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Marsha A. Warmkessel

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

employed at Weis Markets

Marsha A. Warm-kessel, 63, of Walnutport, died Jan. 9, 2013, in her home surrounded by her loving family.

She and her husband Dale A. Warmkessel Sr. celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary March 16, 2012.

Born February 5, 1949, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Joyce B. (Yarnal) Culp.

She was employed at Weis Markets, South Whitehall Township, for 15 years before retiring in 2011.

Before that, she worked for the former Glenn & Co. Imperial Cleaning for 10 years and the former Diane's Sportswear for several years.

Upper Macungie Twp. Police

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

2-vehicle crash

on Route 100

Upper Macungie Township Police say Matthew Golligler of Little Rock, Ark., was southbound on Route 100 at 6:50 a.m. on Jan. 7 when he turned left at Penn Drive, Upper Macungie Township, in front of a vehicle driven by Jonathan Haas of Schnecksville.

Police say Haas' vehicle overturned on its side.

Traffic was able to move freely in the left and center lane as workers cleared the right lane.

Golligler and his passenger were transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, for evaluation of their injuries, police say.

State Police

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

App to help fight terrorism

A new smartphone application has been developed to help Pennsylvania State Police receive reports regarding suspicious activity possibly linked to terrorism.

The See Something, Send Something app allows suspicious activity to be captured as a photo or written note and sent to the Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center.

The application, which is available at no cost for iPhone and Android phone users, also includes information on what to look for and when to report suspicious activity, along with how to receive important alerts.


Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News


·Pa. German's Friends at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown, 7 p.m.; Open to the public. Heritage and dialect of Pa. Dutch people in the Valley are highlighted. Call 610-264-2979.

·Concretely Speaking Toastmasters Club, noon at Lehigh Cement Co. office building. Near the intersection of Route 100 and I-78, Upper Macungie. Learn to build speaking skills. Directions: 610-366-4600. More info,


Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in School

New club seeks members

Lehigh County Cooperative Extension is forming a new 4-H Club.

Do you love to visit farms, farmers markets, corn mazes or pick-your-own?

Have you ever wondered about being your own boss? Do you enjoy working in agriculture?

Have you considered all the possibilities of direct-to-consumer farm marketing?

The club will explore how food gets from the farm to the dinner table and researching possible businesses and associated careers, enhancing life skills, as well as actually running a farm-related business.

Alfred F. Bauer

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

race car driver at Dorney Park

Alfred F. Bauer, 75, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 7, 2013, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus.

He was the widower of Sarah J. (Reish) Bauer.

Born in Ormrod, he was a son of the late Aloise J. and Marie (Summers) Bauer.

He was a driver for Mail-Mathews Trucking in Glasgow for nine years before retiring in 2002.

He also drove truck for Yencho Trucking in Cunningham, was a mechanic for Loomis Armored Cars and was a race car driver at Dorney Park for many years.

He was a member of St. Mary's Church of the Annunciation Blessed Virgin Mary.

Patricia Ann Sexton

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

avid genealogical researcher

Patricia Ann Sexton, 88, a resident of Whitehall Manor, formerly of Hanover Township, Lehigh County, died Jan. 6, 2013, in Whitehall Manor.

She was the wife of the late Burton Henry Sexton.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the first child of Richmond Van and Sarah Jane (Stewart) Spencer.

She graduated from the former Allentown High School with the class of 1942.

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Car hits concrete median barrier

Michael Ebert, 25, of Freemansburg, was driving a Ford Contour westbound in the right lane of I-78, South Whitehall Township, at 10:54 a.m. Jan. 4 when the car went across all three lanes of travel and hit the center median concrete barrier, state Police Troop M Fogelsville say.

The car went back across all three lanes in a backward direction; went off the roadway and came to a final rest on the right side of I-78 westbound facing southbound, police say.

According to police, there were no injuries reported.