Friday's possible government spending cuts triggered by sequestration could affect residents of Upper Macungie
Parkland School District could lose money for remedial and special education if automatic "sequestration" spending cuts trickle down from Washington, D.C. to the local level on Friday. "As a district, we don't get a whole lot of federal dollars, but (the sequestor) would definitely hurt us," Superintendent Richard Sniscak told Patch on Monday. "The money we receive from federal grants for restricted programs does help us provide these educational programs." Passengers at Lehigh Valley International Airport may have to wait in longer lines for security checks. And desperate homeowners facing foreclosure might not be able to get help from the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley. Statewide, cuts would eliminate job search …
The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority will embark on a $1.1 million development project to make room for up to 10 more hangars and 60 more small planes at Queen City Airport in south Allentown.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Allentown's Queen City Airport plans to build up to 10 more hangars to make room for 60 more small planes, according to a report in The Morning Call. The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority voted Tuesday not to sell the 210-acre airfield located off Lehigh Street on the Salisbury Township border, the report said. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, who has pushed to sell the airport for commercial development, cast the only dissenting vote. The authority will open bids Friday to begin building a 360-foot taxiway for 10 to 60 small airplanes, according to the Call. The $1.1 million project, which will include eight to 10 hangars, could be underway by October and completed by early next year, it said. The board's vote follows a Federal Aviation …