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Delaware & Lehigh - Two LVGI projects near completion

Archive for: August 2009 posts

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit some Lehigh Valley Greenways Initiative (LVGI) projects that are nearing completion. My “tour guide” was D&L Resource Conservation Specialist and LVGI grant administrator Sherry Acevedo….

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Come out to the Bethlehem Brew Works‘ Steelgaarden on Tuesday, September 8 for an evening of “Pints and Policy,” featuring a panel composed of D&L staff.  Resource Conservation Specialist Sherry Acevedo, Stewardship and Trail Manager…

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On the evening of September 8, the South Bethlehem Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at the Bethlehem Masonic Temple, on Brighton and Cherokee Streets. This year’s meeting promises to be especially interesting, as…

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The recent torrential rains did not prevent dozens of local and state politicians, representatives of state agencies, and members of the press from attending the Lehigh Valley Greenways Initiative (LVGI) press conference on August 13….

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The most recent issue of the American Hiking Society’s Paperless Trail newsletter features the D&L Trail.  A brief article describes a loop hike that starts and ends at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, while taking…

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Recently, with the help of three college interns, Landmark Towns of Bucks County completed a 10 week mural art and landscaping project in downtown Bristol Borough. The 2009 Community Partner Internship Program, an initiative of…

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Looking for a new local history read? Check out Jay Luke’s recently-published When Coal was Queen: The History of the Queen City-Olyphant, Pennsylvania. The new book documents the heritage of the small, coal-mining community of…

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…the Lehigh Gap Nature Center and a group of civic organizations in northern Lehigh County, both of which kicked off construction projects in the last month. In Slatington, several civic groups have joined forces to…

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