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U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, hosts students, parents at military service academy information event

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Recruiters for the nation's five military service academies were on hand April 13 for an information day hosted by U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th.

Dent described the competitive process of applying for a Congressional nomination to one or more of the country's military service academies.


Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

April 17

Emmaus Historical Society meeting on the Knauss Homestead, 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th and Chestnut streets, Emmaus. The presentation is on the history of one of the first families to settle here, taking part in founding and growing the community. For additional information, call 610-966-6591 or visit www. emmaushistoric-pa.org.

April 18

St. Ann School Honor Roll

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

St. Ann School has announced the names of students who have made the honor roll for the third marking period.


Grade 8: Margaret Fleck

Grade 7: Santino Servagno, Trevor Tormann

Grade 6: Sarah Demchak, Sydni Ernst, Michael Fleck, Kellee Heydorn

Grade 5: Alex George, Lindsey Husband, Mark Magee, Annie Purtell, Nicolas Thoma, Nicole Tormann


Grade 8: Samuel Ernst, Joseph Freemont, Michael Grapsy, Thomas Maccari, Morgan Hotmer, Shannon Husband, Paul Iannace


Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Voters could give final approval before county incurs debt

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners held the second reading of a bill that would ask voters if they would like to give final approval before the county incurs certain types of debt at its April 10 meeting.

If the bill passes, Lehigh County voters will be asked in November if they would like to make the final decision before the county issues debt to support private sector activities, such as building a pro football stadium.

MACUNGIE BOROUGH COUNCIL RFP to be generated for upcoming street projects

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

Macungie Borough Council approved April 15 the advertisment of their $1 million loan Request for Proposal to cover upcoming street projects. The RFP will be released to local banks expecting answers by April 29. Council president Chris Becker attests the borough is under no obligation to do anything else at this point, but when the responses roll in council will have to take action. The action taken Monday evening merely approves the advertisement and RFP, not any financing.

Angler catches palomino trout in Jordan Creek

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by MARIO MOSES Special to The Press in Local News

Max Moses, of Fogelsville, an avid outdoorsman, particularly fishing and herpatology, caught a 23-1/4 inch, 4.7 lb., 14.5-inch gerth, Palomino trout on April 1, as recorded by Chris Mohry of Chris' Outdoor Sports (Chris' Bait and Tackle), Mertztown.

Bob Danenhower, of Bob's Taxidermy, also measured the fish, as it was caught near his shop in the Jordan Creek.

A school bus driver for Northwestern Lehigh, netted the fish, which ran a few times, for Moses.