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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.


Thursday, November 1, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Fall open house Nov. 18

Fall open house will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at Allentown Central Catholic High School. Current and prospective families will be able to tour the school, meet teachers and students and learn about Central’s clubs and activities. Viking Christmas, which features Central spirit wear and other ACCHS gifts for sale will also be held 2 to 4 p.m. in Rockne Hall.


Friday, October 26, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Sports teams having a successful fall season

It has been a successful fall for Allentown Central Catholic High School sports teams.

Vikette tennis held their senior night Sept. 28 and recognized Jess Davis, Katie Gehris, Lauren Minutella, Hannah Sarmir and Katelyn Wang. Doubles partners Jess Davis and Emma Sweterlish were named Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Doubles Champions Oct. 10 during the EPC Championships. Kara Wang and Sabrina Yurconic took third in doubles.


Friday, October 26, 2018 by CORRINE DURDOCK in Columns

Lioness Club hosts free ‘Scarf Shower’ Nov. 4 at Triangle Park

The Emmaus Lioness Lions Club will hold a scarf shower 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4 at Triangle Park. The hand-knitted scarfs will be hung on the fence and anyone who needs one is welcome to take it without cost. The rain date for the scarf shower is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11. The Lioness Club meets 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Superior Restaurant. For information, call 610-967-9689.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Mothers and sons to party at the Lower Macungie Community Center Oct. 19

There will be a mother-son Halloween party for boys ages four to 12 years old 7-9 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Lower Macungie Community Center. To register, call or go to the community center 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 610-966-6924.

The Church of the Good Shepherd U.C.C., 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, will hold a presentation on the biblical teachings found in the contemporary stained glass windows during the service 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21. The symbolism of the images in the windows will be related to the teachings of the Old and New Testaments. All are welcome.


Thursday, October 11, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Mark your calendars for homecoming activities

Homecoming activities are planned and students are ready to celebrate.

The homecoming pep rally will be held during eighth and ninth periods Oct. 12 for all students in the football stadium. Students are encouraged to participate in homecoming spirit days.

The homecoming football game will take place in the Emmaus High School stadium 7 p.m. Oct. 12.

The annual homecoming dance will be held at EHS Oct. 13.