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Central Catholic column CCHS to hold tuition raffle

Monday, November 19, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Central Catholic Administration will be holding a free tuition raffle for the class of 2017.

All eighth grade students who submit their complete application and registration fee by Feb. 2, 2013 will be automatically entered into the drawing. For more information regarding the application process or tuition raffle, contact the admissions department at 610-437-4601 or visit the school's website at

The CCHS National Honor Society will be providing tutoring to all...

Governor announces two programs aimed at saving lives

Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Governor Tom Corbett announced Nov. 9 PennDOT is launching two voluntary programs aimed at saving the lives of Pennsylvanians in emergency situations – the Yellow Dot and Emergency Contact Information programs.

"Both of these programs speak for people when they can't speak for themselves, so medical concerns can be addressed and contacts can be reached as quickly as possible," Corbett said. "When someone is in a crash or they find themselves in an emergency situation, it's critical...

Western Salisbury column

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by DIANE ROBERTS Special to The Press in Columns

Now that we have made it through the first quarter of the school year, changing of clocks, an election, Hurricane Sandy - I hope that all of you find peace and joy during this upcoming holiday season. Make sure you show your appreciation and thanks for those who are meaningful in your lives. All of us have much to be thankful for - enjoy your holiday festivities, shopping, decorating, baking, and most importantly, sharing your time with family, friends and neighbors.

As many of you...

LVHN administers over 11,000 flu shots

Monday, November 19, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Lehigh Valley Health Network once again administered free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots were all drive-thru at Dorney Park Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown Nov. 4.

LVHN partnering with area food banks and shelters including the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Allentown Rescue Mission and the AIDS Activities Office food pantry to accept donations of...


Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Bring a smile to a face of a child, when they receive a call and/or letter from Santa Claus. For a donation, you will brighten the life of a child, while supporting a great cause. For over 15 years the American Cancer Society has been hosting this event in our Lehigh Valley office. They have volunteers come to their office to place calls and prepare letters for mailing.

If you would like to be a volunteer Santa, or would like to volunteer during Santa Calls week Dec. 3 to 6, call...

Trees may need good arborist and lawyer

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Poetry readers know there is nothing so lovely as a tree.

Unfortunately, poetry goes out the window and accusations can get pretty ugly when trees are involved in legal disputes, says a community forestry expert in The Pennsylvania State University's College of Agricultural Sciences.

"Most homeowners expect everyone to love their trees because they do," says Bill Elmendorf, urban and community forestry program coordinator and instructor in the School of Forest Resources.


IRS warns consumers of Hurrican Sandy scams

Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert Nov. 9 about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Following major disasters, it's common for scam artists to impersonate charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Such fraudulent schemes may involve contact by telephone, social media, email or in-person solicitations.

the IRS cautions both hurricane victims and people wishing to make disaster-related charitable...