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Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News


·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co. social hall, meeting at noon lunch, bingo, cards. New members welcome. Call 610-769-7570.

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

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

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of...

CACLV offering tax help

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley has dozens of trained volunteers waiting to help lower-income taxpayers file their tax returns.

Taxpayers with household income less than $50,270 are eligible for CACLV's free tax preparation assistance.

The following is a list of the sites, with dates and times where CACLV volunteers can assist:

·Community Services for Children, 1520 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Open 4:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Letter to The Editor

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

The Emmaus community shares the sadness and grief triggered by the recent tragic house fire.

We support the Emmaus Fire Victims Funeral Fund in memory of the deceased victims. We extend to all the victims' families and friends, and the members of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit church community our sympathy and prayers of care and concern.

We thank and commend the firefighters of the Emmaus Fire Department and all the other first responders and...


Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in School

The Allentown Music Club is offering a $1,000 Past President's Assembly scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties.

The student must be accepted at an accredited institution and be pursuing music performance. Application deadline is April 10.

Call Paula Evans ar 610-261-4072, or Jane Gambone at 610-435 -0120, for information.

AARP 5415

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet noon, April 4 at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

The Lehigh County Senior Center Chorus will perform.

A business meeting will follow.

Bring along a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.

For information, call 610-437-4265

Guest View

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by BRAD OSBORNE Special to The Press in Opinion

Five hundred years ago, Niccolo Machiavelli wrote a book titled "The Prince." One phrase from that text that remains a paradox today is "the end justifies the means."

In other words, an action can be justified by the intended outcome rather than the action itself.

On Wednesday, March 13, five members of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners exercised the political equivalent of this maxim.

In doing so, they not only diminished the integrity of our office, but also...

Article By: The Press

Friday, March 29, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645


Chili Cook-off winners

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

People's Choice Professional

First Place: Parkland Restaurant/Copperhead Grille;

Second Place: Genesis Healthcare; and

Third Place:Cactus Blue.

People's Choice Amateur

First Place: Stephanie and Brian Dillman;

Second Place: Scott Kline;and

Third Place: Dick Brown and Eric Boyle,

People's Choice Firehouse

First Place: Woodlawn Fire Deptartment

Golden Chili Awards (selected by team of four judges)

Best Theme/Table...