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Sunday, November 4, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

The American Red Cross has opened an evacuation shelter at UGI, 2121 City Line Road, Bethlehem, for people needing to leave their home during the weather events related to Sandy. A second shelter was opened at the Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St., Allentown.

The Red Cross will provide cots and blankets, meals and emotional care. Anyone evacuating to a Red Cross shelter should bring essential items for each member of the family, including prescriptions and emergency medications;...


Sunday, November 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Parkland High School Class of 1956 has scheduled a 56th year reunion luncheon for 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2, at The Masters at Shepherd Hills, 1160 S. Krocks Road, Wescosville.

Call Louise Wotring Knopf at 610-799-3661 or Lucy Hersh Ritter at 610-395-4083 for more information.


Sunday, November 4, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, has halted the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials was Oct. 11.

Letters to the Editor, written by members of the community in support of a candidate, needed to have been received at Lehigh...


Sunday, November 4, 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...


Sunday, November 4, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Marching Group

First Place - Sharon Plessl School of Dance - "Twisted Circus"

Second Place - Boy Scout Venture Crew #1 - "Greek Gods"

Third Place - South Parkland Youth Assoc. Cheerleaders - "Mardi Gras"

Marching Group with a Float

First Place - St. Ann's Cub Pack 80 - "Monster Derby"

Second Place - Cub Pack 25 - "Camping"

Third Place - East Penn Emmaus Midget Football Association (EPEMFA) Various floats for different teams.



Sunday, November 4, 2012 by The Press in School

Oct. 31

The Lower Macungie Middle School Student Council is sponsoring their second annual coat drive through Nov. 12. They are collecting clean and gently used men's, women's and children's coats and jackets to be donated to students and members of the community. Donations may be dropped off at the school during school hours or can be sent with a student.

Willow Lane Elementary School will hold their costume parade 9:30 a.m. at the school.

Nov. 1