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Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Craft show on Nov. 3, 4

Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will be having its 27th annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art and Craft show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 3 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 4 at Swain School, Salisbury Township.

The show will feature more than 40 local artisans associated with the LVPGC along with selected others, each offering handmade high quality art and fine crafts made within the greater Lehigh Valley area.

Artisans will be on hand to discuss their work as they offer jewelry, pottery, woodcraft, photography and a variety of art for sale.

Sampson

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Naval reunion set for Oct. 18

SALTS trained at and members of Sampson World War II Naval Station, Seneca Lake, N.Y., and retired Navy veterans of other conflicts are invited to a fall luncheon noon Oct. 18. The event will take place at Haag's Hotel, Third and Main Sts., Shartelsville.

The station's latest status will be presented. Reservation deadline is Oct. 17. Call 610-562-8253.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Meetings held in the municipal building.

OCTOBER

THURSDAY 11

Lynn Twp. Supervisors, 6:30 p.m.

Heidelberg Township Supervisors, 7:30 p.m.

MONDAY 15

Lynn Township Environmental Advisory Committee, 6 p.m.

TUESDAY 16

Lynn Township Planners, 7 p.m. to review: 1) Walters Roberts Jr. special exception request for 6922 Donats Peak Road. 2) N.E.S. Family Trust (Nancy Smith) feasibility study for 15.34 acres at 8656 Allemaengel Road, Kempton. 3) Stanley Kelson feasibility study for four lots on 67.5207 acres at 7118 Springhouse Road, New Tripoli.

LCCC

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

'Super Saturday' teacher seminar

Lehigh Carbon Community College's (LCCC) Teacher Education department hosts the annual "Super Saturday" teacher education seminar, Literacy: Connecting Through All Curriculum Areas, 7:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Nov. 3, main campus, Route 309, Schnecksville. Proceeds benefit the Teacher Education Resource Scholarship Fund.

Training certificates will be awarded. Workshops meet Department of Public Welfare Act 48, Keystone Stars and Continuing Education Units requirements.

PHOTO CONTEST

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Entries accepted

Entries are being accepted for the 12th Annual Photography Contest & Show, sponsored by the South Bethlehem Historical Society and Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission, Oct. 22 - Nov. 12, Sixth floor gallery, Northampton Community College Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem..

The Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony is 6 p.m. Nov. 2 on First Friday in the gallery. Refreshments will be served. Parking is available at the Center.

Works will be accepted for jurying 3 - 8 p.m. Oct. 17, Victory Firehouse, 205 Webster St., Bethlehem.

MUSIKFEST CAFE

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Win a Fender at Smithereens

The Smithereens are giving one lucky contest winner a VIP experience when the band presents a signed Squier by Fender guitar prior to its show, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The winner will also receive two VIP passes to meet members of the band.

For more information, tune into "The Michaels & Layne Show," 99.9 The Hawk, through Oct. 12.

Tickets for The Smithereens' Musikfest Café show are available at 610-332-3378, artsquest. org.

Aspirin is good for what ails you

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. I've been hearing a lot about the health benefits of aspirin. Is it some kind of cure-all or am I the victim of hype?

I wouldn't call it hype. There's a lot of research that indicates aspirin is good for many ailments.

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates. It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, swelling and blood clots.