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Cetronia thanks firefighter for 40 years of service

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Cetronia Fire Chief Jay Heicklen recently presented Herman Otto, of Upper Macungie, a plaque thanking him for his 40 years of service to the fire department.

Otto has been the chief engineer for many of those years and is responsible for the overall condition of the fire apparatus in the department.

Otto provided a good deal of the labor and expertise needed to complete the restoration of a 1947 Maxim pumper in the 1980s.

Cans teach students Hanukkah, Tzedakah lessons

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by ANITA HIRSCH Special to The Press in Local News

To incorporate learning about the holiday of Hanukkah and about charity, called Tzedakah in Hebrew, Temple Beth El used the project named Chanu-Can.

In their religious school classes, students learned about and discussed the holidays and how they could make a structure of cans using this year's theme from the Bible.

The classes collected food and money to purchase cans.

The students then spent time thinking of a theme, planning a sculpture of cans, and collecting cans....