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Sequestration rally held in Allentown Concerned citizens organize 'Pull the Pork from the Pentagon' event

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Opinion

With recent sequestration cuts looming, local groups Penn Action, Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern and Keystone Progress banned together in an effort to "Pull the Pork from the Pentagon."

A dozen people rallied outside the offices of Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pa. and Senator Bob Casey, D-Pa., where they heard from speakers Mimi Lang, of LEPOCO, Mike Morrill, of Keystone Progress and Robin Stelly, of Penn Action. Stelly said, "15,000 is not a number [Senator Toomey] should be able to...


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


Kevin Stumpp, 25, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on Emmaus Avenue at 31st Street, Allentown, 11:19 p.m. Feb. 22. Stumpp was stopped for multiple equipment violations and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Richard Spencer Jr., 35, of Reading, was arrested for DUI, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia on Interstate 78 eastbound at exit 55, Salisbury Township, 12:15 p.m. Feb. 24. Spencer was stopped for an...