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Springhouse Middle School 2nd marking period Honor Roll

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in School

Honor Roll

Grade 6: Jenna M. Angelucci, Sophie Michele Annoni, Brian M. Avila, Faiz R. Bhatti, Karthik A. Chavan, Autumn Rose Colalillo, Brian Keith Cosgrove Jr., Thomas Darlington, Nathan Thomas Day, Simarleen Dhillon, Zackary Miguel Dias Ricardo, Madisan Elizabeth Diaz, Kirsten Dibucci, Seynabou Bambi Diouf, Ese O. Duke, Brendan R. Fraley, Amanda L. Freeman, Abigail Hannah Garcia, Sandra Giegbefumwen, Grace Anne Gilmore, Dylan C. Gregory, Joseph T. Guida, Thomas D. Hawkey, Cecelia...

South Whitehall

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by SYMN HIRSCH Special to The Press in Local News

Win a hardcover, signed copy of "Spring Fever" by Mary Kay Andrews, in the weekly raffle at Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall.

Winners will be drawn every Friday in February and March 1.

Enjoy a Night at the Movies 6:30 p.m. Feb 13. Call 610-398-1361 for information on the movie.

The library's book group for adults will meet 7 p.m. Feb. 20 to discuss "Charlotte and Emily" by Jude Morgan.

New members are always welcome to attend.



Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Grundsau Lodge 16 Am Jahden will be having its sixth annual gathering at Wehr's Dam, Orefield, at 7 a.m. Feb. 2.

They will watch for the groundhog (Yahdee) to arrive by coming down the Jordan Creek on a raft.

Following Yahdee's arrival, they will sing Pa. Dutch songs, pledge to the flag (in dialect), then anxiously await to hear what Yahdee says about the coming of spring.

Everyone is invited to come by and enjoy this annual event.

For additional information,...

District News

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in School

Feb. 7: Ghost in the House, high school auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Actor Ernie Hudson of Ghostbuster's movie fame stars in this one-man play about Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion.

An elderly Johnson looks back on his life, specifically the impact of racism on his career.

The play is collaboration between Hudson and director Frank Megna. Proceeds will benefit the Parkland School District Education Foundation. For more information, call 610-434-...

North Whitehall

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, will have its third annual soup and dessert contest noon Feb. 3 to benefit World Hunger.

Prizes will be awarded for the best soup and dessert, which are prepared and contributed by participants.

There is a fee to attend the luncheon featuring the soups and dessert.

Call the church office at 610-767-6884 for more information.

That same Sunday, Union Lutheran will take part in the Souper Bowl of Caring, sponsored by faith...


Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in Local News


·Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees 12:45 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.Financial planner Harry F. Dorman will discuss new tax laws. Brief business session will conclude meeting. First timers and those wanting lunch should call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 before Jan. 26. For information, call Marie Nader, membership chair, at 610-231-0237.

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at...

Behind the Scenes:

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by BEVERLY SPRINGER Special to The Press in Local News

The phone rings; another death has occurred.

D.B. Russell, Julie "Finn" Finlay, Nick Stokes and Sara Sidle rush into action. That's how it works in the fictional world of "CSI: Las Vegas" on television.

In Pennsylvania, coroners or medical examiners and their staff investigate loss of life.

Every four years, the voters of Lehigh County elect a coroner.

Until he is needed, some voters don't know his name. But, coroners give each death an identity.

They are...


Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Korean War veterans who served their country honorably may be eligible for a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. Secretary of Defense, according to state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th.

Any veteran who served in Korea between June 25, 1950 and July 27, 1953 may be eligible for this citation, which is signed by the Secretary of Defense.

In order to receive the certificate, a veteran must submit the following information: full legal name as used on military records; current...

AARP 5315

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown AARP Chapter 5315 will meet noon Feb. 7 at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

Entertainment will be provided by "The Country Jades." A business meeting will follow.

Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. Guests are welcome.

For information, call 610-437-4265.