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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Annual Christmas concert Nov. 25

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs



It just wouldn’t be Christmas in the Lehigh Valley without the mellifluous voices of the St. Luke’s Singers.

All are invited to the singers’ annual Christmas concert Nov. 25, at Wesley Methodist Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem. Preludes begin 2:45 p.m. and the concert begins 3 p.m.

A beloved Lehigh Valley institution, the St. Luke’s Singers is a renowned hospital-based choir which performs on behalf of St. Luke’s University Health Network,...

Fall Open House and Viking Christmas Nov. 18

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Allentown Central Catholic High School’s Fall Open House and Viking Christmas will be held 2-4 p.m. Nov. 18. At open house, prospective families will have the chance to tour the school, meet teachers and studentsand learn about the opportunities ACCHS has to offer. Viking Christmas will be held in Rockne Hall and will feature Viking apparel and souvenirs available for purchase.

The fall sports season is coming to an end. The Viking football team, marching band and cheerleading...

Shoeboxes in need of filling

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, 2158 Ave. C, Suite 201, Bethlehem, has launched its 2018 Holiday Hope Chests program: Happiness in a Shoe Box.

This year there are 35 nonprofit organizations that have put in a total request for 7,500 shoeboxes.

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s goal is to meet their needs.

Help is needed to wrap and fill 7,500 shoeboxes. Every shoebox benefits a child in the Lehigh Valley.

· Complete a 2018...


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Lawrence Benevento, 55, of Salisbury, was charged with resisting arrest, simple assault and disorderly conduct following an alleged incident 2:10 p.m. Nov. 1 in the 2800 block of Windy Hill Road.

A male reported losing a wallet in a parking lot in the 1600 block of East Emmaus Avenue 11:49 a.m. Nov. 3.

A woman told police 8:06 a.m. Nov. 4 she left a wallet and cellphone on her car which was parked in the 1000 block of Emmaus Avenue and later returned to find the wallet and...

Take Back Day results are in

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

Lehigh County residents disposed of 500.5 pounds of expired and unused over-the-counter and prescription medications during the 16th National Take Back Day Oct. 27. The total of drugs collected during all Take Back Day events since 2010 is 12,943.5 pounds.

In addition to the drugs discarded during the Take Back day, 21,970 pounds of medications have been collected from 15 permanent medication collection boxes that are located in 12 police departments and three Lehigh Valley Hospital...


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by MARGE HOPKINS in Local News

Prior to the opening of Salisbury Township School District operations committee meeting Nov. 5, School Resource Officer Richard Nothstein introduced Officer Jason Laky as the new full-time school resource officer at Salisbury Middle School beginning January 2019.

A graduate of Salisbury High School, Laky has 20 years with the Salisbury Township Police Department with 16 of those years as the head of the K-9 program.

Initially Laky will serve on a part-time basis until the new...

PA State Police welcomes new troopers

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Acting Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick recently announced 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth.

The ceremony at Bishop McDevitt High School marked the culmination of 27 weeks of classroom and physical training.

Cadet Nicholas Manganiello, of Luzerne County, spoke on behalf of the graduating class.

The men and women representing the 153rd graduating cadet class...