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IRS warns consumers of Hurrican Sandy scams

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert Nov. 9 about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Following major disasters, it's common for scam artists to impersonate charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Such fraudulent schemes may involve contact by telephone, social media, email or in-person solicitations.

the IRS cautions both hurricane victims and people wishing to make disaster-related charitable donations to avoid scam artists by following these tips:

Central Catholic column CCHS to hold tuition raffle

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Central Catholic Administration will be holding a free tuition raffle for the class of 2017.

All eighth grade students who submit their complete application and registration fee by Feb. 2, 2013 will be automatically entered into the drawing. For more information regarding the application process or tuition raffle, contact the admissions department at 610-437-4601 or visit the school's website at

Letter to the editor

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Put the Jaindl land debate to a ballot

To the Editor:

In a recent court hearing regarding development of the farmland around Spring Creek Road in Lower Macungie Township, Joe Zator (Jaindl's attorney) was reported saying, "My client isn't going away.

"This property is going to be developed. It's just a matter of time. A half-dozen residents can persist as long as they want, but development will occur."

Living Hope

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Theater group to perform

Players of the Stage, a community theater group for local students that aims to glorify God through the art of drama is taking to the stage once again this holiday season to perform "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 7 p.m. Nov. 29, Dec. 1, 6, 7, and 8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 1 and 8 at Living Hope Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Allentown.

This heartwarming Christmas classic is about less-fortunate children who find their way into a church building to get dessert and end up taking control of the small town's Christmas pageant.

Tickets are free but reservations are required.

Members of Troop/Pack 58 collect food for the needy

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News


Members of Troop 58 and Pack 58 who meet at Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Emmaus Avenue, collect food for the needy as part of the Boy Scouts of America Scouting for Food campaign Nov. 10. Pictured are Andrew Daniel, Nicholas Fletcher, John Belzner, Scott Nickum, Liam Kleckner, Kaseng Lim, John Silfies, Kerryu Fletcher and Glen Nickum.

Submit your best recipe

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Send your most comforting family recipes to Macungie Fire Company No. 1, 31 South Walnut St., Macungie, to be selected for a fundraising cookbook.

The cookbook will be compiled in the second week of December.

All proceeds from "Recipe for Success" will be donated to the family of Jason Labowski, an Emmaus High School graduate who was injured in a devastating automobile accident Oct. 3.

Labowski suffered major injuries from the crash and is still in intensive care.