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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for 2013 summer employment for students and government services interns, State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, said Jan. 18.

To qualify, candidates must be 18 years of age and enrolled in college for the fall 2013 semester. Applicants must also have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.

The summer employment program runs May through August to supplement the permanent workforce. Government services...

T.R.I.A.D. Pamela Varkony talks about empowering women

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

Nationally recognized journalist, commentator, speaker and Allentown resident Pamela Varkony spoke at the Jan. 8 T.R.I.A.D. meeting on the topic of empowering women throughout the world.

Varkony is extremely involved in politics and the community, serving on the board of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Allentown City Planning Commission, the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Allentown City Council. She was recently appointed to the Pennsylvania Commission for Women....


Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The operations committee received a 2013-2014 budget update from Business Administrator Robert Bruchak and Superintendent Michael Roth at their Jan. 9 meeting and board members were recognized for their service in honor of School Board Director Month by Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementary School students.

The budget update was simply to give board members a quick look at the projected revenues, expenses and shortfalls.

The projected revenue is $30,...


Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

For many years, Salisbury's band parents have wanted to build the program and have the band perform in a venue other than local parades and football games.

Last year, Chick-fil-A contacted Salisbury's marching band director Angela Mosley about the band performing in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta, Ga. Dec. 31, 2012.

Mosley took it to the band members and parents who all agreed this would be an awesome experience for the students. The school board members also gave their...

Stagemakers at the J presents 'Winnie the Pooh'

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by ANITA HIRSCH Special to The Press in Local News

The final Jewish Community Center presentation of the childhood favorite, "Winnie the Pooh," will be given 2 p.m. Jan. 20.

The musical is performed by The Stagemakers at the J, which is comprised of students in public and private schools and who participate in the performing arts classes at the JCC.

The five-week class culminates in a show production.

"Winnie the Pooh" was chosen by Director and Choreographer Syd Stauffer because of its appeal to the younger students....

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Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

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9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




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Students begin taking new Keystone Exams

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by TYLER D. MARTIN in School

Students in local schools have been taking new tests this year to measure their proficiency in algebra 1, literature and biology.

The new Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to evaluate proficiency in academic content. Beginning this year, the Keystone Exams replaced the 11th grade Pennsylvania System of School Assessment tests in mathematics, reading and science for purposes of satisfying No Child Left Behind and Adequate Yearly Progress requirements.


Editor's View

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Animal cruelty, unfortunately, exists but a number of organizations are bringing the issue to the forefront and available to assist when needed.

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have seen the ASPCA commercials on television spotlighting abused animals and asking for your monetary assistance in continuing their work.

The familiar song by Sarah McLachlan, "In the Arms of the Angel," is just one of the songs on an ASPCA commercial; you know what the commercial is...


Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News

An informational-general meeting is planned to discuss the development of a new LCTI Alumni Association will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Small Cafeteria at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, off Route 309, Schnecksville.

To confirm attendance, contact Brett Deyo,, 610.799.1450