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Wednesday, August 21, 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 their 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.

MACUNGIE BOROUGH COUNCIL Council accused of 'playing politics'

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

In a statement before council Aug. 19, Ronald Conrad, a mayoral candidate for Macungie, accused council and appointed Mayor Gary Cordner of "playing politics," giving an unfair advantage to Cordner in the upcoming election and citing examples of other local municipalities in similar positions which had specifically avoided what he termed an "unbiased election" by appointing someone who promised not to run for the electoral office after the period of his interim appointment.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Aug. 21

Wednesday afternoon dance 1 to 4, Trexler Room, Lehigh County Senior Center, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. There is a cost which includes refreshments. For additional information, call 610-437-3700.

Aug. 24

Community Night of Music at Salem United Methodist Church, 6440 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville, 4 to 7 p.m. featuring "The Dogs of Falkner Swamp" as well as the Niantic praise band. There is a cost and food will be available to purchase. Face painting and games for children will also be available. For additional information, call 610-966-5738.

Two- and four- legged runners meet in Alburtis

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

The weather was warm and dry for the 29th annual 5K and Quinna Schleicher Kids Fun Run and Paws in the Park held Aug. 10 in Alburtis. Usually starting and ending at Alburtis Elementary School, a change was made this year to make it easier for the runners. The end of the race was set up across from Alburtis Area Community Center on Walnut Street

The Macungie Ambulance crew and Alburtis Police Department stood by in case they were needed.

Emmaus Public Library summer readers enjoy finale to program

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Summer readers at the Emmaus Publc Library completed 1,380 books this summer as part of the "Diggers Club." The most readers this summer were in second grade. The finale to the reading program took place Aug. 14 at Emmaus Community Park with entertainment provided by storyteller Karen Maurer.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

Barbara Jaindl, wife of the late Timothy Jaindl, presented a donation to Lower Macungie Township for Camp Olympic at the Aug. 15 board of commissioners meeting. Jaindl had been active in basketball coaching for 12 years. The donation included three benches to be placed near the basketball courts.