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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Young Pennsylvanians interested in pursuing environmental careers are invited to apply by April 15 for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' summer residential camp.

The Exploring Careers Outdoors Camp, or ECO Camp, will introduce 20 to 25 students in grades 10 to 12 to conservation and environmental careers.

This year's camp will begin July 7, at Kirby Episcopal House and Chapel, Mountain Top, Luzerne County.

The camp is near Nescopeck State Park and...

AARP 5415

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon, April 4 at St. Timothy's Church, 140 So. Ott St., Allentown. Program is a visit from the Senior Center Chorus. Business meeting will follow. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For additional information, call 610-437-4265.


Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to Atlantic City, N.J. Sunday, June 9. The ticket price includes transportation, a one hour Back Bay Cruise, followed by a lunch buffet at the Resorts Casino where you will also get a coin package for slot play. Shopping and the enjoyment of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is on your own. The non-refundable ticket price is payable by cash, check or money order and payment is due at the time of registration. Register at the Salisbury Township Municipal...


Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by ASIA LETLOW Special to The Press in Columns

An open house for LCCC will take place at the Schnecksville campus 6 to 8 p.m. April 4. Admission and financial aid representatives, academic counselors and academic program coordinators will be around to answer your questions. Students who are interested should register at or by calling the admission office at 610-799-1575.

The University of Pittsburgh will be holding an open house at the Victoria Building 9 a.m. to...


Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

An Emmaus Main Street Partners "Bags & White Ice Bingo" will be held 1 to 4 p.m. April 14 at St. John's UCC, 139 N. 4th Street. Doors open noon.

The event is sponsored by Lafayette Ambassador Bank.

Proceeds benefit the community projects of the Emmaus Main Street Partners. There is a discount for tickets purchased in advance, although tickets can be purchased at the door. Extra games, special games, raffle and chinese auction are just some of the added fun.


The circle of life

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Editor's Note: The Press is running a 3-part series on former Press writer Jean Stoneback. Stoneback was a columnist with The Press for many years, writing about life on "The Patch" in Alburtis. Readers enjoyed hearing about Stoneback's family and life on the farm. In this series, we have learned about the family history, her house and the renovations to the home. What follows is the final part of the series.

Jean Stoneback has been gone two and a half years and her daughter Hope...

Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

On March 23, Garrett Rhoads and the Eastern Pa. Business Owners sponsored an electronics recycling event at Willow Lane Elementary School.

At a meeting of the Angel Networks of the East Penn schools, Mr. Rhoads offered to collect donations on their behalf at the recycling event, which he presented solely as a service to the community.

However, Mr. Rhoads used the event to campaign, both verbally and with literature distribution, for the East Penn school...

Volunteer fire companies are vital to communities in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by State rep. RYAN MACKENZIE, R-134TH Special to The Press in Opinion

Because volunteer fire companies play a vital role in communities across Pennsylvania and deserve support in their efforts to combine resources to better serve their residents, I was pleased that my legislation, House Bill 465, recently passed unanimously in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. This bill, if enacted, would exempt them from realty transfer taxes as defined under Act 2 of 1971, known as the Tax Reform Code.

I believe it is both fitting and appropriate to give...


Thursday, March 28, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

It was a night for honors at the March 13 Salisbury Township School District meeting.

Peter Oyler, from Apple, presented the district with an Apple Distinguished Program banner citing the success of the program between STSD and Apple. Oyler commended the teachers, staff, students, administrators and the board for their efforts toward the success of the program.

"Salisbury scored the highest in all categories, which is somewhat unusual," Oyler said. "Fewer than 200 schools got...