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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Guest View

Thursday, January 3, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

I am sure you have heard the ruckus raised in early December 2018 when several radio stations and Canadian broadcaster CBC Radio decided to ban the traditional Christmastime song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” one of the more outlandish offshoots of the #MeToo movement.

After numerous complaints of censorship, including a highly visible campaign by Star Trek star William Shatner, CBC restored the song to its Christmas lineup, as did two of the four radio stations that initiated the ban....


Friday, December 28, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

An Emmaus man who survived what is usually referred to as a “widow maker” cardiac arrest in July, was reunited with the first responders whose fast and effective emergency response restored his heartbeat and with doctors who performed cardiac intervention measures at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

With hugs and a few tears, Patrick Barry, along with his wife, Carol, met with the police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technicians and the “Good Samaritan” bystander whose...


Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 31

Macungie Memorial Park organizers will host a New Year’s Eve bingo event at the park, 50 N. Poplar St. Doors will open 5 p.m. and bingo games will start 7:15 p.m. There is a charge. Call 610-966-4289 or email macungiepark@gmail.com to make a reservation.

Jan. 2, 2019

Wednesday afternoon dance at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, 1 to 4 p.m. There is a cost. Also Jan. 16, 2019. For more information,...

St. Ann School Honor Roll

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in School

St. Ann School has announced the names of students named to the first trimester honor roll as follows:


Grade 8: Eve Binder, Anna Farnschlader, Jessamine Magalona, Lola Schaeffer, Madyson Tait

Grade 7: Harper Daly, Erin Durso, Keira Gilboy, Logan Hartman, Catherine Raynock, Gregory Smith

Grade 6: Pearl Bixler, Nora Casciano, Rachel Fleck, Anand George, LaMiyah Helms, Zoe Hulings, Maya Molnar, Natalie Molnar, Ella Patterson, Connor Spagna, Sophia...