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Penn State political forum offers a window into the views of local legislators

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

The Penn State Lehigh Valley Political Society and Student Government Association sponsored a "Meet Your Legislator Event" at the Center Valley Campus Oct. 11.

State Senator Lisa Boscola, D-18th, State Representative Gary Day, R-187th, and State Representative Justin Simmons, R-131st, attended the event to speak to students and answer questions about state policy.

"We love events like this because it gives us a second to pause, think about our day and talk to people," Day said...

Western Salisbury column Halloween festivities in the township Oct. 26

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by DIANE ROBERTS Special to The Press in Columns

Happy Halloween! Trick or treat will be held in Salisbury Township 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. DevonHouse Senior Living will also host their traditional safe trick or treat inside their lobby area for the young children in the neighborhood.

Western Salisbury and Harry S Truman elementary schools will have their Halloween parades 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Oct. 31 is the end of the first marking period at Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School.

Nov. 2 is a Professional Development...

'Souled on Motown' coming to L. Macungie Middle School

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Macungie Minstrelaires will present their annual family musical variety show with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the East Penn Angel Network.

"Souled on Motown" celebrates the hit songs of top Motown artists including The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Jackson 5 and more.

The event will be held 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6999 Lower Macungie...


Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Boy Scouts and volunteers from the local Minsi Trails Boy Scout Council will be out Nov. 10 collecting nonperishable food for the annual Scouting For Food community food drive. Door hangers were delivered throughout many area neighborhoods last Saturday letting residents know about the food drive.

Last year Scouting For Food brought in nearly 200,000 pounds of food for local food banks. That is enough food to feed over 8,000 people for a week. The Scout's are celebrating their 26th...


Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

CCHS students are celebrating senior week through Oct. 26. All upperclassmen will participate in multiple activities throughout the week including: costume day, movie night and a scavenger hunt throughout the school.

Seniors also get a chance to participate in the senior olympics, a very competitive event that includes relay races and many other exciting challenges.

The CCHS Booster Club will be hosting its Viking Christmas sale 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 in Rockne Hall. All new...

Article By: Fortley

Friday, October 26, 2012 by Fortley in Social News

Couple celebrates

golden anniversary

Raymond S. and Sandra (Bradley) Fortley of Bethlehem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 20 with a dinner given in their honor by their children at the Inn at Maple Grove, Alburtis.

Mrs. Fortley is the daughter of the late Robert and Grace Bradley, who had resided in Bethlehem.

Her husband is the son of the late Stephen and Helen Fortley, who also had lived in Bethlehem.

The couple was married Oct. 20, 1962,...

salisbury police

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Attempted theft

A resident in the 1200 block of Voortman Avenue reported 4:20 p.m. Oct. 12 an unknown person went through an unlocked vehicle on the property. Nothing was damaged or removed.

Theft from vehicle

A resident in the 500 block of E. Emmaus Avenue reported 7 a.m. Oct. 12 an unknown person entered an unlocked 2012 Dodge Caravan and removed an Android cell phone valued at $200 and an Olympus digital camera valued at $150.


Police received a...

Editor's View

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

"... Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they're always glad you came ... You wanna be where everybody knows your name ..." ("Cheers" theme song "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo)

There once was a time in this country when a man's word was his bond and children were told by their parents not to bring shame upon the family name.

Doors were left unlocked and youngsters played outside freely and unsupervised.