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EDITOR’S VIEW

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Things are getting busier at The Press. We’ve just finished covering musical theater productions, junior/senior proms and Memorial Day services. Now, we’re preparing for high school graduations — celebrating the achievements of our area students, many of whom we’ve featured on our pages since their elementary days — and the ever-popular summer camps.

Our work here is to capture the happenings in our communities in print, via stories and photographs, and online, through our website....

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Local News

May 29

The Macungie Band will play a concert at the open-air pavilion at Cedar View Apartments, 4234 Dorney Park Road, Allentown. Director Michael Moran will give the downbeat 7 p.m. There will be some folding chairs; however, attendees should bring a lawn chair to ensure a place to sit. There is plenty of close parking. Drive past the pavilion and turn left into the parking lot.

May 30

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township...

VIKING VOICES

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

The Allentown Central Catholic High School prom, Sunset Beach, was held at DeSales University May 11. The senior prom court consisted of King Alex Abouafech, Queen Sam Austin, John Cardiges, Erin Chlebove, Michael Fleck, Natasha Kuklis, Gracia Rother, Tomasz Zukowski, Brendan Kern, Rhyan Joyce, Nick Amsler and Lily Atiyeh.

The junior prom court consisted of King George Hlavac, Queen Emma Luchetti, Jack Yen, John Fenstermacher, Christopher Clifford, Christina Lipovsky, JayVian Boston,...

CORRECTION

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Local News

In a May 15 opinion piece regarding poppies offered by veterans and in a photo May 22 regarding veterans and poppies, The Press made reference to the poppies being sold by veterans. The veterans do not sell the poppies; they are offered for a donation. The Press apologizes for the errors.

AAA East Central

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Nearly 50 percent of older adults report using seven or more medications while remaining active drivers, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Currently, a record 42 million adults aged 65 and older are driving, which is expected to increase substantially over the next decade and may make them the largest driving population.

AAA encourages older drivers to ask their doctors and pharmacists as many questions as necessary to ensure they understand...

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Jessica Ann Day, 28, of Coopersburg, is charged with retail theft after she allegedly attempted to remove $708.20 of merchandise from Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 5:23 p.m. April 13, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Janet Ann Shimp, 55, of Lower Macungie Township, allegedly removed items with a total value of $632.04 in a retail theft at Target, 749 N. Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 6:39 p.m. March 3, according to Pennsylvania State...