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Thursday, February 7, 2013 by Male-Mauser in Social News

Local couple to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Male of Moore Township announce the engagement of their daughter, Becky, to Wasyl Mauser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wasyl Mauser of Allen Township.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Northampton Area High School and East Stroudsburg University.

She is employed by Buxmont Academy, Bethlehem.

The groom, a graduate of Northampton Area High School, is employed by Mauser Brothers Homes by Wasyl.

The couple is planning a June 8,...

ALBURTIS BOROUGH COUNCIL Lockridge Church fate still being discussed

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

On Jan. 30, Alburtis Borough Council discussed the possibility of taking over the Lockridge Church on the corner of Franklin and Church streets and the 17-acre bird sanctuary located between School Street and Fort Sumpter Road from Lehigh County. Council is waiting to see what Lehigh County has to say because the borough wants to be able to afford the repairs needed at the church before making a decision.

Mayor Kathleen Palmer is in favor of taking over the building because it is part...

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL 'Mr. Emmaus 2013' crowned Jan. 30

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by LOGAN BECK Special to The Press in School

Pageant season is in full swing. Whether audiences watched the Miss America pageant or enjoy the TLC series Toddler's and Tiaras, everyone seems to love a little friendly competition, including 11 brave Emmaus senior boys.

On Jan. 30, the Student Government Association held their second annual "Mr. Emmaus" competition in the Emmaus High School auditorium. The audience was comprised of students and parents anxiously waiting to see the boys "strut their stuff" on the stage.


Article By: The Press

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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Northampton - 610-262-5645



LETTER TO THE EDITOR Writers say editorial is grossly insenstive and offensive

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

We have subscribed to the East Penn Press (and possibly its forerunners) since we moved here in '84, largely because we felt it was important to support our local community. But over the past year or so, we have become more and more concerned about the vitriolic right wing editorials that appear under the byline of Deb Palmieri.

She is of course, entitled to her opinions, but I find those opinions to be outrageously FAR far right wing, and often personally...

SCHLOSSBERG REPORTS Schlossberg assails Gov. Corbett's liquor plan

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

By State Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-132nd

Special to The Press

Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed privatization of state liquor stores is another example of governance by ideology, not reality.

Liquor sales generate $500 million worth of yearly state revenue. But, at a time when the state budget is already thin on revenue, this governor seeks to divest an important asset and set the stage for increased school taxes.

In an attempt to sell his plan, Corbett proposes to make...


Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Feb. 6

The Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will host a legal rights seminar for victims of housing discrimination 2 p.m. For more information, call 610-820-2400.

Feb. 7

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold their monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be NASA Astronaut Terry Hart, in person. Members and interested public are welcome to attend. For more...

EMMAUS BOROUGH COUNCIL SnowBlast reported as a success

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by TYLER D. MARTIN Special to The Press in Local News

Newly appointed President of the Emmaus Arts Commission Teri McManamon reported Emmaus' SnowBlast celebration was a success at the Feb. 4 council meeting.

McManamon said more local businesses participated in the event than any previous year. Events took place around town with artistic venues at the Clock Building and the Emmaus Public Library. She reported the ice bar, sponsored by the Main Street Partners and created by Bear Creek Mountain Resort, was a success.

She said the...

MACUNGIE BOROUGH COUNCIL Richton Penn appointed as new officer

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

Within a month, Macungie gained a new 30-hour police officer, three new police GPS units and a new council president.

Newly appointed president Chris Becker moderated the meeting for the first time Feb. 4.

Richton Penn was appointed as a police officer effective immediately.

Chief of Police Ed Harry put Penn forward as a candidate for the 30-hour officer position, created under this year's budget.

Penn has been working as a part-time officer since last June. Harry...