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Monday, February 17, 2020


Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Kindergarten registration Feb. 19


Western Salisbury Elementary school will hold registration for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19.

Registration will be held at the school, 3201 Devonshire Road, Allentown.

The registration process will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes and children are not required to attend. A candidate must be a Salisbury Township resident who resides on the west side of Salisbury and must be 5 years of age before Sept. 1.

Kindergarten registration Feb. 20

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


Harry S Truman Elementary School, 1400 Gaskill Ave., Allentown, will hold open kindergarten registration 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 20.

Parents need to bring the following items to registration: an original birth certificate, a listing of current immunizations, a current lease or sales contract for permanent resident and one other proof of residency.

Run/walk set

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Cancer foundation

Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley will hold its Ready, Set, GOLD Run/Walk which features an 8K run, a 5K walk, and a kids’ fun run/obstacle course April 18 at the Ironton Rail Trail in Coplay.

The Coplay Pavilion (at Front and Keefer streets) will be the hub of all the activity and is the site of registration and check-in.

This event also features raffles, music, food and special guests.

Registration opens 7 a.m. with the opening ceremony beginning 8 a.m.

The 8K run begins promptly 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5K walk 9 a.m.

Article By: The Press

Monday, February 10, 2020 by The Press in Sports

The East Penn Conference and Colonial League held quarterfinal basketball playoff games over the weekend.

Both leagues have semifinals and finals set for this week.

In EPC boys action, top-seeded Allen beat Bethlehem Catholic 67-58 on Friday and will take on Parkland in the semifinals. The No. 5 seed Trojans topped No. 6 East Stroudsburg South, 57-52, on Saturday afternoon.

The other half of the boys bracket has No. 2 seed Liberty squaring off against No. 3 Central Catholic. The Hurricanes beat Freedom in the first round, while the Vikings beat Easton Friday.

Via announces 2020 All-Stars

Friday, February 7, 2020 by The Press in Sports

The 45th Annual Via All-Star Basketball Classic is set for Saturday, March 28 at Northampton Community College.

Super Saturday will include four all-star basketball games featuring the top senior players from the Lehigh Valley area. It begins at 10:30 a.m. with the North vs. South girls game, followed by their boys counterparts at noon.

After the 1:30 Special Olympics Shoot Out, the West vs. East girls (2 p.m.) and boys (3:30 p.m.) games will finish off the day.

Readers Oscars Contest Entry Form

Thursday, February 6, 2020 by The Press in Focus

This is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section “Readers Pick The Oscar Recipients Contest” for the 92th Academy Awards.


- Antonio Banderas,

“Pain And Glory”

- Leonardo DiCaprio,

“Once Upon A Time In ... Hollywood”

- Adam Driver,

“Marriage Story”

- Joaquin Phoenix,


- Jonathan Pryce,

“The Two Popes”


- Cynthia Erivo,


- Scarlett Johansson,

“Marriage Story”

- Saoirse Ronan,

“Little Women”

- Charlize Theron,

Presidents’ book talk

Thursday, February 6, 2020 by The Press in Focus


Kenneth C. Davis presents a lecture and book-signing about his book, “Don’t Know Much about the American Presidents,” 1 p.m. Feb. 15, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Presidents Day Weekend is the perfect time to explore the American Presidency and how it has evolved,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.

Davis will discuss the origins and development of the American Presidency.

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