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LV housing market sales improve by 15 percent

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

Data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR) today, shows that the housing market remains favorable

Year-to-date sales are recorded at 5,312, up 15.1 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 4,614.

LVAR research shows there are 6,024 pending sales year-to-date, which indicates transactions in process that have not yet closed. This figure marks an increase of 31.2 percent over 2011 year-to-date pending sales of 4,589.

Ben Franklin Tech to invest $354,876 in area development

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

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $354,876 in support of regional economic development.

Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage company investments from its Pennsylvania Challenge Grant funding. Ben Franklin investments are provided to early-stage clients in the form of loans.

'Cupcake Bowl' set to take the cake

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

Bakeries from throughout the region are coming together for a sweet, new event, "The Cupcake Bowl," 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Dec. 29, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The benefit raises funds for ArtsQuest's Arts Education Programming Fund, which provides quality arts and educational programs and experiences for students from throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Attendees will cast their votes to determine the People's Choice winner, while a judging panel will decide the winners for Best Frosting, Best Cake, Best Decoration and Best Overall Taste.

Article By: The Press

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

ANGLICAN

ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH

25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

NORTHAMPTON

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

www.NAOG.ws

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor

Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.

Ironton phone firm funds LCCC center

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has announced a $50,000-commitment by Ironton Telephone Company to support the college's Early Learning Center through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. A check for $25,000 was recently presented to LCCC President Donald W. Snyder and Foundation Executive Director Tim Herrlinger. The locally-owned company has committed another $25,000 for the fiscal year 2013 - '14. "We are delighted to be able to help provide access to the learning center for area families in need," said Ironton CEO William George II.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in Social News

ANGLICAN

ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH

25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

NORTHAMPTON

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

www.NAOG.ws

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor

Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.

Parkland Red earns win over Pen Argyl

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in HS Sports

VEWL WRESTLING

Varsity

Parkland Red 60,

Pen Argyl 33

Parkland Red picked up the only win on the VEWL mats for Trojan teams last week, downing Pen Argyl 60-33.

The Trojans were helped by six pins in the match and dominated the upper weights to go to victory.

Luke Yatcilla (64), Lucas Kern (73), Brandon Kassis (80), Ian Royer (85), David Polanki (120) and Zach Fitzgerald (160) were all winners by fall.

46 - Leo Kern (Park) won by forfeit;

50 - Hennessey Ruppe (PA) won by forfeit;

54 - George Pultz (PA) dec. Colby Guth, 9-2;

Orefield student wins film fest

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in School

Orefield Middle School student Graham Burrell won first place in the middle school division for his film "The Grand Prize," in the seventh annual student horror film festival.

Sponsored by the Emmaus Arts Commission, the event kicked off with each team of middle and high school students creating their own horror film in just 96 hours.

Students took time to develop, shoot, edit and complete a film, no longer than six minutes, with the theme picked at the orientation meeting.

Maryanne E. Larkin

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

teacher at Schnecksville day care

Mary-anne E. (Thursland) Larkin, loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and beloved teacher, died Dec. 14, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.

Born in Far Rockaway, N.Y., she lived in Long Beach and Oceanside, N.Y. most of her life before moving to the Lehigh Valley in 1998.

She earned a Master's degree in English and secondary education from Hofstra University and taught in Catholic schools on Long Island and in the Lehigh Valley for many years.

In recent years, she was a teacher at a day care center in Schnecksville.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

·America on Wheels, Allentown, needs volunteers to serve and take orders in the museum café.

Contact Linda Merkel at 610-432-4200 ext. 11 or director@americaonwheels.org.

·Camelot for Children, Lehigh Valley Mall needs capable, experienced gift wrappers to staff a booth at the mall on various days and shifts through Dec. 24.

Contact Cassie Kemmerer at 610-791-5683 or cassiek@camelotforchildren.org.