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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Yvelisse Altagracia Manzueta-Nosil, 30, of Allentown, was arrested May 12 for alleged forgery, theft, receiving stolen property and use of a stolen credit card, according to Emmaus police.

Anneliese Miraglia, 32, of Emmaus, was arrested May 14 for allegedly driving under the influence, failure to drive on the right side of a roadway and failure to use turn signals on East Main Street, according to Emmaus police. She was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center.

A 24-year-old...

Board honors Cedarbrook for its dodransbicentennial

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation is celebrating its 175th anniversary — that is the nursing home’s “dodransbicentennial” for those readers who love obscure facts.

That word had Lehigh County Commissioners a bit stumped as they approved a resolution honoring the occasion at their May 22 meeting.

In other matters, commissioners also had a first reading for a bill to authorize a lease for The Seed Farm, also known as Lehigh County’s Agricultural Incubator Program. to the...

Another View

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

“When you feel so mad that you wanna roar, take a deep breath and count to four.”

“It’s almost time to stop, so choose one more thing to do. That was fun, but now it’s done.”

“Will you pick me up when I go to school? Yep, at the end of the day because that’s the rule. Grown-ups come back.”

“If you can’t do it alone, work together. It’s better to work together.”

If you have a young child or grandchild, there’s a very good chance you have heard these lyrics from “...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Local News

June 6

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy’s Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. The program will be on music therapy. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. “The Dangers of Lyme Disease” will be...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

“Managing Invasive Plants” will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management and a calibration...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

The May 29 Alburtis Borough Council meeting began with Alburtis Mayor Kathleen Palmer giving the floor to Alburtis Chief of Police Robert Palmer. The police chief asked council for permission to form accident reconstruction teams as other police forces have in the surrounding areas. There will be no extra costs to assemble these teams and Chief Palmer stated, “This is a win-win for everyone all-around.”

Next, Chief Palmer asked council for a motion to hire Muhlenberg Township police...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. I have a mom and dad, Susan and Greg, along with a sister, Allie. Rounding out the bunch is my cat Oliver.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. I enjoy that the classes I’m taking are very difficult and the fact that I finally have some clarity with what I’m going to be doing for the next few years.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. At the...