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Thursday, December 13, 2018 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Q. Who is in your family?

A. My mother’s name is Julie Knode. My father’s name is Galen Knode. My brother’s name is Ben Knode.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. I like the fact that I am getting close to graduating high school and going off to college.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite class is computer science because I enjoy coding (including competitively) and programming computers to perform tasks for me.


Tucker’s Ride

Thursday, December 13, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Over 600 bikers from the Lehigh Valley and beyond enjoyed a ride to the St. Luke’s Fountain Hill campus for the eighth annual Tucker’s Toy Ride on a breezy, sunny November day.

Delivering well over 1,000 toys, which are collected throughout the year, the event is run through the Lehigh Valley Community Benefit and it remembers Tucker Stuart, who died in a motorcycle crash in 2011.

St. Luke’s patient care manager Pat Gubich said the donated toys are distributed to the 10 St....


Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Shaiquan Marquis Mackes, 21, of Emmaus, was arrested Nov. 23 for alleged terroristic threats, simple assault, harassment and strangulation in the 400 block of South Fourth Street, according to Emmaus police. Mackes was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

An unknown person entered a vehicle and removed a Dell laptop computer and a Garmin GPS unit, for a total value of $2,700. The incident was reported Nov. 25 in the 200 block of Adrain Street.

An unknown...


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by ED COURRIER in Local News

An organizational meeting was held Dec. 3 by the East Penn Board of School Directors. Ken Bacher and Paul Champagne were quickly returned to their previously held posts of president and vice president, respectively, by board vote.

Board Secretary Janine Allen presided over the meeting until Ziad Munson was elected president pro tempore to briefly oversee the election of officers.

The directors approved the meeting schedule for 2019. The dates are as follows: Jan. 14 and 28, Feb...


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

With Thanksgiving so early this year, it seems the December holiday season has been in full swing for a couple of weeks. Hanukkah started at sundown this past Sunday and Christmas preparations are well underway, everywhere you look.

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Vera Cruz Fire Company will hold its second annual Hometown Christmas 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Santa will be available for photos with your human and well-behaved furry children!

Upper Milford Western District Fire...