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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Miller-Keystone holds ribbon-cutting ceremony in memory of Wayne Leibensperger Jr.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Miller-Keystone Blood Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new bloodmobile in memory of Lehigh Valley resident, Wayne Leibensperger Jr.

Leibensperger Jr. was a healthy, 21-year-old man from Salisbury Township who died in 2014. He was an avid blood donor who donated faithfully every eight weeks. Although he is gone, his legacy will continue through the Wayne Leibensperger Jr. Memorial Blood Drives held throughout the region, and now through the Wayne Leibensperger Jr. Memorial...

Taking the oath

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

In a special ceremony at the state Capitol Jan. 2, state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, of Whitehall Township, was sworn in to represent the Lehigh Valley’s 133rd Legislative District.

McNeill won a Dec. 5, 2017, special election to complete the term of her late husband, Dan, who died Sept. 8, 2017.

The oath was administered by state Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty as family and friends looked on.

McNeill becomes the 48th female currently serving in the Pennsylvania General...


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs




Western Salisbury Elementary School will hold registration for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year 9:30 a.m. Feb. 21.

Registration will be held at the school, 3201 Devonshire Road.

Students must be five years of age before Sept. 1 to enroll. Bring a copy of the child’s current immunizations, birth certificate and two proofs of Salisbury residency.

For more information, visit the school website...

Volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION – Allentown School District Health Service is looking for RNs and/or LPNs to volunteer for their screening team. All school districts in Pennsylvania are mandated to perform screenings on their students from kindergarten to 12th grade every school year. Screenings consist of height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis. Call Dr. Kim Brannan at 484-765-4059 or email


Classes begin Feb. 7

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association will hold a 4-session class, “Introduction to Beekeeping” 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday evenings, Feb. 7, 21 and March 7 and 21. All classes will be held in Room 107/108 Rothrock Library/Alumni Center, Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville.

The registration fee for adults includes a reference book, course materials, refreshments and planned field trips to the club apiary for hands-on...


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

The Lehigh Valley League of Women Voters hosted a presentation Jan. 8 by Muhlenberg College Professor of Political Science/Director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion Dr. Christopher Borick on “Election Trends” at the Superior Restaurant in Emmaus.

The bipartisan audience of approximately 35 attendees included Connor Corpora, regional manager for Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. and Scott Uehlinger, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress.

Borick, a well-respected...


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

This year’s blood drive is Jan. 30. Faculty and students who are 16 years of age or older are eligible to participate. All blood donations will be coordinated by the Miller Keystone Blood Center. Registration will occur during that week.

Support the junior class by buying a Dan Schantz Flower Card. Once a month, community members who buy the card will be able to visit Dan Schantz to collect their monthly item. Items include flowers and gourds depending on the month. There is a cost...