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Coplay police

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Hit-and-run crash reported

Coplay Police Aug. 10 were called to the Giant Food parking lot on a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash.

Evelyn Rothdeutsch reported shortly before 6 p.m. she had been shopping at the market and returned to her vehicle to find damage to the left front end of her 1999 Ford Contour, police said.

Officers assist North Catasauqua

Borough police Aug. 5 responded to the 100 block of Second Street, North Catasauqua, at 6:56 p.m.



Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Conversation around town is the King George Inn will be demolished to make way for a hotel and additional stores along Hamilton and Cedar Crest boulevards, South Whitehall Township.

The development would incorporate the King George Inn, the Burger King and the Carvel Ice Cream store sites.

South Whitehall Township Manager Jon Hammer confirmed the owner could demolish the building but no permit has been obtained.

If that were to occur, what would happen to the longtime...

Article By: Schoemaker-Hague

Saturday, August 17, 2013 by Schoemaker-Hague in Social News

Couple plans

November nuptials

Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Schoemaker of Macungie announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Alex Hague, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Hague of Lansdale.

The bride-elect graduated from Emmaus High School and Kutztown University.

She is employed by Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., Coopersburg.

Her fiance graduated from North Penn High School, Lansdale.

He is employed by Penn Oaks Golf Club, West Chester.

The couple...

Article By: The Press

Saturday, August 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor...

Allen to add officer

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The task of sewage enforcement has become more of an issue in Allen Township.

Housing developments in the southern sector of the township get hooked up to sewers aligned with the Borough of Northampton's wastewater treatment plant.

At its recent meeting, the township board of supervisors agreed to hire an additional sewage enforcement officer. Township Engineer Brian Kocher was granted permission to hire a qualified person.

In other business, the supervisors heard a...

Ramp, lane closures scheduled for MacArthur, Route 22

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Motorists using the Routes 22 and 145 will face lane restrictions starting Aug. 20.

PennDOT officials have announced the ramp from eastbound Route 22 to northbound MacArthur Road will be closed permanently starting 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20.

Motorists traveling eastbound on Route 22 will access MacArthur Road/Route 145 using a single, newly constructed ramp, regardless of whether they intend to go north or south on MacArthur.

Lane restrictions are also scheduled for 10 p....

Rec center to be designated as shelter

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton Borough Council has granted permission to the Northampton Area School District to use the borough's recreation center on Lerchenmiller Drive as a temporary mass shelter.

NASD, in the past, used the football stadium as an emergency evacuation site in response to a bomb threat at the high school.

The borough will request a certificate of insurance from NASD.

Council also granted permission to borough officials to sign an easement and improvements agreement with...