Parkland Press

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Open house on Oct. 14

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Fitness

Steel Fitness Premier, 250 Cetronia Road, Suite 100, Allentown, will have a Fit Fest Open House 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 14 to promote health and wellness.

The event will allow non-members to workout, sample classes and use the extensive facilities including three swimming pools.

With more than 18 one-hour classes to choose from between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. along with 12, 30-minute demo classes, guests can try out everything from Pulse X heart rate training, TRX, TaiChi...

Partial Turnpike closure, Oct. 13-16

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Pennsylvania’s Turnpike Commission is warning motorists to change travel plans for a long detour from 9 p.m. Oct. 13, through 4 a.m. Oct. 16. of the Northeastern Extension (I-476) in Lehigh and Carbon counties as a 60-year-old bridge is replaced.

Detour exits are Lehigh Valley Interchange No. 56 for northbound traffic and the Pocono Interchange No. 95 for southbound traffic.

The authorized detour route directs motorists to Routes 22 and 33 and I-80.

Local travelers...

Senior adult lecture offered

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

penn state

Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment, an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults age 55 and older, is offering a lecture — “Unraveling Medicare and Medicaid” — Nov. 3 in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

Anita Yuskauskas, program coordinator for the health policy and administration degree, will share her experience as a former technical director with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Basket party on Oct. 28, 29

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

HOLY TRINITY

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4456 Main St., Egypt, Whitehall, is hosting a basket party with more than 300 prizes 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 28 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 29.

Drawing begins 2 p.m. Oct. 29. Winners do not need to be present.

Homemade food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-9315 or 610-533-2794.

Teacher aide at Parkland High School injured in Lehigh Twp shooting

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by BERNIE O’HARE in Police Log

Melinda “Lyndi” Mullner, an instructional aide for Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21, who works at Parkland High School, was injured on Oct. 4 when John Michael Hann, 61, a cousin of her husband, Joseph F. Mullner, 64, allegedly killed him and shot her.

According to information provided by Parkland’s Director of Community Development and Relations Nicole McGalla, CLIU 21 sent the Flight Team to the high school on Oct. 5 to provide counseling and to handle any grief needs of students...

Antique show

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

KEMPTON

Antique Dealers Association of Berks County will present its annual Kempton antique show and sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Kempton Community Recreation Center, 83 Community Center Drive, Kempton.

There is an admission fee.

For information, call 610-678-7669, 610-285-2249 or 610-944-3203.

HAPPENINGS

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY OCT. 12

·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.; from 8-9 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous....