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Police investigate second case of canine abuse

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

11 dead animals may be foxes

Eleven skinned canines found 4 p.m. Nov. 23, off Quarry Road, near Lower Macungie Park, may be adult foxes, not dog puppies.

According to an article published Nov. 27 in The Press' sister paper, the TIMES NEWS, in Lehighton, necropsies performed Monday show at least one of the animals was killed by buckshot. The others may have been trapped.

The article states Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Cary Moran said the eye sockets and teeth suggest the animals are adult foxes.

Fox hunting is legal in the state from October to February.

Luther Crest apartment damaged by kitchen fire

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Cetronia, Greenawalds and Woodlawn fire departments, along with Cetronia Ambulance Corps crews, were dispatched 9:35 p.m. Nov. 20 for a kitchen fire in an apartment at Luther Crest Retirement Community, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall Township.

Volunteer firefighters from Cetronia Engine 311, who were first on scene, used a hose to put out the remaining fire after the sprinkler system limited spread of the fire.

Many residents in their bathrobes and slippers were forced to leave the building due to the fire.

Commissioners approve lease for White Deer Run

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by DANIEL MINGUEZ Special to The Press in Local News

With budget season behind them, Lehigh County commissioners convened Nov. 20, to address a handful of reappointments and bills.

The board unanimously voted to reappoint Commissioner Percy Dougherty to the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Susan Schmidt, of Emmaus, and Sally Schoffstall, of New Tripoli, to the Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services Advisory Council.

Commissioners also unanimously approved a lease of county-owned property along Riverside Drive, Salisbury Township, to White Deer Run Inc. for use as a rehabilitation center.

Happenings

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

·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.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

Soldiers and Sailors Monument 113th anniversary celebrated

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The 113th anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument was celebrated during a ceremony and wreath laying on Oct. 12 at the base of the monument.

VFW Post 12099 Commander and retired state Legislator Joseph R. Zeller delivered the address in the commissioners hearing Room at the Lehigh County Government Center.

This grand monument was originally dedicated to the soldiers of both the North and South in the Civil War, one of only a few memorials to do so.

Cancer Society promoting Santa Calls

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Bring a smile to a face of a child, when they receive a call or letter from Santa Claus.

For a donation of $7 for a call; $6 for a letter; and $10 for a combination letter and call, brighten the life of a child, while supporting a great cause.

For more than 15 years the American Cancer Society has been hosting this event in the Lehigh Valley office.

Volunteers come to the office to place the calls and also prepare the letters for mailing.