Alleged Jewelry Theft, Firefighter's 50 Years of Service: Top Local News

Also making the headlines this week were stories about a DeSales University student who was recognized for saving a friend's life and a 50th anniversary citation presented to Southern Lehigh Public Library by State Rep. Justin Simmons.

Upper Saucon Woman Stole Jewelry from The Bon-Ton, Stein Mart, Police Say
An Upper Saucon Township woman is facing charges of retail theft, police say.

Lower Milford Volunteer Firefighter Thanked for 50 Years of Service

Lower Milford Township Fire Department member Terry Miller was honored for 50 years of service to the company and the township at a ceremony Dec. 23.

DeSales Student Who Saved Friend's Life Receives Award
A DeSales University freshman criminal justice major who saved a friend from drowning in a pool last summer was recently the recipient of a prestigious Boy Scouts of America award.

50th Anniversary Citation Caps a Golden Year for Southern Lehigh Public Library
State Rep. Justin Simmons—who represents the Southern Lehigh area in the state legislature—presented Southern Lehigh Public Library director Lynnette Saeger and board of directors members with a citation recognizing the library's 50th anniversary.

Potholes Can Be Called in to Lower Milford Township
Now that pothole season has arrived, Lower Milford Township has alerted residents about a hotline to use in order to report them.

Lower Milford Township Supervisors Adopt 2014 Budget Without Tax Increase
At their meeting Dec. 19, the Lower Milford supervisors adopted a 2014 township budget that doesn't include a real estate tax increase.

Pedestrian Struck by Tow Truck on Rt. 309 Could Be Cited
Upper Saucon Township Police are investigating an accident in which a 42-year-old pedestrian walking along Rt. 309 Thursday night was struck by a tow truck, and the man could be cited or charged depending on the outcome of that investigation.

Photo: Jewelry (Patch file photo)


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