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Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News

CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE

Students named to Dean's list

The following students were named to the Dean's list: Jillian Hahn, of Allentown, who is majoring in business administration, Francisco Pereira, of Allentown, who is majoring in business administration, Melissa Rehm, of Allentown, who is majoring in criminal justice administration, and David Przekurat, of Macungie, who is currently pursuing studies in occupational therapy.

Library

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Book sale on Aug. 9, 10

Friends of Parkland Community Library will hold its 23rd annual used book sale 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 9 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 10 at Asbury Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall Township.

Donation of books will be accepted 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 5 through 8 each day at the church.

The following items will not be accepted– encyclopedias, VHS tapes, audio cassettes, older computer books (copyright before 2010), magazines, or any book that is not in good saleable condition.

Asbury Church is air conditioned and handicapped accessible.

MACUNGIE BOROUGH COUNCIL Internal affairs policy passed

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

Macungie Borough Council passed the long awaited internal affairs policy for the police department Aug. 5, realizing a goal Chief Ed Harry has championed for over three years.

Harry testified to council that in the few weeks since Gary Cordner was appointed interim mayor, the two have met for more time than Cordner's predecessor Rickie Hoffman had. In that time the mayor and the chief have worked closely, and Harry, though he did not speak for the mayor, assured council Cordner was aware of and agreeable to the policy.

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Preserving history in Alburtis

At their July 31 meeting, Council approved the borough's contract with J. P. Mascaro & Sons for residential garbage collection for another year with an increase of $1.25 per person per quarter.

Mascaro representative Sam Augustine thanked council and said the company would continue to give back through their donations to support community activities like the annual Alburtis 5K run, Alburtis Night Out and other events.

Councilperson John Aleszczyk said he opposed the contract renewal because he did not know the other options available.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Collective bargaining agreement reached with Lehigh County Deputy Sheriffs Association

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

The Lehigh County Commissioners unanimously approved the collective bargaining agreement between Lehigh County and the Lehigh County Deputy Sheriffs Association at its July 24 meeting and the county will still be collecting the union's dues.

UPPER MILFORD BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Possible open burning violation gets neighbors fired up

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

An issue of unneighborly discourtesy has led the Upper Milford Board of Supervisors once again to dealing with the open burning ordinance, something Chairman Daniel Mohr says they have encountered numerous times.

Township supervisors discussed the problem in a workshop prior to their July 18 meeting.

Dennis and Kathryn Swavely, of Emmaus, filed a complaint with the township regarding a violation of the township's open burning ordinance by a neighbor.