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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Group to meet on Jan. 4

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


AARP Chapter 4150 will meet noon Jan. 4 in the Community Room of the Lower Macungie Library Building, 3450 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie.

Topic will be “Habitat Lehigh Valley,” presented by Camille.

Ice cream, coffee and tea will be available for a small fee. Guests are welcome to attend.

Meet neighbors and learn more about senior 50-plus programs and issues.

For information, call 610-285-4563.

Unsung Heroes being sought

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older American’s Month, the office recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1 p.m. May 16.

To request a nomination form, contact Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services at 610-782-3034.

Discussion on Jan. 2, 2018

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host Mike Jesberger, re-enactor and historian for a discussion titled “The Civil War on the Homefront” Jan. 2, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.

Reservations for the dinner must be made by Dec. 28.

Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Luncheon discuss

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Women voters

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Election Trends” at the January Hot Topics luncheon 11:30 a.m. Jan. 8, 2018 at the Superior Restaurant, Emmaus.

Christopher Borick, associate professor of Political Science, Muhlenberg College, will discuss how 2018 will be a key year in American and Pennsylvania politics.

To make a reservation, contact or call 610-432-1456 by Jan. 4, 2018.

The cost of the buffet luncheon is payable at door or listen to speaker without lunch.

For more information visit

Cookbook for sale

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, is selling an appetizing cookbook called “What’s Cooking at the Library: 100 Years of Good Taste.”

For a small additional fee, purchase a navy blue canvas bag to go with the book.

This spiral-bound cookbook contains 344 recipes contributed by more than 30 library employees and families.

The book contains an eclectic mix of handed-down family recipes and modern dishes.

There are tried-and-true favorites, including German Potato Salad, Chicken Divan, Pork Barbecue and Moravian Sugar Cake.

Light show in December

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be having its annual Lowhill Lights of Wonder to benefit two local families at 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-23 and 26-30.

There will be a Christmas carol sing-along at 5:45 p.m. before each light show.

Join church members at 5 p.m. for a special light show with extra music before the Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m.

One-hundred percent of the donations will be presented to the Robert Kline and Brett Snyder families. Kline has cancer. Snyder has ALS.