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Thursday, August 16, 2018 by The Press in School

Honor Roll

Grade 6: Anthony Abdel Ahad, Fuka Abe, David Joseph Anderson, Mia Lauren Aybar, Taylan Isa Aydin, Jacob Patrick Barnes, Eva Elizabeth Blizard, Anna Elizabeth Bodnar, Kenisha Bonnaire-Fils, Aiden James Lawrence Carson, Xiao Yi Chen, Andrew Michael Circo, Nolan Andrew Coen, Ryan William Confer, Sabah Fatemah Dharamsi, Jessica Dhingra, Benjamin Robert DiIenno, Harry Nikos Dimopoulos, Timothy Alexander Dorsey, Kristian Jentezen Santos Esguerra, Cameron Steven Fischer, Kayla...

Back the Blue

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Back the Blue supporters came out this weekend to show their backing for law enforcement in general and rookie South Whitehall Police Officer Jonathan Roselle, in particular.

The Aug. 12 rally, at the entrance to the Comfort Suites, 3712 Hamilton Blvd., South Whitehall Township, was organized by Cory Fatzinger of New Tripoli.

Roselle was charged with voluntary manslaughter following the July 28 shooting death of Joseph Santos of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., near the hotel.


Love of country brings veterans together at Mickey D’s

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Love for the American flag and their service in the Army, Navy and Air Force has brought a group of strangers together over coffee and Big Macs.

Ron Hanna of South Whitehall, spokesman for the group which meets 10 a.m. Tuesdays at McDonald’s, 721 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall, said their relationship began about five years ago.

“It is a fun group,” Hanna said. “We discuss anything and everything, and what is happening in people’s daily lives and with their loved ones...

Cat adoptions on Aug. 18, 25

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Forgotten Feline and Fidos animal shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, will have cat and kitten adoptions noon-4 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25 at the shelter.

Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one. To adopt that day, veterinarian records from past pets would be helpful in completing the adoption.

To adopt on any other day, contact Therese at 610-248-7399.

The shelter only accepts cash or checks, no credit or debit cards.

For more information, call 610-...


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

If you know someone who is suffering alone

And calls you to tell you their grief;

Don’t criticize or say you are busy,

Give them relief,

Just listen!

Let them tell you their story and get it all out;

Even if you’ve heard it before.

When someone is suffering,

they need you to care

So, open your heart,

Just listen!

As people get older, they seem to repeat,

and say the same things all the time.

If it...


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

·Center for Animal Health and Welfare, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with morning cleanings, attend off-site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help.

Contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722 ext. 4 or

·Feed the Children, Bethlehem, has a National Day of Service (9/11) Volunteer Opportunity perfect for friends, families, clubs, youth or...

Celebration set for Aug. 18

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Gap Nature Center, 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, will celebrate its 15th anniversary 1-4 p.m. Aug. 18.

Activities include debut of a Lehigh Gap Nature Center mini documentary; Lynn Shupp’s photo exhibition: NJZ Remains: The West Plant; Chad and Brian’s History of the Lehigh Gap; ice cream and fellowship.

For more information, call 610-760-8889.