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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.

In other...

College Corner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

Waynesburg Univ.

Student makes dean's list

Chelsea Ritter, a native of New Tripoli and graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, was recently named to Waynesburg University's dean's list for her academic achievements in the spring 2012 semester.

Ritter is a rising senior pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in history.

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.

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say James T. Sherry, 70, of Ebensburg, Cambria County, was driving a 1997...

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.

Top scores went...

College Corner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

U. of

the Sciences

Allentown students

on dean's list

The following Allentown residents were recently named to the dean's list at University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, for attaining a GPA of 3.4 during their spring 2012 semester:

Allison Beers, doctor of pharmacy student; Sean Maydick, doctor of pharmacy student; Teresa Melick, master of occupational therapy student; and Jocelyn Shubella, pharmaceutical and healthcare studies student.

Economic development:

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

The House Majority Policy Committee convened July 31 to discuss economic development focusing on regulatory issues, workforce development and tax reform.

The group of Pennsylvania representatives and local panelists met in the conference room of the Kasych Family Pavilion at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

"Unemployment in Pennsylvania is still at a rate that is too high, and that doesn't even address the problem of underemployment; people who are working part time...

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Easton man

arrested for DUI

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say Steven Angel Werkheiser, 28, of Easton, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol 1:20 p.m. Aug. 4.

Police say Werkheiser was driving a 2005 Honda Civic on Route 22 eastbound at Interstate 476, South Whitehall Township, where police allegedly observed him speeding, tailgating multiple vehicles, swerving in his lane and changing lanes five times without using a turn signal.