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Thursday, December 6, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Central Catholic boys football team defeated Selinsgrove High School Nov. 30 by a margin of 41-13, in the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs.

Led by senior captains Anthony Beck, Andrew Englebert, Colin McDermott and Anthony Lynch, the team hopes to continue their success in the upcoming semifinal game against Archbishop Wood High School. The game will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Bethlehem School District's stadium.

The Central Catholic booster club membership...

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by For locations call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 5: New England clam chowder, grilled chicken breast with lettuce-tomato-mayo on bun, PA Dutch potato salad, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Macaroni, ham and cheese, stewed tomatoes, Romaine salad with ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, iced brownie.

Friday, Dec. 7- Happy Hanukkah: Beef brisket, potato latkes, chilled applesauce, rye bread with margarine, jelly doughnut.

Monday, Dec. 10: Chili con carne with cheddar cheese garnish over bread...

PPL meter swaps are ongoing, not new

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by NATHANIEL JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Recent rumor of PPL's replacing local residential electric meters by government edict are both completely false and somewhat true.

PPL Spokesman Joe Nixon said in a telephone interview replacement of old meters in favor of new, advanced meters has been ongoing since 2002. About 160,000 old dial meters have been replaced with digital meters, he said, and no longer require nearby radio monitoring because they send information directly back through the electrical system.


Senior Center

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County Senior Center, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, will be hosting a free holiday concert 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 17.

The concert will feature the Good Vibrations Chorus, Timely Tappers and the Jazz Band.

Entertainers are all members of the center's various performance groups.

Light refreshments will be served.

For registration, call 610-437-3700.

Article By: The Press

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645



Thursday, December 6, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Opinion

The railroad bridge collapse in the West Deptford area of New Jersey Nov. 30 should be a wake up call to fix our area's crumbling infrastructure.

As we all know, procrastination can be a dangerous thing.

This spill of vinyl chloride, a toxic chemical, into a feeder creek of the Delaware River has the potential to kill wildlife and taint a delicate ecosystem still recovering from the consequences of our country's industrial revolution.

I have taken the time to view many...


Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The 34th annual Live Christmas Pageant will be held 1:45 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at the Eighth Avenue Rose Garden Band Shell at Union Boulevard and West Broad Street.

The LBCP committee is seeking seven major and other sponsors to cover costs. They are also looking for new committee members, as well as two baby boys age three to six months (non-speaking role) and walk-on volunteers of all ages for various roles such as shepherds, angels, townspeople and behind the scenes support.


Lehigh County Senior Menus

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Veal parmesan, rotini with sauce, zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Yankee pot roast, baked potato, green beans, wheat bread, tropical fruit.

Friday, Dec. 7: Breaded Pollack, vegetable rice, Mediterranean medley, wheat bread, banana.

Monday, Dec. 10: Cheese lasagna with marinara sauce, meatballs, Italian blend vegetables, dinner roll, diced pears.

Tuesday, Dec. 11: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, wheat...

House committee releases property tax reform recommendations

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by STATE REP. JUSTIN SIMMONS, R-131ST Special to The Press in Opinion

State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, announced Nov. 30 the House Select Committee on Property Tax Reform has unanimously approved its final report, which includes recommendations to be considered by the House of Representatives.

Simmons was one of 13 House members from both parties who were appointed to the committee last June and charged with investigating all aspects of the issue, including municipal, county and school property taxes and releasing a final report by Nov. 30.



Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Messianic Jewish Congregation Beth El Gabor's public Hanukkah Candle Lighting Ceremony will be held 4 p.m., Dec. 8 (25 Kislev) at the synagogue, 1555 Linwood St., Bethlehem. Bring a menorah to light if so inclined.

There will be a 10:30 a.m. Dec. 15 Shabbat service and luncheon. The annual Hanukkah party will be held after sunset. There will be Havdalah and Menoral lighting, followed by a concert featuring the congregation's worship team. Call 610-419-1464 or visit www. bethelgibor....