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

The East Penn School District's spring 2013 Community Education classes are open for registration. Go to the district website www.eastpennsd.org, click on the Community tab, then Community Education to register for classes. A PDF of the class listings, including descriptions, is located on the right hand side of the page in a green box labeled Class Descriptions (PDF). Brochures can also be found in our schools, local libraries, community centers,...

LVPA Theatre presentation

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DANA GRUBB Special to The Press in Local News

"The Bacchae," written by the ancient Greek writer of tragedy Euripides, was performed by the Lehigh Valley Charter School for Performing Arts Theatre Group Dec. 12 through 16 to sold out audiences in the LVPA Black Box Theatre.

Using Nicholas Rudall's recent translation, director and choreographer Ashley Tait's all theater majors student cast recounted the story of the god Dionysus taking revenge on the people and king of ancient Thebes. Tait said "The Bacchae's" festive and...

Article By: Tice-Meyers

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by Tice-Meyers in Social News

Northampton graduates wed

Lee and Jane Meyers of Danielsville announce the wedding of their daughter, Michelle, to Jonathan Tice, son of Rose Tice of Hellertown and Ron Tice of Bath.

The ceremony took place Sept. 29 at Green Pond Country Club.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of Northampton Area High School, a 2008 graduate of East Stroudsburg University and a 2010 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Hazelton campus.

She is employed by Coordinated Health...

T.R.I.A.D. Members learn about Community Exchange

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

Kathy Perlow, coordinator of Community Exchange, was welcomed at the latest Triad meeting, held at Emeritus of Allentown, 1545 Greenleaf St., Allentown.

Community Exchange is a project of the Department of Community Health and Health Studies of Lehigh Valley Health Network. The nontraditional form of volunteering is funded by The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust.

The program is run nationally, across 40 states, and is a volunteer based "time banking" system, where the...

Ironton phone firm funds LCCC center

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

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has announced a $50,000-commitment by Ironton Telephone Company to support the college's Early Learning Center through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. A check for $25,000 was recently presented to LCCC President Donald W. Snyder and Foundation Executive Director Tim Herrlinger. The locally-owned company has committed another $25,000 for the fiscal year 2013 - '14. "We are delighted to be able to help provide access to the...

KidsPeace offers assistance to parents in wake of school shooting

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Opinion

Many parents have been asking for guidance on how to talk to their children about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and understand the short and long term impact of the events.

Jodi S. W. Campbell, MS, KidsPeace leader of the critical incident response team, assistant director of organizational development and training, shared with The Press tips for parents to help children in the wake of a large scale tragedy such as this.

"The first thing you want to do is listen to...