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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

AARP

As the holiday season continues, it pays to be vigilant to avoid scams or slipups could put a damper on festivities. Here are some ways to keep your holidays happy.

Beware of deals. Be wary of those too-good-to-be-true deals, especially those that show up as links on your social media feeds. Check out reviews, search the retailer’s name with “scam” to see what comes up, and if it’s a retailer you already know and frequent online, go directly to the website rather than...

Tucker’s Toy Run delivers to St. Luke’s University Health Network

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Recently over 630 motorcyclists made their annual ride through the Lehigh Valley, from Northampton to the Fountain Hill campus of St. Luke’s University Health Network, participating in the seventh Tucker’s Toy Run to deliver nearly 1,000 toys for the hospital’s pediatric patients.

Organized by Rick Nauman, the annual event is a tribute to Tucker Stuart, a motorcyclist who died in a 2011 motorcycle accident.

Four vehicles filled with toys accompanied the bikers, who in some...

BRIEFLY

Saturday, December 30, 2017 by The Press in Local News, News Briefs

DMVA

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War.

For the past two years, the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C. to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – commonly referred to as The Wall.

The VVMF is posting the photos on a virtual Wall of Faces to put a...

ALLENTOWN CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL COLUMN

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Viking and Vikette basketball are underway and going well. The Vikings started the season with a 63-42 win over Boiling Springs Dec. 9 at the Paul Corby Tip-Off Tournament. Their record as of Dec. 22 is 3-0 in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference league after victories over Whitehall, Liberty and Northampton. The Vikettes are also off to a strong start with a record of 3-0 after games against North Pocono, Whitehall and Liberty.

Seniors Emily Deschler and Tom Munshower were recently...

BRIEFLY

Saturday, December 30, 2017 by The Press in Local News, News Briefs

DMVA

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War.

For the past two years, the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C. to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – commonly referred to as The Wall.

The VVMF is posting the photos on a virtual Wall of Faces to put a...

Audrey Penn investigation concludes

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

CORONER’S office

The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and Forensics Center issued the following statement Dec. 8 regarding the Audrey Penn investigation.

“On Sunday, September 17, 2017, the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office, the Pennsylvania State Police, Fogelsville barracks and the Salisbury Township Police Department initiated an investigation into a body being discovered in a drainage swale, at the intersection of Hamilton Boulevard and Kressler Road, in Lower Macungie Township...