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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

Superintendent asks for additional staff to accommodate enrollments

Parents of Eyer Middle School seventh and eighth grade students may be pleased the board will consider the addition of two new teachers to faculty at the board's next meeting.

Superintendent Dr. Tom Seidenberger says the need is very great as class sizes in language arts and social studies have escalated close to 40 students due to recent enrollments.


Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Bethlehem, needs volunteers to join in the fight against breast cancer. Contact Donna Lilly at 610-921-2329 or donna.lilly@cancer.org. CATHOLIC CHARITIES DIOCESE OF ALLENTOWN is looking for volunteers with a professional image and demeanor to man our front desk. Contact Patricia Holtz at 610- 435-1541, ext.342 or pholtz@allentowndiocese.org. DA VINCI SCIENCE CENTER, Allentown, needs adult volunteers for Floor Exhibits. Contact Jen Pors at 484-664-1002 or Jen@davincisciencecenter.org. LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK MARATHON FOR VIA needs volunteers for race day Sept.

Health care and immigration dominate Dent legislative meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Health care and immigration took center stage during a legislative update meeting hosted by U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, Aug. 21 at the Jewish Community Center, Allentown.

During the first half of the meeting, Dent's responses to questions involving the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, were marked by heckling from audience members and sharp outbursts.

"Truthfully, my office has not received much information from Health and Human Services," Dent said of ACA. "This implementation is not going well."

Alburtis firefighters enjoy a banquet and recognize commitment and service

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Alburtis Council member Kathleen Raines and Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, take time out for a photograph at the Alburtis

Volunteer Fire Department Appreciation Banquet held at Lehigh Lodge #326, Route 100, Macungie, recently. Browne distributed several awards at the banquet and presented condolence awards from the Pennsvylania State Senate in remembrance of firefighters Robert Mader and Paul Seigfried. Their names were added to the Alburtis Volunteer Fire Department remembrance plaque.