Former U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent has joined CNN as a political commentator.
His first appearance as a CNN political commentator was on Erin Burnett OutFront May 21.
Dent emailed The Press May 22 stating he is not a CNN employee but his arrangement with CNN is exclusive.
He also stated he will continue to reside in Allentown.
Federal Race – United States Senator – Six year term
Democrat Bob Casey Jr. – 19,240 votes
Republican Lou Barletta – 12,087 votes
Republican Jim Christiana – 3,696 votes
Federal Race – U.S. Representative – 7th District – Two year term
Democrat Susan Wild – 8,755 votes
Democrat Greg Edwards – 5,721 votes
Democrat John Morganelli – 4,896 votes
Democrat Rick Daugherty – 1,209 votes
Democrat Roger Ruggles – 471 votes
Democrat David Clark – 422 votes
Republican Marty Nothstein – 8,955 votes
Kirsten Louise Fulkrod, 30, of Bethlehem, was taken into custody for retail theft after she allegedly removed merchandise valued at $619.88 from Target, 749 N. Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 9:31 p.m. May 6, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.
Nina Marie Speck, 30, of Allentown, allegedly attempted to take numerous items through the self-checkout aisle without paying for the items at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 6:58 p.m. May 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.
Macungie Ambulance Corps. presented the 2017 annual report at the May 21 Macungie Borough Council meeting.
The organization responded to 3,645 calls for assistance, responded to 40 special operations incidents and provided certification training for over 600 individuals in CPR, AED and first aid. Personnel also participated in various community events.
Macungie Ambulance operates five ambulances, one incident support vehicle, one all-terrain vehicle and one community outreach/supervisor’s vehicle. These vehicles drove over 63,000 miles and cost nearly $70,000 to operate.
Township Manager Bruce Fosselman made a surprise announcement at the May 17 Lower Macungie Board of Commissioners meeting saying he will retire in September after 10 years of service. Fosselman has seen the township through many projects and also the transitioning to a first class township. Search for a replacement will begin.