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Coopersburg man named Leukemia, Lymphoma Society's Man of the Year

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Andy Lee, of Coopersburg, claimed the title of Eastern Pennsylvania's Man of the Year for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Man and Woman of the Year competition.

Janine Reppert, of New Tripoli, claimed the title of Eastern Pennsylvania's Woman of the Year.

Their names were announced at Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Macungie.

The night was a celebration of all 14 candidate's collective efforts as they enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, live and silent auctions, and dinner and dancing.

Author delights center visitors with snot, poop and wounds

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Da Vinci Science Center presented live demonstrations by the author behind the blockbuster exhibition "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body" Aug. 17 and 18.

Self-styled as her grossness herself, Sylvia Branzei led visitors through a series of yuck-filled activities highlighting the science of snot, poop and wounds.

Copies of Branzei's books were available for purchase in The Curiosity Shop, the center's retail store and the author was available to sign books after each of her demonstrations.

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL New police officer sworn in

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Alburtis Mayor Kathleen Palmer swore in Tony Vanim as a police officer with the Alburtis Police Department at the council meeting Aug. 28.

An Alburtis resident for 20 years, Vanim recently retired from the state police after 21 years of service. His son, Andrew, daughter, Brooke and wife, Diane, accompanied Vanim as he took the oath of office.


Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by JASON TOROK Special to The Press in Local News

Central Catholic welcomes students to the 2013-2014 school year

Editor's Note: We welcome junior Jason Torok as our new Central Catholic High School reporter. He is a wrestler, a Viking mentor, involved in Model UN and a member of the ecology club. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 131. He likes to hike and backpack.

Welcome 220 new Vikings and Vikettes!

On Aug. 27, the administration of Allentown Central Catholic welcomed the Class of 2017, as well as new transfer students, a day earlier than the rest of the student body for orientation day.

TRIAD Goodwill is much more than a store, says TRIAD speaker

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by JENNIFER QUINN Special to The Press in Local News

Cheryl Garr, director of vocational services for Goodwill Keystone Area was the featured speaker for the August meeting of Lehigh County TRIAD, a partnership of law enforcement, older adults and community organizations dedicated to improving safety and quality of life for seniors.

People usually think of stores when they hear the name Goodwill, said Garr, but Goodwill is much more than that.