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STATE POLICE

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Rebekah Wakeman, 24, of Bethlehem, was arrested for DUI on Brookside Road at Hamilton Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township, 2:34 a.m. Aug. 25. Wakeman was stopped for traffic violations and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Robert Henry, 31, of Lower Macungie, was arrested for DUI on Schoeneck Road at Alburtis Road, Lower Macungie Township, 3:03 a.m. Aug. 26. Henry was stopped for traffic violations and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.

C. Louis Gatch

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

C. Louis "Lou" Gatch, 71, of Macungie, died Sept. 2, 2012. He was the husband of Carol Gatch. They were married for 50 years.

He retired from AT&T Long Lines in 1989.

He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Cheryl and her husband William Lagler; son, Craig L.; grandchildren, Taylor and Jarrett Lagler; and Sadie and Cameron.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.

Lower Mac teams start year 7-1 two weeks

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Sports

The Lower Macungie Mustangs began play in the Surban Youth Football League on Labor Day weekend, matching up with Northampton. Last week, the team took on Upper Saucon.

The 125-pound Mustangs started their season with a 34-0 pummeling of Northampton. The offensive attack was led by Zack Kociban and Isaiah McPherson with two touchdowns each, as offensive guard Zack Higgins led the way with strong blocking.

Country life? Think twice

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. Isn't living in the country healthier than living in the city?

I don't think there's a definitive answer to that question. My first reaction to this inquiry was that life in the country is much healthier. It seemed obvious because of the crime, pollution, crowding and stress of the city.

However, the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) provided me with some surprising information that made me rethink my answer.

Here are some of the statistics from the NRHA:

Blast Furnace Blues Festival schedule

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Sept. 14

Musikfest Café

James Supra, 5 p.m.

Lurrie Bell, 6:45 p.m.

Alexis P Suter, 8:30 p.m.

Jam, 10:30 p.m.

Banko Cinema, Red Theater

Mike Dugan, 5:30 p.m.

Watermelon Slim, 7:15 p.m.

Mike Dugan, 9 p.m.

Sept. 15

Musikfest Café

Lazy Lester, 12:30 p.m.

Catherine Russell, 2 p.m.

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, 3:30 p.m.

James Cotton, 5 p.m.

Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials, 7 p.m.

CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, 8:45 p.m.

Banko Cinema, Red Theater

Donovan Roberts, 1:30, 3 p.m.

Sacred Heart taps Bariatric director

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Joni Young has been appointed Director of Bariatric Services, Sacred Heart Hospital.

Young's primary responsibilities include managing the development and execution of Bariatric program goals, completing financial analysis and formulating plans to accomplish objectives.

She previously was a Healthcare Consultant and Regional Manager for the Cardiac Service Line, St. Luke's University Health Network; a Manager of Operations, Pocono Medical Center, and Director of Patient Services, PPNEP.

TRADITIONS

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Free breakfast at new Perkins

Traditions of Hanover at Home is holding a community for breakfast for seniors, 9 a.m. Sept. 20, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 205 W. Third St., Bethlehem.

The breakfast is compliments of Traditions of Hanover at Home. Seniors, adult children and caregivers are welcome to attend and learn about Traditions of Hanover at Home services.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

RSVP by calling Marisa or Lynne, 610-419-3295, to reserve your seat at the breakfast table.

St. Luke's, DaVinci partner for 'Year of Human Body'

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Da Vinci Science Center and St. Luke's University Health Network have announced a partnership in the "Year of the Human Body" project, featuring the "Bodies Revealed."

The exhibition, to open Oct. 6 and continue through Feb. 10, 2013, uses anatomical specimens to take visitors on a three-dimensional tour of the human body.