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Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor...

Borough keeping eye on projects

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton Borough officials are keeping a watchful eye on two residential apartment/condo projects.

Although condos planned for a vacant tract behind Redner's mini mart and gas station and the CVS Drug Store off 21st and Main streets received council approval, a Bethlehem Township developer has not committed to presenting a construction timetable.

The project has appeared on the borough's agenda over the past several years. The tract is located on land which several decades...


Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Over the past several months, Richard Manganaro made two of his dreams come true.

First, at the urging of a mutual friend, he flew from his home in Florida in order to meet Coplay resident Sophie Kesselring.

He recalled getting off the plane and seeing Kesselring playfully hiding behind her daughter, Amanda.

He knew she was the one, he said.

"We connected," he said.

She helped him make a second dream come true – the publication of "How to be Positive:...

Peaceful scene

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

An empty bench sits quietly as the warm sun lights up the Kreidersville Covered Bridge Sunday afternoon. The historic bridge crosses the Hokendauqua Creek in Allen Township and is the site for several events, such as a festival every two years and an annual tree lighting.

McCall, Wachter honored as students of the year

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in School

"Excellence" was a word Dr. Rodger Berg used often when talking about the Northampton Exchange Club's students of the year.

"An exciting night. It's the finale," said Berg, chairman of the Northampton Exchange Club's Service to Youth program, at the dinner honoring Darby McCall, class salutatorian, and Nicholas Wachter, class president.

"We truly have the best of the best," Berg said listing the achievements of McCall and Wachter.

Berg said the students' support systems...

Good Samaritans reunited with man they saved

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by RYAN GERMAN Special to The Press in Local News

Joseph Prusak of Northampton was out for his daily run on the Nor-Bath Trail in April when he nearly died.

Another man on the trail that day, Northampton resident Joseph Krantz, noticed Prusak's unusually heavy breathing and asked if he was OK.

"Did I say 'hi' to you as I passed by?" asked Prusak, a seasoned runner who participated in the Marine Corps Marathon in Virginia for 14 consecutive years.

Then he dropped to the ground unconscious and stopped breathing.


Longacre earns Eagle rank

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Benjamin Longacre, a member of Boy Scout Troop 50 of Moorestown, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America.

A former member of Cub Scout Pack 582, Danielsville, and Pack 43, Bath, Longacre began his Scouting career in 2000 as a Tiger Cub Scout and progressed through the ranks of Wolf, Bear and Webelo.

He earned the Arrow of Light Award in 2005 and crossed over to Boy Scout Troop 50, Moorestown, where he progressed through the ranks of Tenderfoot,...