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Southern cooking recipe for heart attack

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

Q. I love southern cooking and I was wondering what you thought about it from a geezer health standpoint.

Every time I've traveled south, I've been struck by the food many southerners eat: Lots of fat, salt, sugar and other harmful foods in great quantities.

I remember trying to get a Kaiser roll in a neighborhood grocery in North Carolina. The best I could do was a Moon Pie, a chocolate-covered pastry made with two round graham cracker cookies and marshmallow filling in the...

LOWER MACUNGIE MIDDLE SCHOOL Students perform 'Heroes in my Head' Nov. 15, 16, 17

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by CINDY SINGLES Special to The Press in Local News

Lower Macungie Middle School Theatre takes the stage with a first time ever performance of "Heroes in my Head." Performances will be held at the Lower Macungie Middle School 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16 and 17 with tickets available at the door for general seating.

The comedy written originally by J.S. Oliver has been a unique experience for LMMS Theatre Director Patrick Campbell not only because it has never been performed anywhere in the world but also because of the creative license to...


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

A variety of area residences will be featured in The Swain School's 43rd annual Holiday House Tour Dec. 4 and 5.

Participants can enjoy the tour via a bus or luxury coach, or a self-guided, 'drive it yourself' option. The Holiday House Tour also includes the Swain Holiday Boutique as well as a pick-a-prize raffe, children's raffle and bake sale.

The "Snowflake Express" is a nighttime supper and bus tour Dec. 4. The serving of a light supper begins 4:30 p.m. at the Allentown...


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Bring a smile to a face of a child, when they receive a call and/or letter from Santa Claus. For a donation, you will brighten the life of a child, while supporting a great cause. For over 15 years the American Cancer Society has been hosting this event in our Lehigh Valley office. We have volunteers come to our office to place the calls and also prepare the letters for mailing.

If you would like to be a volunteer Santa, or would like to volunteer during Santa Calls week Dec. 3 to 6,...


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: I do not really have a favorite subject. I enjoy them all, but if I have to choose one it would have to be art. This is because it makes me solve problems and allows me to express myself.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been student of month for the art, physics and health and wellness department. I have also been on...

UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS Proposed budget holds line on taxes, eliminates donations

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

The preliminary 2013 budget proposed by Upper Milford supervisors has no tax increase, but achieves that goal in part by eliminating donations to organizations such as the Upper Milford Youth Association, the senior citizens groups in Vera Cruz and Old Zionsville, and a number of Allentown or Lehigh County organizations.

Township manager Daniel DeLong said in a telephone interview last week the supervisors recommended taking away all of what he called "cultural donations."



Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Bridgeway Academy is seeking video submissions from homeschool students who are serving as volunteers or organizing their own community service efforts.

The contest entitled, "Homeschoolers Give Back" asks students to submit a one to two minute video showcasing their efforts and promoting their cause.

The deadline for submissions is Nov. 16.

Videos will be posted on the company website and open for public voting Nov. 17.

Bridgeway Academy owner, Jessica Parnell...