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Sunday, November 4, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Attempted child luring

An unknown actor attempted to lure a child by offering ice cream in the 4600 block of Berwyn Drive, Lower Macungie Township, 7 p.m. Oct. 25. The 9-year-old child ran away and the vehicle left the scene in an unknown direction. The vehicle was reported as a black sedan with possible window tint. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 610-395-1438.

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Friday, November 2, 2012 by Schantz in Social News

Emmaus couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

Marvin and Blanche (Arndt) Schantz of Emmaus celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 25. They were married by The Rev. David Kauffman at Zions Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville, where they are still members.

They are parents of four children: Glenn, and his wife, Nora, of Macungie; Marilyn, and her husband, Dale Fenstermaker, of Emmaus; Barbara, and her husband, Bob McDonald, of Schnecksville; and Terry, and his wife, Tammy...

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL COLUMN Senior photos needed by Nov. 4

Sunday, November 4, 2012 by LOGAN BECK Special to The Press in Columns

The 2012-2013 school year is certainly accelerating at an alarming rate. We are already past Homecoming week, which proved to be a fun event for students and faculty at Emmaus High School alike.

Students enjoyed the powder-puff football tournament, spirit week dress-up days, the Homecoming parade, the Homecoming game, and of course the Homecoming dance.

That being said, there are many upcoming events scheduled for EHS students.

The Interact Club will be holding a general...


Friday, November 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Annual Meeting of Project Child, The Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of the Lehigh Valley and a program of Valley Youth House, will be held Nov. 8, with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the program 9 - 10:30 a.m., Room 605, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

The speaker is Dr. Staci Perlman, co-author the national report, "The Estimated Costs of Child Abuse and Neglect," commissioned by Prevent Child Abuse America.

The event is free and open to the...


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

Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-through at Dorney Park 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 each day.

Once again this year LVHN is partnering with area food banks and shelters including the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Allentown Rescue Mission and the...

Alburtis mourns the loss of beloved mayor Former fire chief remembered by many

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Alburtis Mayor Robert Mader went to sleep Sunday night unaware it was his final day of a lifetime of service to those he loved in the borough.

Mader died Oct. 22 at his home.

Retiring in 2000, Mader, 77, lived his days filled with service to others.

Mader was elected to his third term on council in 2007, and elected mayor in 2009 following his appointment to replace Russell Afflerbach, who resigned. Mader enjoyed this position. He once said he liked to perform weddings...