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Winter choral concert scheduled Dec. 6 and 7

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Emerging Health Professionals Program provides high school seniors with an opportunity to experience a variety of health care careers in a hospital setting and take Penn State science courses for college credit. Students spend three days a week rotating among various departments of a hospital. Students will experience these departments throughout the three Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network facilities.


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Library hosts a Santa celebration Dec. 1

Lower Macungie Library will host a Santa Celebration 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1. There will be stories, crafts, games and snacks to celebrate Santa. Bring your camera.

The Lower Macungie Library Book Club will meet 10:30 a.m. Dec. 5 to discuss “A Piece of the World” by Christina Baker Kline. There will also be a holiday luncheon. The book for January 2019 is “The Greater Journey” by David McCullough.

The Make-It Monday craft for children ages two and up with adult supervision will be offered 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Clean-up begins promptly 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Winter concerts set for Nov. 30, Dec. 6 and 7

The Pediatric Cancer Club meeting for Shave for the Brave will be held Nov. 28 in Cafe 2. Interested students should get a pass from the counseling office to present to their flex block teacher to be dismissed to attend the meeting.

The Emmaus High School band concert will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 30 in the auditorium.

The winter choral concert will take place Dec. 6 and 7.

Drama club presents ‘Willa Wonkie and the College Tour’ Nov. 30, Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Allentown Cedntral Catholic High School 2021 Student Council held a Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling Tournament Nov. 9. The event was held in Masson Auditorium and was a fun night for all in attendance.

Two senior student athletes have recently been recognized by local organizations.

Viking football running back Logan Bachman was named as an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference South All-Star First Team Offensive Player.


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by CORRINE DURDOCK in Columns

Ring in the holidays with Emmaus’ celebrations Nov. 30 and Dec. 1

To help get you in the holiday spirit, be sure to attend Emmaus’ Old Fashioned Christmas celebrations Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

The Emmaus Historical Society’s museum, 218 Main St., will celebrate the holidays with an open house 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30. This year’s train putz will be unveiled 4 p.m. The children’s choir from St. Ann School will perform 4:30 p.m. and the Emmaus Moravian Church carolers will sing 6:30 p.m. The museum has been transformed with holiday displays. Visitors will enjoy this journey down memory lane.

Fall Open House and Viking Christmas Nov. 18

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Allentown Central Catholic High School’s Fall Open House and Viking Christmas will be held 2-4 p.m. Nov. 18. At open house, prospective families will have the chance to tour the school, meet teachers and studentsand learn about the opportunities ACCHS has to offer. Viking Christmas will be held in Rockne Hall and will feature Viking apparel and souvenirs available for purchase.


Thursday, November 8, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Honoring our veterans

The Macungie Historical Society will hold a Veterans Day Service 2 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Lower Macungie Township Community Center. The guest speaker will be Tom Applebach, director of the Lehigh County Office of Veterans Affairs.

Grace Lutheran Church, 28 W. Main St., Macungie, will hold a Veterans Recognition Service 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Nov. 11.

Global Impactors Group will present “GREETINGS!” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Macungie Institute. For tickets and information, call 484-891-1314 or go to www.GIGtheater.com.


Thursday, November 8, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Bloomsburg University hosts instant decision day Nov. 8

The counseling office is offering Emmaus High School seniors the opportunity to participate in instant decision days for Bloomsburg University as part of the college application process Nov. 8. EHS students may visit the counseling website or the school counseling office for information.

Anyone planning to take Spanish 3, 4, 4 Honors, SNS 5 or 5 Advanced Placement in the 2019-2020 academic year and interested in traveling to Spain during Easter break 2020, is encouraged to see Señora Hess, Señora Ardito or Señor Montepeque for information.


Thursday, November 8, 2018 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

Upper Milford Historical Society to host The Jameson Sisters Nov. 17

The Upper Milford Historical Society is having its first-ever special event; a performance/lecture by The Jameson Sisters, celebrating “The History of Thanksgiving and Christmas Music.” The program will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Upper Milford Township building, Old Zionsville. There is a cost for tickets, which will be available at the township building, by calling 610-967-2092 or at the door that evening. For additional information, see the society’s website at Uppermilford.org.