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Lunch menus

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 10: Elem.: Belgium waffle sticks, baked hash brown, Trix yogurt, vegetables with dip, fruit juice. M.S.: Bosco sticks (SMS), Domino's pizza (OMS) or meatball sub on whole grain roll, tossed salad, sweet peas, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: Bosco sticks or cheeseburger on whole grain roll, vegetarian beans, steamed carrots.

Friday, Jan. 11: Elem.: Stuffed crust pizza or chicken tenders and whole grain roll, steamed broccoli, bag of carrots, chilled peaches, cereal meal. M....

Event promotes inclusion

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

Well-prepared and bubbling with enthusiasm, Kimberly Resh asked South Whitehall commissioners for permission to conduct "Tri for Inclusion," June 30, at Parkland High School and the surrounding area.

Resh told the board, at its Dec. 19, 2012, meeting, she founded an organization, Mikayla's Voice, in 2010 to inspire children of all ages to share the message of inclusion.

Resh's daughter, Mikayla, who was brain injured at birth, is unable to walk or talk.

"Mikayla's never...

Another View

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Opinion

New Year's resolutions come and go.

Often they are short-lived, typically lasting no longer than a few days to a few weeks. What should each of us resolve to do this coming year? What should each of us hope for and wish for this new year?

Throughout our communities are family members and neighbors who may be in need or want.

There are those at our workplaces, schools and churches who are hurting and in need of an ear, shoulder, hand or heart.

Resolve to take a...


Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Good Will Fire Company, 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown, will be having its 49th annual fastnacht sale in February.

Pickup will be Feb. 9, 10 and 11.

To place an order, call 610-398-3152 or 610-395-1194.

The fire company is seeking volunteers to help with the sale.

Crest prof granted MacArthur Fellowship

Friday, January 11, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Dinaw Mengestu, a faculty member with the Pan-European MFA in Creating Writing program at Cedar Crest College, was selected to receive a 2012 MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as a "genius grant."

The fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation are among the most prestigious in the United States, and come with a no-strings-attached $100,000 annual stipend for five years. They MacArthur Fellowship is awarded in order to foster unfettered creativity in people...

Crest competition offers full scholarship

Friday, January 11, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Cedar Crest College will host its fourth annual Scholarship Competition Day, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Feb. 10, Tompkins College Center. The winner of the competition will receive the college's highest academic award: a four-year, full tuition scholarship (eight consecutive semesters).

The three-hour exam consists of a multiple choice section including questions from the academic disciplines of the arts, mathematics, science, and the humanities. There is also a writing component. Participants...

Article By: Steltz-Kriner

Friday, January 11, 2013 by Steltz-Kriner in Social News

Couple plans

summer 2014 nuptials

Mr. and Mrs. Russel L. Steltz of Emmaus announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyson M., to Matthew Kriner, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Kriner of Macungie.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Moravian College, where she studied Education and Psychology. She received a Master's degree in Education and Special Education from Cabrini College.

She is employed by Universal Companies, Philadelphia.

The groom-to-be graduated...

Eye 'floater' is nothing to worry about

Friday, January 11, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

Q. What exactly is a "floater" that you see in your eye?

Floaters create images in your eye that look like specks, filaments, rings, dots, cobwebs or other shapes. Floaters are the most vivid when you are looking at the sky or a white surface such as a ceiling. They move as your eyes move and seem to dart away when you try to look at them directly.

Here's some biology first.

The lens in the front of your eye focuses light on the retina in the back of your eye. The lens...

Article By: The Press

Friday, January 11, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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