East Penn Press

Sunday, July 21, 2019

State funding received locally

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Commonwealth Financing Authority has approved $501,500 in state funding for maintenance and improvements at the Lehigh Valley Regional Intelligence and Investigation Center.

The grant will assist covering costs at the center for personnel as well as annual software support, maintenance and development. The center, overseen by the Lehigh County District Attorney, is a regional law enforcement initiative supporting local, state and federal law enforcement partners in both Lehigh and Northampton counties.

Dollhouse show to be held Aug. 11

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The 42nd annual Dollhouse and Miniatures Show and Sale, “Small on Scale,” will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Holiday Inn, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville. The show proceeds benefit charities and educational endeavors and is sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Miniatures Club.

There is a cost. There will be a free children’s class, exhibits and door prizes. There is free parking. Food will be available. For information, call 610-760-2288, email lois.kunkle@yahoo.com or visit www.lehighvalleyminiatures.com.

New caterer for Lunch Bunch

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

lc senior centers

The Lehigh County Senior Centers have a new catering company called Metz Culinary Management, a family owned business since 1994. Metz Culinary Management owns a TGI Fridays franchise and 11 other restaurants in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. So come and join the Lunch Bunch at the Ridge Manor high rise, 333 Ridge St., Emmaus. After lunch, you can participate in other activities such as bingo, the “Koffee Klatch Klub” (chat, reminisce and enjoy coffee or tea and a donut), movies, games, etc.

Women vet expo

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Women Veterans Committee of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Veterans Services will host a women veterans town hall and expo to honor women veterans and update them on programs and services they may have earned Aug. 24

Led by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, the GAC-VS is the commonwealth’s first inter-agency collaboration, which strives to enhance the quality of programs and services for its nearly 800,000 veterans.

Answers to Triva on Page A15

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

“To Life” from Fiddler on the Roof; “Little Deuce Coupe,” the Beach Boys: “Paradise City,” Guns and Roses; “Heart’s Desire,” Lee Roy Parnell; “Absolutely Fabulous,” Pet Shop Boys; “Pennies From Heaven,” Bing Crosby; “Turn, Turn, Turn,” the Byrds; “The Long and Winding Road,” the Beatles; “Happy,” Pharrell Williams; “Passion,” Rod Stewart; “Everybody is a Star,” Sly & the Family Stone; “Overnight Success,” George Strait; “Let It Be,” the Beatles; “Old Time Rock and Roll,” Bob Seger; “Respect,” Aretha Franklin; “Money,” Pink Floyd; “Fame,” Irene Cara; “Blue Suede Shoes,” Elvis Presley; “Tange

Parkland Garden Club to host annual garden tour

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

Enjoy a relaxing day experiencing the sights and sounds of various gardens at Parkland Garden Club’s 21st annual garden tour, “Kaleidoscope of Color Around the Lehigh Valley,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 13 rain or shine.

This self-guided event features eight residential gardens, which can be seen in any order.

“This year’s garden tour reflects the idea that gardeners are always including color, textures, patterns and different forms and shapes into their gardens,” Barbara Campbell, chairman of the tour, explained.

Events planned for July

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in July.

The following groups and DJs will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

·July 3: KATO

·July 13, 17: King Henry Duo

·July 20: WE3 Band

·July 27: DJ Jerry Deane

Saturday dances are 7-10 p.m. Wednesday dances are 1-4 p.m. Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples welcome.