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Sunday, December 17, 2017

lunch menus

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 14: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Hoagie, lettuce, tomato, snack bag, sweet potato waffle fries, fruit, milk.

Friday, Dec. 15: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Pizza, tossed salad, cucumber slices, fruit, milk.

Monday, Dec. 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Popcorn chicken with roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, steamed corn, applesauce, milk.

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Meatball sandwich, baked fries, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Mini pancakes, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, baby carrots, fruit, milk.

New Tripoli Bank donates to NWL Education Foundation

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

New Tripoli Bank recently donated $100,000 to the Northwestern Lehigh Education Foundation as part of Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

This donation will be used to support educational programs that might not otherwise be funded, especially programs that give students skills needed for today’s competitive global world.

The funds will be used toward teacher mini-grants, capital funding and special projects or EITC programs, which includes STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) initiatives.


Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News


·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.

·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; 8-9 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous.

Doll display until Dec. 28

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will display some of the 400 dolls in its collection until Dec. 28.

The vast assortment of dolls from many different countries were donated by Harriet Backenstoe and Dorothy Knauss to the library.

In addition, the library is selling an appetizing cookbook called “What’s Cooking at the Library: 100 Years of Good Taste.”

For a small additional fee, purchase a navy blue canvas bag to go with the book.

Watershed program being offered

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension will be offering a Master Watershed Steward program 6-8:30 p.m. March 7 through May 30.

An information session will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 10, 2018 at Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4181 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township.

The training sessions will include three Saturday field trips.

To become a Certified Master Watershed Steward, participants will receive 40 hours of training from a wide range of professionals and educators.