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Win Martin 'Dreadnought' at Musikfest

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Focus

C.F. Martin & Co., Inc., Nazareth, largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States, is giving away a Martin D-28 during the 29th annual Musikfest, Bethlehem.

As part of the contest, Martin Guitar is giving a private tour of the Martin Guitar Factory in Nazareth, and an opportunity to meet C.F. Martin & Co. Chairman and CEO Chris Martin IV, who will sign the brand-new D-28 guitar.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meetings are held in municipal building.



Upper Macungie Township Planners, 7 p.m. to review: 1) Lehigh Valley West lot 10 land development plan for Schantz Road and Boulder Drive. 2) Highgate Phase III preliminary/final plan for 1085 Twin Ponds Road.

South Whitehall Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. to adopt repealer ordinances, an ordinance re-enacting 2009 International plumbing, building and residential codes as township codes and establishing civil penalties for violations of building code.

Police advise using caution with door-to-door salesmen

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Berks-Lehigh Regional Police received complaints from two separate residents, one from Boxwood Court, the other from Elderberry Drive, on July 30 and 31 about a male going through the neighborhood purporting to be an intern with the Parkland School District.

The male, who was carrying paperwork that appeared to be a spreadsheet, attempted to ask questions ranging from satisfaction with the school district to athletics.

Bethlehem man stars in opera

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Bethlehem's Jeremy Galyon stars in the opera, "Susannah," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 3 p.m. Aug. 12 in the Berks Opera Workshop and the Fall Festival of the Arts production, WCR Center for the Arts, 140 N. 5th St., Reading.

Carlisle Floyd's masterpiece was inspired by Appalachian folk songs, hymns and opera melodies. It was written during the 1950's McCarthy Era and inspired by the biblical Apocrypha.

In the opera's plot, Susannah is an innocent young person targeted by closed-minded hypocrites and preyed upon by a corrupt leader.

College Corner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

James Madison U.

Area residents

receive degrees

The following students graduated May 5 from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va., at the school's commencement ceremony:


Caitlin Gray, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Meredith Makoul, Bachelor of Science in psychology; Sean Yeisley, Master of Arts in teaching; and


Alexandra Caulkins, Bachelor of Science in health science.

And, in addition to Gray, Makoul and Caulkins, Elizabeth Regan of Schnecksville was named to James Madison's spring 2012 dean's list.