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Salisbury Township School District

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

School lunches affected by federally mandated requirements

In the old days, students would walk home from school to have their lunch and return to school for afternoon classes.

Not so now, as students are offered a variety of choices each day and Food Services Coordinator Denise Steiger is responsible for making sure the meals meet federal guidelines and are tasty enough for the students to eat.

'It just takes one'

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by PAT KESLING Special to The Press in Local News

First Lady Michele Obama energizes the troops during Valley visit

Stressing "It just takes one," First Lady Michelle Obama emphasized to a crowd of nearly 2,000 women, men and their children Aug. 9 at Archibald Johnston Hall at Moravian College as she campaigned for her husband, President Barack Obama.

"This election could all come down to the last few thousand votes, particularly here in this state," she said.

She talked about many of the president's landmark accomplishments including health care reform, ending the Iraq War, work on student loans, getting rid of Osama Bin Laden.

Lehigh County Commissioners

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

County executive chosen at Aug. 8 meeting

William Hansell was appointed Lehigh County Executive in a unanimous decision by the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners at its Aug. 8 meeting in Allentown.

Hansell, of Lower Macungie, takes over for Don Cunningham who left the position July 8 to become the president and chief executive officer of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.

Hansell has worked in government for nearly 50 years including a recent stint as a Lehigh County Commissioner from 2010 to 2011 when he finished the term of Bill Leiner Jr.

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Rochester Institute of Technology

Local student graduates

Jacob Martin, of Allentown, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in metal crafts and jewelry.

Connecticut College

Local student graduates

Jonathan Markson, of Allentown, received his Bachelor of Arts degree.

Colorado

College

Local student graduates

John Pidcock, son of Jeffrey and Gillian Pidcock, of Allentown, graduated with a bachelor's degree in philosophy.

College of William & Mary

Local student graduates