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Thursday, October 11, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The East Penn School District Education Foundation, along with the Emmaus High School Counseling Department, held its first 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.

This event was open to all Lehigh Valley students in sixth through 12th grades and their families.

Representatives from over 50 businesses set up tables in the high school and talked with interested students about various career paths.


Thursday, October 11, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Homecoming is upon us and there is a lot going on.

First, we start with the homecoming parade. This begins 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12, starting at Harry S Truman Elementary School and ending at Salisbury High School. While you are there, stay and watch the Homecoming football game vs. Bangor.

Next on the agenda would be the homecoming dance. That will be held 7-10 p.m. Oct. 13 at SHS.

Western Salisbury Elementary PTA is holding their fall book fair. Students will visit the fair...

Nearly 500 acres protected on Blue Mountain

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Wildlands Conservancy announced Aug. 24 the permanent protection of nearly 500 acres, located on Blue Mountain (Kittatinny Ridge) east of Bake Oven Knob in Carbon County.

Purchased from the Semmel family, the acreage closes one of the last major gaps in continuous preservation on the Kittatinny Ridge. The nearly 500-acre parcel expands public lands and natural areas like State Game Lands 217 and supports East Penn Township’s greenway development plans...

volunteer opportunities

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem Oktoberfest (Oct. 12-14) is a free festival which features brew samples, authentic German food and beer, live music and schuhplattlers. Volunteer opportunities include: Beer pourers, I.D. checkers, retail assistants, mug sellers and more. Sign up at or call Courtney Angle at 610-332-1354 or email

ITNLEHIGHVALLEY - Help a senior age in place and remain independent by volunteering...


Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

It’s October and that means, for me at least, it is time for a flu shot.

On the record, I don’t like getting flu shots, although the anticipation really is the worst part. The shot itself is over in moments. The paperwork takes longer than the physical needle stick.

However, the flu shot is better than being sick, homemade chicken noodle soup notwithstanding.

And this year the shot may be more important than ever.

The 2017-2018 flu season is on record as...

Bethlehem event set for Oct. 14

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The 2018 CROP Hunger Walk will be held Oct. 14 with registration 1 p.m. and 3- and 6-mile pet-friendly walks starting 1:30 p.m., all beginning under the Hill-to-Hill bridge at the foot of Main Street, Bethlehem. Rest stops are provided.

Twenty-five percent of the funds raised by the walks are returned to the community. The remaining 75 percent is used by Church World Service local, national and international disaster relief and to help end hunger locally and around...