Northwestern Press

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Autism fundraiser on May 19

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Local News


Live, Learn and Play, a Lehigh Valley non-profit dedicated to helping local families with autism and special needs children, is hosting a Superhero 5K and Family 1 Mile Walk and fundraiser for all family members 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 19 at The South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Salisbury Township.

This event is sponsored by Good Shepherd Pediatrics.

Participants in this year’s race are encouraged to wear their Superhero capes and attire.

Prizes will be awarded for the most unique and outstanding costumes.

Campground directory available

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Local News

The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association has released the 2018 edition of the Pennsylvania Campground Directory. This free, four-color glossy magazine, lists 231 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers as well as tenters.

The annual PCOA Directory divides the state into eight geographic areas with maps, color coding, and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each area.

College Corner

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in

Local residents


The following students were named to dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Muhlenberg College, Allentown.

Students with a term grade-point average of 3.50 or higher were recognized for this academic achievement.

Allentown: Nicollette Amico, William Baar, Kyla Buck, Abdu-allah Jaber, Mitchell Knafo, Shelby Knafo, Meredith Lipson, Morgan McDevitt, James DeMatteo, Makenzie O’Brien, Natalie Trachtman,

John Wrigley, and Vicky Wrigley;

Fogelsville: Brandon Eden;

New Tripoli: Quentin Bernhard;

Orefield: Anthony Fillis; and

Service News

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in

Valley residents graduate basic

Air Force

U.S. Air Force Airman Leidy C. Moreno Lopez, Airman Kevin Feliz, Airman Dion J. Fleming, Airman Isael A. Tejada, Airman 1st Class Chad J. Krause and Air Force Reserve Airman Ezequiel Perez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.


Thursday, May 17, 2018 by The Press in Local News


·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-398-9272.

·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 8-9 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous.

Allentown resident serves aboard USS Sterett

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in

An Allentown native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer, USS Sterett.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Master is a fire controlman aboard the Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer operating out of San Diego, Calif.

A Navy fire controlman is responsible for weapon systems aboard the ship.

“I like that my job gives me the chance to work with the weapons systems,” Master said.