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Saturday, August 19, 2017


Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

Luis Manuel Disla, 41, of Emmaus, was arrested July 17 on charges of suspicion of simple assault and harassment in the 600 block of Furnace Street after a domestic dispute. He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center for processing. Charges were filed, according to court records.

An unknown actor removed a Jett mountain bicycle from the rear of a residence in the unit block of North Sixth Street. The incident was reported July 26. The bicycle is valued at $900.


Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS is in need of coaches for several different sports: rhythmic gymnastics head coach, aquatics, bowling, basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball and young athletes. Volunteers should be able to make most weekly practices, have basic skills and know how to play that particular sport. For more information, contact Dana Lindsey at 267-221-7740 or bso.dana@gmail.com.

Telephone scammers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


In a press release to The Press Aug. 1, Sheriff Joe Hanna said citizens have reported receiving telephone calls from a male professing to be Sgt. Todd Sullivan of the Lehigh County Sheriff’s office. The caller admonishes the citizen for failure to appear for jury duty or respond to a warrant and then advises them that they are subject to a fine. Failure to pay the fine will result in their apprehension and incarceration. He then directs them to purchase a disposable debit card and call him with the access and pin number.

Events through Aug.13

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites will host several activities in different areas during Musikfest 2017 through Aug. 13. They are:

•Blacksmith, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1750 Smithy; professional blacksmiths demonstrate how Moravians forged hooks, hinges and door handles.

•Springhouse Exhibition and store, noon to 7 p.m. Original Springhouse, built by the Moravians to enclose a high-volume spring. Store items for purchase.

Golf classic

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus


Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Foundation holds its 24th annual golf classic Aug. 7 at Lehigh Country Club, Allentown.

This year’s honorary chairs are the Rothrock Family, in memory of the late Bruce L. Rothrock, Sr. Proceeds benefit the Bruce L. Rothrock Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund.

The registration fee includes green fees, cart use, box lunch and promotional gift for every golfer. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Golfers will play a scramble format with a shotgun start at noon and conclude with an evening dinner reception and awards.