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Alburtis postmaster retires

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

For 24 years, Carol Miller, of Alburtis, has worked for the United States Postal Service.

She started her career in Neffs, and proceeded to work in Fogelsville, Macungie and Alburtis.

She has been a part-time mail carrier, full-time mail carrier, has been assigned to special detail and was postmaster in Neffs for four years and Alburtis for three years.

"My goal was to become postmaster in my hometown," Miller said, and she accomplished her goal.

Her last day was July 31.

Lehigh Valley Zoo featured on 'The Browne Report'

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

A recent visit and tour of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, in Schnecksville, by Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, is featured during this month's installment of "The Browne Report" television show.

Browne was afforded the opportunity to see everything the Lehigh Valley Zoo has to offer for people of all ages as he took a walking tour through the zoo.

Led by Richard Molchany, president and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Browne learned about the history of the zoo, which started as the Trexler Game Preserve back in 1906, as well as the changes and advancements the zoo has made over the years.

Crop Walk

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Rally Aug. 26 at St. Timothy's

Crop Walk recruiters will rally 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Ott and Walnut streets, Allentown.

This is the kick off for this year's Oct. 14 Crop Walk against hunger, also at St. Timothy's.

For more information, call the Rev. Diane Kareha at 610- 391-8210.

EMMAUS BOROUGH COUNCIL IronPigs crew approved for improvements to Emmaus' field

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Emmaus Borough Council unanimously approved several renovations to Legion Field at Community Park during their Aug. 20 meeting.

The approximately $50,000 in renovations will be paid for through various donations along with between $25,000 and $30,000 funded by the Emmaus Youth Association. The project was approved to go forward pending Americans with Disabilities Act compliance.

The tradition of soap box racing continues in Emmaus

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Amateur racers from around the country will gather in Emmaus to compete in the "Summer Classic" Aug. 25 and 26.

The public is invited to come watch the Emmaus soap box derby's storied tradition of downhill racing continue beginning 7 a.m. both days.

Drivers will race down Ridge Street, by the Emmaus Public Library, for a chance to etch their names alongside past derby champions.

College Corner

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News


LCCC students

participate in scholars program

Five students attending Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, participated in a six-week summer scholars program offered by Bucknell University.

The students included Brandon Williams, of Lehighton; Chau Le, of Breinigsville; Grace Kilikpo, of Macungie; Ashley Freeby, of Topton; and Tejvinder Singh, of Whitehall.

In addition, the following LCCC students have been admitted to Bucknell University for the upcoming fall 2012 semester:

Jiayi Ding, of Wescosville, biology major;