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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Opinion

My heart sunk recently when I read a couple of news stories about two young girls killing themselves after enduring weeks of bullying at their schools.

In the first news story dated Nov. 30 and titled “Aurora 10-year-old takes her own life after suspected bullying incident caught on camera” by Ashley Michels from Fox 31 in Denver, Colo., Ashawnty Davis, a fifth grader, hung herself after she was allegedly seen defending herself in a bullying incident caught on video and posted to the...


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Jan. 4, 2018

AARP Chapter #4150 meeting noon in the community room of the Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road. Guests are welcome. Meet neighbors and learn more about senior (+50) programs and issues. For more information call 610-285-4563.

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be: “Why the Climate Debate?” by Jim Siverly / KC3JHV. Hams and others...


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log


Lynsay Clauser, 35, of Allentown, was charged with alleged theft and receiving stolen property 3:36 p.m. Dec. 14. Clauser is charged with allegedly removing jewelry valued at $8,500 from a home in the 2600 block of Lindberg Avenue.

Police received a report of a juvenile removing bags of ice melt from Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1210 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., 4:20 p.m. Dec. 19. Police are reviewing video and charges are pending.


Police were called to Manor...


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas. This time is always the busiest for us. Since I tend to procrastinate (yes I’m admitting it!), sometimes it takes a miracle to get done. New Year’s Eve is typically down time to recover from the festivities and get ready to start the next year. (Of course there is usually a resolution not to procrastinate.)

All Salisbury Township schools will be closed through Jan. 1, 2018. Schools will resume Jan. 2, 2018.

Jan. 4, 2018 will be the...

Tucker’s Toy Run delivers to St. Luke’s University Health Network

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Recently over 630 motorcyclists made their annual ride through the Lehigh Valley, from Northampton to the Fountain Hill campus of St. Luke’s University Health Network, participating in the seventh Tucker’s Toy Run to deliver nearly 1,000 toys for the hospital’s pediatric patients.

Organized by Rick Nauman, the annual event is a tribute to Tucker Stuart, a motorcyclist who died in a 2011 motorcycle accident.

Four vehicles filled with toys accompanied the bikers, who in some...


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Stormwater woes along East Susquehanna Street, and discussion of them, continue in Salisbury Township.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners, township public works director, township engineering consultant and township code enforcement officer addressed a citizen’s complaint about stormwater runoff during an approximate 40-minute discussion at the Dec. 14 township meeting.

Commissioners next meet 7 p.m. Dec. 28 in the township municipal building, 2900 South Pike Ave.,...

‘O Come Let Us Adore Him’

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Local News

The Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant, a re-enactment of historical and Biblical events surrounding the birth of Christ, held its 39th annual performance Dec. 9 and 10 at the Rose Garden Park band shell in northwest Bethlehem. The Lehigh Valley’s first snowfall on Dec. 9 reduced the pageant’s attendance to 100 spectators, but higher temperatures and some sunshine attracted more than 300 persons to the event the next afternoon, according to pageant officials. A cast of some 100 costumed...


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Viking and Vikette basketball are underway and going well. The Vikings started the season with a 63-42 win over Boiling Springs Dec. 9 at the Paul Corby Tip-Off Tournament. Their record as of Dec. 22 is 3-0 in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference league after victories over Whitehall, Liberty and Northampton. The Vikettes are also off to a strong start with a record of 3-0 after games against North Pocono, Whitehall and Liberty.

Seniors Emily Deschler and Tom Munshower were recently...