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Monday, November 19, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior at Emmuas High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject would have to be anatomy/physiology. I find learning about the body and how it works very intriguing because I wish to pursue a career in the medical field.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: Over the course of my lifetime, I have received several awards. Through school, I have achieved National Honor...


Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Social News

In celebration of Veterans Day and National Hospice month, St. Luke's Hospice presents "We Honor Veterans," 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 27, University Center, DeSales University, Center Valley.

The speaker is Deborah Grassman, author of "Peace at Last: Stories of Hope and Healing for Veterans."

"I am excited and honored to be bringing Deborah Grassman, a nationally-recognized nurse and author, to the Lehigh Valley for this special event," said Rev. Anne G. Huey, Spiritual Services...

Megan's law

Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The National Megan's Law Helpline, 1-888-275-7365, is available to provide support to communities: on issues related to accessing sex offender registration information; responsible use of information; sexual abuse prevention resources; and accessing crime victim support services.

Certified rape crisis counselors are available to support all victims of violent crime and to provide geographically appropriate referrals. The Sex Offender Registration Tips Program provides the public an...

Model Railroad

Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will hold an open house at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays Nov. 29 through Jan. 3. It will also be open 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays Nov. 24 through Dec. 9 and again the weekend of Jan. 5.

The main "HO" scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool. The club's portable "HO" and "N" displays will be in operation on the second floor. There will be new and pre-owned accessories for sale....

Central Catholic column CCHS to hold tuition raffle

Monday, November 19, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Central Catholic Administration will be holding a free tuition raffle for the class of 2017.

All eighth grade students who submit their complete application and registration fee by Feb. 2, 2013 will be automatically entered into the drawing. For more information regarding the application process or tuition raffle, contact the admissions department at 610-437-4601 or visit the school's website at acchs.info.

The CCHS National Honor Society will be providing tutoring to all...

1939 World's Fair is theme for America on Wheels gala

Friday, November 23, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The theme for America On Wheel's 5th annual "Moonlight Memories Gala" Nov. 30 is the 1939 New York World's Fair.

In 1935, in the depths of the Great Depression, a group of New York City retired policemen decided to create an international exposition to lift the city and the United States out of depression. Not long after, these men formed the New York World's Fair Corp. The committee declared the New York World's Fair as "everyman's fair." The official colors of the New York World's...


Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Jonathan Phung Vu, 19, of Macungie, was arrested for DUI on Hamilton Boulevard at Kressler Road, Lower Macungie Township, 3:02 a.m. Nov. 10. Vu was stopped for a routine traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Rebecca Ziegenfus, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on Shepherd Hills Avenue at Shepherd Lane, Lower Macungie Township, 2:26 a.m. Nov. 11. Ziegenfus was stopped for a traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the...

Student promoted to Eagle Scout

Monday, November 19, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Jackson Jeffrey Fu, son of Jeffrey and Kathleen Fu, of Macungie, and a member of Boy Scout Troop 439 in Allentown, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

He joined Cub Scouts in the first grade and earned the Arrow of Light Award before crossing over to Boy Scouts. As a Boy Scout, he held positions of leadership as librarian and patrol leader.

Jackson earned 40 merit badges and several other Scouting awards including the World Conservation Award, the Wildlife Conservation Award,...

Lehigh County Senior Menus

Friday, November 23, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Nov. 21: Baked pork loin, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, peas and pearl onions, rye bread, diced peaches.

Thursday, Nov. 22: Thanksgiving. Closed.

Friday, Nov. 23: Closed.

Monday, Nov. 26: Closed.

Tuesday, Nov. 27: Chicken primavera, rice, Pacific blend vegetables, wheat bread, pudding.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: Salisbury steak, gravy, mashed potatoes, Creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Nov. 29: Roasted turkey breast with gravy,...