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CCHS to hold tuition raffle

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in School

The Central Catholic High School administration will be holding a free tuition raffle for the class of 2017.

All eighth-grade students who submit their complete application and registration fee by Feb. 2, 2013, will be automatically entered into the drawing. For more information regarding the application process or tuition raffle, contact the admissions at 610-437-4601 or visit the school's website at


The CCHS National Honor Society will provide tutoring...


Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The 47th annual advent breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 1 in the dining room at Moravian Village of Bethlehem, 526 Wood St.

There will be a trombone choir and a beeswax candle service. The speaker is the Rev. Daniel Gambet.

Tickets are available at Moravian Village of Bethlehem, Moravian Book Shop, Visitor's Center, Bethlehem Area Public Library (north and south sides), Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Comfort Suites and Cantelmi's Ace Hardware.

District News

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

Northamptom Area High School DECA will host an indoor carnival 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the American Club in Coplay.

The carnival raises money for the family of 2012 Northampton Area High School graduate Alec Ferullo, who died Oct. 8 of brain cancer.

During his illness, his father had to take an unpaid leave in order to care for him.

The event will include games for all ages and refreshments.

For more information, visit...

IRS warns consumers of Hurricane Sandy scams

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert Nov. 9 about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Following major disasters, it's common for scam artists to impersonate charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Such fraudulent schemes may involve contact by telephone, social media, email or in-person solicitations.

The IRS cautions both hurricane victims and people wishing to make disaster-related charitable...

Editor's view

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

On Oct. 3, 1789, President George Washington proclaimed the Day of National Thanksgiving.

"Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits and humbly to implore his protection and favor," Washington is quoted as writing in his proclamation.

"Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me 'to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public...

Northampton column

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The borough's annual tree-lighting ceremony will be held Sunday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m., at Main Street and Laubach Avenue. The rain date is Nov. 26.

Santa will arrive via a fire truck with treats for the kids.


Northampton Borough will hold its annual Christmas Lights Contest this year with $175 in prizes awarded.

A representative from the club will drive around to all the participating houses between Dec. 15 and 20 and will contact the three winners before...

College Corner

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News


Local residents honored

Kara Eichelberger and Elizabeth Krall, both of Whitehall, were honored Nov. 9 as university scholars at Susquehanna University.

Eichelberg, a 2009 Whitehall graduate, is a senior majoring in biology.

She is the daughter of Paul and Kristine Eichelberger.

Krall, a 2010 graduate of Whitehall, is a junior majoring in music education. She is the daughter of Douglas and Deborah Krall.

To be named a university...

Alzheimer's CARE training Nov. 29

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News

In recognition of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month, the Home Instead Senior Care office serving Lehigh County is offering a free Alzheimer's CARE training workshop for area families 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Home Instead Senior Care Office, 3722, Lehigh St., Suite 408, Whitehall.

"The Home Instead Alzheimer's CARE program will provide free counsel, support and instruction to area family caregivers," said Kim D'Amico, owner of the Home...

North Catasauqua police

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers assisted EMS in the 1000 block of Blackberry Street.

· A report of trespassing brought police to the 1100 block of Second Street.

· Police responded to an animal complaint in the 700 block of Grove Street.


· A disturbance brought officers to the 1000 block of Seventh Street.

· Officers assisted a citizen in the 1300 block of Third Street....