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Lunch menus

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 14: Elem.: Parkland chicken sandwich on whole grain roll or hot dog, sweet potato wedges, peas, chilled fruit, cereal meal. M.S.: French toast sticks with sausage links or egg McTrojan on whole grain roll, hash brown, green beans, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: Chicken grinder or cheeseburger, both on whole grain roll, peas, Valentine Icee, side spinach salad, assorted fruit.

Friday, Feb. 15: Elem.: Pizza wedge or hot dog, spinach salad, mixed vegetables, chilled...


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, is offering a free healthcare technology specialist class for students Feb. 18.

The class is an introductory noncredit course that prepares students to transition to high-demand healthcare-related careers.

Students need only pay for the required text.

To register, call 610-799-1689 or log onto to reserve a seat.


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Knitting Club of Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will meet from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 16.

Knitters, with a lifetime of knitting and needlework experience, will teach others a stitch or two.

In return, newer knitters can teach others some contemporary patterns and cutting-edge techniques.

Other needlework crafts is welcome. The group will meet once a month.

Sign up at the reference desk to join the group.

Upper Mac police arrest Allentown man for stabbing

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

A 28-year-old Allentown man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a 35-year-old woman around 3:40 a.m. on Feb. 8 while on Trexlertown Road, Upper Macungie Township.

Upper Macungie Township police say when officers arrived both Demar Campbell, of 1327 Chew St., and the woman were back in the vehicle.

Police say when the pair was questioned, they learned the woman had suffered what appeared to be a stab wound to her abdomen

Campbell was arrested for aggravated assault,...


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co. social hall, lunch 12:30 p.m.; meeting 1 p.m. New members welcome. For information, call 610-769-7570.

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

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

·Al-Anon Family Support group 7-9 p.m. for adult...


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Grundsau's Lodsch No.16's annual banquet will take place 6:30 p.m. March 1 at Schnecksville Fire Company Social Hall.

New members are welcome by contacting any board member or calling David Adam at 610-395-4282 or 484-547-9387.

Tickets should be requested by Feb. 17.

South Whitehall

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by SYMAN HIRSCH Special to The Press in Local News

Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall, invites you to spend a fun afternoon swapping knitting tips and tricks 1:30 p.m. Feb. 28.

The Knitting Circle is for all ages and skill levels. Bring knitting materials and enthusiasm.

The library's discussion of books made into films continues at 7 p.m. Feb. 27. New members are welcome.


Temple Beth El, Springhouse Road, South Whitehall, presents 2013 Total Purim with fun and activities 6:45 p.m....

College Corner

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Indiana Univ.

Local student

serves as leader

Emily Parker, of Orefield, a speech-language pathology and audiology major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was selected to serve as an orientation leader for the university's 2012 Welcome Weekend events.

IUP orientation leaders help to mentor more than 3,000 freshman students during their first weekend at IUP, helping to smooth the transition to college life.

Events during the university's Welcome Weekend...


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding will be hosting speaker Gershon Baskin 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in Moyer Hall's Miller Forum at Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.

Baskin will be discussing "The Man Who Saved Gilad Schalit."

Philip Roth will be discussing "Representing American Business" 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in The Banko Gallery of the Banana Factory, ArtsQuest Center, Bethlehem.

For information, go to

Another View

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by JULIA SWAN in Opinion

I must respectfully, but emphatically, disagree with my colleague, Deb Pal-mieri's editorial of Jan. 30, "Administration's encroachment on the Second Amendment is unacceptable."

Sadly, instead of recognizing the right to bear arms, like other rights guaranteed in our Constitution, is not absolute, Deb results to the "slippery slope" argument that other gun rights extremists are using, when she says, "First, assault weapons …and magazines holding more than 10 rounds will be banned....