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Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in the municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



Lehigh County Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Government Center, 17 S. 7th St., Allentown.


South Whitehall Planners, 7 p.m. agenda review; 7:30 p.m. to review sketch plan for 30 West subdivision to resubdivide and develop properties near unopened North 31st Street and unopened North Marshall Street, between Washington and Tilghman streets.

College Corner

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by The Press in Local News

King's College

Local student

studying abroad

John Hudicka of Slatington is participating in a faculty-led study abroad experience to Eastern Europe as part of the college's Geographies Series.

The trip includes excursions to the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia.

He is a junior majoring in biology at King's College, Wilkes-Barre, a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of the Holy Cross.

Upper Macungie Twp. Police

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Man cited for doing

yard work au naturel

Upper Macungie Township police say a 72-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct after they received reports he was doing yard work sans clothing around 8:30 a.m. July 31 in the 7000 block of Ruppsville Road, Upper Macungie Township.

Police say he was still working outside in his yard without any clothing on when they arrived.

Cash, cards stolen

from money clip

College Corner

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Concord Univ.

NWL graduate

named top athlete

Concord University student-athlete Tiffany Kobordo of New Tropli was named to the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 2012-13 Commissioner's Honor Roll, the league office announced July 24.

Kobordo, women's soccer athlete, recorded the highest grade point average of any Concord female Commissioner's Honor Roll member, earning the title of WVIAC Scholar-Athlete.

Richard J. Castagnera

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

kidney transplant recipient

Richard J. Castagnera, 61, of Allentown, died July 31, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital.

He and his wife Margaret M. (Cassel) Castagnera celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary on June 22.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Ann (Zawediuk) Castagnera of El Cajon, Calif., and the late Irvin Castagnera.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by brothers, John and his wife Karen of La Mesa, Calif.; Lamont and his wife Elizabeth of El Cajon; nieces Kimberly, Kerrie, Louann Steward, Roxanne Nieves and Samantha Steward.


Thursday, August 8, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Concert set for Aug. 22

The Wilhelm Brothers will perform 6-7 p.m. on Aug. 22 at Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St.

This Asheville, N.C. group combines the singer, songwriter talents of Chris Wilhelm with the sonic beauty and skill of cellist Cristof Ensslin.

Their sound emphasizes love of a good story delivered in song and employs folk, roots and indie influences.

No tickets are required and admission is free.

For information, go to or call 610-820-2400.