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Friday, January 18, 2019

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Martin announces re-election bid

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Lehigh County District Attorney James B. Martin announced Jan. 3 he will run for re-election to the Office of District Attorney of Lehigh County in 2019.

He will seek the nomination of the Republican Party at the primary election in May.

Martin has been District Attorney of Lehigh County since January 1998 when he was appointed by the Lehigh County Commissioners to succeed Judge

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Safety challenge deadline

PENNDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently announced the deadline for students to submit ideas for the department’s “Innovations Challenge” is extended to Jan. 25.

Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to explore innovative technologies and methods – aside from laws and educational campaigns – to get drivers to slow down in work zones.

The contest aims to educate students on challenges the department faces and encourage them to consider PennDOT as a future employer.

Cookbook now available

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN

Allentown Public Library is offering an appetizing cookbook called “What’s Cooking at the Library: 100 Years of Good Taste.”

The centennial cookbook is priced to sell.

The spiral-bound book contains 344 recipes contributed by more than 30 library employees and families.

There also is an eclectic mix of handed-down family recipes, modern dishes and tried-and-true favorites, including German potato salad, chicken divan, pork barbecue and Moravian sugar cake.

All proceeds benefit the library.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

EHS artist recognized

PBS39

PBS39 recently announced the winners of its Artist of the Month Contest for 2019.

This annual contest, gives young artists in kindergarten through 12th grade the chance to be featured by PBS39 on air, on Facebook and on the station’s website.

This year’s student submissions included music, fine art, writing, digital media and performing arts.

Book Nook now open

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Friends of the epl

Thanks to the expansion of the Emmaus Public Library, the EPL Friends can now offer quality books at affordable prices year-round at the Book Nook, located between the DVD section and the door of the Margaret Knoll Garden Community Room.

The price dot guide on display indicates most books are specially priced.

Books are sorted by category including recent fiction, biographies, general fiction, history/government/law and humor. There is a good selection of children’s books. Purchases can be made at the circulation desk.

Accepting race

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

pediatric cancer

Registration is now open for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Ready, Set, Gold 8K Run/5K Walk to be held April 13 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.

Run begins 8:30 a.m. The 5K Walk will begin 9 a.m. Registration and packet pickup begin 7 a.m.

Come early and check out the merchandise table and the raffle.

Visit with various characters and listen to music before the event.

Cookbook now available

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN

Allentown Public Library is offering an appetizing cookbook called “What’s Cooking at the Library: 100 Years of Good Taste.”

The centennial cookbook is priced to sell.

The spiral-bound book contains 344 recipes contributed by more than 30 library employees and families.

There also is an eclectic mix of handed-down family recipes, modern dishes and tried-and-true favorites, including German potato salad, chicken divan, pork barbecue and Moravian sugar cake.

All proceeds benefit the library.

Classes being

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Beekeepers

Want to become a beekeeper? Join experienced beekeepers of the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association for their eighth annual Intro to Beekeeping classes 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 27 and March 13 and 27 at Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Dr., Schnecksville.

The price includes all classes, book, course materials, refreshments, access to experienced beekeepers and a field trip to the club apiary.

The classes are family friendly for all ages.

For more information call 610-737-7676 or visit www.lehighvalleybeekeepers.org.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Baby names show a trend

LVHN

What’s in a name? Well, there’s certainly something about Emma.

For the third year in a row in 2018, Emma was the most popular girls name given newborns at Lehigh Valley Hospital − Cedar Crest and Lehigh Valley Hospital −Muhlenberg.

Actually Emma tied as the most popular name for girls last year with Olivia. But Emma has claimed or shared the top spot three straight years.

At press time, the trendsetting name for boys among the more than 4,500 babies born at the two hospital campuses in 2018 was Jackson with various spellings.