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

State police arrested 30-year-old Melissa Maker, of Bethlehem, for driving while intoxicated around 2 a.m. March 30.

According to police, Baker's Pontiac was observed straying outside its lane while traveling westbound on Route 22 and was pulled over.

Police determined Baker was driving drunk and charged her with DUI and traffic violations.

LVPA NEWS: Spring schedule busy

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in School

The calendar for the spring months at LVPA is crammed with performances and exhibits. Not only are the students in each department busily preparing, but the faculty is, too.On April 6, the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts held its Gala of Dreams at ArtsQuest's SteelStacks Center for the Arts. The gala is the largest fundraiser of the year and will also serve to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the school's existence.

NCM: Rail program set for April 25

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

The National Canal Museum, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Canal Society, will hold the next Spring Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. April 25 at the Emrick Technology Center, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton.

Donald S. Young will present a slide show on Steam Railroads of Great Britain, which lighlights the country's tourist railroads and the remaining railroad museum. Proceeds go to the National Canal Museum history fund. For information, call 610-991-0503.

New engine on the Southside

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

Bethlehem's new 2013 Pierce engine will be on the front line of duty by the end of April. Purchased through Glick Fire Equipment, the new pumper has a number of features that make it safer and more effective. According to Fire Chief George Barkanic, the new cab is roomier and provides a better view through the front windshield. The engine includes an independent front suspension, has side-curtain airbags for firefighter safety, and has gearing that limits its top speed to 55 mph.

Marianne Goodwin, formerly of Coopersburg

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Marianne Goodwin, 80, of Allentown and formerly of Coopersburg, died April 3, 2013, at her home. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Easton, she was a daughter of the late John Anthony and Mary Ruppert. She was the wife of John J. Goodwin Jr., M.D. for 58 years.

She was a graduate of Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital Nursing School.

She worked for Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown.

Book sale opens April 23

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

Preparations are underway for the American Association of University Women's 51st annual Book Fair, which is held at the Memorial Pool bathhouse on Illick's Mill Road. The 2013 sale is co-chaired by Linda Robbins and Linda Zimmerman. Robbins said that patrons can expect between 40,000 and 50,000 books to be available when the sale begins on Preview Day, April 23 at 2 until 6 p.m. Entry in the first hour is a $20 donation and from 3 to 6 p.m. for a $15 donation. Free entry days follow from April 24 through April 26, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily. On April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Joseph J. Dozpat Jr. , #6 Machine Shop crane

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Joseph J. Dozpat Jr., 91, of Bethlehem, died March 29, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Joseph J. Sr. and Julia (Laczo) Dozpat. He was the husband of the late Margaret M. (Geld) Dozpat for 58 years.

He was in the U.S Army during World War II and served in the European Theatre from 1944 to 1946. Prior to his discharge, he served on a committee to benefit the United Nations Conference for International Organization.