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

Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be 6-11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign.

Call CSC at 610-437-6000, ext. 2101 for information.

Stony Run

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

Frieden's Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Stony Run, is having its annual Apple Festival Sept. 8.

Food will be served from 2-8 p.m.

The group, "Witness," will entertain 5-8 p.m. with traditional, Southern gospel and light contemporary Christian music.

The event will take place rain or shine.

Everyone is invited to worship with the Fools 4 Christ Clown Troupe at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at the church. Fools 4 Christ provides the Christian message with mime.

Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Dora M. Lacy was a friend like no other person could be.

When I was injured in a motor scooter accident, Dora, her sister, Evelyn, and their brother, Richard, who was a classmate of mine for four years in the fantasic class of 1949 at Whitehall High School, stepped in to bolster my self-esteem at a time I needed it badly.

Frequent visits playing pinochle and board games, and cranking homemade ice cream were welcome treats to the boredom of waiting for...

Tilghman Street bridges open

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

Two bridges along Tilghman Street, Upper Macungie, are now open.

The project to replace the superstructure on the Tilghman Street Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad and to completely replace the Tilghman Street Bridge over Chapmans Road began in March.

During construction, Tilghman Street was closed and detoured between Blue Barn and Farm Bureau roads with a detour using Routes 22 and 100, and I-78.

During the project, the intersection of Tilghman Street and Farm...

Parkland Ed Foundation has first gala fundraiser

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by SYMAN HIRSCH Special to The Press in Local News

Parkland School District Education Foundation held its first gala and silent auction this spring to a sold out crowd of 400 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, Fogelsville.

The event was attended by volunteers to the school district, residents, invited guests and Parkland teachers and administrators present and past.

The evening began with a cocktail reception featuring entertainment provided by the Parkland High School Serenata Strolling Strings.

Words of welcome were...


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


·Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Singer Elissa Clausnitzer will perform. Business session concludes meeting. Current and former federal workers are invited to attend. For information, call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246.

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.