The Hamburg Area Item, October 9, 2002 13
Hamburg Borough police
reported the following informa-
With Halloween rapidly
approaching, police would like to
lights on his vehicle while behind
an oversize load. A tractor-trailer
the scene. Another passenger, a
10-year-old boy, was not injured.
injured in crash
tion: remind parents to be extra careful truck, operated by Andre All were wearing seatbelts. A reporter for the Hamburg head-on which was operated by
During the week of Sept. 30 when trick-or-treating with their Gonzaga-Maciel, 22, Kearney, Heather Andrews, 20, Area Item and Kutztown Area Christine Yahn, 38, Lenhartsville.
through Oct. 6, police handled 129 children. Contact police regarding N.J., who was also traveling in the Lenhartsville, was taken to Lehigh Patriot was injured in a two-vehi- Veronikis was taken to Lehigh
incidents, including 15 citations any mysterious bags or treats. right hand lane of travel, drove Valley Hospital by Hamburg cle crash Oct. 4 on Kohler’s Hill Valley Hospital by Kutztown
issued, five parking tickets issued, Police also advise to only trick or into the rear of the pickup truck. Ambulance following a two-car Road, Greenwich Township. Ambulance for multiple injuries,
five written warnings, one false treat at family and friends’ homes. The roadway was not blocked crash Oct. 7 shortly before 5 a.m. Eric Veronikis, 25, Mountain including fractured bones and
alarm, and two abandoned vehicle for any period of time, and both in Greenwich Township. View Road, Lenhartsville, was facial lacerations.
calls. Bethel Township police report- units were towed from the scene. Andrews was traveling south traveling north shortly before 11 Yahn was also treated at the
On Oct. 2, Officer Gehring ed the following information: A traffic summary charge of on Route 143 when she crossed a.m. when he lost control of his hospital for minor injuries. Both
filed charges on two 17-year-old A two-vehicle accident and careless driving will be filed on the center line and impacted a vehicle on the wet roadway. were wearing seatbelts.
male juveniles for driving under arrest of one of the drivers Gonzaga-Maciel. tractor-trailer truck operated by The vehicle then hydro-planed Police were assisted at the
the influence; possession of occurred Oct. 4, shortly before 2 Unknown person(s) shot an Lech Pawlowicz, 44, Tampa, Fla., into the southbound lane and scene by Hamburg and Virginville
cocaine, marijuana and alcohol; p.m. along Route 183 near Route orange paintball at the residence who was stopped in the north- struck a sports utility vehicle fire departments.
possession of drug paraphernalia; 419, Bethel Township. of Wendy K. Faust, 3209 Old bound lanes waiting to make a left
and underage drinking. Charges A 1992 Plymouth sedan operat- Route 22, Windsor Township turn onto the I-78 ramp.
were also filed on Neil M. Moyer, ed by Joseph J. Parnall, 29, sometime between 3 p.m. Oct. 5
27, Orwigsburg, for disorderly Ashland, was traveling north- and 9 a.m. Oct. 6. Anyone with
conduct. bound when he lost control of the information is asked to contact
vehicle. The vehicle ran off the PSP Hamburg at 610-562-6885.
Tilden Township police roadway, struck a guide rail, and Unknown person(s) struck the
reported the following informa- then veered back onto the road- rightside mirror on a vehicle
Greenfields Fire Company, of the former Zacharias Machine burglar intrusion and Greenfields
tion: way and collided with an oncom- owned by Melody J. Faust at her
Bern Township, responded to Works spilled oil from one of the and Mount Pleasant Fire
During the month of ing 2000 Chevrolet truck operated residence at 1318 Windsor Castle
seven calls this past week as fol- machines on board. The spill Companies were recalled.
