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Friday, March 8, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

The Lehigh County Commissioners tabled a bill that would extend the charter of the Lehigh County Authority at its Feb. 27 meeting.

The LCA's charter, which currently expires in 36 years, needs to be extended an additional 14 years in order for the authority to bid on the proposed 50-year lease for Allentown's water.

LCA's General Manager Aurel Arndt addressed concerns brought forward by the commissioners and Lehigh County citizens over what leasing Allentown's water would mean...

AARP 5415

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will host Sara Ullmer from the Crime Victims Council, who will speak on "Elder Abuse" noon March 7 at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

The business meeting will follow.

Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.

Guests are always welcome.

For more information, call 610-437-4265.


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Columns

Upper Milford Township supervisors are looking for input into updating the township's emergency management plan, especially in the wake of the extended power outage after Hurricane Sandy. Do you want more information? Would you like to help out? Then come to a meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 at the township building to discuss emergency management plans. The public is invited.

Spring sports registrations are now open on the Upper Milford Youth Association website. UMYA is offering:...

School board president supports educational funding increase at state policy hearing

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

East Penn Board of School Directors President Charles Ballard called for the state to increase funding for public education at the House Democratic Policy Committee hearing 2 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 27 in Bethlehem City Hall's Town Hall, 10 East Church St., Bethlehem.

Ballard, an assistant regional director for the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, said adequate basic and special education funding must be a priority in the 2013-2014 state budget. In his 20 minute testimony to the...


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Association is searching for a speaker for their "Gun Rights" seminar 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 19.

National Rifle Association representative Suzanne Anglewicz will present at the program.

Local mayors and police chiefs are invited to attend so the public can find out where they stand on this issue.

CEPTA is searching for an opposing view to the NRA to create a more balanced program.

If you can help or know a potential presenter or...

A man and his mission

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

For many Christians, the cross is the symbol of their faith. It represents the sacrifice and suffering of Christ and gives hope to many others.

For Doug Lapp, of Coopersburg, the cross represents how he shares his faith with others through his talents.

Lapp makes wooden crosses and gives them away.

He was born and raised in the Nazarene church with three uncles and a cousin holding the position of minister.

In 1976, he married Tammy and the two began attending...