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PROJECT CHILD

Friday, November 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Annual Meeting of Project Child, The Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of the Lehigh Valley and a program of Valley Youth House, will be held Nov. 8, with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the program 9 - 10:30 a.m., Room 605, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

The speaker is Dr. Staci Perlman, co-author the national report, "The Estimated Costs of Child Abuse and Neglect," commissioned by Prevent Child Abuse America.

The event is free and open to the...

LVHN

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

Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-through at Dorney Park 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 each day.

Once again this year LVHN is partnering with area food banks and shelters including the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Allentown Rescue Mission and the...

Alburtis mourns the loss of beloved mayor Former fire chief remembered by many

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Alburtis Mayor Robert Mader went to sleep Sunday night unaware it was his final day of a lifetime of service to those he loved in the borough.

Mader died Oct. 22 at his home.

Retiring in 2000, Mader, 77, lived his days filled with service to others.

Mader was elected to his third term on council in 2007, and elected mayor in 2009 following his appointment to replace Russell Afflerbach, who resigned. Mader enjoyed this position. He once said he liked to perform weddings...

Alburtis councilman faces many charges

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Alburtis Borough Councilman Kyle Avery Bower, 19, of Alburtis, is facing additional legal trouble after allegedly taking political signs and driving through soybean fields.

Sometime during the night of Oct. 3, three political signs were stolen from the front lawn of a home in Alburtis which was reported to the police Oct. 4.

That same morning Pennsylvania State Police in Fogelsville investigated a report of a vehicle that had been driven through about an acre of soybean fields...

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT Six National Merit Scholarship semifinalists recognized

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

The East Penn school board honored six Emmaus High School students Oct. 22 for their placement as semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Daniel Brnjdar, Terence Cawley, Thomas Fang, Ryan Jaeger, Connor Maake and Neeraj Tatikola appeared before the board to receive their honorary certificates and some words of thanks from the superintendent.

"Congratulations and best wishes, and hopefully your dreams will come true with hard work and using the talent that you...

EMMAUS COLUMN Be sure to vote Nov. 6

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by CORRINE DURDOCK Special to The Press in Columns

Don't forget to vote on Nov. 6. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Emmaus Main Street Partners invite you to shop, dine, explore Emmaus and play bingo, 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 at St. John's UCC, 139 N. Fourth St. The tickets include 20 games. The event features a 50/50 cash raffle and a Chinese auction. Proceeds will benefit the community and economic development projects of EMSP. Call 610-965-2174 for tickets.

The Emmaus Kiwanis Club is holding its annual fruit and pie sale...

LVHN

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-through at Dorney Park 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 each day.

Once again this year LVHN is partnering with area food banks and shelters including the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Allentown Rescue Mission and the...