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Friday, September 6, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Russian in: The 36th annual “Russian Days Food Festival” is 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sept. 6, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sept. 7 and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 8, St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 980 Bridle Path Road, Bethlehem. Rev. Matthew Joyner, St. Nicholas Rector, and the parishioners welcome the public to the event, for which admission is free. Traditional food include borscht, halupki, halushki, blini, pelmeni, pirozhki, pierogi and potato pancakes. Exhibitors display crafts, traditional jewelry and icons. Tours of the church will be given. The nationally-recognized St.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 by The Press in Opinion



State Senate

Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th

Office: 1 E. Broad St., Suite 120, Bethlehem

Phones: 610-868-8667; 717-787-4236.

Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th

Office: 702 Hamilton St., Allentown

Phones: 610-821-8468; 717-787-1349.

Sen. Mario Scavello, R-40th

Offices: 2 N. Robinson Ave., Pen Argyl; 2989 Route 611, Unit 103, Tannersville, Monroe County

Phones: 610-863-1200; 570-620-4326; 717-787-6123.

State House

Rep. Gary Day, R-187th

Office: 6299 Route 309, Suite 302, New Tripoli

Rescue mission seeking make, serve meal donors

Thursday, September 5, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The Allentown Rescue Mission has been supporting the area’s homeless since 1900.

The mission serves 150 people every day at a cost of $2.37 per meal.

Donors can provide meals directly to the homeless through the mission’s make-and-serve program by providing a hot meal to serve residents.

The following dates available for the September meals: Sept. 5-7, 9, 10, 12-20 and 22-30.

To help, contact Terry Miklas at

For more information on how to help, visit or email

Honor society members named

Thursday, September 5, 2019 by The Press in


The following students were inducted into the Mu Xi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society at Kutztown University.

Fogelsville: Matthew Sagl;

Kempton: Emmanuel Alden;

Kutztown: Austin Cory; and

Schnecksville: Angelo Lucci.

The History Department sponsors the Mu Xi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the National Honor Society in History.

Admission to Phi Alpha Theta is an outstanding achievement based on exceptional academic accomplishment.

Phi Alpha Theta was established in 1921 at the University of Arkansas.

4-H’r elected AQHYA national director

Thursday, September 5, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Trinity Packard, a junior firefighter, is president of the Lehigh County 4-H Equine Club, secretary of the Lehigh County 4-H Dairy Goat club, secretary of the Pennsylvania and Maryland Quarter Horse Associations, and is now a three-time national director for the American Quarter Horse Youth Association.

Packard, 16, from Slatington, is an 11th-grade student at Northern Lehigh High School.

For the past eight years, Packard has been an active 4-Her, who uses her leadership skills to help and inspire other youths.

Boy Scout builds jungle gym for goats at Lehigh Valley Zoo

Thursday, September 5, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Zoo’s Animal Care and Maintenance staff recently had the opportunity to partner up with a local Boy Scout Troop to coordinate a project for the benefit of the zoo and the animals in the collection.

Enrichment such as this play structure is integral in making sure that the care that the animals that call the Lehigh Valley Zoo home have is constantly held to the highest standard.

Parkland student awarded Dr. Phillip Grubb scholarship

Thursday, September 5, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Ai Orthodontics, Emmaus, recently awarded scholarships to patients who are pursuing continuing education.

Rayhan Rahman from Parkland High School, who is going to Penn State, received the Schreyer Honors College Dr. Phillip Grubb Scholarship, presented by Dr. Phillip and Sue Grubb.

In addition, Sydni Ernst from Allentown Central Catholic, who is attending Drexel University, was presented the Dr. William Baringer Memorial Scholarship by Barbara Baringer and daughter Brenda.