September, police responded to 91 by William W. Fetterolf, 48, Road, Windsor Township, some-
lows: affected Van Reed Road from Oct. 4, 6:50 p.m.- automatic
calls including: one alarm; four Schuylkill Haven. time between 6 p.m. Oct. 5 and 10
Sept. 30, 8:58 a.m. - vehicle Leiscz’s Bridge Road to Route fire alarm at 403 Oak Grove Road,
EMS assists; one fire department Although neither driver suffer- a.m. Oct. 6. The damage was esti-
accident at Route 183 and Old 183, and from Route 183 to the Bern Township.
assist; three police department end any injuries, Parnall was mated at $100. Anyone with
Bernville Road. Route 222 interchange. A residential fire alarm system
assists; three civil processes; two taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital information is asked to contact
Two cars were involved in a Greenfields Fire Company was activated due to smoke from
criminal mischief; two disabled where he voluntarily submitted to PSP Hamburg at 610-562-6885.
rear-end collision at the intersec- applied oil dry absorbent material cooking. Greenfields Captain
vehicles; three domestic; one DUI both drug and alcohol tests. Final A two-vehicle accident
tion which resulted in neck to the spill on Route 183 and Ken Haupt checked the residence
arrest; one fingerprint detail; two test results are pending. Charges occurred Oct. 6 shortly after 7
injuries to one adult female and called Penn DOT for sand to and confirmed the reason for the
lost property; two police informa- of Operating under the Influence p.m. on Route 61 near Jetson
one child. The two injuried vic- absorb the spill on Van Reed activation. No further fire depart-
tion; one suspicious person; three and related traffic offenses are Drive, Tilden Township.
tims were treated and transported Road. ment services were required.
suspicious vehicles; one theft; 12 also pending on Parnall. Carrie A. Levitt, 46, Norwalk,
to the hospital by Schuylkill Oct. 3, 8:21 a.m. - automatic Mount Pleasant Fire Company
traffic controls; 42 traffic cita- Police were assisted at the Conn., was traveling south on
Valley EMS. Firefighters fire alarm at the Reading Airport also responded.
tions; one verbal warning; two scene by Hamburg and Reading Route 61 in the left turn only lane
removed debris and controlled Control Tower. Oct. 6, 11:58 p.m. - dumpster
written warnings; two reckless State Police, and by personnel at the intersection with Jetson
traffic around the incident for 45 The fire alarm system was acti- fire at Epler’s United Church of
drivers; one 9-1-1 hang-up; one from both the Bethel and Drive, when she attempted to
minutes until the scene was vated when construction crews Christ, West Leesport Road, Bern
check of area. Rehrersburg Fire Companies. complete the left hand turn and
cleared. Mount Pleasant Fire were spraying inside the building Township.
On Sept. 29, at 2:11 a.m., was struck by a northbound vehi-
Company was also dispatched. during the renovation project. Another suspicious dumpster
police were involved in a vehicle Pa State police, Hamburg cle operated by Cynthia L. Ross,
Oct. 1, 10:05 a.m. - medical The spray set off a smoke detec- fire in the area was discovered in
pursuit involving a 2000 barracks, reported the following 46, New Ringgold. Following
assist at Suburban Drive, Bern tor. There was no fire and the the church parking lot by a passer-
Chevrolet Cavalier. The operator information: impact, Levitt’s minivan came to
Township. responding units from Greenfields by. The fire was quickly extin-
attempted to elude police by trav- A tractor-trailer truck and pick- rest on Jetson Drive, and Ross’s
EMS personnel requested the and Mount Pleasant were recalled. guished by fire fighters, limiting
eling north on Route 61 and then up truck escorting an oversize vehicle continued north where it
assistance of the fire department Oct. 4, 3:21 p.m. - automatic the damage to the dumpster and
led police through multiple back load collided Oct. 1 on eastbound impacted a utility pole head-on.
to help lift an elderly patient down fire alarm at Parker Hannifin, its contents.
roads. Police apprehended the I-78 at the Shartlesville exit, Levitt and her passengers, Rachel
a flight of stairs leading out of a Stinson Drive. This was the eighth suspicious
driver in Port Clinton, resulting in Upper Bern Township. Guiser, 31, Conn., and an 11-year
residence. An alarm signal for a burglar dumpster fire in the area this past
a DUI arrest. The operator of the pick-up, old male and four year old female,
Oct. 1, 1:17 p.m. - oil spill at alarm was misread as a fire alarm year; the third at Epler’s Church.
Tilden police will continue to A.A. Achey, 43, Kleinfeltersville, were not injured.
Route 183 and Van Reed Road. by the alarm company protecting Bern Township police are con-
conduct speed enforcement on was driving at approximately 50 Ross and a passenger, a 12-
A truck hauling machinery out the facility. There was no fire or tinuing their investigation.
