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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Airman graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Lee R. Zitzer recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Coordinated appoints officer

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Coordinated Health has announced that Joohyun Ro was named its Chief Information Officer.

Ro is responsible for reengineering Coordinated Health's information services teams to support a growing IT infrastructure, software applications and project implementations. He will also manage the company's cross-functional IT, Applications, Business Intelligence and Risk Management departments.

Verizon 4G hits 500th market

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Verizon Wireless has announced that during the past eight months, 100 new markets have been added to the 4G LTE footprint, bringing the total number of markets served by the Verizon Wireless network to 500.

With Parkersburg, W.Va., as the 500th market and Alaska launching next month, Verizon serves more than 298 million in the United States with the 4G LTE network, including 94 percent of the Philadelphia region, which includes the New Jersey Shore, Delaware, Harrisburg, Lehigh Valley, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Lancaster and more.

Ways to reduce pesticide use in garden

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Home gardeners often use more pesticides per square foot in their gardens than farmers do in the fields, thinking that if a little is good, more will be better.

This is a serious mistake and a misuse of pesticides.

Pesticide overuse has a number of adverse effects:

It makes food less safe to eat, especially if there are residues at harvest time.

It makes handling plants dangerous.

It may harm or kill beneficial insects, earthworms, birds and pets.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Town meeting seeks input

Ted Swenson and Jennifer Shropshire of Swenson & Associates of Philadelphia will facilitate a "town meeting" about Civic Theatre of Allentown, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. July 11, 19th Street Theatre, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown.

The board of directors and staff of Civic Theatre of Allentown have embarked on a strategic planning process. The facilitators are looking to discover what local residents are seeking in the future from Civic Theatre of Allentown, and what concerns Lehigh Valley residents may have about the organization and its place in the Lehigh Valley cultural community.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Info session

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering a Summer Information Session for adults, veterans, returning students, non-traditional students and transfer candidates, 6 - 8 p.m. Aug. 8, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Those interested in attending LCCC in Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 should register for the session: lccc.edu/summerinfosessions.

Information: LCCC Admissions Office, 610-799-1575

24th Moravian Music Festival

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Seven days of concerts will be presented for the 24th Moravian Music Festival, 7:30 p.m. July 14 - 20, Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St., and Moravian College Hurd Campus, Main and Church streets, both Bethlehem.

Moravian Music Festivals, last held in Bethlehem in 1992, are held every four years and feature almost 300 Moravian musicians from the United States and Canada.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Free programs

Free programs will be presented 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. July 13 for the re-opening of the expanded Irma Broun-Kahn Education Building, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton.

Cindy Dunn, Deputy Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is expected to attend the noon-time ribbon-cutting.

Schedule: hawkmountain.org, 610-756-6000