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Police chase ends at home in S. Whitehall

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

South Whitehall Township Police along with Freemansburg, Whitehall, Allentown City, and Pennsylvania State Police converged on a house at 4228 Briarcliff Road, South Whitehall, at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 8 following a car chase.

Todd D. Schaedel, who was wanted for allegedly fleeing Freemansburg police, was arrested at the house.

According to Lehigh County assessment records, the house is owned by Todd D. and Diane M. Schaedel.

South Whitehall Township Police Lt. John Christman spoke with The Press.

Upper Macungie Township

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Blood drive at Zion's Church

Parkland Community Library will be hosting a night at the movies between 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 14 in the South Whitehall Building, 4444 Walbert Ave.

The library's Book Quest group for adults will meet 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 to discuss "Girl with No Shadow" by Joanne Harris.

New members are always welcome.

For more information about these events, call the library at 610-398-1361.

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Upper Macungie Township will be showing the movie "Puss in Boots" Aug. 10 in Breinigsville Park. Rain date is Aug. 11.

Midshipman, 2009 Parkland grad killed in Berks County crash

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

A promising young life ended all too soon Aug. 3 when U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman First Class Austin T. Zalik died in a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 78.

The 2009 graduate of Parkland High School, was killed when his pickup truck rolled down an embankment and was struck by a tractor-trailer on I-78, Greenwich Township, Berks County.

According to State Police Troop, L, Hamburg, Zalik's 1990 Toyota pickup was parked in the lot of Rauch's Service Station, 1510 Krumsville Road, (Route 737) facing I-78 when it rolled down the enbankment at 6:33 a.m. onto the interstate.

Trucker dies in U. Macungie crash

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

A 31-year-old Perry County man was killed in a tractor-trailer crash around 3:50 a.m. Aug. 6 on I-78 East, Upper Macungie Township.

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim says Lucas M. Cramer of Duncannon was pronounced dead at 5:44 a.m. at the scene by Deputy Coroner Richard Kroon.

An autopsy was scheduled for Aug. 7 to determine the exact cause of death, Grim said.