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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Former teacher charged with unlawful contact with a minor

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Tuesday that a former teacher at Whitehall High School has been charged in relation to his alleged inappropriate contact with students.

David Andrew Borghesani, 29, of 415 Morton Ct., Northampton, has been charged with one count each of Unlawful Contact with a Minor, a felony of the third degree, and Corruption of Minors, a misdemeanor of the first degree. He was arraigned through Central Booking Tuesday.

Catasauqua LCTI student excels in state competition

Thursday, June 2, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED in School

Six Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students won first place at the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Leadership and Skill Championships held April 13-15 at Hershey Lodge.

Four of the first-place finishers also qualified to compete June 20-24 at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky.

LCTI’s first-place winners are:

From William Allen High School: Ishalys Garcia, Painting & Decorating Contest

From Emmaus High School: Malachi Atkinson, Web Design Contest; and Jeffrey Pennycoff, Building Maintenance Contest

Lehigh County has a humane police officer

Thursday, January 22, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED in Local News

According to Liz Jones, for part of the last three years, Lehigh County has not had a local humane police.

That has changed.

Brittney Chukyo, of Northampton, was sworn in Dec. 11 as a humane police officer, working through The Sanctuary at Haafsville.

She completed her coursework earlier this year.

Officer Chukyo will be handling the following municipalities in Lehigh County:Weisenberg, Washington, Heidelberg, Lynn, Lowhill, Coplay, Catasaqua, Emmaus, Lower Milford, North Whitehall, South Whitehall, Lower Macungie, and Hanover (Lehigh).