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Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a request for vigilance in the until block of Packer Avenue.

· Police were called to the 900 block of Third Street to conduct a drug investigation.

· A report of a disturbance brought officers to Lehigh Avenue.

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash on MacArthur Road.

· A report of a noise complaint brought police to Alberta Drive.


Motorist charged for striking 5-year-old child at bus stop

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

A Whitehall Township motorist has been charged with recklessly endangering another person for striking a 5-year-old boy at a school bus stop in Whitehall Township.

Beverly A. Bell, 62, of 1 Maryland Circle, Apt. 238, also was charged Sept. 27 with summary offenses of careless and reckless driving, meeting or overtaking a school bus and driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.

Bell was arraigned by District Judge Robert C. Halal Sept. 28 in Lehigh County Central Booking. She was...

With the 'Divas'

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News


Lee A. Butz, center, Chairman of the Board, Alvin H. Butz, Inc., sponsor of the "Wicked Divas" concert, Sept. 13, Symphony Hall, Allentown, with the stars of the show, Allli Mauzey, left, and Dee Roscioli, right. Mauzey and Roscioli performed songs from Broadway's "Wicked," in which they starred, and other musicals, accompanied by the Allentown Symphony, conducted by Ronald Demkee.

Article By: McNair

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by McNair in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Grayson and Janet McNair, of Lower Macungie Township, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise on the Danube River and visits to several ports-of-call in three countries. They also visited Vienna, Austria, for three days.

They are pictured at the statue of Johann Strauss in the Stadtpark (city park) along one edge of Vienna's Ringstrasse.

The couple were married Aug. 18, 1962, in Egner Memorial Chapel, Muhlenberg...

Article By: Flexer

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by Flexer in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Clinton and Patricia (Heil) Flexer of Emmaus celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 29 with a surprise dinner at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church given by their family in the same reception hall used by the couple 50 years earlier.

The couple were married Sept. 29, 1962, at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, Salisbury Township.

They have four children, David, Diane and Todd Flexer and Wendy Breunig, and six...

St. Luke's 'Night of Heroes'

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

St. Luke's University Health Network held its 8th annual "Night of Heroes," Sept. 22, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. Honorees included patients Johanna Pizzolo and Greg Young as well as area caregivers and public safety personnel. Above, from left: Ashley Kiefer, sister of patient honoree Greg Young; patient honoree Greg Young; his mother, Lisa Young, and father, Greg Young.


Heart attack causes, treatments & more

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. What causes a heart attack?

A blood clot in a narrowed coronary artery is the usual cause of a heart attack. The clogged artery prevents oxygenated blood from nourishing the heart. This can lead to pain, the death of heart cells, scar tissue and fatal arrythmias.

There is a variety of causes that lead to the narrowing of arteries, which is called atherosclerosis. This, in turn, increases the likelihood of a heart attack.

The following are some of the leading causes of...

Veterans ride to honor MIAs, POWs

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Patriotic music filled the air Saturday as the brigade of 70 gleaming motorcycles, mostly Harley Davidsons, roared out Saturday from the Northampton Municipal Park on a covered bridge tour.

Many cyclists proudly displayed the American flag on the backs of their denim jackets.

The ride, sponsored by the Northampton Joint Veterans Association, took the bikers to the Manasses Guth, Wehr's, Rex's and Geiger's bridges, all located in Lehigh County.

The motorcyclists then rode...

Relay For Life gearing up for kickoff

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by SHARI NOCTOR Special to The Press in Local News

Everyone is invited to the 2013 Season Kick-Off for the Relay for Life of Whitehall.

The event takes place 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the lower-level auditorium of Fellowship Community, Whitehall.

All residents and business owners from the areas within the Whitehall-Coplay, Northampton, and Catasauqua school districts are encouraged to get involved.

The relay is a big undertaking. It takes nine months to plan and is done 100 percent by volunteers. A big thank you goes...