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Kratzer Elementary needs repairs

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

A feasibility study conducted by USA architects, with input from the Parkland School District administration, compiled a list of recommendations for maintaining and improving facilties, updating technology infrastructure and security systems, and replacing school buses at a cost of $24 million.

At the school board's Sept. 18 meeting, architect Paul Swartz reported his firm evaluated the conditions and infrastructure of each Parkland building to offer a "roadmap" of projects for the...

Students learn about various activities at fair

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by NADIA BOEKENKAMP Special to The Press in School

Every year, Parkland High School hosts a student involvement fair for freshmen.

This informative event takes place during the first few weeks of school and allows students to view all of the clubs offered throughout the year.

"I think the student involvement fair is the perfect way to introduce freshmen to all of the great opportunities at Parkland," senior Odyssey of the Mind Club member Shannon Homa said. "It is an easy way for them to sign up and learn what each club has to...

Employee Volunteer Day

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Nestlé Waters North America joined with the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley Sept. 18 for an Employee Volunteer Day.

More than 50 Nestlé Waters employees from the Pure Life and Deer Park plants in Breinigsville participated in the event.

"We strive to give back to the local community whenever we can," Peter Rittenhouse, Pennsylvania supply chain director for Nestlé Waters North America, said. "So, it's great to see close to 60 Nestlé Waters employees at both of our...

Lunch menus

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in School

Thursday, Sept. 27: Elem.: Whole grain Eggo mini pancakes or whole grain bagel meal with yogurt, sausage links, sliced cucumbers with low-fat dip, applesauce, bag of carrots, cereal meal. M.S.: Pasta with meat sauce or meatless sauce with whole grain roll or veal parmesan on a whole grain roll, spinach salad with beans, mixed vegetables, assorted fruit and juices. H.S.: Cheeseburger on whole grain roll or stuffed crust sticks, vegetarian beans, sweet peas, side spinach salad, assorted fruit...


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: 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,...

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...

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...

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.


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-...