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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The American Lung Association in Pennsylvania is now offering coupon books to help fight lung disease. The coupon books, a $60 value, contain coupons from participating Burger King restaurants, independent and minor league baseball and regional amusement attractions.

All proceeds support programs and services of the American Lung Association for the more than 500,000 children with asthma in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Childhood asthma, a serious lung disease that causes difficulty in...

Civil war

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting lawyer, educator, lecturer Malcolm Gross May 7 at Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

He will be discussing "The Trial of John Brown."

Dinner will be 6:30 p.m. Program at 7:30 p.m.

Reservations are required for the dinner and must be made by May 2.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

For reservations and information, contact Carol Detweiler at 215-234-4884, email...


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Local News

May 1

The Allentown Public Library was celebrating National Library Week with a raffle of four prize baskets during the month of April. The winners will be selected today. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the library.

May 2

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program is "Eli, the Son of the Iceman" Paul/N0KIA. Members and interested...

Glieder Fescht scheduled for May 13

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by DEBRA PALMIERI in News Briefs

Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Luckenbill Road, next to Kutztown University is hosting its annual Glieder Fescht May 13. The community is welcome to attend.

Dr. William Woys Weaver, food historian and author of "As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine," will serve as the keynote speaker for the evening.

A book signing will follow the program. A delicious meal from salad to dessert will be served.

Doors open 5:30...

Letter to The Editor

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Members of Muslims and Christians United are shocked and horrified by the cowardly bombing at the Boston Marathon.

MCU, based in the Lehigh Valley, condemns the attack in the strongest possible terms. The individuals who carried out the attacks do not represent Muslims, nor do their actions represent Islam.

Our group's vision is to promote justice and peace, and we will continue our joint efforts. We applaud the authorities for taking swift action and...

Salisbury Middle School Honor Roll

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in School

The Salisbury Middle School has announced the names of students who have made the honor roll for the third marking period.


Grade 6: Carly Batman, Jake Berger, Sarah Bobeck, Nathan Caraballo, Rylee Donaldson, Bryce Erdman, Gabriella Grym, Joshua Herczeg, Sydney Kramer, Jonah Niesenbaum, Helen Rapp, Kaitlyn Rutt, Sean Snyder, Peyton Stauffer, Patrick To, Darrin Weber

Grade 7: Amanda Benko, Anna Bishop, Haley Clark, Juliana Cusumano, Margaux Eripret, Kaitlyn...


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To The Editor:

We are writing this letter to support the re-election of Republican Commissioner Roger C. Reis in the next Lower Macungie Township election May 21.

Our family first met Mr. Reis at our son Derek's Eagle Scout project, The Freedom Memorial Garden, a memorial garden built in honor of military from the Lehigh Valley area who lost their lives while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Freedom Memorial Garden was built on the...


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Local members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will Stamp Out Hunger May 11, by collecting non-perishable food donations from their regular postal routes and delivering them to Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania for distribution to agencies serving area families in need in six counties. Letter carriers will be aided by volunteers from Teamsters Local #773, the Rutgers Alumni Club of the Lehigh Valley and the Northampton County Probation...

SALISBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT Latest aggressive driving wave netts 105 vehicle stops

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Police Log

The latest Salisbury Police Department enforcement wave targeted at aggressive drivers in the South Cedar Crest Boulevard corridor has netted 105 vehicle stops and 94 citations issued.

The enforcement details took place between the end of March and the end of April. They are funded by grants from PennDOT and pay for overtime for the participating officers so no patrol officers are taken away from day-to-day patrol duties.

"Nicer weather brings out more drivers," Salisbury...