Route 61, Hex Highway and other mph in the right hand lane with year-old female, suffered minor
roads within the township. amber flashing and revolving injuries but refused treatment at
Log See the entire Calendar
of Events online:
Strength for Living with Cancer:
District Justices Improving the Fighting the Fatigue
Before Gloria W. Stitzel:
Chemotherapy Experience with Ann Rollman, RN, MSN, OCN,
Program Coordinator of Oncology Services
Wayne P. Schnorrbusch, 21, with Ann Rollman, RN, MSN, OCN,
Program Coordinator of Oncology Services This program is designed to help cancer patients
Gun Club Road, Greenwich and their loved ones gain information on the
Township, waived a hearing on This educational symposium is for cancer patients diagnosis, management, and treatment of
charges of drunken driving. receiving chemotherapy, as well as for their cancer-related anemia and associated fatigue,
caregivers and healthcare professionals. helping them lead fuller, more active lives.
Jay C. Fritz, 24, Franklin
• how to manage the physical and psychological
Street, Hamburg, waived a hear- Free
side effects of chemotherapy cancer treatment
ing on charges of drunken driv- Monday, October 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
• how to best prepare for treatment
ing. Education Center at The Reading Hospital
Brenda J. Snyder, 40, South • coping with emotional issues
Centre Avenue, Leesport, waived • complementary therapies
a hearing on charges of druken • strategies to make the chemotherapy What is Your Risk of Developing NEW Prostate Risk Assessment
Cynthia Fenstermacher- Free
Prostate Cancer? Program (PRAP)
Burker, 43, Hawk Mountain Monday, November 11, 7 to 9 p.m. with Marilyn Brennan, RN, OCN, You may be eligible to participate in the Regional
Road, Albany Township, was held Director of Prostate Risk Assessment Program Cancer Center’s Prostate Risk Assessment
Education Center Program. The goal of our free program is to
for court on charges of drunken at The Reading Hospital A free lecture to discuss the risk factors for
developing prostate cancer and guidelines for provide special screening and follow-up for men
driving. at higher than average risk. You may be at higher
lifestyle changes that can decrease risk. Of
Herbert P. Shinton, 20, was special interest to men who have a family history risk if you:
held for court on charges of Breast Cancer Support Services of prostate cancer, and to African-American • are between the ages of 35 and 69 AND you
receiving stolen property. Annual Conference men who are at higher risk. have a family history of this cancer
• are an African-American between the ages of 35
Before Thomas M. Gauby Jr.: BREAST CANCER: A to Z Tuesday, October 22, 7 to 8 p.m.
and 69, even if you don’t have a family history
of prostate cancer
Brian Wagonseller, 54, with Aaron Han, MD, Pathologist; Michael Brown, Education Center at The Reading Hospital • have tested positive for the BrCal gene
Belleman’s Church Road, Centre MD, Surgical Oncologist; Simi Rai, MD, Medical
Township, waived ahearing on Oncologist; Michael Haas, MD, Radiation For more information, contact Marilyn Brennan,
Oncologist RN, OCN, at 610-988-9323.
charges of disorderly conduct,
This program discusses diagnosis, treatments
making terroristic threats, harass- and new procedures related to breast cancer.
ment and public drunkenness.
$10/person Colorectal Cancer Screening
Before Carol A. Stoudt: Thursday, October 17 For men and women 50 years and older, a free
Elaine Snell, 40, Main Street, Registration begins at 6 p.m., colorectal cancer screening kit can be picked up at
program begins at 6:30 p.m. the Regional Cancer Center. Kit includes complete
Bernville, waived a hearing on instructions; you will be notified of the results.
charges of disorderly conduct. Thun/Janssen Auditorium
at The Reading Hospital Free
Weekdays (except holidays), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Reading Hospital Regional Cancer Center,
Sentences Doctors Office Building, Suite 125
Gregory Schultz, 35, Apple
Street, Hamburg, pled guilty to For most programs, advance registration required and available online:
fleeing or attempting to elude www.readinghospital.org
police and was sentenced to 15 For a copy of our Fall/Winter Calendar of Events or to be placed on our mailing
days to 23 months in Berks list, call The Reading Hospital Regional Cancer Center at 610-988-9999,
County Prison by Judge Linda toll-free: 1-866-4-CANCER, or e-mail: email@example.com The Reading Hospital
K.M. Ludgate. Regional Cancer Center