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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Movie playing in Cedar Beach

Saturday, August 19, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park continues Aug. 18.

“The Secret Life of Pets” will be showing at dusk at Cedar Beach Park. Rain date is on Aug. 19.

In case of inclement weather, call the Recreation Inclement Weather Hotline at 610-437-7750 after office hours, or visit Facebook for postponement information

Horos heads contract reviews

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Local News

Lenore Horos, former South Whitehall director of finance, has taken the helm at a newly created department, “Risk Management and Contract Administration.”

At a recent commissioners’ meeting, Horos stated she looks forward to creating the department from the ground up.

“I think it’s needed and I won’t let you down,” Horos said.

She plans to take a look at all insurance policies to make certain township buildings and their contents have proper coverage.


Another view

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by The Press in Opinion

My name is Julia Fritz, and I worked this year as the summer intern at the Lehigh Valley Press’ eight weekly newspapers.

I graduated from Allentown Central Catholic High School and am currently a rising junior at Muhlenberg College, majoring in media and communications with a double minor in Spanish and creative writing.

I have always loved to write and I wanted to explore the different career paths I could take with my interests, so I inquired about an internship with the...

Firefighters respond to house fire call

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

Volunteer firefighters from Woodlawn, Greenawalds, Cetronia, Fogelsville, Whitehall and Catasauqua fire department along with South Whitehall Police responded 10:12 a.m. for a house fire at 1724 Glacier Court, South Whitehall Township.

Woodlawn Fire Chief Rusty Held spoke with The Press at the scene about the fire.

“PPL Electric Utilities had been here doing some work and after they left, a breaker tripped and the homeowner smelled something burning,” Held said, adding the...

Cat adoptions on Aug. 19

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Forgotten Felines and Fidos will be holding cat and kitten adoptions noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 19 at 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville.

To adopt that day, any vet records from past pets would be helpful in completing the adoption.

For information, call 610-760-9009.

To adopt on another day, call Therese at 610-248-7399.


Saturday, August 12, 2017 by The Press in Local News


·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.

·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 8-9 p.m.


Accepting applications

Thursday, August 10, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown Fair

The Allentown Fair Gates Department is taking applications and conducting interviews to work at the upcoming fair Aug. 29-Sept. 4.

To be eligible for available non-carnival paid jobs as ticket takers, sellers, cashiers and a limited number of leader positions, candidates must be 18 years or older.

Prospective gate employees are asked to submit their interest, full name and contact information at 610-433-7541 ext. 224 or...