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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

20th Great Sale June 2

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh University Community Service Office will hold the 20th annual Great Southside Sale 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 2 in the parking lot across from St. John’s Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church, 417 E. Fourth St.

Throughout the month of May, Lehigh students have been donating reusable goods such as clothing, household and kitchen items, small appliances, food, office supplies and more to Lehigh’s Move Out Collection Drive for the sale. Proceeds support children and youth programs in South Bethlehem.

Seat belt enforcement planned

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and its safety partners will join Pennsylvania State Police and local departments to hold seat belt enforcement events as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” enforcement effort through June 7.

The mobilization strives to reduce seat belt fatalities by coordinating highly visible, evening seat belt enforcement checkpoints and details in the region and throughout Pennsylvania.

Book launch June 2

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley author Paul Acampora will launch his new book “Confusion is Nothing New” 2 p.m. June 2 at Let’s Play Books!, 244 Main St., Emmaus.

The book is about a teenage girl who learns to cope with the death of a mother she never met.

For more information on the author, visit paulacampora.com. For more information on the event at Let’s Play Books! or to pre-order a book, visit www.letsplaybooks.com.


Friday, May 25, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Do The Freddys: The 2018 Freddys Awards Ceremony will be broadcast at 7 p.m. May 24 from the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, on 69 WFMZ-TV and wfmz.com. Tickets for the awards ceremony are made available through participating schools. Rehearsal tickets and Freddy Awards Preview Party tickets are available for the May 23 awards ceremony dress rehearsal. Ticket information: freddyawards.org. Rehearsals for the opening number of the broadcast featuring four students from each of the 29 participating schools began May 10 at the State Theatre.

Brian F. Hollshwandner

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Brian F. Hollshwandner, 49, of Emmaus, died May 20, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Marilyn Hollshwandner. They were married for 28 years this July. He was the son of James and Joan Hollshwandner, of Bethlehem.

He was a graduate of Liberty High School.

He worked at Tarkett Inc. and presently was employed for 18 years at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill.