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County offers fingerprinting service to Lehigh residents

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Regional Central Booking Center offers a fingerprinting service to the public in the Lehigh County Prison, Allentown.

People who need fingerprints to get various licenses and to meet job requirements for some government, insurance, security, nursing and teaching positions may go to the prison, 38 N. Fourth St., Allentown, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and tell a corrections officer at the front desk they are there for prints.

The $25 fee may...

They hear the trains a'coming

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by BONNIE LEE STRUNK Special to The Press in Local News

Stop, look and listen.

Most folks take those actions out of necessity when encountering an approaching train.

While some impatient drivers may become annoyed by having to wait for the rumbling behemoth to pass, other individuals go out of their way to meet a passing train, or two, or three, or even more.

These people also stop, look and listen-often for hours at a time.

Jeanne Trump, 82, of Macungie, firmly rests in the latter group.

Sitting in the open-air...

East Penn postpones eliminating busing to Willow Lane Elementary students

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The East Penn School District has postponed eliminating busing for certain students attending Willow Lane Elementary School for the 2012-2013 school year.

With the exception of children residing in Brandywine Village II, the district will continue busing students until the start of the 2013-2014 school year.

The East Penn School District held an informational meeting for parents and guardians of students residing in Brandywine Village II.

Beginning with the 2013-2014...

Lehigh Valley Zoo featured on 'The Browne Report'

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

A recent visit and tour of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, in Schnecksville, by Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, is featured during this month's installment of "The Browne Report" television show.

Browne was afforded the opportunity to see everything the Lehigh Valley Zoo has to offer for people of all ages as he took a walking tour through the zoo.

Led by Richard Molchany, president and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Browne learned about the history of the zoo, which started as the Trexler...

Zionsville youth thankful for summer journey on historic schooner

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in School

Shawn Merrill Jr., of Zionsville, was one of 14 students selected to sail the high seas for an educational journey on an historic schooner.

Merrill was able to join the summer crew of the Roseway by writing an essay and submitting in an application to the World Ocean School, Maine.

The students traveled from Boston to Nova Scotia stopping in Shelburne, Halifax and Lunenburg on a three-mast 137-foot sailboat built in 1925 as a fishing vessel.

The students, between the...


Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be held 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign. The SafeStart program's treatment facility, Donley Family Center for Infants, provides daily therapy for babies who have been abused and neglected. It is the only such treatment program in Pennsylvania.

Sponsorships are available. Call CSC at 610-437-6000...