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Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Nov. 29

The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon with lunch Nov. 29 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Following the meal, Ron Nelson will describe his Peace Corps experiences.

A brief business session will conclude the meeting.

All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.

First timers and those wanting lunch are asked to call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 before Nov. 24.

Service News

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Air Force

Local resident

completes basic

Air Force Airman Breiana J. Bartlett graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Corbett announces new programs to save lives

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Gov. Tom Corbett has announced PennDOT is launching two voluntary programs–the Yellow Dot and Emergency Contact Information programs– aimed at saving the lives of Pennsylvanians in emergency situations.

"Both of these programs speak for people when they can't speak for themselves, so medical concerns can be addressed and contacts can be reached as quickly as possible," Corbett said. "When someone is in a crash or they find themselves in an emergency situation, it's critical that emergency responders quickly find out as much as they can about the victim."

AARP 5415

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on Dec. 6

Members of Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet noon Dec. 6 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown for their annual membership recognition luncheon.

Singer Claude Shappell will entertain. A business meeting will follow.

Bring along a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For information, call 610-437-4265.

Model Railroad

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Society to hold open house

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will have an open house 7-9 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 29 through Jan. 3, 2013, at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown.

The display also be open 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Nov. 24 through Dec. 9 and again the weekend of Jan. 5, 2013.

The main "HO" scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool.

The club's portable "HO" and "N" displays will be in operation on the second floor. There will be new and pre-owned accessories for sale. Admission is free.

For more information, call Garry Mack at 610-862-6636.

Harold L. Hartman

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

performed with Ken Clauser group

Harold L."Harvey" Hartman, 60, of Boyertown, died Oct. 12, 2012, in Reading Hospital with his family by his side.

He was a patient there since Oct. 6.

He and his wife Cindy R. (Hartline) Hartman were married 37 years Oct. 11.

He was the father of Andrea R. wife of Jeff A. Cronin, of Phoenixville.

He was born in West Reading Oct. 15, 1951, the son of the late Lloyd C. and Pauline (Koch) Hartman.

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Change, knife stolen from vehicle

A 53-year-old man reported to police change and an antler handle buck knife were stolen sometime between 5 p.m. Nov. 6 and 7 a.m. Nov. 7 from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at 4336 Lenmar Drive, North Whitehall Township, State Police Troop M Bethlehem say.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to call state police at 610-861-2026.

Power tools,

copper pipe stolen

Sen. Pat Browne is re-elected to Senate leadership position

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

State Senate Republicans Nov. 14 re-elected Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, to his second term as Majority Caucus Whip for the upcoming 2013-14 Legislative Session.

In that leadership position, Sen. Browne's duties include acting as assistant floor leader, working to gain support for legislation and assuring that Republican policies and strategies are maintained through the cooperative efforts of the majority caucus.