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Parkland High School 1st marking period Honor Roll

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in School

Honor Roll

Grade 9: Cayleigh J. Aach, Ayait W. Abdallah, Ali Abdulrazzak, Austin T. Ackerman, Anushka Agarwal, Sammy Alali, Gregory A. Alcantara, Rachel Olivia Alden, Josue T. Amante, Kelsey Andersen, Alex N. Anthony-Williams, Rebecca Martina Antoine, Ryan Matthew Arveseth, Soheil Atashpanjeh, Matthew E. Atiyeh, Shannon Avila, William L. Baar, Cassie E. Baldo, Victoria R. Balkam, Jared P. Barna, Christina R. Barnes, Samuel A. Baron, Kimberlee N. Bath, Zachary M. Bath, Justin J. Bergen...

En Glee Bissell des un Sell

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

'S waar die Nacht for de Chrischdaag und dorch es gans Haus

Verreegt sich ke' Thierli, net emal en Maus;

Die Schtrump waar schnock im Schornschte gehanke,

In der Hoffning der "Nick" dheet graad runner dschumpe;

Die Kinner so schmock waare all scho im Bett,

Von Zuckerschleck draame un was mer, doch, wott;

Die Mamme in Schnupduch un ich in der Kapp,

Hen uns juscht hi geleegt for 'n lang Winter's Nap.

Dan draus, in 'm Hoof waar so n'...

Another View

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Opinion

Christians are taught "all things work together for good."

This week, it's difficult to see how that can be true for families and friends of the children and adults who died at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut last Friday.

I am the mother of five children. They are grown now, but a mother always remembers her children as they were when they were young.

When Laurie was 6 years old, she was an instant mother's helper when triplet siblings joined the family...

North Whitehall

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

Santa Claus will be visiting the Neffs Volunteer Fire Company, 3755 Park Avenue, Neffs, between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 22.

In addition to a visit from the Jolly Ol' Elf, there will be light refreshments of milk and cookies provided by local businesses and holiday coloring activities for the kids.

There will also be a mailbox on site for those last minute letters to the North Pole.

Parents will be allowed to snap pictures of Ol' St. Nick with their children.



Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News


·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at...


Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Alumni Association of Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, will host a free workshop titled, "How to Win the Money Game" 7-8 p.m. Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5 and 12, 2013.

This workshop will take place in the Alumni Center, Room 107, Rothrock Library.

Alumni, staff and faculty of the college are invited to attend.

Registration by Jan. 18, 2013 is required.

For more information, contact Jane Wilchak at 610-799-1929 or email...

Rap of the Gavel

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



South Whitehall Planners, 7 p.m. agenda review; 7:30 p.m. to review: 1) Tilghman Square Shopping Center improvements at 4650 Broadway. 2) Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church to subdivide 23.759-acre property into two lots at 5012 Snowdrift Road. 3) Ordinance amendment regarding clear sight triangle regulations.

Parkland Library Board, 7 p.m. in the library 4422 Walbert Ave., South...

Orefield student wins film fest

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in School

Orefield Middle School student Graham Burrell won first place in the middle school division for his film "The Grand Prize," in the seventh annual student horror film festival.

Sponsored by the Emmaus Arts Commission, the event kicked off with each team of middle and high school students creating their own horror film in just 96 hours.

Students took time to develop, shoot, edit and complete a film, no longer than six minutes, with the theme picked at the orientation meeting....