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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 19

KNBT banks in the Lehigh Valley are collecting gently worn coats for men, women and children until Jan. 7, 2013. The coats will be delivered to distribution centers on Staten Island, N.Y., for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Dec. 20

The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet for an annual Christmas party noon in the St. Peters Lutheran Church community room, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. There will be a cost for the...

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by For locations, call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 19:Tomato soup, pork cutlet Madeira, wide noodles, creamed corn, wheat bread with margarine, sliced peaches.

Thursday, Dec. 20: Black Oak ham, mashed red potatoes, green beans almondine, molded fruit salad, home baked roll with margarine, tiger triple chocolate cake.

Friday, Dec. 21: Beef stew, biscuit, green peas, tossed salad with 1000 Island dressing, rice pudding.

Monday, Dec. 24: Italian hoagie, potato chips, pasta salad, fresh seedless grapes.

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KidsPeace offers assistance to parents in wake of school shooting

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Opinion

Many parents have been asking for guidance on how to talk to their children about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and understand the short and long term impact of the events.

Jodi S. W. Campbell, MS, KidsPeace leader of the critical incident response team, assistant director of organizational development and training, shared with The Press tips for parents to help children in the wake of a large scale tragedy such as this.

"The first thing you want to do is listen to...

Editor's view

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Many of us attended church on Sunday; I'm not sure if it was because of the upcoming Christmas holiday or the overwhelming need to pray for the families affected by the shooting in Connecticut Dec. 14.

Sermons throughout our area were focused on trying to make sense of this event as well as trying to cope with the overwhelming grief all Americans feel, especially so close to the joyous season of Christmas.

At First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, Pastor Stephen T. Emick led a...

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

K-9 assist

Salisbury Township's police dog Fonzie assisted in the search of two individuals dressed in black in the 1800 block of Box Elder Road 3:45 a.m. Nov. 25 after they were observed in the vicinity of recent car theft activity. A resident heard a loud bang and observed the two individuals by the vehicles.

Drug

A 15-year-old juvenile from Allentown was allegedly found with a small amount of marijuana while attending the KidsPeace after school program. The juvenile...

Property tax rebate deadline Dec. 31

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for older adults and residents with disabilities is Dec. 31.

Governor Tom Corbett said more than 600,000 older Pennsylvanians and residents with disabilities are expected to benefit from the program.

Corbett said the program helps Pennsylvanians ages 65 and above, widows and widowers ages 50 and above and people with disabilities age 18 and above.

The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Salisbury Township commissioners were reluctant to chip away at the purchase of a wood chipper, but dumped the purchase of a dump truck as the proposed 2013 township budget with all the trimmings and a tax hike heads toward an expected post-Christmas vote at the next meeting, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 27 in the township Municipal Building.

Despite trimming approximately $110,200 from next year's budget, property taxes are expected to increase about $30 annually for each township property owner,...