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Thursday, October 11, 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 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 395-1006.

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

Center offering housing to low-income veterans

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living recently was awarded $152,000 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for Supportive Services for the Veterans Families Grant Program.

This non-profit organization, established in 1990 in Allentown, serves persons with disabilities.

The center plans to help 50 families with this new program.

Red Cross honored for service to county

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by DANIEL MINGUEZ Special to The Press in Local News

September was National Preparedness Month and Lehigh County commissioners passed a resolution at their Sept. 26 meeting to honor the American Red Cross for its service to Lehigh County.

"Part of the Red Cross's mission is to help people prepare for emergencies," Osborne said. "On average, the American Red Cross of Greater Lehigh Valley responds to an emergency every three days, the majority of which are residential fires."

Chief Administrative Officer of the American Red Cross Northeast Pennsylvania Region Robert Duld received a certificate of appreciation from the board.

Man charged with resisting arrest, being disorderly

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

A 76-year-old Schnecksville man was taken into custody after he allegedly raised his fist at a Berks-Lehigh Regional Police officer at the Cost Cutters Family Hair Salon, 1042 Millcreek Road, Lower Macungie Township.

According to an affidavit of probable cause obtained from District Judge Michael Faulkner, Robert Lewis Gross, of 4739 Doe Run Court, Schnecksville, was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

State Police Trooper Peter Adam states in the affidavit he was dispatched to the hair salon 11:43 a.m. Aug. 21 to assist Berks-Lehigh Regional Police.

New auditors for South Whitehall

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

South Whitehall commissioners have approved Buckno Lisicky and Co. as the new auditors for the municipality and for the township authority.

They replace France, Anderson, Basille, the firm that held the previous contract.

Township Manager Jon Hammer explained as auditors are a professional service, a bid process is unnecessary.

"We chose Buckno Lisicky because they are doing our policies and procedures," Hammer said.

Beekeepers honor Lehigh County, Penn State Cooperative Extension

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Local News

During a recent meeting, Lehigh Valley Beekeepers displayed their appreciation to Penn State Cooperative Extension and Lehigh County for their continued support of apiculture and local beekeepers.

District 18 Director of Penn State Cooperative Extension Richard S. Kauffman, who oversees extension offices in four area counties, participated in the meeting and met with more than 50 beekeepers from the Lehigh Valley and beyond

He accepted an en-graved wooden plaque of appreciation from the association on behalf of the extension service and Lehigh County.