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Plate honors National Guard

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard have new license plates featuring the standard Pennsylvania license plate colors of blue, white, and yellow along with a National Guard-approved emblem on the left-hand side of the plate.

Pennsylvania is printed at the top of the plate, while PA National Guard is printed at the bottom.

This plate may only be used on passenger vehicles and trucks with a registered gross weight of not more than 14,000 pounds.

Poetry reading, lunch on June 20

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 Elm St., Allentown, will be hosting Shirley Binkley for a poetry reading 12:15 p.m. June 20.

Seniors are invited to listen to a number of poems written and published by Binkley, then enjoy ice cream to celebrate the last day of spring.

Consider having lunch at 11:30 a.m. before attending the free poetry reading.

Meal cost includes ham, yams, asparagus and angel food cake.

Call two days in advance for reservations to the lunch. Call 610-437-3700 to register for the poetry session.

Church having Four F event

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield, is having a Four F Celebration (Faith, Fellowship, Fun, Food) on Sunday, June 24 at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie.

Festivities begin with a worship service at 9:15 a.m., followed by a brunch including have-it-your-way tacos and omelets.

Joe Keppel the Magician will entertain children and adults with a mystifying performance.

Fresh popcorn will be available and an old-fashioned cake walk is planned.

All members of the community are invited to join the celebration.

Bittner, Werley

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The 114th reunion of the Bittner and Werley families will take place 12:30 p.m. June 24 at Earl Adams Memorial Park in the lower pavilion, 8935 Breinigsville Road, Breinigsville.

Family members are asked to bring a contribution for the potluck lunch at 1 p.m.

There will also be a short business meeting and raffle.

Descendants of the Bittner and Werley families are invited to attend.

Concerts planned for June

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will perform in concert 6:30 p.m. June 10 at Luther Crest retirement community, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall.

This concert is open to the public.

The band will also be performing an Arts in the Park concert 1:30 p.m. June 16 and a Sousa concert 7:30 p.m. June 29, both at West Park, 16th and Turner Sts., Allentown.

Yard, bake sale on June 16

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Asbury UMC

The Asbury United Methodist Church In Missions indoor yard sale will be 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. June 16 in the Wesley Center, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.

Household items, furniture, books, tapes, CDs, DVDs, toys, games, puzzles, sporting goods, garage tools, small appliances, and much more may be available.

There will be no clothes, TVs, computers or exercise equipment.

Proceeds benefit community and worldwide mission programs.

The Great American Bake Sale will take place in the Wesley Center lobby at the same time.