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Community mourns the loss of fire victims

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

With the announcement from the Lehigh County Coroner March 19, the Emmaus community learned the names of the four fire victims and began the process of mourning.

Perished in the fire March 17 were Montana Twining, 16, Melissa A. Twining, 48, David Jenkins Jr., 65, and Lena Maria Adamo, 56.

Services were held for Montana, Melissa and Jenkins March 24 at The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus.

Services for Adamo were held March 24 in Garfield, N.J.



Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Some people must pay taxes on their Social Security benefits. If you get Social Security, you should receive a Form SSA-1099, Social Security Benefit Statement, by early February. The form shows the amount of benefits you received in 2012.

Here are five tips from the IRS to help you determine if your benefits are taxable:

ŸThe amount of your income and your filing status affect whether you must pay taxes on your Social Security.

ŸIf Social Security was your only income...


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by CORRINE DURDOCK Special to The Press in Columns

The Shelter House Society plans various events throughout 2013 in celebration of its 60th anniversary. The society was formed to preserve and maintain the historic Shelter House which was built circa 1734. The Shelter House is believed to be the oldest continuously inhabited structure in the Lehigh Valley and the oldest building in Emmaus.

The society will hold its annual Patriot's Day dinner April 27 at Fellowship Hall in Emmaus Moravian Church. The program this year features a talk...

Alburtis column

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

Last week's snow made the days seem like Christmas rather than Easter season. But I see signs of spring here and there. Flowers are pushing through the soil. When I had my garden at home, daffodils and daylilies were the first signs of change followed by fences of bright yellow forsythia along the roads. My friend and neighbor, Jean Stoneback, brought me the first pussy willows from her garden. I have always believed that spring was the Lord's way of bringing us out of the darkness (winter)...


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


Andrew Gross, 23, of Slatington, was taken into custody for suspected DUI on Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55, Salisbury Township, 10:11 p.m. March 12. Gross was stopped for a traffic violation and allegedly displayed multiple indicators of intoxication from controlled substances and alcohol. Charges are pending the results of a blood test.

Sean Dundin, 20, of Coopersburg, was charged with DUI on Limeport Pike near Steinsburg Road, Lower Milford Township, 3:15 a.m...


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in School

It was standing-room-only in a packed Emmaus High School gymnasium March 22 as over 120 men and women entered the pediatric cancer research fundraising event with a full head of hair and left as "shavees" to help raise money for cancer research.

Emotions ran high at the event. Many of those who crammed the gymnasium wept openly as more than a dozen families opened the event with personal stories of their loved ones who had or were continuing to battle pediatric cancer.


Ham radio

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. April 4 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

Program will be "Valuing and Insuring Your Radio Equipment" by Blair/K3YD.

Members and the public are welcome to attend.

For more information, go to dlarc.org or email KE3AW@ARRL.NET or call 610-432-8286.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Allentown Music Club is offering a $1,000 Past President's Assembly scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties.

The student must be accepted at an accredited institution and be pursuing music performance. Application deadline is April 10.

Call Paula Evans ar 610-261-4072, or Jane Gambone at 610-435 -0120, for information.

Article By: The Press

Friday, March 29, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

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9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645