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Thursday, August 22, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Coplay Community Days – 5-10 p.m. at Coplay Community Park, Second and Kiefer streets. Music, rides and food.

· Zumba – 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at Bethany Wesylan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville. For a cost. Information: 610-767-1239.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

Borough seeks means of TV disposal

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton Borough officials are reaching out to the state and county for ideas of where to dispose of used television sets.

The borough's recycling center no longer accepts television sets or computers from out-of-town residents at its King Street facility.

"Finding an organization to take our TVs has become next to impossible," Borough Manager Gene Zarayko advised council at its meeting last Thursday.

Danielsville woman rides five days to beat cancer

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Joan Kies of Danielsville recently took her cause of fighting cancer 560 miles on a bicycle.

Kies participated in the Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer (PPRAC) June 29-July 3 which took her and 68 other riders from Portland, Maine, to Palmerton. The fundraising ride was founded in 1983 by retired Allentown school teacher Bob Freed in an effort to raise money for cancer research.

Daughter's recovery was spiritual experience

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

When21-year-old Holly Daubenspeck was in a coma for three months, her mother, Pat, asked God for a sign.

Not knowing about Pat's request of God, her friend, Cheri Voth, called and told her hundreds of dragonflies were swarming around the Daubenspecks' Moore Township home.

"Dragonflies have been very special to Holly," said Pat.

"I started to cry," she continued. "Then I got another phone call. Cheri said another person at the same time went out on the playground at George Wolf [Elementary School in Bath] and there was another swarm."

House numbers still on Allen radar

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Property owners in Allen Township will have to wait to learn if they must place reflective numbers in front of their residences.

The issue originally was not placed on the agenda for the last supervisors meeting. Board Vice Chairman Bruce Frack, however, brought the issue up for discussion.

The reflective numbers would allow emergency personnel responding to a fire or medical call to find the home without unnecessary delay.

Frack said the matter could be presented as early as the next meeting. He noted the proposed legislation is still being worked on.

Making a comeback

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Northampton grad beats the odds

Holly Daubenspeck defied expectations in May 2012 when she received her bachelor's degree from Susquehanna University.

"When she walked across the stage, 4,000 people stood up," said her mother, Pat, of Moore Township.

The president of the college even praised Holly's accomplishment.

It wasn't only that Holly was graduating but also that she walked across the stage to accept her degree.