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Sunday, October 21, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 29

Ole’ Time Penny Party 6 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For tickets or information, contact Louise at 610-866-1611, 484-456-1148 or email stephens.louise.@gmail.com. Tickets will also be available at the door. Over 200 items will be available to win. Bring your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters or you may purchase pennies at the party. This is a family fun event.

Oct. 1

Nationwide test Oct. 3

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert Oct. 3. The WEA portion of the test commences 2:18 p.m. EDT and the EAS portion follows 2:20 p.m. EDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether technological improvements are needed.

EHS girls tennis team drops matches to BM, Nazareth

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Press in Sports

With the 2018 high school girls tennis season winding down, Emmaus is even at 7-7 overall and 6-5in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference matches.

The Hornets recently dropped matches to Blue Mountain and Nazareth, two teams that are among the top of the three in their respective District 11 Classifications.

Nazareth beat the Hornets 5-2 on Sept. 20. Emmaus’ Alyssa Mugavero and Julia Marcks teamed up for a win at No. 1 doubles, while Abirami Chinnakaruppan and Payton McGlory earned their team’s other win at No. 4 doubles.

Career fair planned Oct. 4

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

EPSD

The East Penn School District and the Emmaus High School guidance department will host the inaugural 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.

The event is open to all Lehigh Valley fifth to 12th grade students and focuses on degree and non-degree professions.

Students will have an opportunity to speak with over 50 career professionals who will share what path they took, the education required and what a typical day looks like within their fields.

Another view

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Let’s talk about it

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This is a time to forget the stigma surrounding suicide and to share our stories and resources as a lifeline to others.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention lists suicide as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The World Health Organization recognizes suicide as a public health priority and reports approximately 800,000 people die from suicide every year.

‘Apple Fest, Car Show’

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Focus

LV Museum:

An “Apple Fest and Antique Car Show” is 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 22, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

Johnny Appleseed will be portrayed. Apples and apple cider will be available. There will be a puppet show, storytelling, games, and crafts.

Model T Fords, courtesy of guest curators Dennis and Ron Smith of Allentown, will be displayed.

Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074

Joe Zeller: A timeline

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Sept. 19, 1918: Born in Campus, Ill., to Carl and Frances Zeller.

1918 - 1933: Raised in Godly, Ill.

1933: Moves with younger brother, Frank, to southern Indiana where he works on farm.

1938: Becomes apprentice electrician.

1941: Becomes journeyman electrician; works in this capacity throughout career.

1942 - 1945: Serves in Navy during World War II.

1948: Settles in Emmaus.

1951 - 1953: Serves in Navy during Korean War.

1954: Establishes Emmaus Taxpayers League.

1961: Elected Emmaus councilman.

1965: Elected Emmaus mayor.