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Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Minsi Trails Boy Scouts and volunteers will be collecting nonperishable food Nov. 10 for the 26th annual Scouting for Food community food drive.

In addition to the door to door pickups, there will be dropoff areas at area Walmarts, Wegmans, Lafayette Ambassador and Team Capital branch banks, United Way of the L.V., Minsi Trails Council, Ray Price Dealerships and Bennet Toyota. For information, visit www.scouting4food.com or call 610-264-8551...

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Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645



CCHS to hold 40 Hours retreat

Friday, November 9, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

Central Catholic will hold its 10th annual 40 Hours Retreat Nov. 8 and 9. This event takes place during school hours and fulfills one of the two retreat requirements each student must complete. A very spiritual event, 40 Hours includes many activities, such as Eucharistic Adoration, prayer sessions and a guest speaker. Parents, families, and friends are welcome to join in Adoration and the prayer service which will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Nov 8 in Masson Auditorium. For more information, please...

MACUNGIE COLUMN Beer Can Show rescheduled to Nov. 10

Friday, November 9, 2012 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER Special to The Press in Columns

The Beer Can Show has been rescheduled due to weather conditions. It is now scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Macungie Memorial Park.

Concordia Lutheran Church on Brookside Road will be hosting a holiday bazaar 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 in the church fellowship hall. There will be an assortment of crafters and vendors including a gold buyer.

The Macungie Pool and Friends of Macungie Institute will sponsor a Holiday Tea noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the...


Friday, November 9, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Nov. 7: Stuffed green pepper with tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruited yogurt.

Thursday, Nov. 8: Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, apple muffin, Mandarin oranges. BB: Roast beef.

Friday, Nov. 9: Baked white fish, roasted grains with vegetables, peas and pearl onion, roll, banana.Monday, Nov. 12: Closed. Veteran's Day.

Tuesday, Nov. 13: Rotisserie baked chicken with gravy, beets, bread stuffing, rye bread, pineapple tidbits....

Emmaus Police Department Borough departments work together during Hurricane Sandy

Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Chief David A. Faust said the Emmaus Police Department, Public Works Department, Fire and Ambulance Corps responded to varied calls for service as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Faust said on Oct. 26 prior to the storm, the borough manager held a meeting with all department heads and command staff to discuss preparedness and strategies for the storm.

Prior to the storm, the Public Works Department cleaned storm drains throughout the borough to prepare for the impending heavy...


Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Museum of Indian Culture, 2825 Fish Hatchery Road, Allentown, is holding its annual Open House noon - 4 p.m. Nov. 18.

The event will include American Indian craft demonstrations of sweetgrass basketry, quillwork, flute making, bead and leatherwork, and Atlatl throwing.

Learn how to make a corn-usk doll. See the exhibit, "Kachinas: Spirit Dolls of the Hopi," featuring more than 70 hand-carved, hand-painted wooden figures based on Hopi kachinas carved by George Melloy, a...

EMMAUS BOROUGH COUNCIL Council approves fee for compost area next year

Friday, November 9, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Emmaus Borough Council approved a $6 fee for use of the compost area to be added to residents' 2013 refuse bill.

The fee, added to resident's garbage bill, will also help fund cards to be used to gain access to the compost area.

The compost area cost the borough $84,377 this year in wages, processing and fuel while only taking in $5,400 in revenue.

The figures for the cost of running the facility do not include pickups of leaves, curbside branches and Christmas trees...

Sea salt doesn't reduce sodium in diet

Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. I have high blood pressure and I'm trying to cut down on the sodium in my diet. Should I switch from regular table salt to sea salt?

Sea salt is made from evaporating sea water. Table salt comes from underground mines.

Sea salt sounds healthier doesn't it? It evokes images of crashing surf, tanned bodies, and marlin jumping out of the water.

Sea salt and table salt contain the same amount of sodium chloride. Switching won't help you with your high blood pressure. But...