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God, reflective pool save life of Macungie resident at marathon

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Stephen Ott, a Macungie resident, had just finished running his second Boston Marathon when bombs exploded at the finish line April 15.

Ott finished the marathon around 1:30 p.m. but ran another two and a half to three blocks after the finish line to the station where he received his medal.

"The last six miles of the marathon were hard because I pulled a hamstring," he said.

Ott said after 20 to 30 minutes and picking up his gear, he planned to return to the finish line.

UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS Culprits sought in oil dumping

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Upper Milford Township officials are seeking the person or persons who discarded four partly filled 30-gallon barrels in the vicinity of Scout Road near the railroad tracks April 17. Two of the barrels were determined to contain a mixture of waste motor oil and water, one contained kerosene and water and the fourth contained transmission fluid and water.

TRIAD Pamela Pillsbury looks beneath the surface

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by BEVERLY SPRINGER Special to The Press in Local News

Judith Leiberman serves as the event coordinator for TRIAD, a group committed to disseminating "The Right Information And Direction" to the local community. The organization convenes monthly at Emeritus at Allentown, 1545 Greenleaf Street. The April 9 meeting featured Pamela Pillsbury, advocate for victims of human trafficking.

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Residents, township still seeking answers to landscape change along Sauerkraut Lane

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

Several residents from the Winding Brook development attended the April 18 board of commissioners meeting to discuss the removal of trees along Sauerkraut Lane.

Christopher Doll, of Lantern Court, a cul de sac within the Winding Brook development, lost 48 trees. Doll thanked the township for doing what they could to either stop the removal and to assist the homeowners with the current situation. As Doll described the aftermath, it is like the "scorched earth approach."


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Local News

April 24

The Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will host an open mic night 7 to 8:30 p.m. It will be a platform for poets, storytellers and musicians to share their works and inspiration in an intimate setting.

Lower Macungie Township Commissioners will answer questions from the public at a candidates night 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road. All candidates have confirmed their attendance. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lehigh County.