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Hope Nursery School celebrates 50 years

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

Hope Nursery School is celebrating their 50th anniversary of operation this year.

The nursery school is located at Hope Church on Flexer Avenue in Salisbury Township. The preschool has been running in the township since 1962 and holds classes for children ages two through four. Originally having only around 10 children in the school, they have now grown to having over 150 students enrolled each year.

Hope Church Nursery School helps educate young children, preparing them for...

Historic Bethlehem Partnership

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Civil War Roadshow will be in Bethlehem 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 8 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 9. The event will take place at the Fowler Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

The traveling exhibition is housed in an expandable 53-foot tractor-trailer. There will be re-enactors, a speaker series, children's crafts and games, commemorative merchandise and Civil War era music.

For information, call 610-691-6055 or visit...

Corbett discusses economy with LV business leaders

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Vice Chairman Stephen Patterson, President and CEO Tony Iannelli and Executive Vice President Michelle Griffin Young discussed issues facing the business community with Governor Tom Corbett over breakfast at his residence in Harrisburg recently.

The governor reiterated his pledge to "no new taxes" in the budget for 2012-2013 and the challenges of meeting the requirements of state government with limited funds.Patterson, who is TD Bank's regional...

Monty gets in trouble

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH

Eastern Salisbury Firefighter Lindsey Tomcics holds Monty the cat after she and Western Salisbury Fire Department Lieutenant Adam Al-Kahl retrieve her from a perch high in a tree along Douglas Road, atop South Mountain, after the feline could not descend from the tree she had climbed. The saga began when Edward Jacobs called for his cat and heard only loud meows from across the street in dense woods. Unable to coax the cat down, Jacobs called the county 911...

'A true angel'

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by PAT KESLING Special to The Press in Local News

Calling major patron Marlene "Linny" Fowler "an all around wonderful person, an angel," Jeff Parks, president and CEO of ArtsQuest, thanked her and presented her with this year's Musikfest Founders Award at Musikfest opening ceremonies Aug. 3 at the new Americaplatz at the Steel Stacks campus on Bethlehem's south side.

"I don't know if we'd be here today without Linny and Beall Fowler's help. They have been with us since the idea of the Banana Factory was floated years ago and their...

Bridge repair ahead of schedule

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH

The much-used Devonshire Road bridge over the Little Lehigh at Keystone Road, in the western portion of the township, was closed July 16 for repairs to the bridge roadway and parapet. Although the contractor has until Nov. 9 to finish the work and reopen the thoroughfare, a worker for RGC Group, of Bath, said recently that, barring an unforeseen period of bad weather, the work could be completed and the bridge reopened by late September or early October.

Lehigh County Commissioners Candidates interview for county executive seat

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

The Intergovernmental and Appointments Committee of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners met Aug. 1 to interview candidates for the vacant position of Lehigh County Executive Aug. 1.

Four candidates were interviewed for the position.

Matthew Croslis, of Whitehall, is an attorney. In addition to his work as an attorney, Croslis is also the owner of three businesses: Croslis Law Offices LLC, Legacy Title Insurance and Croslis Realty Referrals Inc. He spent seven years with...

Letter to the Editor

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

To the Editor:

One of the first things you learn in college is how to do many things at the same time. It wasn't called multi-tasking when I was a Penn State student, but like most Penn Staters, I mastered it early.

Therefore, as a person who can handle many things at once, I would like to say to all of those who accuse Penn State supporters of not caring about Jerry Sandusky's victims, that I can, at the same moment in time, feel terrible for the monster's victims and want to...

Valley high school students visit China

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by BARBARA CAMPBELL Special to The Press in Local News

Twenty-three Lehigh Valley and 15 Texas students left June 27 from the Tilghman Square Shopping Center, South Whitehall for a trip to China. The group left June 27 and returned July 13.

Barbara Campbell, former Parkland elementary teacher, and her husband, Tom, an engineer for Mack Trucks, led the group.

While in China, they visited Shanghai where they had a breathtaking view of the city on the glass sky walk of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the tallest in Asia and the third...

Allentown man arrested in Salisbury Township homicide

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Jonathan Nunez, 20, of Allentown, was arrested for the homicide of a Whitehall Township woman found murdered July 5 in the 2700 block of Lanze Lane, Salisbury Township.

Kimberly Cardona, 20, was found dead with numerous injuries to her head, face, neck, hands, legs and torso. Lehigh County Coroner Scot Grim said Cardona died from blunt force trauma to head and sharp force trauma to the neck.

Dr. Samuel Land, of Forensic Pathology Associates, said the injuries on Cardona's hands...