My grand parents, Geza and Violet Janzso, were amazing people.
They not only raised their own four children, but also openly accepted the added responsibility of taking my two sisters and me in, and raising us as well.
Now that both have passed away, I seem to appreciate more than ever their many sacrifices and the love, compassion and direction they provided to me.
What's even more incredible is that they were not only grandparents, but in every sense of the word,...
Roads blocked - 19.
Trees down - 45.
Police calls answered - 83.
Overtime hours for police - 113.
Those are some of the statistics measuring the impact of Superstorm Sandy in Salisbury Township.
The information was contained in Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen W. Stiles' report to the township Board of Commissioners at the Nov. 15 meeting.
"Thank God, no one was injured," Stiles said.
Stiles said the township Emergency Operations Center...
Decorated pumpkins took over the waiting room at Ai Orthodontics, 550 Harrison St., Emmaus, recently in honor of National Orthodontic Month.
Pumpkins were delivered to Ai's referring dentists who were asked to decorate and return them. There were no rules other than to have a good time, according to orthodontist Dr. Aejaaz A. Issa and practice administrator Melissa McCalley.
Twenty-eight creatively decorated pumpkins were returned, judged by both local judges and patients via...
The City of Bethlehem's Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is now open for public ice skating. Public skating is available 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays; and 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings.
Season passes are available for residents and non-residents. Group skating lessons have begun; hockey clinics are available 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call 610-865-7081 or visit www....
PRESS PHOTO BY JOIE JACKSON WENNER
Vendor Al Snyder, of Salisbury Township, shows Monica Ebert, of Laurys Station, a Mr. Peanut peanut butter maker at the garage sale held recently in the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds.
ARTSQUEST CENTER, Bethlehem - ArtsQuest's popular holiday marketplace "Christkindlmarkt" needs volunteers to take tickets, assist vendors, do crafts with children and help out in the retail areas. Contact Hillary Harper at 610-332-1370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem, needs help to get their donation cans into stores, businesses, coffee shops, etc. throughout the Lehigh Valley. Contact Becky...
The Bethlehem Historic District Asssociation Holiday House Tour will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8.
The walking tour includes nine professionally decorated houses plus Historic Hotel Bethlehem, Salem Lutheran Church and Heckewelder Place, now home of the Bach Choir. Tickets for the tour are available at Moravian Book Shop, 428 Main St.; Visitor Center, 505 Main St.; ArtsQuest Gift Shop. 101 Founders Way or online at www. artsquest.org.
Adrian Minaya Gomez, 19, of Allentown, was charged with retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 5:29 p.m. Nov. 20. Minaya Gomez allegedly attempted to steal three Playstation games and one computer software program with a total value of $134.87.
Kristen Fiorot, 28, of Bethlehem, was charged with retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 4:45 p.m. Nov. 22. Fiorot allegedly attempted to conceal several...
Korean War veterans who served their country honorably may be eligible for a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. Secretary of Defense, according to state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th.
Any veteran who served in Korea between June 25, 1950 and July 27, 1953 may be eligible for this citation, which is signed by the Secretary of Defense.
In order to receive the certificate, a veteran must submit the following information: full legal name as used on military records; current...
July 2013 nuptials
Keith and Jean Zimmerman of Breinigsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jean, to Stephen Mark Bennis Jr. of Philadelphia.
The bride-to-be graduated from Parkland High School and received a degree in ASL interpreting from Bloomsburg University.
She is an educational interpreter for the School District of Philadelphia.
Her fiancé graduated from St. Joseph's Preparatory School for Boys and attended Catholic...