East Penn Press

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Book collection through April 9

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV PRESS

The Times News, Lehigh Valley Press and Vigilant Fire Company of Slatington are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers In Education program that supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region on April 30 through May 3.

We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blue-Ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.

Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

Seeking singers for concert

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

EMMAUS CHORALE

The Emmaus Chorale is seeking additional voices for its spring concert, “It’s a Grand Night for Singing.” Weekly rehearsals begin 7 p.m. March 3 at Faith Presbyterian Church in Emmaus and will culminate in a public concert there 3 p.m. June 7. All voice parts are welcome, particularly low voice.

This 45-member community choir, which is based in Emmaus, is open to participants throughout the Lehigh Valley. Auditions are not required. There is a membership fee per rehearsal set.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Banners to honor local heroes

EMMAUS

Emmaus community organizations have joined together to recognize veterans, military personnel and their families with the “Our Home Town Heroes” banner program.

To qualify as an eligible veteran, a person must currently or have previously served on active duty in a branch of the United States armed forces.

A completed application, a photograph of the veteran in uniform and a check or cash payment are required for each submission.

Checks are to be made payable to the Emmaus Historical Society.

2020 fishing licenses available

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

STATE

The Commonwealth’s 2020 fishing licenses are available.

Licenses and permits are valid up to Dec. 31 and may be purchased at www.gonefishingpa.com, about 700 issuing agents, county treasurers’ offices and all Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regional offices.

Multi-year options, such as the trout/salmon or Lake Erie permits, are also available. Collectible pumpkin seed sunfish design buttons, customized with the angler’s individual license number, are not issued at the time of purchase and will be mailed to the buyer within three to four weeks weeks.

Accepting

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County

Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older American’s Month, the Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1:30 p.m. May 20.

To request a nomination form, contact Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services at 610-782-3034.

Book collection through April 9

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV PRESS

The Times News, Lehigh Valley Press and Vigilant Fire Company of Slatington are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers In Education program that supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region on April 30 through May 3.

We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blue-Ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.

Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

Million-minute

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV READS

Lehigh Valley Reads, a regional literacy campaign powered by PBS39 and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, has challenged area residents to read 1 million minutes during the month of March.

There are no age restrictions so anyone can join, including organizations.

Lehigh Valley Reads hopes to mobilize the valley to build a community of readers to make the area a place of opportunity for all.

The challenge will begin March 1. Interested parties can register on the PBS39 website.

Seeking singers for concert

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

EMMAUS CHORALE

The Emmaus Chorale is seeking additional voices for its spring concert, “It’s a Grand Night for Singing.” Weekly rehearsals begin 7 p.m. March 3 at Faith Presbyterian Church in Emmaus and will culminate in a public concert there 3 p.m. June 7. All voice parts are welcome, particularly low voice.

This 45-member community choir, which is based in Emmaus, is open to participants throughout the Lehigh Valley. Auditions are not required. There is a membership fee per rehearsal set.

Run/walk set

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Cancer foundation

Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley will hold its Ready, Set, GOLD Run/Walk which features an 8K run, a 5K walk, and a kids’ fun run/obstacle course April 18 at the Ironton Rail Trail in Coplay.

The Coplay Pavilion (at Front and Keefer streets) will be the hub of all the activity and is the site of registration and check-in.

This event also features raffles, music, food and special guests.

Registration opens 7 a.m. with the opening ceremony beginning 8 a.m.

The 8K run begins promptly 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5K walk 9 a.m.