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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Praise concert

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.

Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.

Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches, lehighchurches.org, 610-433-6421.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

State premier at City Hall rotunda

A show of presidential woodcuts, never before seen in Pennsylvania, is on display weekdays through Sept. 21 at the Rotunda, City Hall, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem.

The works, by artist Joe Illick, include all the presidents of the United States.

Raised near Coopersburg, he graduated from Bethlehem High School and earned a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Pennsylvania. He studied art and taught at San Francisco State University. He also taught at both Lehigh and Lafayette Universities.

For information, visit www.joeillick.com.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Breakfast talk on health care

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE offers a breakfast seminar, "Health Care Reform, Insurance and the Small Business Owner," 8 - 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21, Denny's Restaurant, Catasauqua Road, Allentown.

Rebekah A. Ruch, President, REBA Group, LLC, an employee benefits agency, and Jim and Maureen Whited, Source One Accountants, a certified public accounting firm, will lead the seminar.

There is no charge. Seating is limited. Advance registration is required. To register: SCORE website, lvscore. org. Information: Mitzi Colella, mcolella@lvscore.org, 610-266-3000


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Remember the mission while mourning fallen American diplomats in Libya

While I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment and the original purpose of implementing limitations and barriers on the government in suppressing speech, I also feel we, as individuals, ought to have some self-restraint and common sense when we express our views.

A controversial video titled "Innocence of Muslims" incited protests beginning Sept. 11 which resulted in the tragic death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, Information Management Officer Sean Smith and security personnel Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty.


Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

New service location

To increase convenience and access to postal services, a new Contract Postal Unit has been opened at Emmaus Avenue Laundromat, 2825 W. Emmaus Avenue, Allentown.

A full line of postal products and services are available at the new CPU including postage stamps, Express Mail® service, Priority Mail® service, special services, packaging products and more.

Cambridge brings excitement to early childhood education

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in School

"This afternoon was a powerful culmination of a summer full of fun, friendship and active learning," Mary Jo Iorio, senior manager at The Cambridge Schools, said. "While camp has now ended at East Penn Cambridge, we look forward to the year ahead for our school age program, which offers before and after school enrichment for children aged 5 through 12."