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Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Wammer'n Koppche (Kaffi) ausschitt un no's Koppche widder uffschtellt, kammer saage wie viel Leit as uff Bauch kumme bei de Ring as im Koppche sin.

The number of rings in the cup after the coffee has been drunk indicate the number of visitors to be expected.

Wammer'n Kind kitzelt eb's en Yaahr alt is, waert's schtodderich.

A child will stammer if it is tickled before it is a year old.


The Old Time Plow Boys are gearing up for their annual Summer show 10...

Midshipman, 2009 Parkland grad killed in Berks County crash

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman First Class Austin T. Zalik, a 2009 graduate of Parkland High School, died Aug. 3 when his pickup truck rolled down an embankment and was struck by a tractor-trailer on I-78, Greenwich Township, Berks County.

According to State Police Troop, L, Hamburg, Zalik's 1990 Toyota Previa pickup was parked in the lot of Rauch's Service Station, 1510 Krumsville Road, (Route 737) facing I-78 when it rolled down the enbankment at 6:33 a.m. onto the interstate.


Regional Police Beat

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Allentown residents

face charges

Four Allentown residents were charged after they were allegedly seen trying to steal a spare tire at 2 p.m. Aug. 4 from a car belonging to a customer of Feinour's Automotive, Route 309, Lynn Township, State Police Troop M Fogelsville say.

Sixto Acosta-Pena, 20; Joendy Nunez, 23; Jorge Nunez, 20; and a 16-year-old boy were all charged with theft from a motor vehicle, conspiracy to commit theft, trespassing and criminal mischief.



Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Krumsville, will have its seventh annual Summer Fest 1-7 p.m. August 25 at the church, rain or shine.

Entertainment will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature The Majestics, Lester Miller's Hoe Downers and The Miller Brothers.

There will be games for adults and children, food, a bake sale, a basket raffle and a flea market as well as other fun activities.

For more information, call 610-756-6210 or visit www....

New Tripoli

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

Alana Harrington, who graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School, was awarded a $750 scholarship by Ai Orthodontics, Emmaus.

Alana is the daughter of Patrick and Dolores Harrington of New Tripoli.

She has been involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ignite Youth Group, Northwestern Lehigh Varsity Football, Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Youth and is a member of the National Honor Society.

She plans on attending Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall to...

Lowhill petitions to appoint auditors

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KENNETH BLEILER Special to The Press in Local News

Lowhill Township currently has no elected auditors.

Township Solicitor Carles Waters advised the board at its Aug. 2 meeting he has petitioned Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas to appoint three auditors.

A hearing will be held within 45 to 90 days to appoint the new members.

In other matters, the acquisition of the Smoldis property is moving along.

Supervisor Richard Hughes asked if there could be any unknown problems with the property, such as illegally dumped...

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meetings held in the municipal building.



Lynn Township Supervisors, 6:30 p.m.

Heidelberg Township Supervisors, 7:30 p.m.


Lynn Township Recreational Advisory Committee, 7 p.m.

Northwestern Lehigh Emergency Services Steering Committee, 7-8 p.m. at Lynnport Fire Co., 7164 Behler Road, Lynnport.

Weisenberg students learn to be Earth's stewards

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

Before the end of the school year, 475 students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Weisenberg Elementary participated in activities designed to teach them about Earth Day.

Weisenberg teachers Johanna Reisteter, Jennifer McDonald, Jamie Hafner, Jillian Gasper, Susan Fetterman and Karly Saaco worked with representatives of Waste Management, across from the school, to create the event.

They began by learning how a Waste Management truck collects garbage.

The students...