Eyer Middle School, 5616 Buckeye Road, Macungie, will present “Getting to Know…Once Upon A Mattress” 7 p.m. March 8 and 9 and 2 and 7 p.m. March 10.
“Getting to Know…Once Upon A Mattress” is part of the “Getting to Know” series with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and the book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Barer.
The musical comedy is an adaptation of “The Princess and The Pea” with a couple of surprises and is appropriate for all age groups.
St. Thomas More had a number of activities the week of Jan. 28 to celebrate Catholic Schools Week including a celebration of military personnel. Students participated in a card project for veterans and current military personnel and had a special visit from Army veteran Tim Clark, of Wescosville.
Clark, 72, entered the service after he graduated from high school because he couldn’t afford to go to college.
We asked Santa Claus questions from some of our youngest readers who responded to our request on our Facebook page. What follows are the questions and Santa’s answers.
Q. What is your favorite cookie?
A. Chocolate chip.
Q. What is your favorite Christmas movie?
A. The Santa Clause, Santa Clause 2 and Santa Clause 3.
Q. Is it hard to convince the reindeer to fly?
A. No, not at all. That’s what the magic dust is for.
Q. Do you know how many children there are in the world?
Every year, orthodontist Dr. Aejaaz A. Issa asks his referring dentists to take the challenge of decorating a pumpkin for a patient at Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest. This year’s event was called Ai Funny Fall Faces 2017.
Every year, the dentist offices respond with even more creative pumpkin designs than the year before.
This year was no exception with 50 decorated pumpkins returning to Ai Orthodontics for a judging contest in the office, on social media and with a number of local judges.
The Rev. Dr. Michael A. Drake retired from First Presbyterian Church of Allentown in September and sat down with The Press recently for an interview about his years of service.
Drake grew up in Greenville, Pa. with a Presbyterian father and a Methodist mother.
He studied piano and organ as a child and was involved in church school and youth groups.
Drake was a music major at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pa.
It was during his college years he started to contemplate a career in the church perhaps as an associate pastor and minister of music.
We asked the candidates the following question - What can you do as mayor for the Macungie residents?
Democrat Cynthia Bogert
Candidates Hector Vazquez, Kathleen Raines, Steven R. Hill and John J. Aleszczyk are running for three seats on council - four year term.
We asked the candidates the following question - What is the most important issue facing the borough of Alburtis?
Democrat Hector Vazquez
Democrat Kathleen Raines
We asked the candidates the following question - What do you hope to accomplish as mayor of Alburtis in the next four years?
Democrat Kathleen Palmer
Candidates Alisa Bowman, Ellen Zimmer Lewis, Z.W.Munson, Adam Smith and Alan Earnshaw are running for four seats on the board - four year term.
We asked the candidates the following question - How should public education be funded?
Democrat/Republican Alisa Bowman
Candidates Joyce K. Moore and Joseph Flok are running for one seat - six year term.
We asked the candidates the following question - What is the most important issue facing the Upper Milford?
Democrat Joyce K. Moore