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Officers have zero tolerance for drivers on drugs

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

The Pennsylvania DUI Association presented a class to help local officers identify drivers impaired by drugs at the Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg March 7.

The Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement training session was designed to prepare the 45 officers in attendance for the possibility of optional training to become a Drug Enforcement Expert.

Daryl LaPointe, one of the officers teaching the class, said there are seven DREs in Northampton and Lehigh counties and only about eight in the entire eastern portion of Pennsylvania.

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Saint Joseph's University

Michael Pogash, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's University. Pogash is majoring in chemistry.

Lindsay Bisbing, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's University. Bisbing is majoring in food marketing.

Nicholas Nelson, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's University. Nelson is majoring in theater and film.

BREAKING NEWS

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Student charged with terroristic threats

The Emmaus Police Department announced March 12 an Emmaus High School ninth grade student has been charged with terroristic threats, a felony of the third degree, for a threat communicated to Emmaus High School Dec. 20, 2012. Charges will be referred to Lehigh County Juvenile Court. EHS received three such threats in the last three months. Police said the investigation is continuing on the other threats.

UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS Supervisors say no to Meals on Wheels funding

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Upper Milford Township supervisors heard a plea from Robert Sharpe Jr., member of the board of directors of Meals on Wheels, to provide the organization with some modest funding, but politely refused to change their decision not to include any such money in this year's budget.

"We're not just picking on Meals on Wheels," supervisors Chair Daniel Mohr told Sharpe. "We cut everybody [nonprofits] this year except for the fire companies."

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT Cafeteria ladies worry about losing their lunch

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

What should be a standard procedure bid has bred uncertainty and fear as lunch ladies face the prospect of losing jobs, pensions and an important link in the community.

East Penn School District processes bids for its food management every year, as required by state law, even though they have maintained a rolling five-year contract with The Nutrition Group since 1998. The Nutrition Group operates strictly in a managerial capacity, however, and the 65 food crafters seen every day at lunch by thousands of students are employees of the school district, not the Nutrition Group.

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Franklin & Marshall College

Rhya Ghose, daughter of Kay Ghose Cabot, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Franklin & Marshall College. Ghose is a graduate of Emmaus High School.

Margaret Wilson, daughter of Maryellen and James Wilson, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at Franklin & Marshall College. Wilson is a graduate of Emmaus High School.

Philip Ehrig, son of Philip and Catherine Ehrig, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at Franklin & Marshall College. Ehrig is a graduate of Emmaus High School.