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Monday, September 16, 2019

Family fun run set for Oct. 14

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lily’s Hope

Lily’s Hope Foundation, to aid premature babies, is hosting a 5K Family Fun Run, Walk or Stroll Oct. 14 at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Breinigsville.

Registration starts 8 a.m. Run, walk or stroll starts 9 a.m. Breakfast, snacks, a T-shirt and gift bag are free with registration.

The run will timed by Pretzel City Sports.

Post run/walk events in the Sunshine Celebration Zone include a kids coloring area sponsored by Crayola, balloon artist, games, face painting, moon bounce, vendors, raffles and Lily and Aidan’s Lollipop Loop.

Free classes are offered

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio Club

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club offers free classes to prepare interested persons for the entry-level FCC license test and the start of enjoyment in amateur radio communications. Additionally, it offers free classes for amateur radio enthusiants holding the entry-level license and wishing to receive the general class license.

Classes for both entry-level and general class license will start Sept. 5 and run for 10 Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., at Gracedale, near Nazareth.

The FCC license test will be given on the 10th Tuesday.

Luncheon to be held Sept. 11

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

Kathryn Albarelli, Esq., and Alicia Dominiguez will present “The Impact of Immigration on the Lehigh Valley” at a hot-topics luncheon, held Sept. 11 by League of Women Voters of Lehigh County. They will focus on many issues facing local immigrants and reform efforts.

The public is welcome.

The luncheon starts 11:30 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room of Superior Restaurant, 102 State Ave., Emmaus.

There is a cost, payable at the door. Atten dees may also listen to the speakers without lunch.

Motorcycle rally to be held Sept. 17

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley Inc. will hold its 18th annual Rally Through the Valley benefit motorcycle poker run and pig roast 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 to help local victims of crime.

The 60-mile route will start with registration and check-in at Nazareth Borough Park, North Broad Street, and will end at Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimersville Road. Following the run, riders will be treated to an all-you-can-eat pig roast and live music by Dynamic Duo, 1-3 p.m.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

KIFFLE KITCHEN Bath business is nominated for two QVC food awards

The Kiffle Kitchen Bakery, 589 Moorestown Drive, Bath, has been nominated for QVC’s food awards in two categories — QVC Customer Favorite and Best Dessert to Send as a Gift.

Voting began Aug. 7 and continues through Aug. 27. The winners will be announced live on a special QVC airing Sept. 13.

To vote, visit

The Kiffle Kitchen Bakery is a family-owned and operated business that opened its doors in 1985.

Advance tickets to be available

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs



The Celtic Cultural Alliance will be offering a 10-percent discount for the advance purchase of Celtic Classic food and beverage tickets.

The Bethlehem festival runs Sept. 22-24.

Patrons will receive a certificate to redeem at a special booth for advanced ticket purchasers on the festival grounds along Spring, Conestoga, Lehigh and South Main streets.

Tickets may be purchased until Aug. 25.

For more information, visit; Twitter @CelticClassic; and on at

Senior ride

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


According to the Northampton County Area Agency on Aging, a new program for seniors provides rides without them having to use public transportation or a taxi.

GoGoGrandparent was founded by a young man living with his grandmother who didn’t want a smartphone but wanted to use a ride service. The national company provides rides with companies such as Uber and Lift without the rider having to use a smartphone to use an on-demand car service.