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Am Haskalah

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Rosh Hashanah services offered

Am Haskalah, the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation of the Lehigh Valley, invites the community to join them for meaningful, spiritual, musical and creative Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

This year, the congregation is participating in the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement's Open Seats Program, which enables them to offer High Holiday Services to anyone in the Lehigh Valley who wishes to attend.

To ensure a seat, go to or call 610-435-3775.

The following services will take place at the Jewish Community Center:

Queen City Airport is site for Scout aviation badge

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority, partnering with PennDOT aviation officials, held a three-day aviation and youth activity as part of the department's National Aviation Day celebrations held Aug. 18 through 20 at 11 airports statewide.

The event, now in its third year in Pennsylvania, offers students the opportunity to participate in activities designed to meet Scouting aviation badge requirements, learn about aviation and share in the 74th annual nationwide celebration.

National Breast-Feeding Month

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER Special to The Press in Local News

Victoria Geiger, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Q: What are the benefits of breast-feeding for the baby?

A: There are many benefits of breast-feeding for babies. Just a few of them are: decreased allergies, decreased ear infections, decreased risk of obesity, decreased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, decreased risk of several cancers, decreased risk of juvenile diabetes and increased IQ. Preterm babies who receive breast milk have better survival rates and fewer of the complications common to preterm babies. In addition to the health benefits to infants, breastfeeding increases the bonding of mothers and babies.

Cedar Crest Boulevard accident sends two to hospital

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Firefighters from Western Salisbury Fire Department, along with two medic units from Cetronia ambulance, respond to a reported motorcycle accident on Cedar Crest Boulevard at the on-ramp to Interstate 78 east in Salisbury Township shortly before 7a.m. Aug. 7. The accident, involving a Honda Goldwing motorcycle and a Subaru Legacy sedan, sent both drivers to Lehigh Valley hospital for treatment. Two south- bound lanes on Cedar Crest Boulevard were closed for about 45 minutes while crews worked to clear the roadway.

Lehigh Valley Zoo featured on 'The Browne Report'

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

A recent visit and tour of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, in Schnecksville, by Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, is featured during this month's installment of "The Browne Report" television show.

Browne was afforded the opportunity to see everything the Lehigh Valley Zoo has to offer for people of all ages as he took a walking tour through the zoo.

Led by Richard Molchany, president and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Browne learned about the history of the zoo, which started as the Trexler Game Preserve back in 1906, as well as the changes and advancements the zoo has made over the years.

Brennan arrested again

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Charged with simple assault, DUI

Fountain Hill resident State Rep. Joseph Brennan, D-133rd, was arrested the afternoon of Aug. 15 for hitting his wife and driving while intoxicated.

According to affidavits obtained by The Press, borough police were dispatched to Delaware Avenue around 3 p.m. Aug. 15 regarding alleged simple assault on a front porch. Upon arrival, police identified Brennan's wife, who had suffered injuries to her face, hands, feet and left knee.