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Another view

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

It was Super Bowl Sunday, and I was home alone.

With my husband out of town, Sunday evening was all mine to do as I wished. I was looking forward to having complete control of the TV remote.

I started the evening watching a recorded episode of "Downton Abbey," the current Masterpiece Classic series.

When 6:30 p.m. rolled around, the episode had just ended and I surfed the TV listings for quite a while. In the end, finding nothing else of interest to watch, I decided to...

Making the basket

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in School

Sacred Heart School students Alex Wachholz and Gabby Demchak, both of Bath, recently won the district competition for their respective age groups in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest. They now advance to the Regional Competition to be held at Bethlehem Catholic High School March 10.

Sacred Heart honor roll

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in School

Sacred Heart School in Bath has announced the honor roll for the second semester of the 2012-13 school year.

First honors

Eighth grade – Lauren Schuster, Hope Wolbach and Jonathan Young

Seventh grade – Kira Bond and Caisey Kroschwitz

Sixth grade – Morgan Altemose, Stephen Botek, Gabrielle Demchak, Christopher Omick, Brian Panasik, Alex Roginsky, Alexander Wachholz and Abigail Wachter

Fifth grade – Nicholas Casso, Teofolo Filingo, Alyssa Landolfi, Margaret...

Lehigh previews the Master Concept plan

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Representatives of Buchart Horn Inc. came to the Jan. 22 meeting of the Lehigh Township supervisors to provide a presentation about the Master Concept plan which is in its final draft.

It is expected to cover current needs and provide a site plan to fit the needs of the township for many years to come, said W. Scott Loercher. People in each department were interviewed to determine what was needed. Public works was considered to have an immediate need but with space to grow, with...

Youth shop with the cops

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Lehigh Township has launched a Shop with a Cop program. Police officers from the township accompany youth for some shopping at Kmart in Walnutport.

"We got a good response from the community. Businesses donated," said Det. Matt Enstrom.

Dave Coppola, Kmart manager, said he expects to see it grow in future years.

Among the organizations and businesses contributing are the Lehigh Township Police Association, Lehigh Township Lions Club, Blue Mountain Drive-In Restaurant,...

A winning basket

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Township Historical Society had a basket on display as a raffle prize at Blue Mountain Drive-In during the Christmas season. Santa Claus draws the winning ticket Dec. 23 as restaurant owner Lisa Csencsits holds the basket. The winner was Kristi Yenser. Historical society member Shirley Eckhart said the money raised will go toward the addition to the society's museum in Pennsville.

Panelist warns about incomplete information

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by CHRIS ZWEIFEL Special to The Press in Local News

Second of two parts on a presentation on the events at Sandy Hook. The first part dealt with observations of a school guidance counselor and pastor. This part deals with the reactions of a psychologist.

To understand the events at Sandy Hook, it's important to remember Columbine.

Bradley R. Beckwith, MS, LPC, considers the massacre at Columbine High School to be "the best example in our national history: what happened and what we've learned from it."

Beckwith, of...

Lehigh Township column

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Keystone Miller Blood Center is in desperate need of blood donors.

The bloodmobile will be at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville, Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. till noon.

For more information, call 610-767-1239.


The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company Country Garden will be holding an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 8 a.m. till noon.

The breakfast will include a large variety of breakfast items.


Northampton column

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The L & N Pool League will be holding its annual benefit tournament at noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at the American Legion Post 353, 1469 Dewey Ave.

This charity fundraiser is for Lisa Slough-Smothers, a single mother of three who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

A Chinese auction will be held 1-5 p.m. You need not be present to win.

Other highlights of the day include a bake sale, raffles and refreshments.

For information on donating to the event or...

St. Elizabeth Regional School honor roll

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in School

The following students were named to the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2012-13 school year at Saint Elizabeth Regional School.



Eighth grade – Mark Garger, Andrea Potylycki, Maria Tran, Dillon West,

Seventh grade – Mackenzie Lewis

Sixth grade – Alissa Le

Fifth grade – Alan Garger

First honors

Seventh grade: Dariah Csuvay, Alexandra Evans

Sixth grade: Justin Kayal, Tristan Nguyen, Anthony...