine townhouses at Union and Aubrey streets, Allentown. Endorsed the building of 50 townhouses along Columbia Street, Freemansburg, by the Freemansburg Development Corp. Ratified Upper Nazareth Township's sanitary sewerage feasibility report, stating that the service area is in line with the regional comprehensive sewerage plan. Recommended that the Shoeneck Creek sanitary sewer interceptor be extended to the Easton treatment plant rather than having to build a plant in Nazareth. Tentatively approved Eas-ton's planned expansion of its water treatment plant from a million gallons a day capacity to 12 million gallons, pending comments from other municipalities involved. The Allentown Housing Development Corp. and Freemansburg Development Corp. projects call for subsidized mortgages for the housing units for low and middle-income families. The federal government would subsidize interest rates beyond what the families can afford to pay. The Allentown townhouses would sell for $18,500-$20,000. The Freemansburg townhouses would be priced at $19,000-$21,000. The JPC's Regional Advisory Committee will meet at 7:30 ; p.m. Sept. 27 in the Cement National Bank at Shoenersville i Road and Route 22 to receive re-i actions to the governmental j study calling for new alignments I of county and municipal bodies. Irk Palmer Township a second meter without being told by the plumbing inspector that the meter was to be installed outdoors. To change the plumbing now, Pritchard said, would require a big additional expense. The supervisors promised to study the Pritchards' situation and to inform the couple of the result of the discussion. Solicitor Franklin van Antwer-pen suggested that the supervisors let the township sewer authority adopt a policy for extension of sewer lines. The policy would include a "tap-in" fee for properties along the extention that would benefit from the sewer. The supervisors will discuss the suggestion with the authority. Donald Piatt of 3003 Freemansburg Ave. was hired as an Northampton Tax Office To Extend Its Hours The Northampton Borough tax office will remain open until 8:30 p.m. today and tomorrow to permit payment of school, per capita and occupation taxes by tomorrow s 2 per cent discount deadline. The office will be closed Mon day through Sept. 11. Edward Novogratz, borough tax collector, said tomorrow is also the deadline before the 5 per cent penalty, is imposed on county taxes. EXCHANGE MEETING Bernard Marshall, director of home services for the Lehigh Valley Dairy, will speak at a meeting of the Northampton Ex change Club at 6:30 p.m. next Wednesday in the Danielsville Democratic Club. LIBRARY HOLIDAY The Northampton Area Public Library will be closed on Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday. Action Brought On Printing Bill Laneco, Inc., of 1720 Butler St., Wilson, has been named defendant in a suit filed for collec tion of $44,238.14 in Northampton County Court. The suit was. brought by the Packard . Press, Inc., of Philadelphia, financial printers, for stock shares printed for Laneco. THE RED TIPRT-21 ...SINCE 1957 RED TIP IS TKE CKLY MOWER MADE THAT YOU CAM... ii IPiond imm with ONE MOWER! k te;H i; HmVCl -' 'ftI lrelPW .....S-Ol.3 I 0 Jj ??ee h C .1.1 mm 4, w: 1 Freemansburg. Work on the towpath is proceeding office assistant in the building department at $3.25 an hour. He will be in charge of issuing sewer and plumbing permits. Bruce Fretz of 2916 Hay Ter., a part-time police officer, was approved for full-time police duty. Steven Gibbs of 86 Greenwood Ave. was hired as a temporary l Prices effective Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat. Aug. 30-31, Sept. 1 -2 j 377 MAIN ST. - EMMAUS I We reserve the right to limit quantities. OPEN WED., THURS. FRI. 'TIL 9 P.M. ;" Newhart Asst. M 'f"m 'V Mon., Tues. & Sat. 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. I Salad Mixes " 269 5 Zl?5nj r n Y2) f i s . s y i i II lrk, I 5 rSfew ft. lit shinh. l'bonDi' ... 5 M y oo. Ws0.. mV i pl- J t. X-f inh'or Dav fe l l lr Aft1 ue 1 : I I r- g,.. . OTff- - . ff E -1 ' f leWle S Jlfll WITH 1 S Giant HQ coupon - W. mK 1 A ( 'O f 1 MAXWELL HOUSE - UPTON 3 'In lT I Instant Coffee f Iced Tea MSx VIVV an00 fi I ,.$1091 24-0, m c--n5 A CC S 10-OZ. I UmitlS - Jff UT Lmitl 'X Yi I j ' FENSTERMAKER S WKT. g FENSTERVAKER S MKT M I H VP?e Jy Ep Sot.. S.p.. 2.172 S S E,pS...,S.p.. 2.1972 .. . tj - : Ti;r"r, ' 1 , i U ' -i . ?'TgtZ' the public park along under borough auspices clerk at $2.50 an hour. The board announced that the township police are enforcing the areas, posted as "No Parking Fire Lanes" at shopping centers in the township. Since the next regular meeting will fall on Labor Day, it was rescheduled to 7 p.m. Tuesday. THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, 4-4 Z?trr Cgi&SL- only, while efforts to get continue. Hi44ie Kcfitef NURSERY SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN 2 to 5 Years of Age SCHOOL STARTS SEPT. 6th Licensed by Ihe Pa. Dept. of Education Jo Ann Rice-Director 765 WAYNE CIRCLE, EMMAUS CALL 965-9407 Pa., Wed., August 30, 1972 25 j 9 ft I w W 11 t state or federal funding

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