Klein Farms in Forks Township is offering a glimpse of its cows this spring and summer.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
Find the cheapest gas in Palmer and Forks Townships.
The national average for self-serve gas has increased for 10 straight days to the highest price in more than a month, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. The national average this for a gallon is $3.588, up 4.9 cents from last week, but still about 14 cents lower than a year ago. But according to the report, the year over year difference will likely continue to fade due to higher crude oil prices and refinery maintenance that decreases supply. In the Lehigh Valley, the average price of self-serve gasoline is $3.439 per gallon, 2.2 cents higher than a week ago, 8.7 cents lower than a month ago and 26.6 cents lower than a year ago. The Pennsylvania average retail price for a gallon of self-serve actually went down1.4 cents from last …
Grab a Powerball ticket while you're out running errands today in Palmer and Forks Townships and get in on a chance to win a $350 million cash payout.
Saturday night's Powerball jackpot has climbed to $550 million—the second highest Powerball prize of all time. A winner who matches all five numbers and the red Powerball can get a $350 million cash payout (before taxes). The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri. Here are some local places to buy Powerball tickets: Here's how to find other retailers in Palmer/Forks. Click here. Here's How to Play Powerball, according to the PA Lottery:
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch, to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow …
Our weekly look at companies seeking workers around Palmer-Forks.
Looking for a job? Each week, we look at places like Craigslist and Indeed to see who's hiring around Palmer and Forks Townships. Alcohol and Other Drug Services Local Pick Up and Delivery Driver Accounting Assistant Director of Student Involvement Retail Merchandiser Insurance Verifiers Fitters/Wleders Outdoor Event Coordinator Porter (Part Time) Lead and Assistant Teacher Personal Banker Grill/Line Cook Server Prep Cook/Line Cook Landscape/Laborers General Labor/Warehouse Medical Secretary Medical Assistant Certified Lifeguard Packagers/Material Handlers
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Construction of a Sheetz gas station/convenience store is under way in Palmer Township.
The construction has begun. The new Sheetz gas station/convenience store—the second phase in the Northwood Center development—is starting to take shape. Crews have cleared and leveled land around the parcel by Route 248 and Kingston Road as Palmer Township officials have signed off on an agreement for a new traffic signal there. "They've put a fence up and you now see the equipment," Supervisors Chairman Dave Colver said. At its meeting last week, the Board of Supervisors authorized entering into a professional services agreement with traffic, planning and design. Supervisors also agreed to go out to bid for the traffic signal installation. Strausser Enterprises is developing the Northwood Center, which includes a CVS that opened right …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Find the cheapest gas in Palmer and Forks Townships.
After months of a steady decline, gas prices saw it’s first uptick last week, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. The national average this for a gallon of gas rose 1.7 cents from last week. In the Lehigh Valley, the average price of self-serve gasoline is $3.412 per gallon, 1.3 cents lower than a week ago, 17.5 cents lower than a month ago and 36.9 cents lower than a year ago. Since national gas prices peaked at the end of February, motorists nationwide have felt welcome relief at the pump in the form of falling prices, the report states; however, the recent broader increase in retail gas prices has been supported by higher global crude oil prices. Plus, news over the weekend of an Israeli airstrike in Syria raised fresh concerns of …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Moyer Aviation's departure Wednesday leaves a void at Braden Airpark in Forks Township.
The planes will fly no more over Forks Township. Moyer Aviation pulled out of Braden Airpark Wednesday, leaving a void on Sullivan Trail where small planes would take off and fly around the area. "Yesterday [Wednesday] was Moyer Aviation's last day at Braden Airpark," Supervisors Chairman Erik Chuss said. "Personally, having had a relationship with Moyer Aviation as a township representative and as a customer, I am very sad to see them leaving." The possible sale of Braden Airpark may have led Vern Moyer to take flight from Forks. Moyer moved his aviation operation to the Pocono. "As I have always said, I am saddened Moyer Aviation has decided to leave Forks Township," Supervisor David Billings said. "I am curious why?" Moyer Aviation …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Beyond Cakes is a new bakery that opened on Sullivan Trail in Forks Township recently.
Beyond Cakes has reason to celebrate. Forks Township's newest bakery, located on Sullivan Trail, got a sweet reception during its recent ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony included state Rep. Joe Emrick and Forks Township Supervisors Erik Chuss and David Billings. Watch the video of the ribbon-cutting ceremony orchestrated by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.