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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Opinion

On Jan. 22, Alburtis began mourning the loss of another luminary in the borough when Paul Seigfried Jr. passed away at age 79.

Seigfried was born in Alburtis, grew up and married Barbara (Epting) and remained a lifetime resident of Alburtis. He was called "Siggie" by fellow firefighters and friends.

He was an Army veteran, Alburtis firefighter and currently Alburtis Borough's Emergency Management Agency coordinator, but Seigfried's life of dedication to others does not end...


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Sean M. Knaus graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force....


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Anne Baum has been named as the Lehigh Valley honorary chair and Sally Kocis as the Daffodil Day committee chair for the 40th annual American Cancer Society Daffodil Days. The sponsor is Easton Hospital.

The first flower of spring, the daffodil is a symbol of hope for cancer patients and others. Ray O. Hope, the ninth of an exclusive ACS Daffodil Days Boyd Bear collection, will be available for a Project Care donation. The bear will be given to a local child in need.

For orders...


Saturday, February 2, 2013 by The Press in Social News

America On Wheels Museum (AOW), 5 N. Front St., Allentown, will have a display about the former Neuweiler Brewery, March 1 - 17.

AOW is seeking photos, memorabilia and keepsakes for the display.

Information: 610-432-4200, ext. 14

Editor's View

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

U.S. Constitution Amendment II: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed."

The Founding Fathers of this country lived under the tyranny of the monarchy of King George III of England.

The social and political changes in the 13 colonies leading to the American War of Independence, (1775-1782) put an end to that autocratic rule.

When the men who were to lead the United...


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley's ReStore held its grand opening Jan. 19 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the shop, the former Circuit City building at 1053 Grape St., Whitehall.

The 19,000-square-foot home-improvement store sells new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, tools, lighting, hardware and more. Store hours for the general public are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Donations are accepted 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


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Saturday, February 2, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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9 a.m. Holy Communion

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9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Grundsau Lodge 16 Am Jahden will be having its sixth annual gathering at Wehr's Dam, Orefield, 7 a.m. Feb. 2.

They will watch for the groundhog (Yahdee) to arrive by coming down the Jordan Creek on a raft.

Following Yahdee's arrival, they will sing Pa. Dutch songs, pledge to the flag (in dialect), then anxiously await to hear what Yahdee says about the coming of spring.

Everyone is invited to come by and enjoy this annual event.

For additional information, call...