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Fireworks spectacular lights up night sky

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Close to 11,000 visitors filled Earl Adams Park, Breinigsville, for the annual Breinigsville Independence Day Fireworks spectacular sponsored by Carl Schmoyer III, with Schmoyer, Trexler and J.S. Burkholder funeral homes.

On hand to help celebrate the founding of the United States of America, July 4, 1776, was the Municipal Band of Allentown and radio and television personality “Uncle” Jeffrey Tapler.

Food trucks were swamped with some completely running out of food before the...

Motorcycle training curriculum introduced

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Five motorcycle safety training programs tailored to hone a rider’s knowledge and test their ability to physically manipulate a motorcycle properly were introduced recently at Blackman’s Cycle Center, Buckeye Road, Emmaus.

Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania Insurance Department, program sponsors, were on hand to answer questions about the new motorcycle training curriculum, courses offered and general...

Guest View

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

All research begins with someone asking the question, “I wonder ...?” That is what my research design instructor told us on the first day of class.

I have a number of things that make me go, “Huh ...!” but at the behest of my family, who had to endure me going through graduate school a few years ago, I decided to spare them and not to embark upon a Ph.D.

There are two things I have found about research in the meantime: 1. One can easily find “research” to back up pretty much...

Wolf, Casey demand answers about migrant children

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Gov. Tom Wolf July 3 joined U.S. Sen. Bob Casey in a joint letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar requesting answers to questions regarding the number of migrant children separated from their families at the southern border who are now housed in Pennsylvania.

The questions were first posed at a recent meeting between Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller and the acting regional administrator for the Administration for...


Thursday, July 19, 2018 by The Press in Local News

July 18

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Alburtis Rod and Gun Club. Pot luck luncheon (hot dogs provided) plus bingo will be featured. There are many bus trips. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

July 20

Main Street Cruisers will perform at Hills at Lockridge Park, 7125 Scenic View Drive, Macungie, 7 to 9 p.m.

The Ben Yorgey Foundation hosts The Ben Event at Macungie Memorial Park. Events include Ben’s Block Party, 5K Fun Walk and Kids Dash, special...


Thursday, July 19, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Bus cards for Salisbury Township School District will not be sent through the mail for the 2018-2019 school year. They will be available on the community portal, so please make sure to check the portal before the beginning of the school year.

Summer library hours for students in grades kindergarten through eighth are 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. On July 25 and Aug. 1, the library at Harry S Truman Elementary School will be open.

Salisbury High School will hold its second and final Pages...