State SPCA officers have once again seized animals from Derbe Eckhart at 6587 Central Road, Germansville.
The officers executed a search warrant June 5 removing seven rabbits, 15 kittens, one adult cat, three adult dogs, nine puppies, one deceased puppy, one calf and one deceased bird from the property in Heidelberg Township.
A 33-year-old Breinigsville woman was charged with theft after allegedly taking a blue folder containing $100 and raffle tickets worth $825 from Fred J. Jaindl Elementary School, 1051 Weiler Road, Upper Macungie Township, around 2:30 p.m. May 18.
According to an affidavit of probable cause obtained from District Judge Michael Faulkner’s office, Upper Macungie, School Resource Officer William Rohrbach said he was told on or about May 18 by a representative of the school about a folder taken from the stage podium.
Class of 2018 President Robert A. Carlson, carrying the class key, led approximately 800 of his classmates toward a new chapter in their lives to receive their high school diplomas at Parkland High School’s commencement June 11 at the PPL Center, Allentown.
The procession of seniors, dressed in red and gray gowns, walked into the arena as the high school band, under the direction of Jason D. Lerew, performed “Pomp and Circumstance,” by Edward Elgar.
Zion’s Union Church Maxatawny, 329 Church Road, Kutztown, will have its annual strawberry and ice cream festival 6-9 p.m. June 8.
Toad Creek Duo will be performing. Everyone is invited to attend.
For more information, call 610-683-7485.
Trexlertown Grange, 1183 Grange Road, Trexlertown, will celebrate its 100th anniversary at 6 p.m. June 22.
The grange is a nonprofit fraternal organization community service minded with agriculture roots starting in 1867.
A special program lined up to commemorate this milestone event in the grange’s journey.
Recently, Upper Macungie Township Police have had several reports of Upper Macungie residents having packages delivered to their doorstep that were not ordered by the resident.
In these cases, the package had the resident’s address on the box but a different name listed as the recipient.
After the package was delivered, the resident was either contacted by note or in person by someone claiming the package was his, and there was a mistake in delivery or a similar variation.
Residents who called police recognized something did not seem right about the situation.
Upper Macungie Township police are investigating a burglary which occurred between 4-4:30 p.m. May 21 in the 1800 block of Becker Street.
Police say the male homeowner reported he was working outside his home when he was approached by a Hispanic male with short dark hair, standing approximately 6 feet 3 inches tall, who appeared to be in his late 20s to early 30s.
The well-dressed man, who had a name tag around his neck, told the homeowner his company had been hired by the township to cut down trees in the area.
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1028 Church St., and St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, are hosting a joint community Memorial Day service 10 a.m. May 28 at the Fogelsville Union Cemetery.
The service will be led by the Rev. Nelson Quinones and the Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282, Breinigsville.
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will assist at the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.
A 44-year-old South Whitehall Township woman has been charged with dealing methamphetamine as part of ongoing investigation into methamphetamine trafficking.
According to an affidavit of probable cause obtained from District Judge Jake Hammond’s office, Jamie E. Oldt of the 3300 block of Edinburgh Lane, was taken into custody without incident May 4 at her home by investigators with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.
For the first time, Parkland’s senior class celebrated prom at SteelStacks, Bethlehem.
Seniors Lizzie Gonzalez and Connor Baker were crowned 2018 Prom Queen and King at the May 12 celebration.
After prom, students traveled by car, bus and limousine back to the high school for post prom activities.
Five Parkland High School graduates recently joined the list of noted honorees as members of the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor.
The education foundation hosted its Seven Wonders of Parkland Distinguished Alumni Gala and Silent Auction May 7 at the Holiday Inn, Breinigsville.
The gala began with a cocktail reception featuring high school senior and singer/songwriter Skylar Gutman, and the Strolling Strings, under the direction of Brian Mishler, and students in the Makerspace program demonstrating their projects.