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Upper Macungie

Thursday, June 6, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Bike registration set for June 23

Upper Macungie Township Police Department is hosting a free bicycle registration event at Earl Adams Memorial Park (Breinigsville Park), 8935 Breinigsville Road, Breinigsville, 1-4 p.m. on June 23.

This service is offered to residents of Upper Macungie Township and can be a beneficial resource in the event of a lost or stolen bicycle.

Residents interested in this service are requested to bring their bicycle to the event as officers will need to record the bicycle's serial number, affix a registration decal and photograph the bicycle.

There is no need to pre-register.

Boy Scout John Orsini soars with the Eagles

Thursday, June 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

John Paul Orsini earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Dec. 18, 2012.

An Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony was celebrated with family, friends, Scouts and fellow Troop No. 150 Eagle Scout Caleb Connelly on June 2.

Orsini is the son of John Orsini and Cindy Smith.

Orsini began his Scouting career as a Bear Scout with Cub Pack No. 150 in September 2003 at St. Joseph the Worker, Orefield.

He earned his Light of Christ Roman Catholic and Parvuli Dei religious medals along with the Cub Scout Arrow of Light.

Ham radio

Thursday, June 6, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Club meeting on June 6

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. June 6 in Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

A program about amateur radio satellites "AMSAT - UK's FUNcube Dongle and Live Demo!" will be presented by Dennis/K3DS.

The public is invited to attend.

For more information or directions, visit, or email KE3AW@ARRL.NET or call 610-432-8286.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, June 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in the municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



Upper Macungie Supervisors, 7 p.m.

South Whitehall Zoners, 7:30 p.m. to hear the appeal of Cedar Fair (Dorney Park) to conduct nightly fireworks June 29-Aug. 25 at park, 3830 Dorney Park Road.


Six Township meeting, 8 a.m. at the Washington Township Municipal Building, 7951 Center St., Emerald.. For representatives of North Whitehall, Lynn, Heidelberg, Weisenberg, Lowhill and Washington townships.


College Corner

Thursday, June 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Juniata College

Charter school

student graduates

Elyse Laura Williams graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in museum studies with an art history focus during ceremonies May 18 marking Juniata College's 135th commencement.

She studied abroad in Leeds, England, and was secretary of the African American Student Alliance.

Williams is a 2009 graduate of Lehigh Valley Charter High School.

She is the daughter of Mark and Patricia Williams of Allentown.

Senior Citizens

Thursday, June 6, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Concert set for June 11

Performance groups of the Lehigh County Senior Center will be featured 1- 3 p.m. June 11 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown.

Groups include the Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, Krazy Kids, Tap Dancers and Good Vibrations Chorus.

The public is welcome to attend. The event is free to center members.

For more information, call 610-437-3700.

Dorothy E. Krumanocker

Thursday, June 6, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Parkland school bus driver

Dorothy "Dot" E. Krumanocker, 87, of Allentown, died May 30, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospice House, Bethlehem.

She was the widow of Lawrence A. Krumanocker.

Born in Fogelsville, she was a daughter of the late George P.D. and Beulah M. (Krause) Knappenberger.

She was a school bus driver for the Parkland School District for more than 10 years.

A member of St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown, she was a Sunday School teacher and youth group leader for many years.