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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.

Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.

Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches, lehighchurches.org, 610-...

UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP Residents plead their cases to Upper Milford supervisors

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Despite further pleas from Gary Allan and Chris Pranzo, owners of AP Automotive, Upper Milford supervisors Sept. 6 refused to allow them to lease five parking spaces on the township property.

Allan and Pranzo, whose business is located across Kings Highway from the township building, asked why their request is different from the township allowing the farmers market to use the property on Saturday mornings to conduct business.

Allan and Pranzo have asked to lease the spaces for...

Fatigue could be a warning sign of serious illness

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. I'm 68-years-old and I'm tired a lot. What do you think could be causing this?

For starters, I never make a personal diagnosis. I'm not qualified. I'm a journalist, not a physician. If you have persistent fatigue, I recommend you see a doctor for a check-up.

Figuring out why you are fatigued is very difficult because there are so many possible causes. These include: too much exercise, not enough activity, insufficient sleep, alcohol consumption, allergies, caffeine,...


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9264 has announced the 66th Ladies Auxiliary Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Local high school students have the opportunity to compete for scholarships and a trip to Washington, D.C. Students must write and record a three to five minute essay on the theme, "Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?" on an audio cassette tape or audio CD and present the recording, typed essay and entry form to the local VFW Post by Nov. 1. Post winners advance to...

East Penn Events and Happenings

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 19

The East Penn School District will be celebrating Constitution week for the remainder of the week.

Eyer Middle School will hold meet the teacher night 6 to 8 p.m. at the school.

Lincoln Elementary School will hold meet the teacher night 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the school.

Sept. 20

Macungie Elementary School will hold meet the leader night for parents to meet teachers 6:30 p.m. at the school

The Wescosville Elementary School PTO will hold a Smencil...

friends of 1803 house

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Friends of the 1803 House are looking for apple pie bakers to be part of the "A Very Merrie Halloween" event scheduled for Oct. 6.

Crust and filling must be made from scratch and apples must be the main ingredient of the pie for this contest. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. For additional information or a registration form, contact Laura at 610-965-5037 or Lfetzer3@ptd.net.


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

While I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment and the original purpose of implementing limitations and barriers on the government in suppressing speech, I also feel we, as individuals, ought to have some self-restraint and common sense when we express our views.

A controversial video titled "Innocence of Muslims" incited protests beginning Sept. 11 which resulted in the tragic death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, Information Management Officer Sean Smith and security...