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EPSD EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The East Penn School District Education Foundation, along with the Emmaus High School Counseling Department, held its first 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.

This event was open to all Lehigh Valley students in sixth through 12th grades and their families.

Representatives from over 50 businesses set up tables in the high school and talked with interested students about various career paths.

volunteer opportunities

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem Oktoberfest (Oct. 12-14) is a free festival which features brew samples, authentic German food and beer, live music and schuhplattlers. Volunteer opportunities include: Beer pourers, I.D. checkers, retail assistants, mug sellers and more. Sign up at artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney Angle at 610-332-1354 or email cangle@artsquest.org

ITNLEHIGHVALLEY - Help a senior age in place and remain independent by volunteering...

ANOTHER VIEW

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

It’s October and that means, for me at least, it is time for a flu shot.

On the record, I don’t like getting flu shots, although the anticipation really is the worst part. The shot itself is over in moments. The paperwork takes longer than the physical needle stick.

However, the flu shot is better than being sick, homemade chicken noodle soup notwithstanding.

And this year the shot may be more important than ever.

The 2017-2018 flu season is on record as...

Bethlehem event set for Oct. 14

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

CROP WALK

The 2018 CROP Hunger Walk will be held Oct. 14 with registration 1 p.m. and 3- and 6-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...

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A 25-year-old male, of Bethlehem, was charged with false identification 4:53 p.m. Sept. 26 after allegedly providing false information to police who were at a house in the 600 block of Crestline Avenue for other reasons. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A customer of Bank of America, 3300 Lehigh St., reported the theft of a black iPhone 6 which was left at the deposit counter. The phone is valued at $400.

A 21-year-old male, of Bethlehem, was charged with fleeing...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 10

Emmaus Historical Society chicken dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m. prior to the October program at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus. The program is “On My Honor” – the history of Boy Scout Troops in Emmaus. There is a charge for the dinner and tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information, call 610-966-6591 or visit www.emmaushistoric-pa.org.

Karaoke at Lehigh Valley Active Life...

What a cookie

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

A Pennsylvania man who commutes to work in New Jersey played the lottery there after having a meal at a Chinese restaurant, at the end of which he was presented with fortune cookie that turned out to be worth, well, a fortune. The Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC] says that he used numbers contained in the witty message of an after-dinner cookie, numbers that were worth a million dollars, it turned out.

Reproduced courtesy of The Association of Mature American Citizens [...

NATIONAL NEWSPAPER WEEK OCT. 7-13

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

This is National Newspaper Week (Oct. 7-13), and it’s the perfect time to remind our readers about how important daily and weekly community journalism is to them.

This realization goes back to the very foundations of our nation. In drafting the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution – the founders wanted to ensure that Americans would enjoy the free flow of ideas; would be free to examine the quality of their institutions and those who serve them; to say...