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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, is offering a variety of noncredit fitness classes this semester.

The following classes will take place at LCCC's main campus, unless noted otherwise.

·Ballroom Sampler I: 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 1 to 22;

·Ballroom Sampler II: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 to March 18;

·Ballroom Latin III: from 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 9 to 30;

·Couch Potato: 7 to 7:45 p.m. March 21 to April 25;

·Dance at Your Wedding: 9:30 a.m. to 1...


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am currently a senior at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: I think my favorite subject has to be AP physics, which is a calculus based physics class. I enjoy the ability to work through the difficult problems presented in the course. I also enjoy the class environment due to the fact that everyone taking the course also enjoys the subject material.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?...


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and supporting the smart growth of green technology is at the heart of the solution to most issues we debate in this great nation.

When we talk about gun related issues and problems with violence in our society, the greater issue is social stability coupled with economic growth.

Most people who have quality jobs and something significant to lose refrain from making horrible and atrocious decisions.

When we talk about joblessness...

First honor society at Penn State LV

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrated the installation of the Alpha Zeta Pi chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, international honor society in education, during a ceremony at Iron Lakes Country Club, 3625 Shankweiler Road, North Whitehall Township.

It's the first education honor society to be established at the campus and only the third Kappa Delta Pi chapter in The Pennsylvania State University system.

More than 150 friends and family members attended the Dec. 2 event during which 28...

East Penn Events and Happenings

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in School

Feb. 13

Eyer Connections will meet 9 to 10 a.m. at Eyer Middle School.

Emmaus High School will hold their Winter National Letter of Intent Signing event 1 to 2 p.m. in the EHS auditorium. Highly talented East Penn athletes will announce the colleges they plan to attend.

Feb. 14

East Penn elementary schools will have Valentine's Day activities throughout the day.

Emmaus High School seniors will participate in graduation project presentations noon to 2:30 p.m...

Another View

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

I must re- spectfully, but emphatically, disagree with my colleague, Deb Palmieri's editorial of Jan. 30, "Administration's encroachment on the Second Amendment is unacceptable."

Sadly, instead of recognizing that the right to bear arms, like other rights guaranteed in our Constitution, is not absolute, Deb results to the 'slippery slope' argument that other gun rights extremists are using, when she says, "First, assault weapons … and magazines holding more than 10 rounds will be...

Beekeepers cite LCCC as educational advocate for their association

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association recently cited Lehigh Carbon Community College for their support of beekeeping and beekeepers in the Lehigh Valley.

LCCC President Donald W. Snyder was on hand recently to accept the award from Association President Steve Finke, of Kutztown, as well as to offer the facility's continued support of the various beekeeper programs held on campus.

The college grounds are home to the Association's Apiary which is used for hands on educational...