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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by APRIL PETERSON in Police Log

Emmaus Police Officer Carlos G. Marrero has been a police officer in a far corner of the globe.

The former U.S. Army military police officer served in Afghanistan where he was among those who taught Afghans the ins and outs of law enforcement – everything from handling weapons to conducting foot and mounted patrols.

No matter the skill or lessons, the core principle remained the same – the discipline necessary to be a police officer.

And Officer Marrero knows a lot about...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Stephen Eugene Kuzman III, 46, of Emmaus, was arrested Jan. 15 for allegedly driving under the influence, careless driving and speeding in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, according to police. Kuzman was transported to the Lehigh County DUI and processed, according to police.

Wyatt Weber, 20, of Allentown, was arrested Jan. 18 in the 200 block of East Harrison Street for alleged possession of marijuana after a traffic stop, according to police.

Constance Lee David, 51, of...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by KEVIN JONES in Local News

Lower Macungie Township Planning Commission’s workshop meeting Feb. 6 was not advertised, so it was not an official meeting and no votes were taken.

Commissioner Tim Pickle was introduced during the meeting. Pickle has lived in Lower Macungie Township for five years and previously lived in Easton. For seven years, Pickle worked for Apple and currently lives near Mack Trucks.

During the meeting, engineer John Rodgers discussed the current light ordinance. Rodgers explained...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Q. In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently enrolled in the 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is math because I feel it is very applicable on a daily basis and is very useful in real life situations.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: Yes, I am a member of National Honor Society, Hispanic Honor Society, Principal’s Advisory Board and Student Athlete...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Paulina Ashley Moreno, 23, of Allentown, allegedly was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop for traffic violations along South Cedar Crest Boulevard at Riverbend Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:24 a.m. Feb. 9, according to police. A 30-year-old male, of Bethlehem, also is accused in the incident.

Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville continue to investigate a forged registration plate seized in a traffic stop along...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Feb. 14

Luther Crest will a hold a free Valentine’s Day luncheon, noon at the senior living community, 800 Hausman Road, Allentown. The event is held to introduce older adults to the Continuing Care Retirement Community environment, says Matt Petrauskas of the Luther Crest staff. Because seating is limited, interested people should RSVP to 610-391-8229.


The Lower Macungie Library will celebrate Chinese New Year 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with one of its festive cultural...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Tickets can now be reserved for Emmaus High School’s production of “West Side Story” 7 p.m. March 21 through 24 and 2 p.m. March 24 and 25 in the EHS auditorium. Visit www.eastpennsd.org/ehs and click on “West Side Story” for the link to order tickets.

A complimentary performance for senior Gold Card members will be held 6 p.m. March 20. Gold Card members must present East Penn School District gold cards at the door on the evening of the...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh said as tax-filing season has begun, be aware of possible tax identity theft.

Tax identity theft occurs when someone steals your Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax refund or to get a job.

Johnston-Walsh said if the Internal Revenue Service receives a duplicate tax return filing using your Social Security number, you will receive a written notice through the mail.

Likewise, the IRS will send a...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The tiny heart of a newborn is no bigger than a strawberry, which is why early diagnosis of congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the United States, is so important.

This February, in celebration of American Heart Month, thousands of newborns across the Lehigh Valley will play a big role in raising awareness about congenital heart defects and heart health as part of the Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign. The campaign is led by the American Heart Association...