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MedEvac critical care vehicles will bring the emergency room to the patient

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

Two ambulances and a helicopter are unveiled in Salisbury Township

With a fanfare of whirling blades, flashing lights and warning sirens, two ambulances and a helicopter arrived at the helipad at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township, but not in response to an emergency.

The new vehicles, gleaming black in the summer heat, heralded their own debut as critical care equipment for the region.

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT Donches defends proposed budget cuts; date changes approved for EHS plan

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

In a statement at the end of the East Penn Board of School Directors meeting July 8, Lynn Donches defended her proposed budget cuts from the last meeting and credited her lack of information to her fellow board members voting to deny her requests.

Donches believes she is not receiving sufficient information on expenditures to fulfill her responsibility as a board member.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Airman graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Lee R. Zitzer recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Alburtis celebrates Bob Mader Day

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Sitting on a high stool is Shirley Mader, surrounded by a few Alburtis volunteer firefighters, fire police, Borough Council persons, friends and family to celebrate the first annual Bob Mader Day at Alburtis Fire Company social quarters on South Main Street in Alburtis. "We didn't plan anything this year, but will next year," Councilperson Sherryann Oels said. "I made brownies because Bob liked his sweets," Oels said. Mader was the former mayor of Alburtis who died Oct. 22, 2012.

College Corner

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Students earn advanced degrees

The following students earned graduate degrees: Michael P. Bucha, of Emmaus. earned a Master of Business Administration degree with a major in finance and international business,

Jeffrey A. Sitko, of Emmaus, earned a Master in Health Administration degree with a major in health administration, Sara N. Barnoski, of Macungie, earned a Master of Science degree with a major in curriculum and instruction,

Raymond James Financial displays new sign

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 by The Press in Local News


The Emmaus Main Street Partners hosts a ribbon-cutting celebration for the new sign at Raymond James Financial, 45 S. Fourth St. Jim Baker, owner, took a few moments to thank everyone involved in the design, development and installation of the new sign. He detailed the process used to create the shape, the types of materials used, and the positive impact he believes it will have in the community.