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COMMUNITY EVENTS

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

Nov. 14

The Village of Willow Lane, 6488 Alburtis Road, Macungie, will host a free and informative seminar about the aid and attendance benefits for veterans 6 to 7 p.m. Thomas R. Dye, director of veterans affairs, will discuss how to apply for this benefit and what is needed to qualify. For additional information, call 610-421-8100.

Emmaus Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th & Chestnut streets, Emmaus, for a regular meeting and program, "Honoring Emmaus World War II Veterans and the Making of Emmaus World War II Veterans Book."

LWV

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

Workshop offered

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh and Northampton Counties will be conducting their seventh biennial "Running for Local Office Workshop" 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17. It will be held at the Kiva Building at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road Bethlehem.

PUTZ

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

Area displays set to open

Several area Moravian Churches will display putzes to the general public again this year. The term putz is from the German word putzen, which has various meanings including to decorate, to place or to make beautiful. At one time, putzing was a Bethlehem holiday tradition during which people visited private homes to see their versions of the Nativity story.

Mackenzie wins seat in 134th District

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to The Press in Local News

Residents in the 134th Legislative District will remain represented by Ryan Mackenzie in Harrisburg.

Mackenzie defeated John Reynard, his Democratic opponent, in the general election.

Unofficial tallies show Mackenzie outdistanced Reynard with at least 60 percent of the vote in Lehigh and Berks counties.

Mackenzie was first elected April 24, to replace Doug Reichley after he resigned to take a seat as a Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas judge.