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EMMAUS FIRE DEPARTMENT Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. grant provides equipment

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

"This donation is being used to provide much-needed equipment that will enable the Emmaus Fire Department to enhance the safety of our firefighters as we provide our services to the community," EFD Chief James Reiss told representatives from the Bethlehem office of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. at a symbolic check presentation last week.

The donation of more than $12,000 from the insurance company's Heritage program was used to purchase a variety of equipment that would not have...

Letters to the editor

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

We just returned from a trip off the mainland and hadn't seen any news the past two weeks, so when Sam, my husband, turned on the TV early this morning we were really shocked and heartsick to hear of the Connecticut child slaying.

It is beyond being able to describe the anguish and sadness to the families and also others who hurt for them, and can't do anything to alleviate this grief for them.

How to help prevent this from happening over and over in this...

Macungie Holiday gets residents in the spirit

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Macungie residents got into the holiday spirit Dec. 8 as they celebrated Macungie Holiday.

The day's activities included a free holiday trolley to all locations, horse and wagon rides in Macungie Park, a gingerbread display at Kalmbach Park, farmers market vendors and a special train display at Macungie Institute, holiday crafts show and cookie sale at Macungie Park, breakfast with Santa at Grace Lutheran Church, chili and chicken corn soup and kid's crafts at Solomon's United Church...

Emmaus Women's Club selects officers

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


The Emmaus Women's Club officers, selected recently, include President Jeanette Lehman, First Vice President Debbie Kahler, Second Vice President Mae Kemmerer, Assistant Vice President 'Peep' Kehm, Recording Secretary Peg Young, Corresponding Secretary Judy Wisser, Treasurer Karen Sevacek and Financial Secretary Doris Heim.

Volunteer Opportunities

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

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


Article By: Sommer-Zellers

Monday, December 24, 2012 by Sommer-Zellers in Social News

Couple plans

May 2014 nuptials

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Sommer of Schnecksville announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily C., to Paul D. Zellers, the son of the late Kimberly Reis and the grandson of Jackie Reis of Allentown.

Paul surprised everyone by asking for Emily's hand in marriage during Thanksgiving dinner in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The couple met while attending Northwestern Lehigh Middle School, New Tripoli.

The bride-elect works at Sacred Heart Senior...


Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Bakeer Jones, 33, of Lebanon, was arrested for DUI and drug possession with intent to deliver on Interstate 78 westbound at exit 55, Salisbury Township, 1:29 a.m. Nov. 29. Jones was stopped for a suspended Pennsylvania registration violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of marijuana and in possession of a large amount of the controlled substance.

Travis Miller, 24, of Hamburg, was arrested for DUI on Interstate 78 eastbound at the State Route 309 exit...