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NATIONAL NEWSPAPER WEEK

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

A simple statement, but let's break it down a bit.

Your newspaper … That's right, all yours, assembled just for you, tailored to where you live, emphasizing the things that affect you, keeping track of the people and players in your community. Your newspaper is put together by people in a newsroom that was built for you, where people work to supply information that matters to you, from the details of that crash you passed by on Tuesday to biographies of the candidates for your school...

Farm bureau honors Congressman Dent

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, was recently honored with a Friend of the Farm Bureau Award for consistently voting in favor of the farming community.

"The award recognizes those members of congress who support policies that help farmers obtain profitability with less regulatory interference and increase demand for U.S. products through new uses and enhanced trade opportunities," Arland Schantz, governmental relations director for the Lehigh County Farm Bureau, explained.

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ElectionPolicy

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials is Oct. 11.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Letters to the Editor, written by...

'Souled on Motown' at LMMS

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by MARY PATRICIAL FLETCHER Special to The Press in Columns

Macungie Minstrelaires will present "Souled on Motown" at Lower Macungie Middle School. Show times are 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 27 and Nov. 2 and 3. Matinees are 2 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. Part of this year's proceeds will benefit the East Penn School District Angel Network. For tickets and information, order online at www.macungie-minstrelaires.org; e-mail minstrel@ptd.net; or call 610-770-6845.

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LVHN

Tuesday, October 16, 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...

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 17

The 2012 Vera Cruz Halloween Parade will start and end at Mystic Chain Park with staging beginning 6 p.m. The parade route is 1.5 miles and runs from Main Road East and West to Vera Cruz Road. The parade dates back to 1923 and promises to be bigger and better than ever with the help of the Emmaus Marching Band. Cash prizes will be awarded to individual marchers, groups and float entries. For more information or to preregister, visit the parade Facebook page or email...

Letter to the editor

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

At the Oct. 11 meeting of the American Legion Post 191, the subject of beneficiaries on life insurance policies issued by the U.S. government for service in the military was discussed.

One veteran reported he recently reviewed his policy and did not realize the last time he recorded his wishes was in 1986 and the contingent beneficiary was no longer correct.

The American Legion suggests all veterans review their life insurance policies to be sure they have...