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Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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


Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Retail theft

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.


Thursday, May 24, 2018 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Volunteers sought to adopt a bump-out

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.


Thursday, May 24, 2018 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Manager Bruce Fosselman announces retirement

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.