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Rubber Ducky Derby raises money for National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

An afternoon filled with fun, rubber ducks, carnival games, music, face painting, basket raffle, dunk tank and food was held at Emmaus Community Park Aug. 11 to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society courtesy of Lynette Heminitz.

Heminitz, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, said she wants to do as much as she can and raise as much money as she can while she can still walk and is still able.

"My goal was to raise $5,000 this year," Heminitz said.


EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT Administrative pay raises debated

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

Although applause met the swearing in of Superintendent Thomas Seidenberger at the Aug. 27 meeting of the East Penn School Board, tensions rose as the board debated administration pay raises in a time of controversial budget cuts.

The debate began when Lynn Donches proposed the district-wide non-bargaining pay raises pursuant to Act 93 slated for vote that evening be amended to include pay raises to only those employees earning $45,000 or less. This would eliminate Seidenberger's pay...


Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Alexis Werley, of Whitehall, was arrested for DUI on State Route 29 between Pine Street and Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township, 2:31 a.m. Aug. 8. Werley was stopped for traffic violations and was allegedly under the influence of alcohol with a BAC of .12 percent.

Cristian Pibaque, 22, was arrested for DUI on State Route 222 southbound at Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:13 a.m. Aug. 19. Pibaque was stopped for speeding and failing to maintain a lane of...

Soap Box Derby results

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

The Keystone Rally Association held their annual soap box derby Saturday and Sunday on the Ridge Street hill, next to the Emmaus Public Library. Children from throughout the area participated in head-to-head heats all weekend. The race results are:

Aug. 25

Stock Division

1st Place - Liam Donovan

2nd Place - Vincent Orler

3rd Place - Haley Spotts

4th Place - Erin Donovan

5th Place - Aspen Tomasello

6th Place - Travis Fazio