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Coplay police

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Crash reported

Coplay Police responded Saturday to a report of a hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles in the unit block of North Third Street.

Although the driver left the area, police said officers found the vehicle in question, a red 2003 Oldsmobile, parked at Third and Center streets, two blocks from the accident.

Janadene Valo, 38, of North Third Street, Whitehall, was identified as the driver and taken into custody, police said.

Valo will be cited with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

Police respond to noise complaint

Editor's View

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Keep pill bottles away from children to keep them safe

I watched in disbelief a recent report on The Today Show showing 4-year-old children opening safety caps on various types of medication.

I was not shocked, though, as we experienced the same thing in our own home many years ago.

When my oldest son was about 5 years old, he pulled a chair over to a kitchen cabinet, climbed up on the counter and found a bottle of vitamins which, in his mind, I suppose, looked like candy.

After a short period of time, my husband found him with the pills in his mouth and the red dye from the pills all over his mouth.

Raymond H. Snyder Jr.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired supervisor

Raymond H. Snyder Jr., 84, of East Allen Township, died March 23, 2013, at Easton Hospital.

He was a supervisor for A&B Meats, Allentown, for many years until he retired.

He attended Carpenters Community Church.

He is survived by a son, Raymond H. III of Pen Argyl; a daughter, Connie Mason of Slatington; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Liederman.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

D&L Trail honored at 20th anniversary of Keystone Fund

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Delaware & Lehigh (D&L) Trail was recognized as Pennsylvania's best trail project by the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund at the organization's 20th anniversary celebration in Harrisburg in March.

Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor President/Executive Director Elissa Garofalo accepted the honor.

State police

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Man found dead

State police are investigating the death of Michael J. Lagoey, 68, of 1502 Fifth St., Bethlehem.

According to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office, Lagoey was found dead April 3 at 12:34 p.m. at the Scottish Inn, 1701 Catasauqua Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

Police have ruled the manner of death as suicide.

Harassment charges filed

A verbal dispute that turned into a physical altercation brought state police to the 100 block of Bentwood Circle, Greenbriar MHP, East Allen Township, Northampton County.

Breathe easy

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township Police Department's K-9 unit now has oxygen breathing kits for its police dogs, Nitro and Onyx. Officers Jeff Coleman and Richard Garner, who serve as handlers, are occasionally dispatched to burning buildings or structures with hazardous materials and illegal substances. During a brief ceremony April 5, Lehigh Valley CART (County Animal Response Team) presented the special oxygen apparatus and kits to the township police department. From left are CART Rescue Captain Trisha Burkhardt, Lt.

Colonial League Track and Field bests

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Sports


100 - 1. Kordell Theadford (Notre Dame GP) 11.4, 2. Matthew Barnett (So. Lehigh) 11.4, 3. Alex Vignone (Palmerton) 11.5;

200 - 1. Jryi Davis (Bangor) 23.5, 2. Caleb Johnson (No. Lehigh) 23.7, 3. tie Ra'Von Burton (Catty), Cam Richardson (Northwestern), Ales Odle (Palisades) 24.0;

400 - 1. Collin Bergey (So. Lehigh) 52.4, 2. Jryi Davis (Bangor) 53.7, 3. Mathew Handley (Wilson) 53.9;

800 - 1. Kyle Gonoude (Salisbury) 2:07.9, 2. Mathew Handley (Wilson) 2:09.3, 3. Brayden Heller (Northwestern) 2:09.6;