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Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Cortney Marchetto, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at James Madison University. Marchetto is a senior majoring is marketing.

Melissa Ricci, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at James Madison University. Ricci is a senior majoring is English.


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


Flint Andrew Staton, 30, of Perkiomenville, was arrested for stalking his estranged wife Feb. 4. Police allegedly observed Staton follow the victim from her residence. Upon his arrest, he was found in possession of several knives, two stun guns and a loaded firearm. He was also wearing body armor. Staton was charged with persons not to possess firearms, firearms not to be carried without a license, prohibited and offensive weapons, possessing instruments of crime, stalking...

Dougherty seeks re-election to Lehigh County Commissioner seat

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Lehigh County Commissioner Dr. Percy H. Dougherty will be seeking another term to represent District 2 on the nine person board. The district covers Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie, Alburtis and South Whitehall.

Dougherty, 69, is a resident of Shepherd Hills and a retired Kutztown University professor. He has a Ph.D. in physical geography and geology from Boston University with a specialization in water resources and limestone landforms. He taught courses in environmental studies,...


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


Michael Mason, 35, with no permanent address, was charged with simple assault and resisting arrest in the 00 block of W. Main Street, Macungie, 8:38 p.m. Feb. 8. Upon an officer's arrival, the lessee of the apartment told him Mason was inside speaking incoherently and refusing to leave. When the officer entered the apartment, Mason refused the officers directions. Mason then allegedly attacked the officer who utilized his Taser in order to subdue him and take him into custody...


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Megan FitzMaurice, daughter of Tom and Cindy FitzMaurice, was named to the dean's list at Franklin and Marshall College. FitzMaurice, a 2011 graduate of Emmaus High School, is active in the Kappa Delta sorrority and is a member of the Franklin and Marshall tennis team.

Application deadline is March 1 for Pennsylvania House scholarships

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education.

Each year, two students preparing for post-secondary education are awarded four-year scholarships. Representative Justin Simmons, R-131, said the program is privately funded by individual and corporate donors. He said no tax or other public funds are used.

The program is open to graduating high school seniors who are Pennsylvania residents with...

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, February 22, 2013 by For locations, call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Feb. 20: Chicken and bow ties in vodka sauce, wax beans, Italian bread with margarine, fresh fruit cup.

Thursday, Feb. 21: Baked meatloaf with gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread with margarine, tapioca pudding.

Friday, Feb. 22: Spinach cheese soup, tuna hoagie, potato chips, cole slaw, oreos.

Monday, Feb. 25: Open faced roast beef sandwich with gravy, baked potato, sour cream, mixed vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, citrus breeze.



Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER Special to The Press in Local News

East Penn Instrumental Musicians Club's Evening of Jazz will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Emmaus High School cafeteria. The Esquires Jazz Band will provide music. Ticket price includes beverage and dessert. To order tickets, download the order form at www.epimc.org. Proceeds benefit the Emmaus High School music program.

Online ticket sales for the Emmaus High School musical "Legally Blonde" have begun. The website is...