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Friday, October 26, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The Lehigh County Humane Society has had its share of new residents recently.

Around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Teisha Jones received a call for a rescue of 25 beagles from a home in Upper Saucon. As it turns out, there were 65 beagles and the homeowner Robert Tettemer, of Coopersburg, relinquished the animals to the humane society and according to court records, has been cited for operating an illegal kennel, failure to produce registration for...


Friday, October 26, 2018 by ED COURRIER in Local News

Andrew Klein, eGovernance specialist, explained BoardDocs to the East Penn Board of School Directors at the Oct. 22 meeting.

Klein described how BoardDocs LT could assist the directors and administration with creating, managing and publishing agendas, minutes, policies and other board-related documents. These could then be archived efficiently, and except for PDFs without optical character recognition, be searchable. According to Kline, BoardDocs includes video integration which would...

LVHN offers free flu shots Nov. 4

Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Health Network will hold the 20th annual free flu vaccines and community food drive program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Dorney Park, 4000 Dorney Park Road, Allentown and Nov. 4 at Coca Cola Park, 1050 Ironpigs Way, Allentown.

The drive-thru clinic will administer vaccinations to adults and children who are six months of age and up. There are high-dose vaccines available for those age 65 and older.

Optional donations of non-perishable and non-...


Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Local News


The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking help in its investigation of a 13-year-old girl missing from Wisconsin since Oct. 15.

Jayme Closs is considered endangered.

According to a media release from the Philadelphia division of the FBI, a 911 call was received 12:53 a.m. from Barron, Wis. Responding law enforcement officials found two deceased adults and their daughter, Jayme Closs, missing.

Closs is described as about 100 pounds and 5 feet tall with...


Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 25

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, Old Zionsville. Lori Fegley will talk about researching property history. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

Senior Expo 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, hosted by state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th. The event is free and open to the public. There will also be a...

Another View

Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

One of the most powerful storms to hit the United States slammed into the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane on Oct. 10 before moving on to Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia.

After the storm hit, I was glued to the television to watch live news broadcasts on the destruction of Hurricane Michael.

As I watched TV the next day, one Weather Channel broadcast on the aftermath of Hurricane Michael touched me emotionally.

Meteorologist Jim Cantore and his producer...


Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

An unknown actor forced entry through a back window of a residence in the 9500 block of Kings Highway South, Lower Milford Township, 10:04 p.m. Oct. 4 and removed several items valued at $1,400.

An unknown individual removed a purse from an unlocked vehicle in the 6600 block of Stein Way, Lower Macungie Township, 6:56 a.m. Sept. 10.

An unknown individual or group of individuals entered several unlocked vehicles in driveways at residences along Thistle Road and Fieldview Drive,...

Fall play Nov. 1-3

Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Emmaus High School Drama Department will present “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” adapted by Simon Stephens from the novel by Mark Haddon, 7 p.m. Nov. 1, 2 and 3 in the EHS auditorium.

Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-...


Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A 32-year-old male, of Allentown, was arrested for driving under the influence and speeding Sept. 3 in the 100 block of Main Street, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

A 25-year-old female, of Allentown, was arrested for harassment Sept. 27 following a dispute in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street, according to Emmaus police.

An individual removed light bars valued at $180 from two vehicles parked in the 100 block of North...