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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in HS Sports

After barely missing a Lehigh Valley Conference playoff berth, Parkland's softball team had more two weeks off before openign District 11 tournament play.

The Lady Trojans earned the No. 3 seed in Class AAAA, behind top-seeded Pleasant Valley, the Mountain Valley Conference champ, and No. 2 Northampton, a team that's beaten Parkland twice this year.

The Trojans showed no signs of rust after their layoff. They had a first-round bye then opened district play last week with a 10-0 win over Emmaus in the quarterfinal round.

College Corner

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Alvernia Univ.


receive honors

Amy Cengeri, of Kutztown, was named secretary of the Alvernia University's chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon Honor Society in fall 2012.

Cengeri is a occupational therapy major at the university.

Pi Theta Epsilon is a specialized honor society for occupational therapy students and alumni.

The society recognizes and encourages superior scholarship among students enrolled in professional entry-level programs at accredited educational programs across the United States.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in the municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



Upper Macungie Twp. Recreation Board, 7 p.m.



North Whitehall Supervisors, 7:30 p.m.


South Whitehall Development Department and Thomas A. Comitta, from 6-8 p.m. to introduce proposed updates to zoning ordinances and map and for public comment.


South Whitehall Commissioners, 7:30 p.m.


Upper Macungie Supervisors, 7 p.m.

Lehigh County offering 'Reverse 911' system

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh County Emergency Services is providing "Reverse 911", a community notification system intended to alert residents and businesses about emergencies that may affect their safety.

Residents and businesses that already have landline telephone connections through providers such as Verizon, Frontier and Ironton, are automatically included in this free notification system.

Those with other services and devices are encouraged to sign-up for notification.

Civil War

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on June 4

The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pa. will host guest speaker Dr. Tom Clemens, historian and author, to discuss "Antietam, in their Own Words" June 4 at Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m.; program at 7:30 p.m.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program. Reservations are required for the dinner.

No reservations are needed for the program.

For reservations and info contact, Jim Duffy at 610 253-4549, email or call Carol Detweiler at 215 234-4884, email

Senior Citizens

Thursday, May 30, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Concert set for June 11

The performance groups of the Lehigh County Senior Center will be featured on stage 1- 3 p.m. June 11 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown.

Groups include the Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, Krazy Kids, Tap Dancers and Good Vibrations Chorus.

The public is welcome to attend.

The event is free to center members.

For more information, call 610-437-3700.