East Penn Press

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Student Poetry deadline March 16

Friday, March 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the 13th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 25 and April 26 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, March 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, March 7: Chicken Marsala, brown rice, green beans, pineapple tidbits.

Thursday, March 8: Meatloaf w/ gravy, whipped potatoes, vegetable medley, pudding.

Friday, March 9: Tilapia, whole grain pilaf, beets, fresh fruit.

Monday, March 12: Swedish meatballs w/ gravy, whole wheat pasta, Capri blend, vegetables, whipped berries.

Tuesday, March 13: Turkey, peas and carrots, biscuit, orange.

Wednesday, March 14: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, applesauce.


Friday, March 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Irish steps: Dublin Irish Dance, 7:30 p.m. March 9, State Theatre Center for the Arts, is an accomplished dance troupe of Irish step dancers and an eight-member traditional Irish band and vocalist. The troupe’s members have performed throughout the world with “Riverdance,” Michael Flatley’s ”Lord of the Dance,” and “Celtic Woman.” With favorite Irish melodies, traditional steps and Celtic instrumentals, Dublin Irish Dance’s production of “Stepping Out,” above, tells the story of Irish Immigration to the United States and the evolution of Irish traditional dance and music.

Don Thomas Cuppy

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Don Thomas Cuppy, 59, of Alburtis, died peacefully Feb. 27, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Kathleen (Esterly) Cuppy for 35 years. He was the son of the late Elizabeth Cuppy.

He was an HVAC technician all of his life until becoming ill.

He loved his family, his Eagles, camping, his daily newspaper and his best buddy Jagger. He was a good, hardworking man and will be missed by all. Rest in peace Cup!


Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

A male actor, identity unknown, removed various items, valued at $353.42, from Giant Food Stores, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, 1:19 p.m. Feb. 22, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Deandre Raymond Lambert, 27, of Allentown and Alisha Vialet, 25, of Allentown, allegedly under rang items valued at $158.07 at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 3:58 p.m. March 1, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogeslville.

State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, exits congressional race

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, announced March 2 he will exit the race for congress in the new 7th District created by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

“When the Supreme Court threw the congressional elections into upheaval through its overreach and activism, I was approached by residents of all parties from my state House district to circulate nominating petitions for that office,” Mackenzie stated. “I did that and have now officially filed for state representative. I feel an obligation to answer the request of the people I serve and focus on re-election to the state House.”

Marian C. Sell

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member, St. John’s Lutheran Church

Marian C. Sell, 89, of Emmaus, died March 1, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Wayne C. A. Fink and Marvin Sell. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Katie (Hess) Wetzel.

She worked for Royal Mfg., Alburtis and lastly at the former Day-Timers.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus.

She enjoyed bowling, card playing, puzzles and attending several senior citizens groups, including Schnecksville Sr. Citizens, where she served as chaplain.