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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

Moore Township Athletic Association (MTAA) announces "Moore Township Basketball Day" at Northampton Community College on Saturday, Jan 19.

Moore Township players are invited to attend and wear their Moore uniforms. Any Moore Township player attending will be recognized at halftime during the NCC men's basketball game, which begins at 2 p.m.

Admission is free for all Moore players and their parents. For more information, contact Frank Hudak at ...


Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Woman's Club of Catasauqua meeting – noon, Old Country Buffet, 1245 Whitehall Ave Whitehall.

· East Allen Township spring sports sign-ups – 6-7:30 p.m., East Allen Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Information: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961 or 484-239-2090.

· Civil War Discussion Group – 6:30 p.m., Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Open to the public. Information: Dick Stewart at 610-261-4331.

· Rails-Trails meeting – 7...


Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton Area School District is pleased to announce the revival of its Adult Community Education Classes.

A survey on the NASD website ( under the Community Education Tab asks adults in the district what types of classes they would like or have enjoyed in the past and asks about classes they would like to see in the spring roster. Some potential topics include digital photography, smart phone basics, computer classes (...

Editor's View ASPCA commercials tug at the heart and the purse strings

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Animal cruelty, unfortunately, exists but a number of organizations are bringing the issue to the forefront and are available to assist when needed.

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have seen the ASPCA commercials on television spotlighting abused animals and asking for your monetary assistance in continuing their work.

The familiar song by Sarah McLachlan, "In the Arms of the Angel," is just one of the songs on an ASPCA commercial; you know what the commercial is...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News



Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

The Moore Township Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.


Northampton Area School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor boardroom of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave....

Pa.'s fantastic Mr. Foxes

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Social News

The red fox and the gray fox are both commonly found within the readership area of the eight Lehigh Valley Press weekly newspapers.

Breeding begins in late January and continues into February. Foxes, although widespread are nocturnal, which allow them to live out their lives hidden from view. People are not generally out and about when the foxes are most active, so observation is usually limited to a chance sighting.

Foxes have been used in folklore throughout the ages. The fox...

AAUW honors Symphony Hall director

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Sheila Evans, Executive Director, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, has received the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Gateway to Equity Award.

The Gateway to Equity Award honors an individual, group or organization that has shown by action and philosophy the promotion of the AAUW mission of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

In honor of National Women's History Month, Evans was presented the award during the Jan. 8 meeting of the...

8th annual Heritage Week at DeSales

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News

The Salesian Center for Faith and Culture will host the 8th annual Heritage Week at DeSales University, Center Valley, a series of events celebrating the legacy of St. Francis de Sales, patron of DeSales University. All events are free and open to the public and run Jan. 20 - 24. No tickets are required.

"Each year during Heritage Week we honor St. Francis de Sales and celebrate his lasting legacy and ongoing impact in today's culture," said the Rev. Thomas Dailey, OSFS, director of...

Three questions from the e-mail bag

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

Q. I wear dentures now. Any pointers I should know about?

The following are some tips for eating with dentures:

Don't bite with your front teeth or pull your food outward from your mouth.

Chew food on both sides of your mouth simultaneously to stabilize your dentures.

Cut food into small pieces.

When you first eat with your dentures, you should avoid sticky foods, raw vegetables and hard-to-chew meats.

It is more difficult to feel inside your mouth...