Township, library have ribbon cutting
By LOU WHEELAND
Special to The Press
South Whitehall Township and Parkland Community Library staff celebrated the reopening of both their newly renovated buildings with a joint ribbon cutting ceremony on June 22.
South Whitehall staff at the ceremony included: Matt Mulqueen, planning commission; David Bond, logistics committee; Joe Setton, commissioner; Renee Bickel, township manager; Tori Morgan, board president; Diane Kelly, commissioner; Police Chief Glen Dorney; Randy Cope, director of operations: Herb Bender, public works director; and Ben Long, commissioner.
Library staff included: Nancy Holler, vice president, library board; Lisa Roth, board member, Karl Siebert, former library board member; Bob Fager, board treasurer; Karen Tamerler, former library board member; Lynne Harakal, board member; Dr. Barry G, Cohen, library board president; Carrie Nedick and Kathy Osmond, board members; Lynn Feldman, board secretary, and Debbie Jack, executive director of the library.
Also in attendance were: Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong and Controller Mark Pinsley, Murtaza Jaffer, EBC Printing and Chamber Board member; Josh Clarkson, American Bank; Ron Eichenberg, Berkshire Hathaway; Christian Donovan, senior project manager, and Jim Schultz, project supervisor, both with Boyle Construction; Bill Royer, representing state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th; Hergan Momas and Erd Gill.
Both facilities moved their offices and resources to 1605 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., for the duration of the renovations.
Both the township building and the library are now open and doing business as usual.