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Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Trinity Wesleyan Church, 6735 Cetronia Road, Lower Macungie Township, is offering a free outdoor live nativity with live characters and animals 7-9 p.m. Dec. 13, 15 and 16 and 8-10 p.m. Dec. 14.

The 8-minute show runs continually each night.

A Christmas concert, "All Bow Down," will be presented 7 p.m. Dec. 14.

There will be free popcorn and hot chocolate.

For more information call, 610-398-1711 or go to

Board OKs new tech coordinator

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

Rella Beth Breiner, of Bethlehem, has been approved as the coordinator of educational technology for the Parkland School District at an annual salary of $77,000, effective Dec. 17.

Breiner replaces Jason Henry, who recently accepted the position of secondary curriculum supervisor.

Assistant to the Superintendent for Operations Tracy Smith introduced Breiner at the Nov. 20 school board meeting and spoke highly of her qualifications.

"Beth possess an extensive knowledge of...

Knights of Columbus hosting free throw contest Jan. 4, 2013

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Knights of Columbus Council 10921 of St. Joseph the Worker, Orefield, will be hosting its annual free throw contest for boys and girls from 3:30-6 p.m. Jan. 4, 2013, in the church gymnasium.

Registration is 3:30 p.m. with shooting starting at 4:15 p.m.

Proof of age (between ages 10 to 14 as of Jan.1, 2013) and parents' written permission are required to participate.

This is a non-denominational event and there is no entry fee.

Winners of their respective divisions...

Guest View

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

The holidays are a wonderful time for family festivities, but too many celebrations are interrupted each year due to unsafe use of toys, which can lead to serious eye injuries in children.

The good news is the vast majority of these injuries can be prevented. During Safe Toys and Celebrations Month in December, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology reminds parents to keep their children's eyes safe from toys.Children receive all types of potentially unsafe presents during the...

Model Railroad

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Carbon Model Railroad Society is having open houses 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through Jan. 3, 2013, at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown.

The display also be open 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 9 and the weekend of Jan. 5, 2013.

The main "HO" scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool.

The club's portable "HO" and "N" displays will be in operation on the second floor. There will be new and pre-owned accessories for sale. Admission...

Article By: Zimmerman-Bennis

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by Zimmerman-Bennis in Social News

Couple plans

July 2013 nuptials

Keith and Jean Zimmerman of Breinigsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jean, to Stephen Mark Bennis Jr. of Philadelphia.

The bride-to-be graduated from Parkland High School and received a degree in ASL interpreting from Bloomsburg University.

She is an educational interpreter for the School District of Philadelphia.

Her fiancé graduated from St. Joseph's Preparatory School for Boys and attended Catholic...

Article By: Geissler-D'Amico

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by Geissler-D'Amico in Social News

Couple plans

spring wedding

George and Joanne Geissler of Orefield happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen, to Francis Mario D'Amico Jr., son of Dr. Francis Mario D'Amico of Philadelphia and his late wife, Patricia Strain D'Amico.

Kristen is a 1989 graduate of Parkland High School. She received a Master of Science degree in physical therapy from Ithaca College and a Master's degree in business administration from Loyola College, Baltimore, Md.


Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by For locations call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 5: New England clam chowder, grilled chicken breast with lettuce-tomato-mayo on bun, PA Dutch potato salad, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Macaroni, ham and cheese, stewed tomatoes, Romaine salad with ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, iced brownie.

Friday, Dec. 7- Happy Hanukkah: Beef brisket, potato latkes, chilled applesauce, rye bread with margarine, jelly doughnut.

Monday, Dec. 10: Chili con carne with cheddar cheese garnish over bread...

Article By: The Press

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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