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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Police Log



Timothy R. Mutcher, 19, of Pottstown, and a 15-year-old male, no address given, were stopped for an alleged traffic violation at Cedar Crest Boulevard and Little Lehigh Drive, Emmaus borough, 10:35 p.m. April 25. Subsequent investigation revealed Mutcher and a passenger allegedly possessed suspected marijuana, suspected hallucinogenic mushrooms, and associated paraphernalia. Charges are pending.

Theft by unlawful taking

Jean Woehrle

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former accountant

Jean Woehrle, 79, of Emmaus, died April 22, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of the late John T. "Jack" Woehrle. She was born in Scranton.

She worked as an accountant for the former Stroh's Brewery for many years.

She was a member of Citizens Fire Company #2.

She is survived by daughters, Jacqueline J. and her husband Michael H. Eremus of Alburtis, Susan M. and her companion Mark Epstein of Allentown, and Cynthia and her husband Robert Ott of Emmaus.

Contributions may be made to a favorite animal rescue organization.

Allentown Fair

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Contestants sought for queen

The Allentown Fair is seeking contestants for the 2013 Fair Queen Contest in August.

Contestants should be between the ages of 16 and 20 and must reside in Lehigh, Berks or Northampton counties.

The Fair Queen will receive a $1,000 scholarship. She will participate in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest, where she will have the opportunity to win a $2,000 scholarship.

For information, contact twilliams@allentownfair.com.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Directory now available

The 2013 edition of Sustainable Lehigh Valley is now available.

Published every April in conjunction with Earth Day by the Alliance for Sustainable Communities-Lehigh Valley, this 100-page booklet provides information about and access to an array of sustainability efforts in the Valley.

This edition features a directory of 250 organizations, businesses and governmental agencies promoting sustainable communities.

The listings contain contact names, addresses, phone numbers and email and web addresses.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Family supports Roger C. Reis in primary

To The Editor:

We are writing this letter to support the re-election of Republican Commissioner Roger C. Reis in the next Lower Macungie Township election May 21.

Our family first met Mr. Reis at our son Derek's Eagle Scout project, The Freedom Memorial Garden, a memorial garden built in honor of military from the Lehigh Valley area who lost their lives while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Arlene E. Texter

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Arlene E. Texter, 87, of Salisbury Township, died April 28, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Robert D. Texter. She was a homemaker. Born in Moosic, she was the daughter of the late Robert C. and Mary S. (Malone) Best.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, (Summit Lawn), Allentown.

Lucretia C. Moser

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

past president, Emmaus Garden Club

Lucretia C. (Smoyer) Moser, formerly of Emmaus, died at the Lehigh Valley Hospital April 23, 2013. She was the wife of the late James E. Moser. She was a daughter of the late Guy J. and Virginia R. (Walter) Smoyer.

She was a life-long member of the Emmaus Moravian Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Silver Cross Circle of the King's Daughters.

She was a past president of the Emmaus Garden Club.