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Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Social media town hall April 11

State Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-132nd, will host an all-electronic town meeting 7-8 p.m. April 11 fielding questions simultaneously via Twitter, Facebook and email.

Conducted in real time, the town hall will appear on the @RepSchlossberg Twitter account, using the hashtag #AskSchloss.

Constituent questions can also be submitted via the RepSchlossberg Facebook page, or by email at

Scott A. Zimmerman

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

baker at ShopRite

Scott A. Zimmerman, 59, of Whitehall, died March 28, 2013, in his home.

He and his wife Judy E. (Diefenderfer) Zimmerman celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary last Jan. 15.

Born Jan. 1, 1954, in Cetronia, he was the son of Allen S. Zimmerman of Allentown and the late June M. (Kemmerer) Zimmerman.

He was a baker at ShopRite, Clinton, N.J., for 22 years before retiring in 2012.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by sons, Scott A. and Ian M., both at home; sister Jeanne Z. Haddock and her husband, Richard, of Birdsboro.


Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Local News


·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co. social hall, meeting at noon lunch, bingo, cards. New members welcome. Call 610-769-7570.

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

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

DEP awards West Nile virus grant to Lehigh County

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Department of Environmental Protection announced March 27 it was awarding Lehigh County $92,992 as part of the 2013 West Nile Virus Control grants program.

Nearly $2.2 million in West Nile Virus Control program grants were awarded to 26 counties, which are slated to begin surveillance activities in early April.

"This grant funding will help the counties that are most affected by West Nile Virus to monitor and control mosquitos," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "It is important for us to work with our county partners to protect human health at the local level."

Community Resource Fair April 14 at Asbury Church

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Asbury United Methodist Church, Walbert Avenue and Springhouse Road, South Whitehall, and members of the Parkland community will come together 1-4 p.m. April 14 to present a Community Resource Fair.

The event will focus on educating residents about the many social services that exist in the community. The event was the brain child of Parkland School District social worker Diane Irish.

Irish saw a need for many families to connect to social service agencies, and suggetsed the community fair as a great way to educate many people at once.