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Lynn organizes zoning, SALDO

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

A special meeting was called Sept. 5 by Lynn supervisors to review the zoning and subdivision and land development ordinances, which are being codified, and to make needed changes and corrections .

Industrial performance standards have to be updated. Township Manager Kevin Deppe told the board he never used the noise section of the ordinance. A baseline measurement is necessary and the township does not have the equipment to measure decibels.

Supervisor Brian Dietrich said the issue could wait until it becomes an issue.

Lynn Township

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY Special to The Press in Local News

Wyatt's Jamboree on Sept. 15

Wyatt's Jamboree and Motorcycle Run 2012 will take place noon-8 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club pavilion, 8100 Gun Club Road, New Tripoli. Rain date is Sept. 16.

Proceeds benefit Wyatt Newhard, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma cancer at age 3.

Sign up 10 a.m.-noon for the motorcycle run at The Bagel Bunch, Routes 309 and 100, New Tripoli. Admission fee includes the run, games, Chinese auction, raffles, food, drinks and music.

For more information call Joe at 484-225-5882 or visit wyattsjamboree.org.

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Lowhill Twp. board offers moment of silence for the Reinert family

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by JENNIFER QUINN Special to The Press in Local News

Lowhill Supervisors began their Sept. 6 meeting with a moment of silence and prayers for the family of former administrator and zoning officer, Reynold Reinert, who died last month.

"It will be hard to envision meetings without him at the table," Township Solicitor Charles Waters said, adding the township lost a good friend.

Later in the meeting, the board appointed Keystone Consulting Engineers as interim zoning officer, represented by Roy Stewart.

Driver remains critical after two-vehicle crash

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

John J. Demjanick, 54, of Barnesville, remains in critical condition nine days following a two-vehicle crash in Lynn Township.

State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say Demjanick, driving a 2000 Chevrolet SUV, was attempting to negotiate a left curve in Route 309, just north of the Route 143 intersection in New Tripoli, around 6:34 a.m. Sept. 4.

The crash occurred as a 2008 Ford Ranger, driven by Manuel G. Rocha, 52, of Allentown, northbound on Route 309 began to spin in a clockwise direction.

Happenings

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13

·AARP Chapter 3115 noon at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Refreshments will be available and musician Shep will entertain. Flu shots will also be available. New members welcome to attend. For more information, call 610-264-4874.

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 395-1006.

Two Troop 261 Scouts soar with the Eagles

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in Local News

Kyle Rex and Benjamin Gangaware, of Boy Scout Troop 261, Breinigsville, were recently inducted into an elite group of young men.

The two joined the ranks of Eagle Scouts Sam Walton, James Lovell, Hank Aaron and President Gerald R. Ford, among other notables.

Rex and Gangaware, who became friends in first grade, have spent the last 12 years in Scouting encouraging each other when needed.

They celebrated their accomplishments during their Eagle Court at Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville.

Family pets killed in Kempton

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

Information needed to find shooter of two bloodhound and lab mix dogs

Their photos are posted on the wall at the Kempton Post Office.

No, they are not on the FBI's Most Wanted List, but their killers should be.

Jeb and Dude, bloodhound and lab mix dogs, were found Aug. 31 shot to death seven miles from their Lynn Township home.

According to owner Stacey Jones, of Scholler Road, she and her son let out the 125 pound pets during the evening of Aug. 28.

Jebediah "Jeb" Jones and his pal "Deuteronomy "Dude" Jones were last seen around 10 p.m. that night by two people, some six miles from their home.