Northwestern Press

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Contest deadline

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Sen. Browne

Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, is urging middle and high school students to help find solutions to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the state by producing a video aimed at focusing greater awareness on the crisis.

“Talk to Your State Senator,” a statewide video competition, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Senate with support from members of the Drug and Alcohol Service Providers Association of PA, is intended to get students involved in legislative efforts to fight heroin and opioid abuse.

Police accepting toy donations

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Upper Mac

Upper Macungie Township police are working on several initiatives.

The police department is an official Toys for Tots drop-off location.

Only new, unwrapped toys will be accepted.

The 2017 coat drive is also underway.

Bring gently used jackets to police headquarters and drop them in the donation bin.

Both bins are located in the front lobby at the police department, 37 Grim Road, Breinigsville, with 24 hour a day access, seven days a week.

Open auditions on Dec. 2

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Music club

The Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will present its next recital 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Hope UCC, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown.

New members are welcome.

This event is open to kids ages 6 to 18 who are studying with a private teacher and want to showcase their talents on a musical instrument or voice.

For information, contact Rhys Williams at or Kiran Kadewari at

Tribute planned, photos needed

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War.

For the past two years, the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, D.C., to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Seat safety check Nov. 28

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

State Police

Pennsylvania State Police will be offering a child seat safety check 2-6 p.m. Nov. 28 at Krause Toyota, 7702 Penn Drive, Breinigsville.

No appointment is needed.

Certified state troopers will demonstrate how to properly install a child car seat.

The troopers are certified through PA Safe Kids.

Bring both the safety seat and vehicle manuals.

If you cannot attend this free public event, State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, can also schedule an appointment on the first Thursday of every month at the barracks, 2930 Airport Road, Bethlehem.