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Monday, June 18, 2018

Group to meet

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

TORCH club

Lehigh Valley Torch Club will meet 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the Hamilton Family Restaurant, 2027 Hamilton St., Allentown.

The lecture topic will be Security Trumps Liberty.

Korematzu vs. US. was a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case concerning the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066, which ordered Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II regardless of citizenship.

Advanced registration is required.

To inquire about the club or attending the meetings, call 484-619-3655.

Group to meet on May 1

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host author Carleton Young for a discussion titled “Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys” May 1 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

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

Reservations for the dinner must be made by April 26. Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Events planned for May

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 7860 Center St., Emerald, will have the following events during May.

·A Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered 5 p.m. May 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·There will be a grand opening of “The Redeemers Closet,” a Ministry of St. Peter’s 9 a.m.-noon May 12 in Emerald.

·The former clothing give away will now be permanently located at 4019 Main St., Slatedale in the Salem Methodist Church Building.

Event offered on April 25

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


South Whitehall Township police are sponsoring Coffee with a Cop 8-10 a.m. April 25 at McDonald’s, 721 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall.

Join neighbors and police for coffee and conversation.

Coffee with a Cop brings together police and community members they serve to discuss issues and learn more about each other.

This is a time to ask questions, voice concerns,and get to know the officers in the community.

Help chase away winter April 15

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chase away winter at the Austreibungsfest sponsored by the German American Union.

It will be held at the Germansville Fire Hall on Sunday, April 15, 3 to 7p.m. Music for dancing and entertainment will be by the Joe Kroboth Duo.

A German-style Vesper or light lunch includes Karl Ehmer Wurst and bottomless beverages. Lunch will be prepared and served by A&L Catering.

For advance tickets or more information call 610-767-6981.

Dances planned at the grange

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Trexlertown Grange, 1183 Grange Road, Wescosville, across Route 222 from Walmart, will have a monthly Saturday night concert and dance featuring The Honky-Tonk Dukes, playing live classic country music and ’50s rock ’n’ roll.

The dance will be from 7-10 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month, starting April 28 at the grange.

All ages are welcome to attend. There is an entry fee at the door.

Snacks will be provided. Bring a potluck dish.

Two-day farmers’

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Conservation District and the Centers for Dairy and Beef Excellence announces its first 2018 “Healthy Farms and Healthy Animals, Healthy Water: Planning for Sustainability” series of workshops from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on April 25 and May 2 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Building, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Workshops are geared toward the agricultural community and strive to educate landowners and livestock farmers to become compliant with Pennsylvania’s environmental regulations.