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Emergency responders awarded state grants

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, has announced 15 volunteer fire and emergency response organizations within Berks and Lehigh counties, in his district were awarded nearly $120,000 in state funding under an ongoing grant program created by the Legislature and administered by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

Kathryn E. Snyder

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Kathryn E. Snyder, 79, of New Tripoli, died Feb. 15, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.

She and her husband Ernest D. Snyder celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in November 2012.

Born in Lynn Township, she was a daughter of the late Victor and Esther ( Hamm) Koenig.

She was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in the New Tripoli substation until retiring in 1995.

A member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli, she served for many years as the former church secretary and a member of the church quilters and Women of the Church groups.

Dr. Percy H. Dougherty seeking re-election to commissioner's seat

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Dr. Percy H. Dougherty is seeking another term to represent District 2 on the nine person Lehigh County Commissioner board.

The district covers the townships of South Whitehall and Upper and Lower Macungie, and the Borough of Alburtis.

Dougherty, 69, a resident of Shepherd Hills, is a retired Kutztown University professor.

He has a Ph.D. in physical geography and geology from Boston University with a specialization in water resources and limestone landforms.

Parkland Lunch menus

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 21: Elem.: Whole grain Eggo mini pancakes or whole grain bagel meal with yogurt, sausage links, sliced cucumbers with low-fat dip, applesauce, bag of carrots, cereal meal. M.S.: Bosco sticks (OMS), Domino's pizza (SMS) or meatball sub on whole grain roll, potato wedges, celery sticks with low-fat dip, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.:Bosco sticks or cheeseburger with whole grain roll, spinach salad, steamed broccoli, assorted fruit.


Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Kitten Kapers Feb. 23

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter will be holding a Kitten Kapers at 9645 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville (weather permitting), 1:30-4 p.m. Feb. 23.

Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one.

For more information, call 610-841-1736.

For information on the low cost neuter and spay program, contact the shelter at 610-760-9009.