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Monday, November 12, 2018


Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Lightfoot legend continues: Gordon Lightfoot, acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. Nov. 1, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. After 50 active years of hit song-making and international album sales into the multi-millions, Lightfoot’s songs include “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Carefree Highway,” “Sundown,” “(That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me” and “The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald.” His United States tour, “Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: The Legend Lives On,” features his well-known hits, lesser-known songs, and anecdotes. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Small games talk on Oct. 25

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


To provide the most up-to-date information to holders of small games of chance licenses, state Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will host a Small Games of Chance and Liquor Law Regulations Seminar.

The event will be offered 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Diamond Fire Company, 110 Main St., Walnutport.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Liquor Code Enforcement Officer Derrick DeVaney of the Bureau of Liquor Code Enforcement’s Allentown District Office will lead the presentation.

Time will be allotted for a question-and-answer session.

PLCB having poster contest

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in School

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is encouraging students from across the commonwealth to participate in the 27th annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest.

The contest is open to all Pennsylvania students in kindergarten through 12th grade, including those who are home-schooled or in private or parochial schools.

Students may enter through their schools, clubs or Scout troops, or individually.

Entries must feature a clear no-use message about underage drinking and may be created using any artistic medium.

Upper Macungie Twp Police

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log


Upper Macungie Township police say a 38-year-old male resident of the 7500 block of Cetronia Road, Upper Macungie, reported to police just after 10 a.m. on Oct. 16 numerous pieces of landscaping equipment were stolen.

Police say a license plate was stolen sometime overnight Oct. 18 from one of the company trucks at Highland Tire, 6551 Tilghman St., Upper Macungie Township.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911.

Election Policy

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

A message to candidates, readers

As we approach the Nov. 6 General Election, the Parkland Press and the Northwestern Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office was Oct. 11.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Discussion on Nov. 6

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host author Gordon Rhea for a discussion titled “On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June 4-15, 1864” Nov. 6 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.

Reservations for the dinner must be made by Nov. 1.

Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.