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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Social News

An artist's reception for "Comings & Goings," an exhibition continuing through Sept. 23 that covers about 30 years in the work of Kevin Tuttle, will be held 4:30 - 6 p.m. Sept. 5, Martin Art Gallery, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.

Tuttle's work is informed by literature, poetry, Greco-Roman painting and sculpture. Tuttle is a Muhlenberg College art department drawing and sculpture lecturer.

The reception and Martin Art Gallery...

Civic Theater's '8' benefits Network

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Social News

A one-night-only reading of "8," Dustin Lance Black's new play chronicling the challenge to California's Proposition 8, will be presented at 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at Civic Theatre of Allentown's 19th Street Theatre, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown.

Proceeds from "8," presented through a special agreement with American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact, benefit the Pennsylvania Diversity Network.

The production of "8," directed by William Sanders, Civic Theatre's...


Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society is having its Schpotyaahr Fescht (Fall Fest) noon-6 p.m. Sept. 8 and 9 at the old Zimmerman's Hotel, 4590 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli.

This free event will feature family fun plus a bake sale.

Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 610-298-2352.

Corbett tours Upper Mac manufacturing plant

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Kentucky-based Westport Axle had no trouble getting its new facility in Upper Macungie Township operational.

The company, which recently opened its doors in the former JCPenney distribution warehouse, 650 Boulder Drive, Breinigsville, is expected to hire 500 employees within the next several months.

"What has been done here in such a short period has been amazing," Alexander Van Leyen, president of Westport, said.

"This has been a very quick, aggressive build-out,"...

Ham radio

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club is offering free classes for the FCC test to earn a amateur radio license and begin talking on the radio with other amateur radio operators locally and around the world.

Classes run for nine Tuesdays 7-9 p.m. at Gracedale, near Nazareth.

For information, call 610-432-8286 or email

For information about amateur radio, go to or

Am Haskalah

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Am Haskalah, the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation of the Lehigh Valley, invites the community to join them for meaningful, spiritual, musical and creative Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

This year, the congregation is participating in the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement's Open Seats Program, which enables them to offer High Holiday Services to anyone in the Lehigh Valley who wishes to attend.

To ensure a seat, go to or call 610-435-3775.


New school reporter welcomes new school year, her senior year

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in School

Homecoming, the Mr. Parkland contest, the prom and post-prom party, and the last day of school, are just a few of the very important activities that go on at Parkland High School.

As the first day of school approaches, so will all these activities.

Your connection to all the events going on at the high school will be through me, Nadia Boekenkamp.

I am a senior and write not only for the Parkland Press but also for the school paper, The Trumpet.

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