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Monday, July 6, 2020
PRESS PHOTO BY Susan bryantTherapy Dog Miley, a 7-year-old Airedale terrier owned by Kathy Appleton of Macungie, listens as Kiernan Ward, of South Whitehall, reads her the story, “Alice the Tennis Fairy,” from the Rainbow Magic: Sports Fairies Series by Daisy Meadows. The two were attending Parkland Community Library’s Read to the Pups event July 25.

Editor’s View

By The Press in Opinion

Canines have had a special bond with humans since the first wolf pup found its way from the garbage dump into the heart of early man more than 15,000 years ago.

According to documented studies, the first domesticated species appeared by...

PRESS PHOTO BY KATYA HRICHAKSons Michael, Patrick, Timothy and Robert Rooney Jr. surround their mother Margaret “Marge” Rooney at her 90th birthday surprise celebration July 15.

‘1927 was a very good year’

By KATYA HRICHAK in Local News

Friends and five generations of family members gathered ’round Margaret “Marge” Rooney on July 15 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Bethlehem, to celebrate her 90th birthday.

The theme of the surprise party was “1927 was a very...