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Superfocus eyeglasses tried, not true

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

Second of four parts

There are three basic ways to correct faulty vision: eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery.

In this column, we'll cover eyeglasses.

Eyeglasses correct the following vision problems:

Nearsightedness (myopia), which blurs distant objects.

Farsightedness (hyperopia), which blurs near vision.

Astigmatism is caused by an uneven curvature of the eye's surface that produces abnormal focus.

Presbyopia is a natural condition of...

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CCHS wrestling kicks off 2012 season

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Viking wrestling team began its 2012-2013 wrestling with a strong showing at the 2012 Cattasaqua Dual Tournament Dec. 8.

Led by seniors Alex Laudadio, James Raduj, Connor Brosious, Nick Heberling and Mike Rodgers, and coached by Dave Snyder, the team looks to continue their early success in their upcoming matches against Southern Lehigh and Bethlehem Catholic.

The team has also seen strong leadership from juniors Ryan Carty and Daniel D'Agostini, as well as sophomore Jason...

SCHOOL DISTRICT Events and Happenings

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in School

Dec. 19

Eyer Connections will meet 9 to 10 a.m. at Eyer Middle School.

The Emmaus High School Student Government Association will host pictures with Santa 9:54 a.m. to 12:53 p.m. in the EHS Cafe 1. Pictures will be taken during all lunch periods.

Lower Macungie Middle School will hold a Gymside LGI Roaming Gnomes LCTI presentation 1:45 to 2:35 p.m.

Eyer Angel Network will meet 2 to 3 p.m. at Eyer Middle School.

Dec. 20

The Emmaus High School Student...

MACUNGIE BOROUGH COUNCIL 2013 budget adopted; includes a 32-hour police officer

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

In their last meeting for the year, the Borough of Macungie officially adopted the 2013 budget which includes a 32-hour police officer against the wishes of some council members and the mayor. Council also adopted a (revised) policy for the borough Facebook page designed to monitor comments on borough posts.

Mayor Rick Hoffman was present Dec. 17 when council adopted the budget as presented from their preliminary adoption two weeks ago. Vice President Greg Hutchison asked Hoffman...

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 19: Baked hamwith raisin sauce, whipped sweet potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, angel food cake. BB: Roast turkey.

Thursday, Dec. 20: Meatloaf with gravy, whipped potatoes, peas and carrots, wheat bread, banana.

Friday, Dec. 21: Baked macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, tossed salad, wheat bread, baked apples.

Monday, Dec. 24: Closed. Happy Holidays.

Tuesday, Dec. 25: Closed. Happy Holidays.

Wednesday, Dec. 26: Closed. Happy Holidays....

Dear Secret Santa...

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by BEVERLY SPRINGER Special to The Press in Local News

Dear Secret Santa,

You have probably never visited the Active Learning Center located on Windsor Drive in Allentown. If you do, you will be pleased.

Two hundred children, who range in age and ability from infant to middle school level, attend.

Dedicated teachers direct the 10 classrooms and create a pleasant and engaging learning situation. The students are quite obviously involved in learning letters and colors, math and vocabulary. The play area is jumping and the...


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 19

KNBT banks in the Lehigh Valley are collecting gently worn coats for men, women and children until Jan. 7, 2013. The coats will be delivered to distribution centers on Staten Island, N.Y., for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Dec. 20

The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet for an annual Christmas party noon in the St. Peters Lutheran Church community room, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. There will be a cost for the...

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by For locations, call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 19:Tomato soup, pork cutlet Madeira, wide noodles, creamed corn, wheat bread with margarine, sliced peaches.

Thursday, Dec. 20: Black Oak ham, mashed red potatoes, green beans almondine, molded fruit salad, home baked roll with margarine, tiger triple chocolate cake.

Friday, Dec. 21: Beef stew, biscuit, green peas, tossed salad with 1000 Island dressing, rice pudding.

Monday, Dec. 24: Italian hoagie, potato chips, pasta salad, fresh seedless grapes.