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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

My wife and I own an end unit townhouse in Alburtis. The unit adjacent to us has a chicken coop with over 1/2 dozen chickens. When I open my back door or sit on my deck, I am just feet from a chicken coop with its odor and noise.

The Borough of Alburtis Ordinance #292A does not address this matter and Chapter 92 under 92-102 “Fowl” only addresses barnyard or domestic fowl not being allowed to run upon the streets, lanes or alleys of Alburtis. No mention of...


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Local News

BOUTIQUE AT THE RINK, Bethlehem, is an organization of Lehigh Valley volunteers dedicated to supporting cancer services in the community through the annual sale of new and gently used items. Volunteers are needed for sale days at the Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink, Illick’s Mill Road May 28-June 1. Contact Jen Gibbs at 610-861-7555 or email

HISPANIC CENTER of the LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem, is looking for...

DA announced drug take back results

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County residents disposed of 753 pounds of expired and unused over-the-counter and prescription medications during the 17th National Take Back Day April 27, according to District Attorney Jim Martin.

The total of drugs collected during all Take Back Day events since 2010 is 13,696.5 pounds.

In addition to the drugs discarded during the Take Back Days, 24,769 pounds of medications

have been collected from 15 permanent medication collection boxes that are located in...


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A resident in the 1600 block of Alex Court told police 11 a.m. May 2, an unknown person used a debit card number and made purchases in Jenkintown for a total of $99.

Arnold Hunsberger, 58, of Allentown, was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly kicking a vehicle following a road rage incident in the 1500 block of Maumee Avenue 7:59 p.m. May 2. Damage to the vehicle was estimated to be $700.

Salisbury police found graffiti on the walls of the men’s bathroom at Laubach...

Celtic scholarships available

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Celtic Cultural Alliance will award several thousand dollars in scholarships this year to students studying Celtic dance, music, or art, Sept. 29 at the Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival. The funds are to be used for future classes, instruments, or other costs. The application deadline is noon June 14.

CCA also sponsors a five hundred dollar volunteer scholarship to high school students who volunteered for a minimum of 12 hours at a festival and who will share...


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Local News

May 29

The Macungie Band will play a concert at the open-air pavilion at Cedar View Apartments, 4234 Dorney Park Road, Allentown. Director Michael Moran will give the downbeat 7 p.m. There will be some folding chairs; however, attendees should bring a lawn chair to ensure a place to sit. There is plenty of close parking. Drive past the pavilion and turn left into the parking lot.

May 30

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township...


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Things are getting busier at The Press. We’ve just finished covering musical theater productions, junior/senior proms and Memorial Day services. Now, we’re preparing for high school graduations — celebrating the achievements of our area students, many of whom we’ve featured on our pages since their elementary days — and the ever-popular summer camps.

Our work here is to capture the happenings in our communities in print, via stories and photographs, and online, through our website....

Harry S Truman Elementary School

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in School

Kindergarten: Ava Marie Adamcik, Ella Bannon, Lilian Bender, Kylin Blocker, Ryland Christ, Tevin Christopher, Lorencio Colon, Keren Corea, Michelle Curcio, Jacey Faustner, Tanner Foulke, Caleb Gonzalez, Floyd Greaves, Jesse Gunning, Aniylah Hamilton, Jake Harley, Adalyn Hernandez, Myah Hissim, Matthew Hrycko, Justin Johnson, Alexander Kichline, Dillon Kromer, Brandi Lasso, Evelyn Leathers, Dylan Legath, Olivia Lelko, Ava Martin, Anastasia Morillo, Itzel Morillo, Anaiyah Ortiz, Sebastian...