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Saturday, December 14, 2019

LEHIGH TOWNSHIP

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Dump truck hits car at Municipal Road, Lehigh Drive

A woman was flown to a local hospital from the scene of a crash on Route 248 in Lehigh Township Nov. 29.

Township police said a blue Chrysler Sebring, driven by Joan Frable, 77, of Lehigh Township, was on Municipal Road at a stop sign facing north, at the intersection of Route 248 (Lehigh Drive) 10:02 a.m.

According to a witness, upon pulling into the intersection, the Sebring was struck by an orange tri-axle dump truck. The truck was fully loaded at the time. The truck was owned by NS Paving of Lehighton and operated by Corey Mann, 49, of East Stroudsburg.

Bath resident helps make rocket stove at SkillsUSA

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Three female welding students from Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, didn’t win their national competition, but the result of their effort will endure much longer than the shine of any medal.

A rocket stove manufactured by welding and fabrication engineering technology students Joelle E. Perelli, of Bath; Erin M. Beaver, of Winfield; and Natalie J. Rhoades, of Weedville, earlier this summer at the SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Ky., is in the process of being donated to a family in the developing world.

Nominations being sought for Distinguished Alumni Award

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.

A Distinguished Alumni Award nominee must have graduated from Northampton Area High School at least 15 years ago and should reflect NAHS’ proud tradition of producing outstanding graduates and role models who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their professional and personal lives.

A nominee should reflect some of the following:

• achieved outstanding success in his/her chosen field or profession

Northampton resident medals at 2018 Transplant Games

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Michael Seidick wins golf, relay challenges

Michael Seidick, of Northampton, won several medals during the 2018 Transplant Games of America, held Aug. 2-7 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

He won gold in golf singles, gold in team golf and gold in the 4x400m relay while representing Northampton, Lehigh and Berks counties on Team Philadelphia.

Seidick received two kidney transplants. The first was in 1978 at the age of 8, and the second was in 1984.

There were 12 competitors from the Lehigh Valley on Team Philadelphia, which covered eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

Nominate now for 2018 volunteer award

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley announced it is now receiving nominations for the 16th annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards.

The Spirit of Volunteerism Awards is one way of recognizing and thanking volunteers for all their great efforts. This is a great opportunity for local nonprofits or businesses to recommend those individuals, teams and organizations who they feel have made a difference in our community. The award recipients embody the spirit of volunteering in their community and serve as role models for others.

Driver charged in crash that killed Catty passenger

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin announced July 11 an Allentown man has been charged in relation to a fatal crash.

Corey Sickler, 26, of 315 Linden St., Allentown, has been charged with one count each of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, a felony of the second degree, and homicide by vehicle and accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed, both felonies of the third degree.