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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Blake Bills, 23, of Macungie, was arrested for the burglary of a home on Oxford Place 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17. Bills was charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving stolen property. He was transported to Lehigh County Central Booking for processing and to await arraignment on the charges.


Michael Hillard, 28, of Kingston, was arrested for DUI on West Main Street, Macungie, 12:01 a.m. July 21. Hillard was stopped...

Queen City Airport is site for Scout aviation badge

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority, partnering with PennDOT aviation officials, held a three-day aviation and youth activity as part of the department's National Aviation Day celebrations held Aug. 18 through 20 at 11 airports statewide.

The event, now in its third year in Pennsylvania, offers students the opportunity to participate in activities designed to meet Scouting aviation badge requirements, learn about aviation and share in the 74th annual nationwide celebration.



Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Aug. 30

The Upper Milford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. in the Upper Milford Municipal Building, Old Zionsville. The program will be the history of the Milford Park Bible camp by Jerald Lagler, camp past president. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call 610-966-4376 for more information.

The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will conduct their monthly meeting noon in the St. Peters Lutheran Church community room, 1933 Hanover Ave...

Another View

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

The Aug. 15 arrest of State Rep. Joseph Brennan, D-133, for allegedsimple assault and DUI and his subsequent press release dated Aug. 22 announcing he will not seek re-election in November should lead the citizens of the Lehigh Valley to conduct deeper research into who their candidates and elected officials are.

We, the people, should place higher standards on our elected officials, and those public officials should abide by ethical and moral standards superior to the constituents...

County offers fingerprinting service to Lehigh residents

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Regional Central Booking Center offers a fingerprinting service to the public in the Lehigh County Prison, Allentown.

People who need fingerprints to get various licenses and to meet job requirements for some government, insurance, security, nursing and teaching positions may go to the prison, 38 N. Fourth St., Allentown, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and tell a corrections officer at the front desk they are there for prints.

The $25 fee may...

They hear the trains a'coming

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by BONNIE LEE STRUNK Special to The Press in Local News

Stop, look and listen.

Most folks take those actions out of necessity when encountering an approaching train.

While some impatient drivers may become annoyed by having to wait for the rumbling behemoth to pass, other individuals go out of their way to meet a passing train, or two, or three, or even more.

These people also stop, look and listen-often for hours at a time.

Jeanne Trump, 82, of Macungie, firmly rests in the latter group.

Sitting in the open-air...

East Penn postpones eliminating busing to Willow Lane Elementary students

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The East Penn School District has postponed eliminating busing for certain students attending Willow Lane Elementary School for the 2012-2013 school year.

With the exception of children residing in Brandywine Village II, the district will continue busing students until the start of the 2013-2014 school year.

The East Penn School District held an informational meeting for parents and guardians of students residing in Brandywine Village II.

Beginning with the 2013-2014...