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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News



Local students graduate

Anthony Molinari, of Allentown, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in marketing.

Tate Plangemann, of Allentown, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in finance.



Local student graduates

Rachel Welch, of Macungie, graduated with a Master of Education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Local student...

Civic Theater's '8' benefits Network

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Social News

A one-night-only reading of "8," Dustin Lance Black's new play chronicling the challenge to California's Proposition 8, will be presented at 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at Civic Theatre of Allentown's 19th Street Theatre, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown.

Proceeds from "8," presented through a special agreement with American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact, benefit the Pennsylvania Diversity Network.

The production of "8," directed by William Sanders, Civic Theatre's...

Six bands in We Rock benefit

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by DEB BOYLAN Special to The Press in Social News

Rock music for a cause is the theme of We Rock's concert, 1 - 9 p.m. Sept. 8, MainGate nightclub, 17th and Liberty streets, Allentown.

The concert benefits Lehigh Valley Health Network's Breast Health Services. We Rock has held biannual charity concerts for the past six years.

We Rock was organized by Matt Wolf, better known in the Lehigh Valley music scene as Matt Metal, host of a long-running radio show on Lehigh County Community College radio station WXLV.

"I don't do...


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by JULIA SWAN Special to The Press in Columns

It's hard to believe it's September already!

We always go to the Jersey shore for two weeks in July, and somehow, by the time we get back it seems summer is already winding down. Not that I'd trade those two weeks for anything. But this month is when school and other activities that took a break during the summer kick back into high gear.

The Vera Cruz senior citizens meeting will resume 1 p.m. Sept. 6 with State Representative Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, as the speaker.


Editor's View A world of opportunity available for women today because of many

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

I was raised with the notion I could be anything I wanted to be.

There was never discussion on barriers placed on particular careers because I was a girl.

We recently lost a very important woman, Sally Ride, who helped pave the way for young girls.

Ride was the first American woman in space and the youngest American to ever circle Earth.

According to her biography on sallyridescience.com, she answered a NASA newspaper ad seeking astronaut candidates in 1977 while...


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by By: MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER Special to The Press in Columns

Lehigh Valley Animal Hospital will hold their fourth annual "Paws in the Park" Sept. 22 at Macungie Memorial Park. For more information, call 610-966-4289.

The Macungie Farmers Market will be open 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October. The market features local family farmers providing home grown food: fruits, vegetables, meat products, eggs, baked goods, plants and more. There will be an Applooza Festival Oct. 4 and pumpkin decorating Oct. 11. Parking is available in the park...