Man Admits Killing Half-Brother Tops Local News

Cory Maletsky pleaded guilty to stabbing to death his half-brother, a Chihuahua goes to Westminster, officials consider buying a $450,000 mobile command post and other topics lead the news last week in South Whitehall.

Here's a round-up of the top South Whitehall news stories last week.


Man Will Serve 4-20 Years for Killing Half-Brother

Cory James Maletsky pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Thursday for after a drunken brawl, according to court records.


Westminster Dog Show Features Local Chihuahua

A Chihuahua named Bill, who's owned by Connie Newcomb of South Whitehall, paraded before judges at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.


$450k Command Unit Eyed by South Whitehall

South Whitehall and Upper Macungie township officials agreed Wednesday night to seek state and local grants to help pay for a new $450,000 mobile emergency command post.

Parkland Budget Gets Preliminary Vote Tuesday

The preliminary budget of $145.7 million is a 5.76 percent increase over the 2012-13 budget of $137.7 million.

Orefield Middle School student Yogeshwar Velingker took first place in Lehigh Valley Mathcounts regional competition. St. Joseph the Worker's Alana Dee was top female contender.

Mr. Parkland 2013 is Marcus Spiegel

Marcus Spiegel tops 14 of his classmates in the 2013 'Mr. Parkland' competition at Parkland High School.




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