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Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in Local News

MAY

THURSDAY 9

The Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets at 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

The Coplay Public Library Board meets at 7 p.m. at the library, 49 S. Fifth St.

MONDAY 13

Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets at 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.

Whitehall Township Commissioners meet at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

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A beautiful day for walk

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

From the hill overlooking the event, a sea of bright green T-shirts led the eye to a gathering of at least 50 people.

The shirts marked the members of "Team Mikey," who had come to Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville Sunday morning for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk. Their reason for doing so was Mike "Mikey" Holihan, 17, a Northampton Area High School student who has type 1 or insulin dependent diabetes.

"We just felt it was important to raise...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 28

· A report of a found dog brought police to the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

APRIL 29

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Third Street.

· Police responded to a report of a suspicious man in the 1000 block of Third Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Third Street.

APRIL 30

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1000 block of Main Street.

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Tran named girl of the month

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in School

Whitehall High School student Christian Tran has been named as the Woman's Club of Whitehall Girl of the Month for March.

Tran, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thanh Tran, has attained high honor roll and honor roll all marking periods. She is a member of the Leo, Art and Ski clubs, along with the Math League.

She also serves as the treasurer of the National Honor Society, historian of the Spanish National Honor Society and is a member of Mu Alpha Theta. She was also named as the...

New weight restrictions posted on Cementon Bridge

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently lowered the posted weight restriction on the Route 329/Cementon Bridge from 37 tons (40 tons for combinations) to 31 tons (37 tons for combinations).

The bridge traverses the Lehigh River between Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, and Northampton Borough, Northampton County.

"For the safety of the motoring public, our engineers are immediately implementing this new weight restriction," District Executive Michael W. Rebert...

St. Elizabeth honor roll

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in School

St. Elizabeth Regional School in Whitehall has released the names of students named to the honor roll for the third marking period of the 2012-13 school year.

Distinguished

honors

Eighth grade: Brielle Fiore, Mark Garger, Andrea Potylycki, Megan Stewart, Maria Tran and Dillon West.

Seventh grade: Mackenzie Lewis.

Sixth grade: Alissa Le.

Fifth grade: Alan Garger.

First honors

Eighth grade: Casey Scheuren.

Seventh grade: Alexandra...

Police toss out 160 pounds of medications

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua and Whitehall Township police departments discarded a total of 160.5 pounds of medications during the sixth annual National Take Back Day April 27.

Whitehall collected 126.5 pounds and Catasauqua collected the rest.

At 17 locations throughout Lehigh County, residents discarded a record 1,557.5 pounds of expired, unwanted and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications. The Target store on Airport Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County, also discarded 77...

Fire Calls

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in Local News

April 19

· Stations 35 and 36 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Kay Drive at Fernhill Lane near 1 Maryland Circle, 6:02 p.m.

· A motor vehicle accident with a spill in the Pets Supply Plus lot brought out Station 37, 8:04 p.m.

April 20

· Station 37 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on the Walmart parking lot, 4:04 p.m.

· A motor vehicle accident with a car into the woods off Range Road near Walmart's rear entrance...