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'Bodies Revealed' comes to the Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

The Da Vinci Science Center's new exhibit "Bodies Revealed" shows complexities of the human body Leonardo himself could only imagine.

The tour through the various systems of the human anatomy uses real anatomical specimens to display unabated functionality in an educational and tasteful way.

The delicate displays look and feel like plastic but offer a true view into the human body through polymer injection, a process removing all of the water from an organ or system while replacing it with a polymer, and preserving it indefinitely.

Renew LV

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Public meetings scheduled

Renew Lehigh Valley will hold a series of public meetings to engage the residents of the Lehigh Valley in a regional planning project called Envision Lehigh Valley. The public meetings will garner residents' views and input on the overall quality of life in their neighborhood and the greater Lehigh Valley and engage the residents of the Lehigh Valley in an integral planning process for the future of the community.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

District reaches AYP goals

Salisbury Township School District Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss announced the school district was the only one in Lehigh County to meet all its adequate yearly progress goals for the PSSAs at the Sept. 24 curriculum and technology meeting.

"I think that is a real testament to the work we do here," Ziegenfuss said.

Ziegenfuss also acknowledged the district cannot get complacent.

"We still have a lot of work to do. AYP benchmarks are rising significantly again this year."

LEHIGH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Red Cross receives appreciation for their service to the LV

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by DANIEL MINGUEZ Special to The PRess in Local News

September is National Preparedness Month and the board of commissioners passed a resolution at their Sept. 26 meeting to honor the American Red Cross for their service to Lehigh County.

"Part of the Red Cross' mission is to help people prepare for emergencies," Commissioner Brad Osborne said. "On average the American Red Cross of Greater Lehigh Valley responds to an emergency every three days, the majority of which are residential fires."

Drug Take Back program held at 16 Lehigh County locations

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Sixteen Lehigh County collections points gave valley citizens an opportunity to get rid of old, unused and outdated prescription drugs in a safe manner under the auspices of county law enforcement and health department officials.

The event was held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 to allow residents to safely dispose of pills, liquids and pet medications without discarding them into trash or sewer outlets, and ultimately, the environment.