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Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Neffs Postmaster Susan Gilio, who has served that community for nearly three years, retired July 31 after 28 and a half years with the U.S. Postal Service.

Prior to arriving at her Neffs assignment in October 2009, Gilio worked at the Lehigh Valley Postal Processing Center, first near Lehigh Valley International Airport, then along Route 512, Bethlehem.

She served as a clerk, window service helper, philatelic clerk and sales.

When the sales department downsized, she transferred to Neffs. Her only previous experience at a local post office was a brief stint in Limeport.

College Corner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

West Point

Parkland alum


Cadet Sean Patrick Hutchison graduated from West Point, the U.S. Military Academy, at the school's May 26 commencement ceremony.

A 2008 graduate of Parkland High School, Hutchison studied environmental engineering.

He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the engineers branch and will report to Fort Drum, N.Y. for his first assignment.

He is the son of John and Christine Hutchison.

Andrew D. Price

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

devoted husband and father

Andrew D. Price, 43, of Fogelsville died July 31, 2012, in Weisenberg Township, from injuries he sustained in a bicycling accident.

He and his wife Carolyn (Bean) Price celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary last Aug. 3.

Born Nov. 1, 1968, in King of Prussia, he was the son of the late Clinton O. Sr. and Sondra (Reynolds) Price.

He earned a Bachelor's degree in business administration from Temple University in 1992 and was a digital imaging consultant for Idexx Laboratories, Mid-Atlantic Region, since 1999.

Pamela A. Nidlund

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

interior designer

Pamela A. Nidlund, 63, of Brein-igsville, died peacefully on July 31, 2012.

She and her husband Frederick A. Nidlund Jr. were married 43 years last August.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Bernice (Smith) Moyer.

An interior designer and owner of Pam Nidlund Designs for 20 years, she also worked for the former Home Interiors for 35 years and later Celebrating Home as a senior branch manager.

Paul M. Merkle

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Christ's Church at Lowhill

Paul M. Merkle, 88, of New Tripoli, died Aug. 2, 2012, in Cedarbrook, South Whitehall Township.

He was the widower of Arlene A. (Zettlemoyer) Merkle.

Born in Lehigh County, he was the son of the late Milton and Lillian (Kocher) Merkle.

He and his wife worked on her father's dairy farm in Mertztown for many years, before owning their own farm in New Tripoli.

He was a milk truck driver for Carl Loch for many years and also was a truck driver for Peter's Brothers Meat Market, Lenhartsville, and for Swan Oil.

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Easton man

arrested for DUI

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say Steven Angel Werkheiser, 28, of Easton, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol 1:20 p.m. Aug. 4.

Police say Werkheiser was driving a 2005 Honda Civic on Route 22 eastbound at Interstate 476, South Whitehall Township, where police allegedly observed him speeding, tailgating multiple vehicles, swerving in his lane and changing lanes five times without using a turn signal.

Police pulled Werkheiser over and allege he was under the influence of alcohol.