Parkland Press

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Police advise using caution with door-to-door salesmen

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

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.

After receiving these complaints, police checked with the...

College Corner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

Albright

College

Germansville

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.

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...

Gilio puts her stamp on Neffs community

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to 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...

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.

Board OKs corps building

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

South Whitehall commissioners granted approval July 18 to a pair of resolutions allowing Cetronia Ambulance Corps to construct its Joint Operations Facility.

First, commissioners voted to allow subdivision of a 96.4005-acre property owned by Lehigh County at 4200 Broadway.

Lot one is comprised of nine acres at the southwest quadrant of the Parkway Road and Broadway intersection. Lot two encompases 87.4005 acres designated as the residual tract.

In a second vote, the...

Trojan alumni plan golf tourney Aug. 17 at Iron Lakes Country Club

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

The 16th annual Parkland Trojan Alumni Varsity Club golf tournament will take place Aug. 17 at Iron Lakes Country Club, 3625 Shankweiler Road, North Whitehall. The tournament will take place rain or shine.

Participants are invited for coffee and doughnuts at 6:45 a.m.

At 7:30 a.m., an opening ceremony with bagpipes, dedicated to the memory of the late David Davis, club member and supporter of Parkland sports, will take place.

Refreshments will be available along the...

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.

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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...

College Corner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

Wilkes Univ.

Area students

earn degrees

The following local residents graduated from Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, and received degrees in their respective fields at the school's 65th annual commencement ceremony May 19:

Allentown: Amanda Albert, Master of Science in education; Scott Bove, Master of Arts in creative writing; Heather Bryski, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Lyssa Busolits, Master of Science in education; Amanda Derr, Master of Science in...