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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Events planned for June

Wednesday, June 12, 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 June.

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

·June 15: Dave Machetti

·June 22: Kato

·June 29: Jerry Deane Music mix

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


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

On May 26, the Emmaus Veterans Committee visited six cemeteries throughout Emmaus and honored the departed comrades buried in each.

United States Navy veteran Bob Mumbauer performed the role of chaplain and Howard Schaeffer, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, carried out the duties of sergeant at arms during a short prayer service followed by a 21-gun salute and taps. The 18 members of the honor guard held a commemoration ceremony at each of the following cemeteries: Calvary, Old...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

The farmers market is now open 4-7 p.m. every Thursday through October except Aug. 22. The market features local family farmers providing fruits, vegetables, meat products, eggs, baked goods, plants and more. Parking is available at the park parking lot and along North Walnut Street.

With warmer temperatures come the many outside events held from spring through fall at Macungie Memorial Park. Volunteers are needed to help with these events. If you are able to donate some time, call...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The search is on for the 2019 Great Allentown Fair Queen who will be selected to represent the fair’s mission during fair week and in the community throughout the year.

The Lehigh County Agricultural Society is looking for contestants from Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties.

An ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate enthusiasm for the Allentown Fair, local farming and the agricultural industry. Young women ages 16 to 20 are encouraged to enter the competition...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A 23-year-old male, of Macungie, may face charges of driving under the influence after a one-vehicle accident in which his vehicle struck a utility pole along Indian Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:04 p.m. May 15, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. The driver was traveling too fast for conditions when his vehicle left the road. The pole split in half and later caught fire. The driver showed signs of impairment at the scene, police said and also mentioned drinking...