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L. MACUNIGE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Family receives award for donation

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

Kyle Cope, a recent graduate of Emmaus High School, had an angel at his side earlier this year.

On Feb. 27, Cope was involved in a very serious car accident, one that left him pinned inside the vehicle.

Lower Macungie Fire Department Chief Dave Nosal told the story of the rescue at the commissioners meeting Oct. 4. Lower Macungie Paramedics and Faust Towing were also present as they were an integral part of the story.

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL COLUMN CCHS to continue Central City project

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

CCHS faculty and students have once again come together to continue the Central City Project. An organization started two years ago by John Gribowhich, the Central City Project serves to aid Central Catholic students in developing a stronger connection to the surrounding community through multiple events and service projects.

The Project is now headed by Patrick Markham and Anthony Clifford, members of the theology and English departments at CCHS, respectively.

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT TIF delegates named

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

East Penn School Board has selected its delegates for the Hamilton Crossings Tax Increment Financing Committee. Superintendent Dr. Thomas Seidenberger and board member Kenneth Bacher, along with Francee Fuller as an alternate, will participate with Lower Macungie and Lehigh County in reviewing the project and determining whether the district would benefit by participating in it.

Local students receive scholarships

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Ai Orthodontics, Emmaus, awarded two $750 scholarships to students in the area. The scholarships were awarded to Theodor Swanson, a graduate of Emmaus High School, and Alana Harrington, a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School.

Swanson is the son of Marc and Caryn Swanson, of Macungie.

Harrington is the daughter of Patrick and Dolores Harrington, of New Tripoli.

The money for the scholarships was donated by the staff of Ai Orthodontics as part of their Casual for A Cause Community Outreach Program.

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS State Police commander attends meeting

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

Pennsylvania State Police Station Commander Lieutenant Paul Gaspich provided a report on the state police presence in the township at the Lower Macungie Board of Commissioners meeting.

"There are, at least two troopers in the township everyday, 24 hours," Gaspich said. "From midnight to early morning, the two troopers travel in the same vehicle."

Gaspich said troopers make appearances at schools and make contact with the staff. Students of the schools see this which, Gaspich says, makes a difference to them.