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STUDENT OF THE WEEK Gordon Daichendt

Sunday, November 4, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I'm currently a senior at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject right now is psychology because there are so many interesting things to learn about the human mind.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I received the Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award my junior year.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I play varsity soccer in...

Another View

Sunday, November 4, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

I don't know about you, but the amount of information presented during the presidential and vice presidential debates this year sometimes left my head spinning.

While I found it easy, as each debate concluded, to determine which candidate had presented himself most admirably, knowing how to interpret the purported "facts" presented was a challenge with which I needed some help.

The candidates spent weeks preparing for these debates, carefully crafting ways of presenting their...

Scary stories at Log House

Sunday, November 4, 2012 by ANN BARTHOLOMEW Special to The Press in Local News

Charles Kiernan entertained members and friends of the Lower Macungie Township Historical Society recently with scary stories told in the Bortz Log House in Wescosville.

Kiernan, a board member of the historical society, is a member of the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild. Among the tales he told in his inimitable style were some derived from the tales of the Brothers Grimm, others based on ancient English and Irish myths and one set in his own creation, the village of Lost Dollar...


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

Every year, Alburtis bestows the honor of "May Day Queen" on a high school senior who is recognized at the annual Lockridge May Festival during the Lockridge Theatre Group's Renaissance performance at the Lockridge Furnace property ruins.

This year the May Day Queen will go down in history as the Alburtis Centennial Queen. This year's May Festival is being held May 12, 2013 as part of Alburtis' 100th birthday celebration.

The Centennial Queen must be a senior in high school,...

hurricane sandy Red Cross responds to Sandy

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.