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Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Donations now being accepted

The Sanctuary at Haafsville needs to raise $10,000 for transfer tax, title search and appraisal fee for property donated to the animal shelter in Upper Macungie.

Deadline to donate is Sept. 28.

To donate, go to or mail donations to P.O. Box 921, Fogelsville, PA 18051.

College Corner

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in School

Johns Hopkins

NWL alumna


Jennifer Howells, a graduate of Northwestern LehighHigh School, graduated on May 23 with a Master of Science degree in engineering, geography and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering.

Howells is a civil engineer for ARCADIS/Malcolm Pirnie, an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in the fields of infrastructure, water, environment and buildings.

Service Electric Cable TV, & Communications loses CEO

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

John Walson Jr. dies at home following short battle with cancer

John Walson Jr., 63, of South Whitehall Township, president and CEO of Service Electric Cable TV & Communications, died in his home Aug. 19, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.

He was the loving husband of 40 years to Gloria (Salash) Walson and the proud father of John M. Walson and Michelle Walson Kuykendall.

Annetta J. Werley

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in North Whitehall

Annetta J. Werley, 87, of Allentown, died Aug. 19, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late Melville W. Werley.

Born June 20, 1925, in North Whitehall Township, she was the daughter of the late Jacob D. and Ada J. (Rupp) Kuhns.

She was a member of the former St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Allentown.

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Fogelsville man

faces charges

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say Nathan Imre Kurcz, 22, of Fogelsville, was stopped 1:20 a.m. Aug. 2 for allegedly speeding on Route 22 West at Route 309, South Whitehall Township.

Police allege Kurcz exhibited signs of marijuana intoxication.

He was arrested and later consented to a blood test.

Charges of driving under the influence, speeding and careless driving will be filed before District Judge Jake Hammond, South Whitehall Township, pending receipt of blood test results.

Trexlertown woman


Hilda E. Greenawald

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Hilda E. Greenawald, 91, died Aug. 15, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

She was the widow of William J. "Doxie" Greenawald.

Born in Weisenberg Township, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Edna (Werley) Bittner.

She was a production worker for Alpo from 1959-82.

Prior to that, she worked at the former Westrick Potato Grading Station.

She was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli.

Lehigh Gap Nature Center awarded TogetherGreen grant

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Toyota and the National Audubon Society have announced $37,419 in TogetherGreen Innovation Grants funding has been awarded to two Pennsylvania-based projects that will demonstrate the ecological value of Early Successional Scrub Habitat and create a rare plant trail that exhibits threatened, endangered and extirpated plants of Pennsylvania.


Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Local News


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

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly 10 a.m.-noon at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville. Call 610-395-1006.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 meets from 7-9 p.m. at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.


Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Aug. 30

Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Aug. 30 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Following the meal, singer Elissa Clausnifcer will perform.

A business session will conclude the meeting.

All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.

Those wanting lunch should call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 by Aug. 25.

There is a fee for the luncheon.