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Thursday, October 4, 2018 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

On Oct. 5, Harry S Truman Elementary School students and staff will hold its annual Heavenly Hat Day fundraiser.

Students are invited to wear their favorite hat to school and to make a donation to this charity. The charity then takes the funds collected and purchases new hats for those who are losing their hair to medical illnesses and complications.

Let’s see all those hats!

All Salisbury Township schools will be closed for a professional development day Oct. 8. Schools...

Bethlehem event set for Oct. 14

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The 2018 CROP Hunger Walk will be held 1 p.m. Oct. 14, three and six mile pet-friendly walks starting 1:30 p.m., all beginning under the Hill-to-Hill bridge at the foot of Main Street, Bethlehem. Rest stops are provided.

Twenty-five percent of the funds raised by the walks are returned to the community. The remaining 75 percent is used by Church World Service local, national and international disaster relief and to help end hunger locally and around the world.



Thursday, October 4, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School celebrated its 2018 Homecoming during the week of Sept. 24-29.

Spirit Week was held Sept. 17-21 and featured themes such as Pajama Day, Jersey Day, Groutfit Day, Twin Day and Green and Gold Day. The week culminated in a pep rally Sept. 28, which featured performances from the varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders, the drumline, the dance team, and the mance team, a long-standing tradition in which senior boys perform a choreographed dance...

The Press invites readers to participate in annual program

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh Valley Press invites readers to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and their Stocking for Soldiers program.

Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country; no matter where they are stationed in the world. “Our troops give us the freedom to be safe in our homes,” Keystone Military Families said.



Thursday, October 4, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

In 2017, the Salisbury Township School Board voted unanimously to approve Southwest Foodservice Excellence as the food service management for the district.

Arizona-based SFE partners with school districts with a focus on feeding students nutritional meals derived from chef-based recipes. Salisbury was its inaugural school district in Pennsylvania.

According to Monty Staggs, former Salisbury graduate, chef and president of SFE, who received his culinary arts degree from Johnson...

Nearly 500 acres protected on Blue Mountain

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Wildlands Conservancy announced Aug. 24 the permanent protection of nearly 500 acres, located on Blue Mountain (Kittatinny Ridge) east of Bake Oven Knob in Carbon County.

Purchased from the Semmel family, the acreage closes one of the last major gaps in continuous preservation on the Kittatinny Ridge. The nearly 500-acre parcel expands public lands and natural areas like State Game Lands 217 and supports East Penn Township’s greenway development plans...

Career fair planned Oct. 4

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The East Penn School District and the Emmaus High School guidance department will host the inaugural 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.

The event is open to all Lehigh Valley fifth to 12th grade students and focuses on degree and non-degree professions.

Students will have an opportunity to speak with over 50 career professionals who will share what path they took, the education required and what a typical day looks like within their fields.

Companies such...