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Governor announces two programs aimed at saving lives

Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Governor Tom Corbett announced Nov. 9 PennDOT is launching two voluntary programs aimed at saving the lives of Pennsylvanians in emergency situations – the Yellow Dot and Emergency Contact Information programs.

"Both of these programs speak for people when they can't speak for themselves, so medical concerns can be addressed and contacts can be reached as quickly as possible," Corbett said. "When someone is in a crash or they find themselves in an emergency situation, it's critical...

Emmaus High School column Thanksgiving is the gift that keeps on giving

Monday, November 19, 2012 by LOGAN BECK Special to The Press in Columns

It's that time of year again. Thanksgiving is upon us. It is the time of beloved four "F's" of fall: family, friends, football and food. Thanksgiving is the one day a year when it is totally acceptable to consume abundant amounts of food, followed by lounging on the couch for the rest of the day.

East Penn School District schools will be closed for Thanksgiving break Nov 22 through 26 for students to spend time with their families.

The way I see it, Thanksgiving is the gift...

Trees may need good arborist and lawyer

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

Poetry readers know there is nothing so lovely as a tree.

Unfortunately, poetry goes out the window and accusations can get pretty ugly when trees are involved in legal disputes, says a community forestry expert in The Pennsylvania State University's College of Agricultural Sciences.

"Most homeowners expect everyone to love their trees because they do," says Bill Elmendorf, urban and community forestry program coordinator and instructor in the School of Forest Resources.

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EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICTEvents and Happenings

Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in School

Nov. 21

Eyer Middle School and Lower Macungie Middle School will have 11 a.m. early dismissals for parent teacher conferences.

Lower Macungie Middle School will hold their annual Turkey Trot where students walk a one-mile loop around the school campus. Students, teachers and faculty members are asked to bring nonperishable items to fill care packages to be sent to local families in need.

Willow lane Elementary School will hold their third grade incredible assembly 9:15...

UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS Buckeye Road cleanup slow after fatal accident

Monday, November 19, 2012 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Cleanup of Buckeye Road in the wake of the Nov. 11 fatal accident is going to take some time, Upper Milford Township Manager Daniel DeLong told supervisors at their Nov. 15 meeting.

The state Department of Environmental Protection has jurisdiction over the cleanup and is removing all the soil from around the road to test for contamination by diesel fuel.

"The DEP has basically told PennDOT they don't care if the road is closed for two years," DeLong said.

Supervisors,...

LVHN administers over 11,000 flu shots

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

Lehigh Valley Health Network once again administered free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots were all drive-thru at Dorney Park Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown Nov. 4.

LVHN partnering with area food banks and shelters including the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Allentown Rescue Mission and the AIDS Activities Office food pantry to accept donations of...

Article By: The Press

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

ANGLICAN

ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH

25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

NORTHAMPTON

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

www.NAOG.ws

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Trees may need good arborist and lawyer

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

Poetry readers know there is nothing so lovely as a tree.

Unfortunately, poetry goes out the window and accusations can get pretty ugly when trees are involved in legal disputes, says a community forestry expert in The Pennsylvania State University's College of Agricultural Sciences.

"Most homeowners expect everyone to love their trees because they do," says Bill Elmendorf, urban and community forestry program coordinator and instructor in the School of Forest Resources.

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