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LCCC honored by beekeepers

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association recently lauded Lehigh Carbon Community College for its support of beekeeping and beekeepers in the Lehigh Valley. LCCC President Donald W. Snyder, center, was on hand to accept the award from association President Steve Finke, second from left, of Kutztown, and to offer the facility's continued support of the various beekeeper programs held on campus. From left are beekeepers Secretary Ann Wertman, Finke, Snyder, beekeepers association member Joe...

Moore column

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

The Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company has invited Santa Claus to tour Moore Township and Chapman Borough.

Santa will travel on a fire truck delivering presents and visiting with children Dec. 22. If you would like to have Santa come to your home and deliver a present to your children, drop the present off along with a donation for the fire company at the fire house located on Route 946 in Klecknersville.

The presents must be clearly marked with your children's names...

Lehigh Township column

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Bethany Wesleyan Church is collecting coats for hurricane relief.

Through Sunday, Dec. 9, they are collecting new and/or gently used winter coats for youth, adults and children and winter hats and gloves.

These items may be dropped off at the church and will be distributed to families in the New York area.

For more information, call 610-767-1239.


Plan to visit the Lehigh Township Historical Centre in December.

On Dec. 9, there will be a holiday...

Viking Voices

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Columns

The Central Catholic boys football team defeated Selinsgrove High School Nov. 30 in the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs with a score of 41-13.

Led by senior captains Anthony Beck, Andrew Englebert, Colin McDermott and Anthony Lynch, the team hopes to continue its success in the upcoming semifinal game against Archbishop Wood High School.

The game will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Bethlehem School District's stadium.


The Central Catholic booster club...

Students invited to do their shopping

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in School

Lots of inexpensive items will be available for students at the Santa shop 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 8.

The Santa Shop will be set up in the multipurpose room at the Siegfried building and will feature a wide selection of inexpensive shopping available for the students.

Book fair: The George Wolf PTA Book Fair is scheduled for Dec. 4-7, just in time for the holidays. Books make great gifts.

Concerts: The high school band and chorus holiday is scheduled for Friday, Dec....

Rap of the gavel

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Local News



Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The East Allen Township Planning Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.


Northampton Area School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor boardroom of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

The Moore Township Farmland Preservation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491...

Volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News

·Artsquest Center, Bethlehem, needs volunteers for Christkindlmarkt to take tickets, assist vendors, do crafts with children and help out in the retail areas. Volunteers are required to do three shifts.

Contact Hillary Harper at 610-332-1370 or

·Cancer Support Community, Bethlehem, needs help to get donation cans into stores, businesses and coffee shops throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Contact Becky Morgan at...

Another View

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

My grandparents, Geza and Violet Janzso, were amazing people.

They not only raised their own four children, but also openly accepted the added responsibility of taking my two sisters and me in, and raising us as well.

Now that both have passed away, I seem to appreciate more than ever their many sacrifices and the love, compassion and direction they provided to me.

What's even more incredible is that they were not only grandparents, but in every sense of the word,...


Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard at 610-428-9911.

· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua.

· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For...