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Regional Police Beat

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Money stolen

on N. Loop Road.

State Police Troop M Bethlehem say Angie Thomas, North Loop Road, Washington Township, reported $300 was stolen from her vehicle sometime between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 29.

Police say a green Kawasaki four-wheeler was seen in the driveway of her home around noon.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or anyone who has seen a similar incident should contact Trooper Seiple at 610-861-2026.

2-vehicle crash


School News

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

There will be no school Aug. 31 and Sept. 3.

All district offices will be closed on Labor Day.

All students "Back to School" letters were mailed on Aug. 10. Parents should have received a blackboard connect message containing more information.

Information is now available at Clicking on your child's school in the drop-down menu.

High School

Back to School Night will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the high school.


Chosen Words

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Die Picknick Zeit in Opinion

Die picknick zeit is widder do,

Un kumme Mensche viel.

Sie froge em "ei wu un wer?"

Im Bungert schee un kiel.

Die Mannsleit sin schee aageduh,

Die Grosse un die Gleene.

Die Weibsleit hen sich aagerischt,

mir gleiche fer sie sehne.

Die weibsleit mache schenschde Sach

Fer alli epper esse.

der Essdisch grext mit schwer gewicht,

Des kann mer net vergesse.

Do waar geblaant, gerischt in gschafft,

Kuche, Boi...

College Corner

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in School

Johns Hopkins

NWL alumna


Jennifer Howells, a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, graduated May 23 with a Master of Science degree in engineering, geography and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering.

Howells is a civil engineer for ARCADIS/Malcolm Pirnie, an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in the fields of infrastructure, water, environment...

AARP 5415

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet noon Sept. 6, at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

The program will feature David Kalinoski, associate state director of AARP, Harrisburg, who will present a game named Fraud Bingo.

A business meeting will follow the program.

Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. Guests are always welcome.

For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Lehigh Gap Nature Center awarded TogetherGreen grant

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Toyota and the National Audubon Society have announced $37,419 in TogetherGreen Innovation Grants funding has been awarded to two Pennsylvania-based projects that will demonstrate the ecological value of Early Successional Scrub Habitat and create a rare plant trail that exhibits threatened, endangered and extirpated plants of Pennsylvania.

One of the winning projects is the Lehigh Gap Nature Center's Plant Refuge Network project, in Slatington, which was made possible with support...

Another View

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Opinion

Berks-Lehigh Regional Police recently issued a Community Message via Nixle that an individual was going door-to-door asking questions of homeowners regarding the Parkland and Northwestern Lehigh school districts.

In this case, the man turned out to be a legitimate salesman.

I recently experienced something similar, except the man at my door was asking to see my electric bill.

According to Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda L. Kelly, identity fraud is the fastest growing...