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Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Discussion set for April 18

With the honey flow season about to begin with nectar sources now in early bloom and bees beginning to perform collection flights on warmer days, the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association will display and discuss the equipment and methods available throughout the year for the supplemental feeding of honeybees and to promote early egg laying by queens.

This roundtable discussion will be 7 p.m. April 18 at Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whtiehall.

This event is free and open to the public.

Garden club

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Plant sale on May 6

The Claussville Garden Club will have its annual plant sale 7:30 p.m. May 6 at the Seipstown Grange, 8501 Claussville Road, Fogelsville.

The sale is open to the public.

There will be all kinds of perennials, hostas, daylilies and houseplants available for purchase.

All plants are grown by the members.

The plants will be auctioned off by Zettlemoyer auctioneers.

For information, call Julie at 610-756-6874.

Parkland collects, donates items to Second Harvest Food Bank

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in School

Forty-five students representing each of Parkland School District 11 schools recently collected more than 20,000 items for Second Harvest Food Bank during the district's seventh annual district-wide community service event.

Second Harvest President Ann McManus talked to the students about the impact the food collection has on the region.

After loading the trucks, students toured the food bank, learned about hunger in the Lehigh Valley, how their food collection will be distributed.

They also learned the food bank feeds 50,000 people each month in the local region.

Breinigsville woman charged with theft of charity monies

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

A Breinigsville woman has been charged with theft and other offenses for allegedly stealing $23,580 from an annual event to raise funds for the Ride for Adam.

According to the office of Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin, Charmaine Lynn Mc-Kelvey, 43, of 8657 Breinigsville Road, Upper Macungie, is charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition, receiving stolen property and theft by failure to make required disposition of funds, all third-degree felonies.

Carol M. Albright

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Weisenberg Lutheran Church

Carol M. Albright, 54, of New Tripoli, died April 11, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

The wife of James F. Albright, she was the loving mother of Erin M. Albright.

Born Dec. 18, 1958, in Allentown, she was the daughter of Sophie (Sirko) Terleski of Whitehall and the late George Terleski.

She was formerly employed at Simplex Grinnell and Kraft Foods.

She was a member of the Weisenberg Lutheran Church, New Tripoli.

Percy Dougherty seeking re-election to county seat

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Dr. Percy H. Dougherty is seeking another term to represent District 2 on the nine person Lehigh County Commissioner board.

The district covers the townships of South Whitehall and Upper and Lower Macungie, and the Borough of Alburtis.

Dougherty, 69, a resident of Shepherd Hills, is a retired Kutztown University professor.

He has a Ph.D. in physical geography and geology from Boston University with a specialization in water resources and limestone landforms.

Letter to the Editor

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Varsity alumni club to present six scholarships at awards night

To the Editor:

The Parkland Trojan Varsity Alumni Club is presenting six scholarships at this year's Parkland Athletic Award Night.

The club will give its traditional $2,000 scholarship to a male and female varsity senior.

In memory of Gary Wagner, 1965 graduate and state record holder in the 100 yard dash, there will be a $1,000 scholarship to a male and female track participant.

In memory of Craig Knauss, the alumni secretary who recently passed away, the club will present a $1,000 scholarship to a male and female volleyball participant.