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Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Since 1970, National Blood Donor Month has been celebrated in January in an effort to educate Americans about the importance of regular blood and platelet donations and the impact they can have on patients in need.

This January, the American Red Cross is thanking the millions of dedicated blood and platelet donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and donate regularly. Because of their dedication, blood is available for patients whenever or wherever it is needed....


Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by CORRINE DURDOCK Special to The Press in Columns

It's hard to believe that it's time to say farewell to 2012 and welcome 2013. As I reflect on the year, personally I'll remember attending my granddaughter's high school graduation and seeing her enter college a milestone in our lives. On a local and national level, 2012 will be memorable to me for the effects of superstorm Sandy and the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Let's hope nothing in 2013 compares to either of them.

The Emmaus Public Library, 11 E. Main St., is a great...


Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Traditions of Hanover Independent Living is holding "Taste of the Holidays" Open House, 2 - 4 p.m. Dec. 30, 5300 Northgate Drive, Bethlehem, near Wegman's, off Route 512.

Feast on culinary treats created by Traditions chefs and listen to holiday classics performed by the Old Towne Carolers, classical pianist Evelyn Michaels, and harpist Rebecca Simpson. Prizes will be offered.

"After the busy holiday season, guests are invited to relax, enjoy memorable entertainment and take a...


Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by LOGAN BECK Special to The Press in School

The holidays are just around the corner. The nights are getting colder, and every neighborhood street seems to be filled with holiday lights, wreaths and reindeer. Department stores are blasting holiday classics such as "Baby It's Cold Outside, "Santa Baby" and a multitude of other winter songs.

Cars are being decorated with seasonal touches such as reindeer antlers, Rudolph noses and Christmas stickers.

Seasonal socks and sweaters are being worn like it's going out of style,...

'You can get it in a book, but it's not the same as seeing it'

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Alburtis Volunteer Fire Department recently held their annual open house educating citizens about some of the situations they regularly encounter.

Fire safety demonstrations were given throughout the day including extinguishing a live grease fire, putting out a Christmas tree fire and executing a rooftop rescue. They also showed an automobile rescue using the Jaws of Life and home safety demonstrations in the "Family Safety House" portable trailer.

Macungie Ambulance Corps...

Northampton County senior menus

Monday, December 24, 2012 by For locations call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 26: Spinach cheese soup, barbecue chicken sandwich with bacon and cheddar, macaroni salad, fresh fruit cup.

Thursday, Dec. 27: Meatloaf with gravy, scalloped potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, tapioca pudding.

Friday, Dec. 28: Chicken rice soup, smoked sausage, country potatoes with egg, country vegetable blend, wheat bread with margarine, lemon krunch pie.

Monday, Dec. 31: No menus available.

Tuesday, Jan. 1: Closed. New Year'...