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Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Christians are taught "all things work together for good."

This week, it's difficult to see how that can be true for the families and friends of the children and adults who died at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut Friday.

I am the mother of five children. They are grown now, but a mother always remembers her children as they were when they were young.

When Laurie was 6 years old, she was an instant mother's helper when triplet siblings joined the family....

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN Lower Macungie Library closed Dec. 24, 25

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER Special to The Press in Columns

Throughout the month of December Lower Macungie Library will feature the works of Mary Ellen Stoyanov. She enjoys painting nature and is displaying her watercolors of trees.

The library will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 in observance of Christmas. The library will close 2 p.m. Dec. 31 and will be closed Jan. 1, 2013.

An eReader workshop will be offered 6 p.m. Jan. 15, 2013 in Room B of the community center. Learn how to download titles from the library's digital collection. Bring...

Search for missing person ends

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Police Log

On Dec. 5, David Fried, of 3650 Schoeneck Road, Lower Macungie, was reported missing from the area of Lockridge Park in Alburtis. He was found deceased Dec. 6 in Lower Macungie.

At 5:38 p.m., Dec. 5, Alburtis Police Officer Christopher Lubenetski emailed an alert message to Nixle subscribers saying there was police activity in Alburtis Borough as the police were searching for a missing person. They requested the use of caution while driving as officers were searching the areas both by...


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q. What grade are you in?

A. I am in 12th grade.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is physics because it applies concepts learned in math to real-life situations. I think it is very interesting to learn how things work and why they do what they do.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A. I was chosen as the student of the month in the social studies department, inducted into the Spanish Honor Society and have...


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Michael Parham, 51, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on State Route 222 northbound in the area of Interstate 78, Lower Macungie Township, 2:31 a.m. Nov. 21. Parham allegedly had a blood alcohol level of .10 percent at the time of the stop.

Thomas Winters, 55, of Wescosville, was arrested for DUI on Hamilton Boulevard at Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:47 a.m. Dec. 8. Winters was stopped for a summary traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the...

Lehigh County awarded funding for pollution prevention project

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Twenty-six county conservation districts received funding to promote water pollution strategies across Pennsylvania.

Lehigh County Conservation District received $1,300 to conduct water quality educational seminars.

"As a member of the Conservation District, it is imperative that we work to maintain our waterways," watershed specialist and agricultural resource conservationist Laura Richenderfer said. "We want to remind the community that we are all stewards in protecting our...

Article By: Zettlemoyer- Goldfeder

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by Zettlemoyer- Goldfeder in Social News

Couple to wed in June

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Zettlemoyer of Northampton announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura, to Joseph Goldfeder, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Goldfeder of Bethlehem.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Northampton Area High School, Susquehanna University and Wilkes University.

She is employed by the Whitehall-Coplay School District.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School and Bloomsburg University.

He is...

Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Bethlehem needs volunteers to join planning committees to help make Relay for Life in the Lehigh Valley a huge success. Apply if you are creative, a great leader, a great fundraiser or passionate about ending cancer. Hours vary and we can work with most schedules. All necessary training will be provided. Call Lyndsey Cumello at 610-921-2329 or Lyndsey.cumello@cancer.org.