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FF&F

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter will be holding a Kitten Kapers at 9645 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville (weather permitting), 1:30-4 p.m. Feb. 23.

Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one.

For more information, call 610-841-1736.

For information on the low cost neuter and spay program, contact the shelter at 610-760-9009.

Students participate in band, orchestra fest

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by CYNTHIA A. UNDERHILL Special to The Press in School

Some 180 student musicians from 45 middle schools in seven counties recently met at Saucon Valley High School in Hellertown.

They were participating in the Feb. 1 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 10 Intermediate Band and Orchestra Fest.

The event brought the students and their band directors to the school for lessons and rehearsals all day before they held a concert that evening in the Saucon Valley School District Auditorium.

Guest conductors for the...

Beekeepers

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association will feature a roundtable discussion on procuring and prepping equipment and tools for keeping bees 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township.

This free program is sponsored by the association and is open to the public

For information on the meeting or beekeeping in general, visit Lehighvalleybeekeepers.org or call 610-298-3254.

Letter to The Editor

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Some people make such an impact on their communities that their work will live on long after they are gone.

Such is the case with Inez Donley, who died Jan. 27 at the age of 97, after dedicating nearly 70 years to volunteer work in the Lehigh Valley.

Inez and husband, Edward Donley, were major supporters of KidsPeace, donating more than $1.47 million to our organization to help children and teenagers with behavioral and mental health challenges.

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Letter to The Editor

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Deb, thank you. You are right on target. (Deb Palmieri, Editor's View, Jan. 31)

It's surprising and reassuring to see a newspaper's editor in today's world write anything that does not echo the obvious far left bias in the media today.

It makes me happy that my wife and I subscribe.

Bill Kocher

Cetronia

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 21`

South Whitehall Township Planners, 7 p.m. agenda review; 7:30 p.m. to review: 1) McDonald's preliminary/final plan to further develop property at 3860 Hamilton Blvd. 2) Ordinances regarding detached single-family cluster development in R-3 zoning district; clear sight triangle regulations; removing requirement for low-flow channels in stormwater detention basins; and SALDO requiring...

Beekeepers honor LCCC

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association recently honored Lehigh Carbon Community College for its support of beekeeping and beekeepers in the Lehigh Valley.

LCCC President Donald W. Snyder was on hand to accept the award from beekeepers association President Steve Finke of Kutztown, as well as to offer the facility's continued support of the various beekeeper programs held on campus.

The college grounds are home to the association's apiary, which is used for hands on educational...

Parkland Lunch menus

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 21: Elem.: Whole grain Eggo mini pancakes or whole grain bagel meal with yogurt, sausage links, sliced cucumbers with low-fat dip, applesauce, bag of carrots, cereal meal. M.S.: Bosco sticks (OMS), Domino's pizza (SMS) or meatball sub on whole grain roll, potato wedges, celery sticks with low-fat dip, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.:Bosco sticks or cheeseburger with whole grain roll, spinach salad, steamed broccoli, assorted fruit.

Friday, Jan. 22: Elem. Turkey and cheese...

NARFE

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Feb. 28 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Harry F. Dorman, local financial planner, will discuss the new tax laws and make suggestions for additional tax savings for seniors.

A brief business session will conclude the meeting.

Those wanting to attend only the program and meeting should arrive at 12:45 pm.

First timers and those wanting lunch...

Letter to The Editor

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

The American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic wishes everyone a Happy New Year.

As we ring in 2013, many of us will make New Year's resolutions to improve our health and well-being. People who resolve to quit smoking this New Year have the chance to increase the length and quality of their lives.

Quitting works its magic the minute an individual makes the choice.

In just 12 hours after an individual quits, the carbon monoxide level in their...