Parkland Press

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Porker run on Sept. 16

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley is having its 19th annual Rally Through the Valley porker run and pig roast Sept. 16. Rain or shine.

The ride starts at Nazareth Borough Park and ends for the first time at Lone Lane Park in Upper Macungie.

There will be a pig roast, live music, games and raffle baskets from noon to 3 p.m.

Family and community members are invited for the celebration at the park.

All the proceeds from the event benefit local crime victims in the Lehigh Valley.

Nomination deadline

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Volunteer center

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley have announced that they are now receiving nominations for the 16th annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards.

Volunteers are the lifeblood of many non-profit organizations here in the community.

The Spirit of Volunteerism Awards is one way of recognizing and thanking volunteers for all their great efforts.

This is a great opportunity for local non-profits or businesses to recommend those individuals, teams, and organizations who they feel have made a difference in our community.

Murder mystery

Friday, September 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield, is hosting a murder mystery dinner at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 8. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

A ticket includes a buffet of roast beef and turkey and a seat to the best show in town.

This event will benefit Second Harvest of the Lehigh Valley food bank. There is a fee per person.

To order tickets, send a check made out to Jordan Lutheran Church with a SASE to Lori Hamm, 406 Beverly Drive, Allentown, PA 18104.

Concerts are rescheduled

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The City of Allentown is rescheduling five 2018 Summer Concert Series and Saturday in the Park series events that were postponed due to inclement weather.

Rescheduled concerts will be made up on the following dates at West Park:

Marine Band: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 23;

The BC Combo: 7 p.m. Sept. 29;

Municipal Band: 7 p.m. Sept. 14; and

Royalaire: 7 p.m. Sept. 23.

For information, call the City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation at 610-437-7750.

Sandwich sale

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Mt. Zion

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Road, Krumsville, is accepting orders for their sausage sandwich sale 4-7 p.m. Sept. 7.

The price includes sandwich, chips and a drink. Eat-in or takeout available.

Preorders are requested by Sept. 3.

Walk-in orders are also welcome.

To place an order or for more information, call Sue at 610-683-3662, Janice at 610-683-7901 or email