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Emmaus summer parks program concludes

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Residents between five and 12 years old spent time this summer at the annual Borough of Emmaus Summer Parks Program at Emmaus Community Park. The program ran June 24 through Aug. 5 and included organized activities, sports, games and contests and arts and crafts. LEFT: An end-of-summer field day is held Aug. 5 for the children participating in the summer parks program in Emmaus.

College corner

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Whitehall student participates in summer program

Luke Serensists is participating in the Saint Joseph's University Summer Scholars Program.

Serensists is one of 114 students who engaged in faculty-mentored research and creative projects at the university this summer. The chemical biology major worked with Jean Smolen, Ph.D. on the topic, "determination of ionic and inorganic concentrations in the Belmont water supply and Saint Joseph's University's campus."

UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS Sidewalks favored for proposed development

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Upper Milford super-isors spent nearly half of their Aug. 1 meeting in an hour and 10 minute executive session, called for undisclosed personnel reasons.

Most of the rest of the meeting was spent discussing the pros and cons of requiring sidewalks and curbing for the Fields at Indian Creek, a 212-unit "active adult" community located partly in Upper Milford and bounded by Chestnut Street, Cedar Crest Boulevard and the Northeast Extension of the turnpike.

Tractor-trailer rollover slows morning commute on Interstate 78

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


Fire crews from Western Salisbury Fire Department and rescue crews from Lower Macungie Fire Department, along with EMS crews from Cetronia Ambulance respond to a reported tractor-trailer rollover with entrapment on Interstate 78 7:20 a.m. Aug. 1 on the eastbound lane just west of the Hamilton Boulevard off ramp. Lehigh County 911 reported a tractor-trailer rolled over involving at least one vehicle and entrapment. Fire crews found two people in a PT Cruiser injured but not trapped. EMS crews transported them to the hospital with unknown injuries.