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Thursday, December 20, 2012 by Tice-Meyers in Social News

Northampton graduates wed

Lee and Jane Meyers of Danielsville announce the wedding of their daughter, Michelle, to Jonathan Tice, son of Rose Tice of Hellertown and Ron Tice of Bath.

The ceremony took place Sept. 29 at Green Pond Country Club.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of Northampton Area High School, a 2008 graduate of East Stroudsburg University and a 2010 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Hazelton campus.

She is employed by Coordinated Health...

T.R.I.A.D. Members learn about Community Exchange

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

Kathy Perlow, coordinator of Community Exchange, was welcomed at the latest Triad meeting, held at Emeritus of Allentown, 1545 Greenleaf St., Allentown.

Community Exchange is a project of the Department of Community Health and Health Studies of Lehigh Valley Health Network. The nontraditional form of volunteering is funded by The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust.

The program is run nationally, across 40 states, and is a volunteer based "time banking" system, where the...

Ironton phone firm funds LCCC center

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

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has announced a $50,000-commitment by Ironton Telephone Company to support the college's Early Learning Center through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. A check for $25,000 was recently presented to LCCC President Donald W. Snyder and Foundation Executive Director Tim Herrlinger. The locally-owned company has committed another $25,000 for the fiscal year 2013 - '14. "We are delighted to be able to help provide access to the...

KidsPeace offers assistance to parents in wake of school shooting

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Opinion

Many parents have been asking for guidance on how to talk to their children about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and understand the short and long term impact of the events.

Jodi S. W. Campbell, MS, KidsPeace leader of the critical incident response team, assistant director of organizational development and training, shared with The Press tips for parents to help children in the wake of a large scale tragedy such as this.

"The first thing you want to do is listen to...

Students dig deep for history at 1803 House

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

True to their school's name, students dug through soil horizons and found artifacts representing what could have been seven generations of life at the historic 1803 House.

In preparation for a future herb garden, sixth and seventh grade students at Seven Generations Charter School excavated next to one of Emmaus' treasured historic landmarks with an archeological dig.

Educational Specialist and Middle School Spanish Teacher Ryan Loughren guided the students using the...

LOWER MACUNGIE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS No new property tax in 2013 budget

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

Commissioners said the 2013 budget presented at the Dec. 6 meeting reflects a good working, stable budget that maintains the high quality of services for the residents.

There will be no new property tax, no increase in refuse bills and a 10 percent increase in sewer bills which will be about a $20 to $25 increase in annual cost to residents.

Various workshops with department directors and local organizations were held to create the budget. Various capital projects are noted in...


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

There were many Santa sightings by those attending the annual holiday festival in Alburtis Dec. 2.

Santa was seen very early in the community center visiting with children to hear what they wanted for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Claus were also spotted having breakfast in the early hours of the busy day.

Each child attending the event received a gift from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

This year was Mrs. Claus' first trip to meet the children of Alburtis. A record number of people...