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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.

Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.

Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches,, 610-...


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

"Spirituality and the Twelve Steps," 7- 9 p.m. Sept. 19, Bahnson Center of Moravian Theological Seminary, 60 W. Locust St., Bethlehem, is the latest in a once per semester seminar offered by the seminary's Office of Enrollment.

The seminar highlights the role of the 12 steps in the development of spirituality for the recovering person and its impact on the family.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested:

Fatigue could be a warning sign of serious illness

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. I'm 68-years-old and I'm tired a lot. What do you think could be causing this?

For starters, I never make a personal diagnosis. I'm not qualified. I'm a journalist, not a physician. If you have persistent fatigue, I recommend you see a doctor for a check-up.

Figuring out why you are fatigued is very difficult because there are so many possible causes. These include: too much exercise, not enough activity, insufficient sleep, alcohol consumption, allergies, caffeine,...

Article By: Wicker

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by Wicker in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Helmut and Ruthie (Denkenberger) Wicker, who have lived in Schnecksville for 30 years. recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The Wicker's were married Sept. 23, 1962, at the Windfall United Methodist Church, Windfall, Bradford County, by the Rev. Phillip Fried.

They are the proud parents of daughters Anneliese, wife of Robert Gualtieri of Glenside, Montgomery County; Darlene, wife of Wolfgang Cernoch of Concord, N.C...

Lehigh Twp. welcomes new police chief

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by ANDREW MARK Special to The Press in Local News

Papers are scattered across the desk and boxes and bags are on the floor.

"You'll have to excuse the mess, I'm still getting situated here," said Scott Fogel, the new chief of police in Lehigh Township.

Fogel started the position in August.

He first became a police officer in 1995 in Quakertown, where he worked as a patrol officer. In his first five years he became a juvenile officer and got involved with the bike patrol.

Fogel also worked as a grant writer at...

College corner

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News


Area student conducts research

Kara Eichelberger, of Whitehall, spent the summer studying vitellogenesis in fruit flies at Susquehanna University.

Eichelberger's research involves understanding the yolk deposition process in the genus Drosophila, more commonly known as fruit flies. She is working with Dave Richard, professor of biology.

Eichelberger, a senior biology major, is a 2009 graduate of Whitehall High School and is the daughter of...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a parking complaint in the area of Second Street.

· A juvenile complaint brought police to the 300 block of Howertown Road.

· Police responded to a domestic call in the 100 block of Howertown Road.

· A report of a theft brought officers to the 500 block of Kurtz Street.


· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 200 block of...

Cyclists ride to battle cancer

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by ANDREW MARK Special to The Press in Local News

Seventy-five miles lay between the Lehigh Valley and the sweetest place on earth.

And, on Saturday, Sept. 15, cyclists participating in the Tour de Hershey will ride this long stretch of road to help combat childhood cancer.

Angel 34's President Doug Sheriff worked to put together the event.

"It took me two years to plan this event," he said. "I did the ride one Sunday from Nazareth to Hershey and found the route that would work."

The event begins at 7 a.m., but...