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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

"Fest O' Fall," presented by the Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association and the Borough of Catasauqua, is noon - 5 p.m. Sept. 29, Biery House, 8 Race St.; George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets; and at Front Street businesses.

There will be an art exhibit, vendors, pony rides, petting zoo, hayride, children's activities, towpath walk, scavenger hunt, bake sale, and food and beverages.

Performing is the James Supra Band, Tavern Tan and Modern Romance.

Article By: Heintzelman-Shultz

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Heintzelman-Shultz in Social News

Couple wed at Weisenberg Lutheran Church

Jewel M. Shultz and Brian D. Heintzelman of New Tripoli were married Dec. 17, 2011.

The Rev. Raymond Hand officiated at the ceremony at Weisenberg Lutheran Church.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Morgan's, South Whitehall Township, and a reception was held at Willow Tree Grove, Orefield.

The bride is the daughter of Timothy and Debbie Shultz of Bath.

She graduated from Northampton Area High School in 2001 and received...

Article By: Buxton-Quigney

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Buxton-Quigney in Social News

Couple plan

2013 nuptials

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Buxton of Emmaus announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn, to Brandon Quigney, son of Michael Quigney Sr. of Allentown and Mrs. Cheryl Reiss of Whitehall.

Katelyn, an Emmaus High School graduate, is a hairstylist for Carlee & Company Salon, Allentown.

Her fiance, a Whitehall High School graduate, is a driver for Cooper Electric, Bethlehem.

The couple is planning a September 2013 wedding.

Article By: Lavage

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Lavage in Social News

Couple renew vows

at Heidelberg UCC

Edward and Eleanor Lavage of Bethlehem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 25 with a renewal of vows ceremony at Heidelberg United Church of Christ, Heidelberg Township, followed by a reception in the fellowship hall.

The ceremony at Heidelberg Church was special to Eleanor because she is a descendant of Casper Peter, one of the founding members of Heidelberg Church, founded in 1740.

The couple were married Aug. 25,...

It's again the season to get your flu shot

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

It's time for a flu shot.

You can get the flu vaccine from your doctor, and at public health facilities, senior centers, pharmacies and supermarkets. The vaccine can be administered anytime during flu season. Adults over 50 are prime candidates for the vaccine because the flu can be fatal for older people.

More than 200,000 flu victims are hospitalized annually in the United States; about 36,000 people die from it. As much as 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu each...


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Nov. 3, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, South Whitehall Township, and Nov. 4, Coca-Cola Park, Allentown. It's the 15th annual year for the LVHN program.

LVHN is again partnering with the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Allentown Rescue Mission and AIDS Activities Office food pantry to accept donations of non-...

Vintage Years

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by BONNIE LEE STRUNK Special to The Press in Opinion

The man didn't trust me. He told me so.

"It's not just that I don't trust you. I don't trust nobody," he declared.

I was trying to buy gasoline and wanted to fill my tank to capacity in order to track gas mileage. Thus, I had no idea what the cost would be until the tank was full.

He insisted I pay first.

Even after trying to show him my driver's license and registration and telling him I wrote for the newspapers just down the street, he wouldn't budge.



Wednesday, September 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 395-1006.

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

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman...

Fire police having benefit rally for Kernsville fourth grader

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

A 9-year-old fourth grader at Kernsville Elementary School in the Parkland School District desperately needs help.

Toseef Mughal, son of Allentown Fire Police Lt. Shoukat Mughal, nearly died of sepsis in February.

He was MedEvac'd to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with a high fever, heart rate of more than 230 and several of his organs were shutting down.

Toseef has hadat least four operations resulting in the amputation of some fingers on both his hands and half of...

Upper Macungie

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, is having a Touch-a-Truck event 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 29 at the circle in front of the township building.

There will be diggers, police cars, an ambulance and more to explore inside and out. No registration is required.

The library is offering fall family storytimes 10:30-11 a.m. Oct. 3 for children 18 months to 3 years.

There will be stories, songs and games for the whole family to share. Younger and...