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AARP 3115

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

AARP Chapter 3115 will meet noon Jan. 3, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.

Bring a non-perishable food for the food bank.

Refreshments will be available during social hour.

After the business meeting, guitarist Shep will entertain.

New members are welcome.

For more information, call 610-395-2820.

Civil War

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting historian Dick Jacoby Jan. 8, at the Days Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

He will be discussing Civil War letters " In Their Own Words."

Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. The program is at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required for the dinner. No reservation are required for the program.

For reservations and information, contact Jeff Stocker at 610 867-5178, email or Carol...

Guest View

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by WILLIAM R. ISEMANN President and CEO of KidsPeace in Opinion

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, like any tragedy, there are myriad questions.

How could this happen? What was the perpetrator thinking? What was wrong with him? Could this happen in my community?

If children are not safe in school, where are they safe?

There are no concrete answers to ease the pain and confusion of such a horrific event.

But in the sea of uncertainty, there is one absolute – if we do not change the way the public looks...

Editor's View

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by DEB PALMIERI in Opinion

Dess Alt Yohr is now fer-bei; wos now aw-fongt is yoh gons nei.

Mier leava un mier wolda, fom Neia biss tzu'm Alta. Darrich feel Ongsht un Druvvel; darrich Tzittera un darrich Farricht. Darrich Grieg un grossa Schrecka; dess dutt de gons Welt be-decka.

The old year is gone; what is now beginning is all new.

We live through much fear and trouble; through nervousness and through fright; through war and through terror this covers the whole world and we leave this to the...


Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will be having the following events in January.

Nilsa Lasso-von Lang and Jiwanda Gale-Rogers will discuss the release of their latest book, "Flavors of Panama" 7-8 p.m. Jan. 16.

"Flavors of Panama" presents a chronological overview of Panamanian cuisine.

The book brings together delicious and popular native foods and variations of many cultures, including European and American cuisine, Panamanian-Asian dishes, Afro-...


Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, is offering a variety of noncredit fitness classes this semester.

The following classes will take place at LCCC's main campus, unless noted otherwise.

·Balance and Mobility: 1-2 p.m. Feb. 4-March 11;

·Belly Dancing: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 5-March 26;

·Ballroom Sampler I: 7-8:30 p.m. March 1-22;

·Ballroom Sampler II: 7–8:30 p.m. Feb. 25-March 18;

·Ballroom Latin III: 7-8:30 p.m. April 9-30;


Rap of the Gavel

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



North Whitehall Supervisors, 7:30 p.m.

Upper Macungie Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. reorganization. Then township authority meeting, followed by supervisors' meeting.

Lehigh County Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. reorganization in the public hearing room of the Government Center, 17 S. 7th St., Allentown.


Upper Macungie Township Zoners, 6:30 p.m. to hear...

Parkland High School 1st marking period High Honor Roll

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in School

High Honor Roll

Grade 9: Alyssa R. Ahdieh, Milah R. Allison, Regan E. Allsop, Charles John Angelella, Tyler A. Appleman, Riya K. Ashar, Jane Wilson Barnes, Sage A. Barnett, Jarod James Barzana, Meghna Benoy, Alyssa R. Billie, Maia Y. Bondonese, Alexandria Anna Borrelli, Cole R. Boychuck, Noel D. Brouse III, Rosalynd Elise Burke, Bo-kai Chao, Bo-ya Chao, Marisa R. Cigliano, Noah Michael Cregger, Caroline Victoria Cuff, Marc Damato, Melody Davila, Nicole E. Dean, Jennifer Desanctis,...

North Whitehall

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

The Journeymen of Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, will have their annual chicken pot pie dinner 4:30-7 p.m. on Jan. 12.

The meal, which also will be available for take-out, also includes applesauce, pickled cabbage and dessert.

Tickets may be purchased at the door, but receive a discount by obtaining them in advance.

Call the church office at 610-767-6884 for information.

Organizers look forward to welcoming guests to this hearty, delicious meal which is...

Lunch menus

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 3: Elem.: Parkland chicken sandwich on whole grain roll or cheeseburger, oven-baked fries, sweet peas, chilled fruit, cereal meal.

Friday, Jan. 4: Elem.: Pizza wedge or cheeseburger, steamed broccoli, bag of carrots, Mini Rice Krispie Treats, fresh grapes, cereal meal.