In the Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 edition of the East Penn Press, it was incorrectly reported that Patti Shill, 50, of Allentown was charged with access device fraud arising out of an incident involving use of credit cards. She was not charged in this matter. The police investigation in the matter continues. The Press regrets this error.
Neil Tichelaar, of Macungie, graduated from Millersville University during the fall undergraduate commencement ceremony. Tichelaar graduated earning a Bachelor of Arts in history.
Borough resident Gary Cordner is announcing his intention to run for mayor of Macungie.
Cordner has lived in the borough for five years with his wife AnnMarie and daughter Lera.
He is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Kutztown University and serves on the Borough's Civil Service Commission. He was Macungie's Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator from 2010 to 2012 and served on the Vestry at St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Trexlertown 2009 to 2012, including...
Cedar Crest College alumna and oncology scientist Zainab Khalfan Jagani '99, Ph.D., will discuss "Solving the Genetic Mysteries of Cancer: A Path Towards Discovery and Application of Novel Cancer Therapeutics," when she delivers the Naomi Houser Lecture, 4 p.m. Feb. 6, Room 1, Oberkotter Center for Health and Wellness.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Pulitzer Prize Journalist Thomas Hylton spoke at the Macungie Institute recently about smart growth in communities.
Hylton described how towns were originally built with houses close together, stores within walking distance, doctor's offices, libraries and other community services all within the same area. The 1800s led to trolleys, trains and bikes making the travel time less. These methods were the way to get around until the 1940s when the automobile became the transportation of...
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Old Zionsville Church holds a bazaar.
Terrence Smith, 35, of Emmaus, was arrested for DUI on E. Main and Dalton streets, Emmaus, 1:55 a.m. Jan. 13. Smith was allegedly under the influence of alcohol when his vehicle struck a curb and several mailboxes in the area.
Zachery Muth, 22, was arrested for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest outside of King Coffee, 506 Chestnut Street, Emmaus, Jan. 17. Police said Muth was uncooperative and allegedly spit in an officer'...
Leslie Rissler, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences and curator of amphibians and reptiles at the University of Alabama, will address the topic, "Why Animals Live Where," when she delivers the 2013 Darwin Day Lecture at Cedar Crest College, 4 p.m. Feb. 9, Samuels Theatre, Tompkins College Center.
The talk is free and open to the public.
Rissler's research, which integrates ecology, evolution, biogeography and conservation, focuses on the factors that influence...
Jonathan Riska, of Macungie, was named to the fall dean's list studying engineering.
Lindsey C. Edelman, daughter of Bruce and Diane Edelman, of Macungie, and a 2009 graduate of Emmaus High School, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester.
Sarah E. Holler, daughter of Paul and Nancy Holler, of Allentown, and a 2012 graduate of Salisbury High School, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester.
Nicole M. Klein, daughter of Crystal Klein, of Emmaus, and Robert Klein, of Glen Gardner, N.J., and a graduate of Emmaus High School, was named to the...