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Lower Macungie seniors hear investment outlook presentation

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Approximately 120 members of the Lower Macungie Senior Citizens Club met Aug. 7 for the first of their twice-monthly meetings at the Lower Macungie Community Center along Brookside Road in the township.

Following a bagged-lunch and dessert, the seniors listened to a presentation by Robert Springer, Ph.D, CFP, and Eric Boyle, AWMA, of Crest Financial Group on their investment outlook going forward.

While many seniors have lost as much as half of their net worth in the economy of...

Emmaus woman receives citizen crime protection volunteer recognition award

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

An Emmaus woman who has been a longtime advocate of crime protection and has served on numerous boards and task forces in the Lehigh Valley and other states recently received a state award for lifelong service to the community.

At a ceremony recently in Harrisburg, Judith Lieberman, 92, was one of 10 people given the 2012 Governor's Citizen Crime Protection Volunteer Recognition Award.

Lieberman was nominated by Pennsylvania State Trooper Marc Allen of Troop M, Bethlehem.


Paranormal investigator brings 'spirit voices' to Emmaus Library

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

If there were any skeptics in the audience at a recent Emmaus Library lecture, they must have left wondering if they really heard what they had heard.

Albert Rauber, of Northampton, widely acclaimed paranormal studies investigator for the past 45 years, presented a lecture on the supposed haunting of the Lizzie Borden House, in Fall River, Mass., 120 years after Lizzie's father and stepmother were murdered in a gruesome manner in the home Aug. 4, 1892.

For better or worse, the...

'It just takes one'

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by PAT KESLING Special to The Press in Local News

Stressing "It just takes one," First Lady Michelle Obama emphasized to a crowd of nearly 2,000 women, men and their children Aug. 9 at Archibald Johnston Hall at Moravian College as she campaigned for her husband, President Barack Obama.

"This election could all come down to the last few thousand votes, particularly here in this state," she said.

She talked about many of the president's landmark accomplishments including health care reform, ending the Iraq War, work on student...

Emmaus High School

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in School

Twelve Emmaus High School students had the unique opportunity to take an educational trip to Costa Rica and Panama over the summer.

The students, with their biology teachers Tracy Dreher and Kristen Susens decided to go the extra mile to gain hands on knowledge about science, Spanish and community service. They took their education out of the books, off the computer screen and into the rainforests of Central America.

Students had a packed 12-day itinerary which featured tours...


Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Christopher Vogel, of Alburtis, was arrested for DUI on Weilers Road at Walbert Lane, Lower Macungie Township, 7:21 p.m. Aug. 5. Vogel was traveling north on Walbert Lane and was unable to stop for a posted stop sign. His vehicle traveled through the intersection and struck a PPL pole. Vogel allegedly exhibited signs of intoxication when police arrived.

Ron Oneill, 20, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on Orchid Place at Macungie Avenue, Lower Macungie Township, 2:33 a.m....


Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Roy Seaman and his family attended Alburtis Borough Council's meeting Aug. 8, to ask for their assistance regarding the deplorable conditions of the home at 128 W. Second St.

The family is concerned about the unhealthy conditions which include mold, a leaking roof and a dire need of upkeep and repair inside and outside of the residence, all of which lead to a health concern for their 86-year-old family member who lives in the adjoining home.

Seaman's 86-year-old mother-in-law...

UMYA fall soccer registration ends today

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Upper Milford Youth Association fall soccer registrations will be closing Aug. 19.

Rosters are being finalized and those who have already signed up will be hearing from the coaches soon about practices.

Registrations will be accepted until Aug. 31 but late fees will be added on top of the registration fees. All interested students should sign up as soon as possible.

They are looking for a few more players for certain teams: U12 and U14 boys and girls teams can use...