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Lehigh County awarded funding for pollution prevention project

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Twenty-six county conservation districts received funding to promote water pollution strategies across Pennsylvania.

Lehigh County Conservation District received $1,300 to conduct water quality educational seminars.

"As a member of the Conservation District, it is imperative that we work to maintain our waterways," watershed specialist and agricultural resource conservationist Laura Richenderfer said. "We want to remind the community that we are all stewards in protecting our...


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

At the request of school board members, Director of Maintenance/Building and Grounds William Brackett provided his priority list of items which must be addressed within the district.

Topping the list were items associated with the district administration building, including a new fire monitoring system, an HVAC upgrade to the 22-year-old system, new front and exterior doors and framing at Harry S Truman Elementary School and Salisbury Middle School, a changeout of door knobs to levers...

Paragon supports troops in Iraq

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Paragon Transit, the school bus contractor that provides transporation for Salisbury Township School District, participated in Adopt a Soldier for Christmas.

Bryon Sherer, of Allentown, a Paragon employee, has a son, SPC David Sherer, TF Renegade, 304th MP CO., stationed in Iraq. He left for Iraq Oct. 17. Paragon's employees decided to collect gifts for David's troop consisting of nine men and one woman.

The PT Crew put together over 10 boxes, over 105 pounds, of gifts for the...


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh Carbon Community College's Alumni Association will host a free workshop titled, "How to Win the Money Game" 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5 and 12, 2013.

This workshop will take place in the Alumni Center, Room 107, Rothrock Library on LCCC's main campus in Schnecksville.

Registration is required to attend.

RSVP is needed by Jan. 18, 2013.

For more information about this event or to register, contact Jane Wilchak at 610-799-1929 or email jwilchak@

LVPA Theatre presentation

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DANA GRUBB Special to The Press in Local News

"The Bacchae," written by the ancient Greek writer of tragedy Euripides, was performed by the Lehigh Valley Charter School for Performing Arts Theatre Group Dec. 12 through 16 to sold out audiences in the LVPA Black Box Theatre.

Using Nicholas Rudall's recent translation, director and choreographer Ashley Tait's all theater majors student cast recounted the story of the god Dionysus taking revenge on the people and king of ancient Thebes. Tait said "The Bacchae's" festive and...


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Michael Parham, 51, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on State Route 222 northbound in the area of Interstate 78, Lower Macungie Township, 2:31 a.m. Nov. 21. Parham allegedly had a blood alcohol level of .10 percent at the time of the stop.

Thomas Winters, 55, of Wescosville, was arrested for DUI on Hamilton Boulevard at Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:47 a.m. Dec. 8. Winters was stopped for a summary traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the...