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Saturday, December 15, 2018


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Local News

The Scouts in Boys Scout Troop 5 have been busy the last few months.

At a court of honor ceremony held Sept. 10, the boys recounted what they had done over the summer. Most of the members of Troop 5 had attended Camp Trexler, where they earned a variety of merit badges including archery, kayaking, citizenship in the nation and swimming.

During the program, Gavin Grim received recognition for earning his star rank. The Scouts also talked about their plans for the future,...


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION is looking for 100 volunteers to read to kindergartners in 60 classrooms in 14 schools across the city. The next training is 2-3 p.m. Dec. 13 at Jackson Elementary Childhood Center, 517 N.15th St. Street parking is available. Background clearances are required; directions on how to obtain them will be distributed. The deadline to respond is Dec. 6. Call Vicki at 484-765-4121 or email

Doll collection on display

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown Public Library

The Allentown Public Library will display some of the 400 dolls in its collection during the month of December. The vast assortment of dolls from many different countries were donated by Harriet Backenstoe and Dorothy Knauss to the Allentown Public Library.

The Allentown Public Library is located at 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.

For more information, call 610-820-2400 or visit


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Salisbury Township Police Department Chief Allen W. Stiles has provided tips to prevent package theft as we enter the biggest shopping season of the year.

“Unfortunately, this is also prime season for package thieves,” Stiles said.

“As you are making online purchases over the next few weeks, follow these tips to avoid becoming the victim of package theft,” Stiles said.

•Sign up for delivery alerts so you know when your delivery is scheduled and when the package has been...

Editor’s View

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Thank you all who commented on my Oct. 17 Editor’s View on dealing with our Generation Y, Z and millennial family members.

It is good to know I am not alone in my frustration with our younger generation not wanting “things” – instead, wanting experiences.

Since that Editor’s View, conversations have continued with the fact our children and grandchildren will not want our “things” when we are gone.

I am a person who sees the value of and appreciates the connection with “...

Salisbury police

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A 32-year-old male, of Kutztown, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following a call at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 9:56 a.m. Nov. 15. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Martin Dawson, 35, of Bethlehem, was charged with resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following an alleged incident along Alder Lane and Church Road 7:56 p.m. Nov. 23. Dawson’s...


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A 25-year-old female, of Frederick, Md., was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of marijuana after a traffic stop along Interstate 78 at Summit Lawn, Salisbury Township, 12:48 p.m. Oct. 16, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Fogelsville.


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 5

Advent worship service 7 p.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church, 2623 Brookside Road, Macungie. Also Dec. 12 and 19. An Advent supper will be served 6 p.m. prior to the service. For more information, call 610-965-3265.

Dec. 6

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. The Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra will perform. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more...