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Thursday, December 12, 2013 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in Columns

Morganland honoring veterans Dec. 14

Morgenland Church is selling ornaments for the Remembrance Tree to help defray heating costs.

Ornaments may be purchased by calling 610-395-0067.

Orders may be placed until Dec. 15.

There will be Breakfast with Santa at Morgenland 8-11 a.m. Dec. 14.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

The church is participating in National Wreaths Across America Dec. 14.


Thursday, December 12, 2013 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wammer zwische Grischtdaag un Neiyaahr wescht, waert mer grank.

If you wash between Christmas Day and New Year's, you will get sick.


Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society will host its annual Grischtdaag (Christmas) at its Werleys Corner headquarters along Holbens Valley Road, between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 14.

Santa will be available for pictures 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (pets welcome). Children's holiday crafts and ornament making will take place 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


Thursday, December 5, 2013 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Grangers to meet in Seipstown

Mark your calendar! On Dec. 7, grangers from Lehigh and Northampton counties will meet 2 p.m. for their quarterly meeting as guests of Seipstown Grange.

The program will focus on preparing for Christmas.

All members are asked to bring along their favorite Christmas tree ornament for display on a tree.

For further information, call 610-767-4400.


It all adds up! Heidelberg Union Church will be packing Christmas baskets for the less fortunate in our area.


Thursday, December 5, 2013 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY Special to The Press in Columns

Students to give History Day presentations at ATHS meeting

New Tripoli Fire Company, New Tripoli, is having a filling and cookie sale for a 2-1/2 lb. container of kiffles (nut, apricot, raspberry or lekvar), cut-out sugar cookies and Ox-tongue cookies.

Deadline to order is Dec. 6 . Pickup is Dec. 15.

For information or to order, call 610-298-8112 or 484-809-2755.


National History Day Competition presentations will be the topic of the Albany Township Historical Society meeting 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the society's headquarters, 404 Old Philly Pike, Kempton.


Thursday, November 28, 2013 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Uff die Grischtdaag soll mer Brot nauslege, so as es gfriert. Wammer sell esst, grickt mer ken Fiewer.

On Christmas Day, we should lay bread out to get frozen. If we eat it, we will not get a fever.

Zwische Grischtdaag un Neiyaahr soll mer sich net wesche odder rumschtrippe, odder mer hot ken Glick.

Between Christmas Day and New Year Day we should not wash or change clothing or we will have no luck.


With Christmas just around the corner, the Claussville Garden Club will host Denise Sanner, who will speak about "Design Your Own Holiday Card."


Thursday, November 28, 2013 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in Columns

Morgenland Church offering Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 14

Christ's Church at Lowhill Food Pantry is accepting donations by appointment or by bringing donations 9-11 a.m. the last Saturday of the month or 9-11 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Do not drop off your donations at the door.

The facility is not always staffed and no one may be on-site to accept the items.

The Blessings Shop distributes clothing, toys, household items. The shop is open the same hours as the food pantry.

To make a donation, contact the food pantry at 610-298-2054 and leave a message; call 610-674-2440 or email


Thursday, November 21, 2013 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Heidelberg hosting community service

Great expectations! Heidelberg Union Church is sponsoring a huge community vendor fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 23.

Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, Thirty-One, Premiere, Avon, Pampered Chef and more will be represented.

Proceeds will benefit Heidelberg's God's Growing Preschool and No Limits youth group.

Contact Ann Flower to reserve a space or with questions at 610-216-1977 or email afflower@

Heidelberg Church's Women of Faith group will meet 7 p.m., Nov. 25. Women of all ages are invited.


Thursday, November 21, 2013 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY Special to The Press in Columns

Lynnport turkey raffle Nov. 22

Happy Thanksgiving. What are you grateful for? I am grateful the kindness of strangers.

Whether it's help with loading groceries, a ride down the block, or holding a door open when I'm are running into a store, these little courtesies remind me to be thankful for people who are doing good for good's sake.


Lynnport Fire Company, New Tripoli, will have its annual turkey raffle with food, beverages and live music Nov. 22. Doors open at 6 p.m.


Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, November 14, 2013 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Hallich Betdaag! Mir hen fiehl dinge ass mir bedanke kenne, un "uns Amerikanner" sutt gross Gewinn ab unser Freiheit nemme ass mir ken zum Karrich geh mittaus Angscht.

Happy Thanksgiving! We have so much to be thankful for, and we Americans (we, the people) should take full advantage of our freedom to be able to attend worship services without fear.


Weisenberg Lutheran Church will have its Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m.

Exercise classes are offered 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Bring a mat and water to drink.


Thursday, November 7, 2013 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY Special to The Press in Columns

Albany Twp. Historical Society to present talk on early firearms

Next Monday, we honor the veterans, those who served and those who have passed on.

We are grateful for your service. And special gratitude goes to the families who have sacrificed as well.


Albany Township Historical Society will host Ron Gable for an informative talk about early firearms and their place in the lives of the first settlers of Pennsylvania and the Allemaengel area 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18.

The presentation will be at the historical society headquarters in Trexler.