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Monday, December 31, 2012 by Kulp-Matula in Social News

Northampton grad plans

October nuptials

Mike and Darlene Kulp of Perkasie announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany, to Jeremy Matula, son of Michael and Susan Matula of Bath.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Pennridge High School. She received a Bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Elizabethtown College, Lancaster County.

She is a biochemist for Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Northampton Area High School. He...

History, memories, restauant items auctioned

Monday, December 31, 2012 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Items from the closed King George Inn, Cedar Crest and Hamilton boulevards, South Whitehall Township, were auctioned off Dec. 17, 2012.

Restaurant items such as ovens, tables, chairs, flatware and china went out for bid 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

After 3 p.m., antiques and collectables, which adorned the restaurant throughout its history were auctioned.

The one dining room was filled to capacity with bidders with overflow reaching into the adjoining dining room.

Around 6:...

Editor's View

Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Dess Alt Yohr is now fer-bei; wos now aw-fongt is yoh gons nei.

Mier leava un mier wolda, fom Neia biss tzu'm Alta. Darrich feel Ongsht un Druvvel; darrich Tzittera un darrich Farricht. Darrich Grieg un grossa Schrecka; dess dutt de gons Welt be-decka.

The old year is gone; what is now beginning is all new.

We live through much fear and trouble; through nervousness and through fright; through war and through terror this covers the whole world and we leave this to the...


Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Jan. 3

The Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Frank Kovacs from Pennsylvania Senior Patrol at CARIE will speak and a business meeting will follow. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.

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 "My American Freedom Via Amateur...

A mighty oak falls to Superstorm Sandy

Monday, December 31, 2012 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Social News

Second of two parts

Editor's Note: This is the second part of a two-part column reviewing nature and weather in 2012. The first six months of 2012 were covered in the column in last week's Dec. 26 and 27 Focus section.


July was very hot. I had rotator cuff surgery in mid-June and I suffered through the July heat waves. The house where my wife, Bev, and I live does not have air conditioning. Our property's mature tree species cast their summer shade to keep us cool....

EMMAUS FIRE DEPARTMENT Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. grant provides equipment

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

"This donation is being used to provide much-needed equipment that will enable the Emmaus Fire Department to enhance the safety of our firefighters as we provide our services to the community," EFD Chief James Reiss told representatives from the Bethlehem office of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. at a symbolic check presentation last week.

The donation of more than $12,000 from the insurance company's Heritage program was used to purchase a variety of equipment that would not have...

'You can get it in a book, but it's not the same as seeing it'

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Alburtis Volunteer Fire Department recently held their annual open house educating citizens about some of the situations they regularly encounter.

Fire safety demonstrations were given throughout the day including extinguishing a live grease fire, putting out a Christmas tree fire and executing a rooftop rescue. They also showed an automobile rescue using the Jaws of Life and home safety demonstrations in the "Family Safety House" portable trailer.

Macungie Ambulance Corps...

Northampton County senior menus

Monday, December 24, 2012 by For locations call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 26: Spinach cheese soup, barbecue chicken sandwich with bacon and cheddar, macaroni salad, fresh fruit cup.

Thursday, Dec. 27: Meatloaf with gravy, scalloped potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, tapioca pudding.

Friday, Dec. 28: Chicken rice soup, smoked sausage, country potatoes with egg, country vegetable blend, wheat bread with margarine, lemon krunch pie.

Monday, Dec. 31: No menus available.

Tuesday, Jan. 1: Closed. New Year'...