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Queen City Airport is site for Scout aviation badge

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority, partnering with PennDOT aviation officials, held a three-day aviation and youth activity as part of the department's National Aviation Day celebrations held Aug. 18 through 20 at 11 airports statewide.

The event, now in its third year in Pennsylvania, offers students the opportunity to participate in activities designed to meet Scouting aviation badge requirements, learn about aviation and share in the 74th annual nationwide celebration.



Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Acting Superintendent of Schools Louise A. Beauchemin, Ed. D. has announced the methods of notification for emergency closings, delays, cancellations and early dismissals for the 2012-2013 school year.

Salisbury Township School District uses an automated messaging system, School Messenger, to notify families of emergency closings as well as other important district/ school information.

If the district needs to close school or delay the opening of school, an automated message...

Another View

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

The Aug. 15 arrest of State Rep. Joseph Brennan, D-133, for allegedsimple assault and DUI and his subsequent press release dated Aug. 22 announcing he will not seek re-election in November should lead the citizens of the Lehigh Valley to conduct deeper research into who their candidates and elected officials are.

We, the people, should place higher standards on our elected officials, and those public officials should abide by ethical and moral standards superior to the constituents...

Brave eight-year-old double amputee cheered by New York Giants gear

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Eight-year-old Deven Jackson, a seven-touchdown football champ in his hometown of Shermans Dale, Perry County, has been in a Lehigh Valley Health Network burn unit room since July 12, waiting for skin graft operations over his scarred young body.

He is likely to be at the hospital for another six months recovering from a severe bout of meningitis that turned septic, sending infection coursing through his body, scarring his flesh and necessitating the amputation of both his legs.


LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Funding increased to support public defender, district attorney, coroner

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by DANIEL MINGUEZ Special to The PRess in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Commissioners augmented funding to the offices of public defender, district attorney and county coroner at their meeting Aug. 22. According to Commissioner Percy Dougherty, crimes including homicide are up in the Lehigh Valley.

"The number of cases the public defender handles has increased drastically," Dougherty said. "It's almost guaranteed that the public defender is going to be back to us for more funding by the end of the year."

The board unanimously...

Am Haskalah

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Am Haskalah, the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation of the Lehigh Valley, invites the community to join them for meaningful, spiritual, musical and creative Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

This year, the congregation is participating in the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement's Open Seats Program, which enables them to offer High Holiday Services to anyone in the Lehigh Valley who wishes to attend.

To ensure a seat, go to or call 610-435-3775.