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FOP re-elects McNesby as president

Members of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 re-elected President John McNesby and his endorsed slate of executive board members to new three-year terms on Oct. 1.


Kartoffel (Potato Soup) for Oktoberfest

Once upon a time in the city of Munich, Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. All the people of Munich were invited to attend the festivities, which were held on Oct. 12, 1810, on the fields in front of the city gates. All of Bavaria celebrated with the happy couple, and the party ended with horse races in the presence of the royal family.


Attorney General warns consumers about health care scam

With millions of consumers seeking health-care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is reminding Pennsylvanians to protect their personal information during the open enrollment period, which could bring with it a rise in financial, medical or insurance identity theft scams.


Local student awarded scholarship

Amit Kumar is the recipient of the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship offered through The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.


Nazareth Hospital nurse wins award

Nazareth Hospital’s Professional Practice Council recently honored registered nurse Lisa Bell with the hospital’s DAISY Award for the third quarter.


Around town: October 9, 2013

Rosaries for widows’ fund


Legislators plan scrap metal office

State Reps. Kevin Boyle (D-172nd dist.) and John Taylor (R-177th dist.) announced that they plan to introduce legislation to implement a statewide scrap metal office.


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15th PDAC announces new community relations officer

There is a new community relations officer at the 15th Police District, members of the district’s advisory council learned at their Sept. 30 session. Officer Keisha Jacobs, with the department since 1998, is replacing Officer Sharon Krause, who has been the 15th’s CRO for several years and is now the district’s Compstat officer.


Pets of the Week: October 9, 2013

Simone is sweet and special