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Byron A. Young

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

played on first Parkland football team

Byron A. Young, 73, from Allentown, died May 15, 2013, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.

He was the husband of the late Sandra S. (Goides) Young.

Born Dec. 17, 1939, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Theodore A. and Arlene M. (Getz) Young.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force during a peacetime era.

He was a station mechanic and welder for PPL, Martins Creek, for 28 years before retiring in 1995.

Active in his community, he was a member of the Kilowatt Craftsman's Club and the Parkland Trojan Alumni Varsity Club.

Marie T. Seyfried

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

L.V.H.N. nurse

Marie T. Seyfried, 81, of N. Catasauqua, died May 16, 2013. She was the wife of Donald (Deacon) A. Seyfried for 58 years.

She was a daughter of the late Michael S. and Mary (Stranzl) Bock.

She was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a bachelor's degree from Cedar Crest College and a master's in education from Temple University.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 13

· Officers assisted EMS in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought police to Second Street.

· Police responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block of Race Street.

· A report of a disabled vehicle brought officers to West Race Street.

MAY 14

· Officers responded to an alarm at the M&B Market, 410 Second St.

· A theft of a motor vehicle brought police to the unit block of Second Street.

Guest View

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Pennsylvania's townships continue fight against unfunded mandates

More than 6,500 unfunded mandates have been imposed on Pennsylvania's local governments over the past 30 years.

Township officials, tired of seeing millions of tax dollars wasted every year, came together recently to urge state lawmakers to change the system so that municipalities can put that money to better use, namely to improve roads and other infrastructure.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

MAY 12

· Officers assisted EMS in the 800 block of Locust Street.

· Police responded to a domestic call in the 1200 block of Fifth Street.

· A vehicle stop brought officers to Third and Eugene streets.

MAY 13

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department at Second and Pine streets.

A report of an abandoned vehicle brought police to the 1100 block of Eighth Street.

MAY 14

· Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of American Street.

Evelyn L. Wieder

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Evelyn L. Wieder, 94, of Northampton, formerly of Emmaus, died May 20, 2013, surrounded by her family, in her home. She was the wife of the late Frederick C.O. Wieder who died September 18, 2000. Born in Vera Cruz, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Daisy (Ringer) Kuehn.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus and was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 1937.

She was employed by Rodale Manufacturing for 32 years until her retirement.

Editor's View

Thursday, May 23, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Responsible reporting must continue without intervention of the government

Journalists are yet again under attack.

The most recent attack is from the United States Justice Department, which seized cellphone records of Associated Press reporters and editors in the process of investigating what it calls a national security leak.

Associated Press President and Chief Executive Officer Gary Pruitt has called the seizure of records "unconstitutional."