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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...

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...


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Thomas Strain, 26, of Topton, was issued a summary citation for disorderly conduct following an alleged incident at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 4:20 p.m. Nov. 23, 2017.

Mercedes Cuello-Almonte, 31, of Allentown, was issued a summary citation for disorderly conduct and driving while under suspension following an alleged incident at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 4:20 p.m. Dec. 19, 2017.

A student at Salisbury High School reported to police 1:30 p.m....


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




Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold registration for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22.

Registration will be held at the school, 1400 Gaskill St.

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...

Governor visits LCCC CDL, manufacturing programs discussed

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by DANIEL HAMM in Local News

Gov. Tom Wolf visited Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, Jan. 9 to discuss trucking and manufacturing positions with local company team leaders and students.

Wolf was introduced by LCCC President Dr. Ann Bieber who helped lead discussion topics.

Upon his arrival at the college, Wolf, Bieber and LCCC Board of Trustees Chairwoman Roberta Marcus toured the commercial truck driver training facilities and the college’s new manufacturing mobile unit, which prepares...


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

Jan. 18

The public is invited to attend a forum with the Democratic candidates for Congress in PA’s 15th district, 7 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Candidates will discuss the current state of health care in America and what they believe needs to be done to fix it. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Medicare for All

Jan. 20

Antique appraisal fair at the...


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


Chuck Wendig returns to Let’s Play Books Bookstore, 244 Main St., Emmaus, for the launch of the fifth installment of his Miriam Black urban fantasy series, “The Raptor and the Wren,” Jan. 23.

The event will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required.

“The Raptor and The Wren” is being released simultaneously in hardcover and paperback. Purchase of any Miriam Black series book is required for admission to the book launch event.

Chuck Wendig is a...