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LCA plant OK'd with conditions

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by KENNETH BLEILER Special to The Press in Local News

The final meeting dedicated to the application by the Lehigh County Authority for a conditional use to construct a wastewater treatment plant in North Whitehall was at hand.

Testimony for the hearing was closed Sept. 10. This meeting was to give attorneys for each side the chance to give closing arguments before township supervisors.

Attorney Jim Preston, representing the LCA, went first.

He said many of the documents presented by opponents during the testimony were...

Employee Volunteer Day

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Nestlé Waters North America joined with the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley Sept. 18 for an Employee Volunteer Day.

More than 50 Nestlé Waters employees from the Pure Life and Deer Park plants in Breinigsville participated in the event.

"We strive to give back to the local community whenever we can," Peter Rittenhouse, Pennsylvania supply chain director for Nestlé Waters North America, said. "So, it's great to see close to 60 Nestlé Waters employees at both of our...

Motorcyclist is killed in North Whitehall crash

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

A Washington Township man died Sept. 22 when his motorcycle crashed at 2754 Old Post Road, North Whitehall Township.

Richard John Holloway, 59, of 3521 Morris Court, died from multiple blunt force injuries, Lehigh County Chief Deputy Coroner Paul Hoffman said.

Holloway was pronouced dead at 8:41 p.m. at the scene by Lehigh County First Deputy Coroner Eric Minnich.

His death was ruled an accident, Hoffman said.

State Police Troop M Bethlehem say Holloway apparently...


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, is hosting its 15th annual silent auction and dinner from 1-5 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Route 100, Fogelsville.

Doors open at 1 p.m. Buffet will be available from 2-3:30 p.m. Bidding will take place 1-4 p.m. The auction will be 4-5 p.m.

Reservations need to be made by Oct. 25. All items are new and donated by local businesses.

Go to www....

Guest View

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Julie Harhart State Rep. R-183rd in Opinion

When you wake up in the dead of night to the smell of smoke in the house; when you're in a vehicle accident and are trapped in the car or when you're in a flooded area and need rescuing, it's our local firefighters who risk their safety to ensure yours.

As we prepare to recognize October as Fire Prevention Month in the United States, I thought this was a great time to recap some of the measures we have put in place in Pennsylvania to help ensure our firefighters have access to the...

Students learn about various activities at fair

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by NADIA BOEKENKAMP Special to The Press in School

Every year, Parkland High School hosts a student involvement fair for freshmen.

This informative event takes place during the first few weeks of school and allows students to view all of the clubs offered throughout the year.

"I think the student involvement fair is the perfect way to introduce freshmen to all of the great opportunities at Parkland," senior Odyssey of the Mind Club member Shannon Homa said. "It is an easy way for them to sign up and learn what each club has to...

Fire police sponsor fundraiser for Kernsville student

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Allentown Fire Police sponsored a fundraiser Sept. 22 for Toseef Mughal of South Whitehall at the Allentown Fairgrounds.

Toseef, a fourth grader at Kernsville Elementary School, told The Press he was excited about the fundraiser before he went to play with his cousin Muzammil Mughal.

Allentown Fire Police Lt. Shoukat Mughal said his son Toseef contracted sepsis after having what appeared to be a cold and cough in February.

The youngster actually had strep throat, which...