East Penn Press

Saturday, May 25, 2019

MACUNGIE BOROUGH COUNCIL

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Possibility of police chief approved

Macungie Police Department Sgt. Travis Kocher attended the May 20 Macungie Borough Council meeting, providing a report on police activity during the months of March and April.

Kocher said crimes are classified as Part I and Part II. Part I includes homicide, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, theft and arson. Part II includes all other offenses. There were no Part I offenses.

Kocher said there were 229 incidents dispatched in March and 214 dispatched in April. Year-to-date dispatches are 788.

JERUSALEM WESTERN SALISBURY CHURCH

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Breakfast supports food outreach ministry

Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church members held their final spring community breakfast May 11 at the church along Devonshire Road.

The breakfasts will resume again in September.

Church leader Joshua Fink said the proceeds from the church’s recent community breakfast gatherings would help support the food outreach programs of the Allentown Ecumenical Food Bank.

The Saturday morning breakfast activities have been a community outreach activity by church members for many years, Fink said.

CORRECTIONs

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Emmaus High School student Sabian Rapoport’s name was spelled incorrectly in the Junior Prom photos in the May 15, 2019, edition of the East Penn Press.

In the photos of the Senior Ball in the May 8 edition of The Press, two students’ names were mispelled – Brandon Haring and Rachel Bachmann.

The Press regrets these errors.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONER AT-LARGE

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Four Democratic candidates and two Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for Lehigh County Commissioner At-Large. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than four.

Democrat

Bob Elbich, Weisenberg Township

Dave Harrington, Lower Milford Township

Dan Hartzell, South Whitehall Township

Zakiya Smalls, South Whitehall Township

Republican

Mathias Matt Green, Washington Township

Marty Nothstein, Lowhill Township

Brad Osborne, South Whitehall Township

Antonio A. Pineda, Whitehall Township

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP COMMISSIONER

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

No Democratic candidates and three Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for Lower Macungie Township Commissioner. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than two. All photos are contributed.

Biggest issue for residents

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What do you see as the biggest issue for residents in Lower Macungie Township?

Ron R. Beitler

east penn school district board of directors

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Seven Democratic candidates and eight Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for East Penn School Board. This is a 4-year term. Vote for five. All photos are contributed.

Biggest issue for residents

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What do you see as the biggest issue for the residents in the East Penn School District?

Democratic and Republican

Ken Bacher