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Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

U.S. AIR FORCE

Christman promoted to senior airman

Tyler S. Christman has been promoted to the rank of senior airman in the U.S. Air Force.

Christman is a medical laboratory specialist assigned to the 59th Medical Wing at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He has served in the military for three years.

He is the son of Ann Kolodich and the grandson of Carol Christman, both of Catasauqua, and the son of Rodney Christman of Lehigh Township.

Christman is a 2008...

Breakfast set for Aug. 19

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company Country Garden will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast Sunday, Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. to noon.

All proceeds benefit the fire company.

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Cherryville Senior Center, located at Hope Lutheran Church, Route 248, Cherryville, has the following activities scheduled:

Monday, Aug. 13: 10 a.m., quilts and puzzles; 11:15 a.m., exercise

Tuesday, Aug. 14: 9 a.m., crafts; 10 a.m., quilts and puzzles; 10:30 a.m., cards; 12:15 p.m...

Bath 275th celebration starts Sat.

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Local News

The borough of Bath will celebrate its 275th anniversary this coming week.

Below is a list of the events planned for the anniversary celebration.

Saturday, Aug. 11 – Anniversary Gala Dinner Dance at the Bath Social Hall, 7-11 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 12 – Anniversary Choir concert, 2 p.m., St. John's church; Ecumenical church service, 6 p.m., Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church.

Monday, Aug. 13 – Presentation of plaque to borough, 3 p.m. – Ciff Cowling Pavilion;...

Man charged in murder of Whitehall woman

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

An Allentown man has been charged with homicide in the July death of a 20-year-old Whitehall Township woman whose body was found in a wooded area in Salisbury Township

Jonathan Nunez, 20, of 253 E. Fairview St., Allentown, was charged Aug. 2 in the death of Kimberly Cardona, who was found the evening of July 5 near the road in the 2700 block of Lanze Lane, Salisbury Township.

Nunez was to be arraigned in Lehigh County Central Booking.

An affidavit of probable cause filed...

Opinion: Guest View

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

As I read a report a couple weeks ago that detailed China's dismal record on food safety issues. I found myself wondering, "Is this the kind of country some politicians want for us?"

That feeling was reinforced the next day, when I read that freshman Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) is single-handedly holding up legislation that would tighten regulation and oversight of gas pipelines, because of his philosophical opposition to any government regulation.

That proposal has nearly...

Exchange Club seeks grant

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The Northampton Exchange Club is pursuing a $10,000 grant from a local nonprofit marketing company.

If approved, the money will be used to provide image makeover services.

The grant would show local organizations that the Exchange Club is interested in continuing to reach out to the community, individuals and worthy causes.

In other business at a recent meeting, the club decided to form a new committee called the orientation committee.

Robert Correll and John...

St. Peter's to host bingo Sept. 29

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

St Peter's United Church of Christ, Seemsville, will hold a bingo for Vera Bradley purses and accessories on Saturday, Sept. 29, 1 p.m., at the church, 8142 Valley View Road.

For tickets and directions, call Sheila at 610-837-1533 or the church at 610-837-7426.

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East Allen Township is now accepting sign-ups for its fall soccer program for boys and girls ages 5 to 12.

Registration will be held Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at the municipal building...

Happenings

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 9

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Al-Anon Family Support Group meeting – 7-9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, corner of Tilghman and Cedar Crest, Allentown. For adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families. Information: 610-395-3781.

· Bingo – doors open 5:30 p.m....