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UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS Supervisors approve $2.2 million budget; final vote Dec. 27

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Upper Milford Township supervisors Nov. 15 approved a $2.2 million budget for 2013, with no tax increase.

There was little discussion on the budget by either supervisors or the audience. The budget will be available for review by the public until the end of the year. The board scheduled a year-end meeting for Dec. 27, at which time a final budget will be approved.

IRS warns consumers of Hurrican Sandy scams

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert Nov. 9 about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Following major disasters, it's common for scam artists to impersonate charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Such fraudulent schemes may involve contact by telephone, social media, email or in-person solicitations.

the IRS cautions both hurricane victims and people wishing to make disaster-related charitable donations to avoid scam artists by following these tips:

Central Catholic column CCHS to hold tuition raffle

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Central Catholic Administration will be holding a free tuition raffle for the class of 2017.

All eighth grade students who submit their complete application and registration fee by Feb. 2, 2013 will be automatically entered into the drawing. For more information regarding the application process or tuition raffle, contact the admissions department at 610-437-4601 or visit the school's website at acchs.info.

Letter to the editor

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Put the Jaindl land debate to a ballot

To the Editor:

In a recent court hearing regarding development of the farmland around Spring Creek Road in Lower Macungie Township, Joe Zator (Jaindl's attorney) was reported saying, "My client isn't going away.

"This property is going to be developed. It's just a matter of time. A half-dozen residents can persist as long as they want, but development will occur."

Living Hope

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Theater group to perform

Players of the Stage, a community theater group for local students that aims to glorify God through the art of drama is taking to the stage once again this holiday season to perform "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 7 p.m. Nov. 29, Dec. 1, 6, 7, and 8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 1 and 8 at Living Hope Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Allentown.

This heartwarming Christmas classic is about less-fortunate children who find their way into a church building to get dessert and end up taking control of the small town's Christmas pageant.

Tickets are free but reservations are required.