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Tea party

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting on Sept. 6

Lehigh Valley Project 9/12 Tea Party will be having a general meeting 7-9 p.m. Sept. 6 at Charles Chrin Community Center, 4100 Green Pond Road, Palmer.

The meeting is open to the public.

Guest speaker will be David Baldinger, the guiding force behind the property tax independence act.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.


Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

SAT prep classes offered

Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, is offering students the chance to prepare themselves for the math, verbal and essay portions of the SAT exam 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 21 through Oct. 26.

Students will learn how to approach the SAT and will be given valuable tips for before and during the exam.

The text is included in the cost of the exam.

Students should have completed algebra I and geometry.

To register or for more information, call 610-799-1197 or email

College Corner

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Local residents

on dean's list

The following students from the Class of 2013 were named to the spring dean's list at Hofstra University.

Students who began their studies before fall 2012 must earn at least a 3.4 grade point average to qualify.

Those who entered the university after fall 2012 must earn a grade point average of 3.5.

Local students on the list include:

Fogelsville: Sean Gradwell is majoring in film studies and production and history;

Kempton: Christine Neumann is majoring in journalism;

Gov. Wolf

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Discussion on Sept. 10

Find out what a group of amateur middle school archaeologists discovered last spring when they took part in a dig on the campus of the Gov. Wolf Historical Society, East Allen Township.

At the historical society's regular meeting, at 7 p.m., Sept. 10, Dr. Douglas Lare of East Stroudsburg University, will discuss the project, which involved a professional archaeologist, some East Stroudsburg students and a seventh-grade class from Harrison-Morton Middle School, Allentown.

John R. Kraynik

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer Church

John R. Kraynik, 87, of Kempton, died Aug. 30, 2013, in Valley Manor Nursing Center, Coopersburg.

He and his wife Audrey A. (Rothrock) Kraynik were married 60 years last November.

Born in Stiles, he was a son of the late Andrew and Anna (Martinjack) Kraynik.

A 1944 graduate of Whitehall High School, he was captain of the basketball team and a star baseball player.

That same year, he was named Athlete of the Year at Whitehall.

He was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies North Atlantic League, and was assigned to Carbondale.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in the municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.


Upper Macungie Twp. Supervisors, 7 p.m.


Six township meeting, 8 a.m., North Whitehall, Heidelberg, Lynn, Weisenberg, Lowhill and Washington township reps at Weisenberg Township Municipal Building, Seipstown Road.

North Whitehall Supervisors, 7:30 p.m.

South Whitehall Township, 7 p.m. Covered Bridge master plan public meeting.


AARP 5415

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on Sept. 5

Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet at noon Sept. 5 at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

The speaker will be Bill Johnston-Walsh, AARP's state director in Pennsylvania.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Bring a non- perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.

For more information, call 610-437-4265.