'Junkie' Bonnie and Clyde, 3rd EHS Bomb Threat Top Local News
Tree lovers, Jaindl opponents and Macungie's upcoming capital projects also make news.
Shayna Sykes and Blake Bills of 326 Oxford Place, Macungie, allegedly stole two police cars and led high-speed chases through the streets of Camden and Philadelphia on Tuesday. The drug-fueled adventure began March 1 after the couple borrowed Sharon Sykes' car, police say.
The homes of Emmaus High School students received a robo call from Principal Dave Piperato Wednesday evening, notifying them of the latest bomb threat and the resulting need to close the high school on Thursday.
At an emotionally-charged meeting of the Lower Macungie Board of Commissioners on Thursday, a room full of residents listened to a PPL Corp. spokesman explain the company's new policy: to remove any woody-stemmed vegetation that could potentially damage power lines.
Macungie Council on Monday voted unanimously to go forward with three capital projects in the borough.
The seven people who have filed suit again and again in opposition to David Jaindl's Spring Creek Development plan were ordered by Lehigh County Judge Michele Varricchio to pay a $275,000 bond if they wish to continue with their request that the Pa. Supreme Court consider their case. They don't have the money, their attorney says.
A video of a 17-year-old Lower Macungie girl was found on the Internet, police say. Officials are now investigating how it got there.
Macungie Ambulance Operations Manager Christopher Greb presented his annual "Year in Review" to Macungie Council at its Monday meeting.
Ninety-six students who read "Chasing Lincoln's Killer" by James Swanson chose characters from the book to impersonate. Their projects also included visual components that they presented in the Eyer auditorium Monday.