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Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 18

· Officers responded to a request for vigilance in the until block of Packer Avenue.

· Police were called to the 900 block of Third Street to conduct a drug investigation.

· A report of a disturbance brought officers to Lehigh Avenue.

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash on MacArthur Road.

· A report of a noise complaint brought police to Alberta Drive.

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A fun, fall festival

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Nikki Heckman, Audrey Druckenmiller and deejay Bubba Druckenmiller, all of Whitehall, take a break from entertaining the attendees at the Klecknersville Rangers Fall Festival. Held Sept. 29 on the fire company grounds in Moore Township, the festival drew a large crowd eager to eat, socialize and play small games of chance. Some of the highlights included a Chinese auction, raffles and hayrides.

Article By: McNair

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by McNair in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Grayson and Janet McNair, of Lower Macungie Township, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise on the Danube River and visits to several ports-of-call in three countries. They also visited Vienna, Austria, for three days.

They are pictured at the statue of Johann Strauss in the Stadtpark (city park) along one edge of Vienna's Ringstrasse.

The couple were married Aug. 18, 1962, in Egner Memorial Chapel, Muhlenberg...

Article By: Flexer

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by Flexer in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Clinton and Patricia (Heil) Flexer of Emmaus celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 29 with a surprise dinner at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church given by their family in the same reception hall used by the couple 50 years earlier.

The couple were married Sept. 29, 1962, at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, Salisbury Township.

They have four children, David, Diane and Todd Flexer and Wendy Breunig, and six...

St. Luke's 'Night of Heroes'

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

St. Luke's University Health Network held its 8th annual "Night of Heroes," Sept. 22, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. Honorees included patients Johanna Pizzolo and Greg Young as well as area caregivers and public safety personnel. Above, from left: Ashley Kiefer, sister of patient honoree Greg Young; patient honoree Greg Young; his mother, Lisa Young, and father, Greg Young.

PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN

Heart attack causes, treatments & more

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. What causes a heart attack?

A blood clot in a narrowed coronary artery is the usual cause of a heart attack. The clogged artery prevents oxygenated blood from nourishing the heart. This can lead to pain, the death of heart cells, scar tissue and fatal arrythmias.

There is a variety of causes that lead to the narrowing of arteries, which is called atherosclerosis. This, in turn, increases the likelihood of a heart attack.

The following are some of the leading causes of...

With the 'Divas'

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Lee A. Butz, center, Chairman of the Board, Alvin H. Butz, Inc., sponsor of the "Wicked Divas" concert, Sept. 13, Symphony Hall, Allentown, with the stars of the show, Allli Mauzey, left, and Dee Roscioli, right. Mauzey and Roscioli performed songs from Broadway's "Wicked," in which they starred, and other musicals, accompanied by the Allentown Symphony, conducted by Ronald Demkee.

Spirit of cooperation

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Coplay Borough hosted a recent meeting with representatives from Whitehall Township and the Whitehall-Coplay School District.

Representatives sat down in council chambers to discuss a wide range of topics, from the opening of the 2012-13 school year to the status of commercial development.

The atmosphere was cordial as each entity provided an update of what is happening. The sharing of ideas and information was done in the spirit of cooperation, an attempt to avoid problems...

Coplay police

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Alarms summon police

Residential fire alarms brought borough police and the fire department out on two separate calls Sept 23.

One alarm was at 10 N. Front St. where the alarm was sounding at apartment 11. The residents there had been cooking bacon that activated the alarm, police said.

The other alarm was at 11 N. Front St. where the fire alarm came from apartment A-2, police said.

A check found no fire taking place, police said.

Officers respond alarm...

Township officials discuss lawsuit, budget, future of Camp Whitehall

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

In a recent report to the board of commissioners, Whitehall Township Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr. indicated the township "continued its defense in the Barron lawsuit," a civil action related to a fatal accident on the Route 22 ramp.

The mayor said the plaintiff, who was not named in the report to the commissioners, "erroneously believes the township to be somewhat responsible for the conditions."

Hozza also reported the recreation department has resumed the youth martial arts and...