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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.


Upper Macungie Township

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

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.


Upper Macungie Township will be showing the movie "Puss in Boots" Aug. 10...

Traffic halted

Monday, August 13, 2012 by The Press in Local News

A Penske rental box truck and a tractor trailer hauling steel I beams collided at the intersection of Grim Road and the Route 222 By-pass around 10 a.m. Aug. 13. The collision ruptured a fuel tank on the tractor causing a major fuel spill that helped feed a fire in the tractor section of the rig.

College Corner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School




student graduates

Morgan E. Snyder of Germansville graduated summa cum laude from Albright College at the school's 153rd commencement ceremony May 20.

Snyder received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and elementary, early childhood and special education.