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Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Who are the voters across the Lehigh Valley the candidates will attempt to appeal to from now until Nov. 6?

Whether your political affiliation is associated with the color red or blue, we all share one common desire: we want the candidate we vote for to best represent our interests and the well-being of America.

Today, the political discourse among elected officials and those running for public office is contentious and rancorous.

Couple that with an unsteady and...

'Bodies Revealed' comes to the Lehigh Valley

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

The Da Vinci Science Center's new exhibit "Bodies Revealed" shows complexities of the human body Leonardo himself could only imagine.

The tour through the various systems of the human anatomy uses real anatomical specimens to display unabated functionality in an educational and tasteful way.

The delicate displays look and feel like plastic but offer a true view into the human body through polymer injection, a process removing all of the water from an organ or system while...

Two-alarm fire destroys vacant home; arson cited

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

A fire which called out Eastern and Western Salisbury fire departments 2 a.m. Oct. 4, destroyed a vacant home at 1456 Lehigh Ave. Police said they are investigating the fire as an arson case.

Sergeant Donald Sabo, the township's fire marshal, was at the scene and a specially trained Allentown K-9 dog was brought in to sniff out traces of an unknown accelerant police said. Samples were taken and sent to the Pa. State Police Crime Lab.

"The home was completely engulfed and flames...

Lehigh professor says al-Qaida obsession masks danger of other terror sources

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Dr. Ziad Munson, an associate professor of sociology at Lehigh University, recently gave a lecture at the Emmaus Library about how the collective American preoccupation with al-Qaida has taken our focus away from the most likely – and most preventable – terrorism of the future.

"The bulk of research on terrorism over the past decade has focused on either individual level factors or larger structure factors responsible for generating and sustaining political violence," Munson said....

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Salisbury Township School Board President Russell Giordano said he was "thrilled" to introduce Michael Roth as the district's new superintendent at a special meeting Oct. 3.

Roth, who is currently an assistant superintendent in the Nazareth Area School District, will take over for Interim Superintendent Louise Beauchemin Nov. 1.

"Salisbury has always struck me as a community that is very supportive of its schools," Roth said. "Having interacted with many of the teachers,...