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Camp Cadet accepting applications

Thursday, April 14, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

State Police Troop M Camp Cadet is now accepting applications for the free June 12-17 overnight camp at Camp Fowler, Orefield.

This year, 100 cadets will be selected to have a firsthand opportunity to experience what it takes to become a law enforcement officer.

The camp is designed to bring a better understanding to youth about the law enforcement profession while living in an atmosphere of an actual state police training academy. This camp is funded solely by donations from area police, private citizens, and civic and business groups.

Kreglow named Girl of the Month

Thursday, April 14, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

The Woman’s Club of Whitehall has named Jillian Kreglow Student of the Month for March.

A senior at Whitehall High School, she is the daughter of Boyd and Tammy Kreglow of Whitehall.

Kreglow has earned high honor roll all marking periods of high school.

She is member of Key Club, Zephyr Nation, Student Focus Group, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society.

Daugherty kicks off campaign for 15th

Thursday, April 7, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Rick Daugherty has announced his campaign for the 15th Congressional District.

The kick-off event was held March 28 at the IBEW Local 375 Union Hall in Allentown.

Daugherty said his No. 1 priority is to stop unfair trade and added he sees China and Mexico as the top culprits.

“Since the United States granted China most-favored nation status as a trading partner in 2001, we have lost millions of jobs and have been flooded by products ‘Made In China,’” Daugherty said. “This policy has been an economic disaster for many working families. It has to stop now.

Golden Gate Bridge jumper to discuss suicide prevention

Thursday, March 31, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Only 1 percent of people who have attempted suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge have survived.

Kevin Hines, who attempted suicide when he was 19, two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, is one of the lucky ones.

He will share his incredible story and his inspirational message of “Living Mentally Well,” 7 p.m. April 12 at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., Salisbury Township.

Routes 145, 329 intersection improvements are underway

Thursday, March 17, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that work has begun to improve the intersection of Route 145 (MacArthur Road) and Route 329 (Main Street) in Egypt. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use caution while driving through the area.

Sporadic lane restrictions will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Motorists are encouraged to check 511PA.com before their trip for information on lane restrictions.

‘Honey for Heroes’ benefits Gold Star Mothers programs

Thursday, February 25, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Through the efforts of Vietnam Veteran Blaine Holden and the support of Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association, a new program was introduced in 2015 encouraging association members to donate pound containers of honey from own their hives to be sold as a fundraiser by the local Gold Star Mothers chapter to assist with their outreach to needy veterans in our area.

LCTI students win top prizes at competition

Thursday, February 4, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Lehigh Career and Technical Institute (LCTI) students recently qualified for the Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America 2016 State Leadership Conference during its regional contest at Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville.

Students from the administrative office technology and accounting, computer and networking technology, and web design and programming programs scored top three finishes in eight categories at the Region 28 Leadership Conference to secure berths in the state event in Hershey April 11-13.