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Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

League offering political workshop

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh and Northampton counties will be conducting its seventh biennial "Running for Local Office Workshop" 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 17, in the Kiva Building of Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem.

This workshop is designed to give individuals thinking of running for local office or working on a campaign an understanding of how to qualify and run for local office.

The fee will cover the cost of materials, including a workbook.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



South Whitehall Township Planners, 7 p.m. agenda review; 7:30 p.m. to review: 1) Mertz Lane sketch plan to construct a twin dwelling at 35 Mertz Lane. 2) Doris Snyder request to rezone a portion of 2449 Walbert Avenue from R-4 Medium Density Residential to NC Neighborhood Commercial.

Parkland Library Board, 7 p.m. in the library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall.


Robin L. Lazarus

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

attended Apape Faith Ministries

Robin L. Lazarus, 58, formerly of Coplay, died Nov. 10, 2012, in Emeritus care facility, Allentown.

Born Aug. 7, 1954, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Emmett B. Sr. and Pearl I. (Crouthamel) Lazarus.

She attended Apape Faith Ministries, Coplay.

Her survivors include a sister, Sharon K. Hilbert, of Allentown; brother, Emmett B. of Blandon; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville.

Edward C. Hilt

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Grouse Hall

Edward C. Hilt, 60, of Slatington, died Nov. 2, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edward F. and Stephanie (Yastrop) Hilt.

He and his wife Elaine M. (Torick) Hilt were married 26 years.

He attended St. John's UCC, Fullerton, and was an avid fisherman and member of Grouse Hall.

A 1970 graduate of Whitehall High School, he was a member of District Council 21 Painters and Allied Trades Union Local 1269, working most of his career for Duggan and Marcon.

Laurys Station

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Scouts cooking spaghetti Nov. 17

Boy Scout Troop 144 is having a spaghetti dinner and basket social from 4-7 p.m. Nov. 17, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 145 Rising Sun Road, Laurys Station.

Menu includes pasta with assorted sauces, salad, bread, dessert and beverages.

Tickets will be available at the door. Take-out will be offered. The basket drawing will be conducted after the dinner.


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News


·Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association showing "Queen of the Sun" 7 p.m. in Room SH-144 (Science Hall) of Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville. Students, families welcome to attend free showing. Refreshments will be served.

·Pennsylvania German Friends, 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Parking available in lot across Tacoma Street. Use "office" entrance. For information, call 610-264-2979.

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Two vehicle crash

on I-78, Upper Mac

Heather B. Levine, 30, of Washington, D.C., was driving a 2000 Volvo S70 was westbound in the left lane of I-78 at 7:40 a.m. Nov. 6 on I-78, Upper Macungie Township, when her vehicle hit a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven in front of the Volvo in the right lane by Dale E. Auckland, 69, of Quakertown, State Police Troop M Fogelsville say.

Police say the Volvo turned toward the left berm of the roadway.

Levine attempted to correct this and apparently lost control of the vehicle, which began to spin in a clockwise direction.