Ron in the news Ron Beitler in the news. Township Commissioner Ron W. Beitler announces re-election bid Lower Macungie commits funds to preserve 55-acre Heim farm. With official map, Lower Macungie takes more proactive stance on land use issues. Two Lehigh County townships in pilot program to save farms Lower Macungie jumps on opportunity to preserve more farmland Family of late developer Weiner helping Lower Macungie pursue farmland preservation, mixed-use village. Lower Macungie approves Shepherd Hills Golf Club preservation deal Two Lower Macungie officials oppose advertising budget with controversial artificial turf project Lower Macungie to give homeowners a tax break.