Matthew Uribe, 23, of Bethlehem, was arrested for DUI on Interstate 78 at mile marker 62.8, Upper Saucon Township, 2:01 a.m. Nov. 18. Uribe was stopped for a traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.
Matthew Eherts, 20, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI in the Wawa parking lot, 4900 Hamilton Blvd., Wescosville, 4:31 a.m. Nov. 18. Eherts was allegedly under the influence of alcohol while sleeping behind the wheel of his vehicle.
Prohibited offensive weapon
Jeanne S. Wetzel, 86, of Allentown, died November 25, 2012, in Manor Care, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Paul E. Wetzel. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Lillian Sechler.
She attended Trinity Lutheran Church, Allentown.
She was a member of the Emmaus Senior Citizens, serving as vice president for 20 years. She entertained the seniors, nursing homes, and assisted livings playing the keyboard and church organ.
PennDOT and police statewide are joining forces for "Operation Safe Holiday," an initiative including seat belt, aggressive-driving and impaired-driving enforcement aimed at keeping roadways safe this holiday season. The operation is under way, beginning with statewide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement.
Through the New Year, police will also use sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols and regular traffic safety patrols to crack down on motorists who are speeding, driving aggressively or driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol.
Hanukkah and Christmas are times of the year when family and friends come together to share memories, laugh, sing, decorate and exchange presents.
For people living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the holidays can be a difficult and stressful time.
I have found with my mother, who was diagnosed several years ago with dementia, this is the time of year when she becomes more depressed.
Betty L. Rader, 90, of Allentown, died November 13, 2012, at LutherCrest. She was the wife of the late Wilbur A. Rader. She was a homemaker. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Fred J. and Eva Louisa (German) Newhard.
She was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pennsburg. She was involved with her church as a volunteer, soloist with the choir and Sunday school teacher. Previously, she was a bookkeeper with Branch Motors, Allentown after graduating from the Allentown Business School with an associate degree.
Dorothy Leona Butler, 97, of Emmaus, formerly of Lansdale, died November 22, 2012, at her home. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Chester A. and Bertha (Memminger) Umstead.
She was a member of Lansdale United Methodist Church for 50 years and was also active with Daughters of America.
She served her community as a state counselor.
Bring a smile to a face of a child, when they receive a call and/or letter from Santa Claus. For a donation, you will brighten the life of a child, while supporting a great cause. For over 15 years the American Cancer Society has been hosting this event in our Lehigh Valley office. We have volunteers come to our office to place the calls and also prepare the letters for mailing.
If you would like to be a volunteer Santa, or would like to volunteer during Santa Calls week Dec. 3 to 6, call Rosemary at 610-921-2329, ext. 3109 or email rosemarie.murphy@cancerorg.
Norman M. Butz, 89, of Lower Macungie Township, died November 20, 2012, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Marion E. (Lohrman) Butz "Dolly." Born in Macungie, he was the son of the late C.M.J. and Eva (Bittenbender) Butz.
He proudly served his country in the Air Force during World War II.
He worked at Mack Trucks prior to acquiring his own business, Butz' Atlantic Service Station, which he owned and operated for 30 years until retiring. He also owned several rental properties.
After his retirement he and his wife traveled across the entire United States.
Salisbury High School Model UN team is hosting a vendor open house 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in the cafeteria.
Vendors including, but not limited to Stella and Dot, Pampered Chef, Thirty One, Scentsy, Tastfully Simple, Premier Jewelry, Tupperware and Mary Kay will participate in the event. There will be an opportunity to see demonstrations, purchase items and buy raffle tickets for various items contributed by the vendors and other local businesses and crafts people.