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Board approves Ocean Spray plans

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to The Press in Local News

Upper Macungie supervisors have given final plan approval for the proposed Ocean Spray facility.

There was some confusion at the Aug. 2 meeting as to whether the matter was on the agenda.

Ocean Spray recently reviewed revised plans with the planning commission.

"It had to do with downsizing the building," Director of Community Development Ken Molony explained.

After a discussion, supervisors decided to address the matter and gave quick approval.

Police advise using caution with door-to-door salesmen

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

Berks-Lehigh Regional Police received complaints from two separate residents, one from Boxwood Court, the other from Elderberry Drive, on July 30 and 31 about a male going through the neighborhood purporting to be an intern with the Parkland School District.

The male, who was carrying paperwork that appeared to be a spreadsheet, attempted to ask questions ranging from satisfaction with the school district to athletics.

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.

Krysta Cares Flight Club has first golf fundraiser for children

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

The "KC Flight Club", a service branch of the Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund, recently had its first golf fundraiser of 2012 "Courses That Care" "Miles That Matter" at Pleasant Hills Golf Course.

The Flight Club raises money to purchase gas cards for families who must transport children for continuing medical care.

Thirty-two golfers participated and more than $500 was raised to purchase gas cards.

Golfers participate in a two-player scramble format.

GILIO

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.

Gilio puts her stamp on Neffs community

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

Postmaster retires from service

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.