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Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Teen dating violence a major problem among young adults

High school and young adulthood in general is filled with tribulations and hardships, with some problems being more serious than others. Issues such as teasing and bullying have proved to be more prevalent in the lives of today's teenagers. Relationship issues are also common among young adults. But what happens when the bully is a boyfriend or girlfriend?

What happens when ignoring the problem is dangerous, and "just walking away" is just too painful?


Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Classes to begin on Sept. 6

The Community Action Development Corporation ( CADC) of Bethlehem will hold entrepreneurial training classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Thursdays for 18 weeks beginning Sept. 6. THe program will be held at Broughal Community School, 114 W. Morton St.

There will be one-on-one assistance and guest presenters. Topics cover starting and operating a business, including marketing, finance, insurance, legal and real estate considerations. Graduates will have a written business plan complete with financial considerations.

Civil War 150th exhibit at Fair

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Focus

The "Pennsylvania Civil War 150 Road Show," a 53-foot modified tractor-trailer transformed into a travelling museum, visits the Great Allentown Fair Aug. 28 - Sept. 3.

The museum will be manned and managed by staff and volunteers of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum.

"We are excited to be a part of this extraordinary event. The Great Allentown Fair is one of the best and largest fairs in the country," Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, said.

John M. Haring

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

J. Haring Electric owner

John M. Haring, 63, of Allentown, died August 9, 2012, in his home. He was the husband of Carol A. (Heinly) Haring. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Roy and Wilma (Sattler) Haring.

He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Allentown. There he was active in the music department, playing trumpet.

He owned and operated J. Haring Electric since 1979.

He was previously a member of the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company.

He honorably served his country in the Marines during Vietnam from 1967 to 1971.

Thomas M. Dreisbach

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Salisbury Township

Thomas M. Dreisbach, 58, of Allentown, formerly of Salisbury Township, died August 4, 2012. He was the husband of Sherry M. (Daubert) Dreisbach. They were married 32 years on Feb. 24, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Lester M. and Julia E. (Whitemaine) Dreisbach.

He was a maintenance man for the Allentown Housing Authority for over 25 years and was a member of Teamsters Local #173.

Stacey Anne David

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Stacey Anne (Brugger) David, 41, of Zionsville, died August 14, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of Jeffrey B. Brugger and Cynthia L. (Snyder) Mathis.

She was a graduate of Salisbury High School, Class of 1989.

She is survived by her father; mother and her husband Richard P. Mathis; children, Joshua Divers, Tonya David and Anthony David Jr.; companion, Andrew Krause. She was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey Joseph David.

Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.


Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Races, events to be held Sept. 8, 9

The Lehigh Valley Health Network will hold marathons and a walk to benefit VIA Sept. 8 and 9 from Allentown to Easton via Bethlehem. Late registration is open until Aug. 26.

There will be family fun walks and other events beginning 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Arts Quest Center, 101 Founder's Way. The race opening ceremonies and marathons begin 6:40 a.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest and I-78, Allentown, Sept. 9.

For information, visit www.vianet.org.