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Volunteer Opportunities

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

·Miller-Keystone Blood Center, Bethlehem, is open Sundays for blood donors at the Bethlehem site and volunteers are needed to serve as canteen attendants.

Contact Naomi Pratt at 610-691-5850 or npratt@

·Downtown Bethlehem Association has volunteer opportunities for the Bethlehem Fashion Event Sept. 22.

Contact Kasara McLaughlin at 610-577-6962 or

·Eastern PA Down...

CCHS welcomes new principal

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Mr. Dennis Nemes was welcomed as the new Central Catholic High School principal.

Mr. Nemes takes over as principal of CCHS after spending a total of 30 years as the principal of Northwestern Lehigh High School. He comes to Central with a great amount of enthusiasm and excitement for this upcoming school year.

Freshmen and new students were also welcomed to CCHS for their orientation day. First year students were aided by multiple upper classmen students, including student...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP board of commissioners

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A vote to accept or reject adopting the Salisbury Township Comprehensive Plan is expected to be on the agenda of the township Board of Commissioners' first monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 South Pike Avenue.

The township Planning Commission has voted to recommend adoption of the plan by the BOC.

Planners, as well as Salisbury Township Manager Randy Soriano, Salisbury Township Director of Planning and Zoning Cynthia Sopka, Township...


Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 13

The Emmaus Public Library will host Dr. Ziad Munson for a program 7 p.m. titled, "The Great Red Herring: How al-Qaida Blinds us to Terrorism." Munson, a sociology professor at Lehigh University, will deliver the talk about terrorism for adults and mature teens in the Gardner Room of the library. He will include what a terrorist group looks like, how it forms and develops and how our obsession with al-Qaida over the last 10 years has blinded us to other forms of possible...

Article By: DeLong

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by DeLong in Social News

Couple celebrate

golden anniversary

Richard S. and Sandra E. DeLong of Hilton Head Island, S.C., formerly of Orefield, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 1.

Richard is retired from Royal Manufacturing and MG Industries, both in Allentown.

Sandra is retired from Lehigh Valley Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital, working in the emergency room at both facilities.

In honor of this occasion, their children, Christine, Rick, Scott and Greg; spouses;...

Celtic Classic fiddling competition

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Celtic Classic is looking for talented fiddlers for its annual fiddle competition. The competition focuses on Celtic styles such as Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Orkney, Shetland and Galician.

The contest is segmented into two divisions, novice, for ages 13 and under, and open, for ages 14 through 18 years.

Three cash prizes and medals will be awarded for the best fiddle performance in each category.

It will be an educational and entertaining event for participants...


Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Lower Milford Township will hold their 10th annual fall festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 on the grounds of the Township Building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg. Great food, live bluegrass band - "The Forgotten Mountain Boys," free carriage rides, "FiddleKicks" cloggers, crafts, children's activities, vendors, demonstrations, silent auction and more are part of the festival.

Smokin' Smitty's returns this year with their mouth- watering barbecue and tantalizing baked...

Put down those roots this fall

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Whether you're maintaining an existing lawn or starting a new one, fall is the best time to do the ground work to ensure good results for next season.

For maintaining your lawn, the soil should be tested, and recommended amounts of lime and fertilizer should be applied. Fall is the best time to fertilize your lawn because the roots are actively growing and absorbing nutrients. This means a denser and healthier lawn better able to withstand the winter. In addition, the grass stores...


Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

A routine drive home on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard turned out to be a quite frightening recently underneath the Eighth Street Bridge.

A loud crash and millions of broken glass particles were splayed about my car, in my hair, in my clothing and on my skin. I initially believed my sunroof exploded.

As I pulled over and got out of my car to review the scene, I saw a hefty rock resting on my dashboard. A rock was pummeled through my passenger window, thrown by someone on the...