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HAPPENINGS

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY, DEC. 27

·Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall. Knitting Circle, 1:30-4 p.m. Spend fun afternoon swapping knitting tips and tricks. For knitters of all ages and skill levels. Open to the public. To register, call 610-398-1361.

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.

Lehigh County offering fingerprinting service

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Regional Central Booking Center offers a fingerprinting service to the public in Lehigh County Prison, Allentown.

People who need fingerprints to get various licenses and to meet job requirements for some government, insurance, security, nursing and teaching positions may go to the prison, 38 N. Fourth St., Allentown, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and from 4-8 p.m. Monday to Friday and tell a corrections officer at the front desk they are there for prints.

The $25 fee may be paid by cash or money order.

PA 2-1-1 available in Lehigh Valley

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in Local News

PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is available in the Lehigh Valley.

The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing, support groups and more.

Hours of operation are 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In addition, 2-1-1 can be integral to the community's crisis response in the event of an emergency, such as flooding, tornado, fire or other tragedy.

For more information, go to uwlanc.org.

TRADITIONS

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Open house

Traditions of Hanover Independent Living is holding "Taste of the Holidays" Open House, 2 - 4 p.m. Dec. 30, 5300 Northgate Drive, Bethlehem, near Wegman's, off Route 512.

Feast on culinary treats created by Traditions chefs and listen to holiday classics performed by the Old Towne Carolers, classical pianist Evelyn Michaels, and harpist Rebecca Simpson. Prizes will be offered.

"After the busy holiday season, guests are invited to relax, enjoy memorable entertainment and take a tour," said Rosalind Haglund, Traditions executive director.

LVHM

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Trains exhibit

The Thomas Fun Room is open through Jan. 13, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The 3,000-square-foot exhibit re-creates the era when railroads were king.

The display includes 50 enlarged images of Lehigh Valley Railroad steam locomotives.

Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org, 610-435-1074

KidsPeace names hospital director

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

KidsPeace has announced that John G. Lees, LSW, has joined the organization as Executive Director of KidsPeace Psychiatric Hospital on the Orchard Hills Campus, Orefield, North Whitehall Township.

Lees' duties will include overseeing all aspects of the hospital's operations including, staffing, program development and quality of patient care.

Prior to joining KidsPeace, Lees spent nine years with Magellan Health Services, first as a Child and Adolescent Care Manager and more recently as Child and Adolescent Care Management Supervisor.

Petrucci appoints Till as regional president

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. (JGPCO) has announced that Martin K. Till has joined the firm as Regional President. His principal responsibility will be in the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia region.

Till spent the past four years as President to PennJersey Advance, New Providence, N. J.He was Chief Executive for three regional media companies: the Lehigh Valley Media Group, South Jersey Media Group and NJN Publishing.

For 14 years he was the Publisher for The Express Times- Lehigh Valley Media Group, Easton.