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Fraud seminar on Jan. 22

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Upper Macungie police will be hosting two free identity theft and fraud awareness and prevention seminars 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the public meeting room of the township’s municipal building, 8830 Schantz Road, Breinigsville.

Ronald Kistler, a public accountant, will present a seminar explaining the how and why of current identity theft regarding income tax purposes.

Tavern night

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Historical society

The Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its January Tavern Night 6:30-10 p.m. Jan. 12 on The Governor Wolf Historic Campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath.

“The Midnight Shift,” a band from Reading, will play 50s and 60s music and rock-a-billy in The Academy.

Steve Myers will play keyboard in the Ralston McKeen House, with Debbie Evans singing everything from standards to oldies to popular tunes from today.

There will be tastings by a local brewery or winery and an exhibit of works by a local artist.

Bring your own beverage.

Challenge deadline

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


With the Jan. 31, 2018 deadline to enter approaching fast, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Education are reminding high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors to get their entries in for the first PennDOT Innovations Challenge.

The PennDOT Innovations Challenge asks students to look at technologies and innovative methods, aside from traditional paid advertising, marketing and social media channels, that can be developed in the next five to ten years to curb unsafe teen driving practices.

Group to meet on Jan. 4

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


AARP Chapter 4150 will meet noon Jan. 4 in the Community Room of the Lower Macungie Library Building, 3450 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie.

Topic will be “Habitat Lehigh Valley,” presented by Camille.

Ice cream, coffee and tea will be available for a small fee. Guests are welcome to attend.

Meet neighbors and learn more about senior 50-plus programs and issues.

For information, call 610-285-4563.

Unsung Heroes being sought

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older American’s Month, the office recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1 p.m. May 16.

To request a nomination form, contact Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services at 610-782-3034.

Discussion on Jan. 2, 2018

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host Mike Jesberger, re-enactor and historian for a discussion titled “The Civil War on the Homefront” Jan. 2, 2018 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 Dec. 28.

Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Luncheon discuss

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Women voters

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Election Trends” at the January Hot Topics luncheon 11:30 a.m. Jan. 8, 2018 at the Superior Restaurant, Emmaus.

Christopher Borick, associate professor of Political Science, Muhlenberg College, will discuss how 2018 will be a key year in American and Pennsylvania politics.

To make a reservation, contact or call 610-432-1456 by Jan. 4, 2018.

The cost of the buffet luncheon is payable at door or listen to speaker without lunch.

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