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Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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Article By: Kulp-Matula

Monday, December 31, 2012 by Kulp-Matula in Social News

Northampton grad plans

October nuptials

Mike and Darlene Kulp of Perkasie announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany, to Jeremy Matula, son of Michael and Susan Matula of Bath.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Pennridge High School. She received a Bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Elizabethtown College, Lancaster County.

She is a biochemist for Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Northampton Area High School. He...

A mighty oak falls to Superstorm Sandy

Monday, December 31, 2012 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Social News

Second of two parts

Editor's Note: This is the second part of a two-part column reviewing nature and weather in 2012. The first six months of 2012 were covered in the column in last week's Dec. 26 and 27 Focus section.


July was very hot. I had rotator cuff surgery in mid-June and I suffered through the July heat waves. The house where my wife, Bev, and I live does not have air conditioning. Our property's mature tree species cast their summer shade to keep us cool....

Lehigh County senior menus

Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Wednesday, Jan. 2: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Jan. 3: Roasted turkey breast with gravy, bread stuffing, French green beans, wheat bread, orange.

Friday, Jan. 4: Dilled baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, multigrain bread, banana.

Monday, Jan. 7: Spaghetti with meat sauce, broccoli, garlic bread, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Jan. 8: Breaded chicken breast, roasted potatoes, wax beans,...

That's ugly!

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Pointing fingers Friday after winning the Northampton Area High School's Ugly Sweater Contest are, from left, Kim Butryn, guidance counselor, Dave Ibanna, teacher; Carolyn Ferreri, junior; Harley Butz, senior; Christ Henderson, sofpomore; and Seth Schaller, freshman. The HAHGS Student Council sponsored the contest, which attracted nearly 100 entrants. Office staff served as the judges. The winners received gift certificates and other prizes. The program was held to promote school spirit.

Simcoe presents ideas for farm market

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

In her quest to see a farmers market open up in Northampton, longtime community activist Carol Simcoe went before borough council Dec. 6.

She brought a planter that could be sold as a fundraiser "to jump start" the project, she said.

Simcoe's idea is to add a sense of culture to the area by making the property housing the proposed farmers market become more than just a market. She envisions a mini park with music and cultural events.

Simcoe displayed a metal stand in the...

A Christmas gathering

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Friendly Fifties, a Northampton-based seniors club, held its annual Christmas party and dinner Dec. 5 at the Hungarian Club in Northampton. More than 200 attended the dinner and program. The group elected its officers for the following year. Officers and board members include, front from left, Sal Gattuso, Pat Gattuso, Vice President Judy Kodnovich, President Ruth Nafus, Secretary Joan Nickischer and Roseann Hantz. In back are Frank Bauer, Jennie Menio, Past President Roger Seremula, Monica...

Christmas basket

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Township Historical Society has had a Christmas basket on display as a raffle prize at Blue Mountain Drive-In since late November. On Dec. 23 the winner's name was drawn. Santa Claus drew the winning ticket as Lisa Csencsits, owner of the Drive-In and a member of the Historical Society displays the basket. The winner is Kristi Yenser. Shirley Eckhart said the money raised will go toward the addition to the society's museum in Pennsville. It is ready for the electricity to be...

School gets green light

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton Borough Council on Thursday approved the plans for the new $80.7-million Northampton Area Middle School by a 7-1 vote.

The school is projected to open in September 2015, after which the circular middle school pods will fall to a wrecking ball.

Voting in the affirmative for the middle school construction, road system and projects as a new field house were council members Robert Coleman, Anthony Pristash, Anthony Lopsonzski Jr., Robert McHale, Edward Pany, Keith...