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Programs being offered

Friday, November 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors.

DJ Music Mix with Jerry Deanne will be playing oldies and requests 7-10 p. m. Nov. 24 in the Trexler Room.

The per person fee includes light refreshments.

Singles and couples welcome to attend.

There will be a knit and chat class 9-11 a.m. Nov. 29.

Work on projects, knit, crochet or embroider, while chatting about work or any other subjects.

Police collecting winter coats

Friday, November 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Upper Mac

Upper Macungie police are collecting gently used winter coats and jackets for those in need in the Lehigh Valley, including Upper Macungie residents.

Drop off coats and jackets in the bin in the lobby, (open 24 hours a day) of the police department, 37 Grim Road, Breinigsville.

For more information, contact Lt. Peter Nickischer, commander of the Crime and Community Services Division at 484-661-5911 or email

Craft fair on Nov. 17

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield, will have its 26th annual fall craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17.

There will be more than 50 crafters, Christmas gifts, delicious soups, barbecue, pies and other baked goods.

Eat in or take out will be available.

This year’s raffle will benefit Family Promise of Lehigh County, an ecumenical and interfaith effort to provide transitional housing and meals to homeless families, allowing them to stay together.

For more information, call 610-554-0677.

Coffee with

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Upper Macungie

The Upper Macungie Township Police Department would like to invite everyone to join them for Coffee with a Cop 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at Dunkin Donuts, 7721 Glenlivet Drive Fogelsville.

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

For more information, contact William Rohrbach, Community Service Division at 484-661-5911 or email

Youth 4-H

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County

Boys and girls interested in learning about veterinary medicine are invited to attend the first meeting of the Lehigh County 4-H Veterinary Science Club 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Members, ages 12 to 19, will learn practical skills such as what makes an animal healthy, decision making, public speaking and responsibility.

Parents should attend the first meeting.

An annual fee will be collected at the time of enrollment.

Riding challenge on Nov. 11

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Girls on the Run is partnering with St. Luke’s Health Network and local athletes noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 for the Girls on the Run Power up Challenge.

The event will be presented by Jill Helmer Consulting and hosted by St. Luke’s West End, 501 Cetronia Road, South Whitehall.

Over the course of several hours, athletes will be riding bikes indoors to raise scholarship money for Girls on the Run program participants.

Beat the competition by riding the most miles in a particular time slot.