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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Soldiers, sailors plaque is rededicated

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

The plaque presented to Lehigh County in 1962 was rededicated Oct. 19 at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Lehigh County Plaza, Seventh and Hamilton streets, Allentown.

The plaque originally placed on the Allentown National Bank building, was thought lost in 2012 due to the construction of Two City Center.

After it was located in Allentown City Hall basement, it was reinstalled at the county Government Center.

The Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council, in 2017, began a...

Church bells chime for new pastor at Friedens Lutheran

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

The Rev. Mary Gade, associate of Bishop Samuel Zeiser of the Northeastern Synod, served as the installation official for the new pastor at Friedens Lutheran Church, Stony Run.

Pastor Althea Albright, a Berks County native, came to the church in February after looking into several different denominations. She decided Lutheran was more aligned to her beliefs.

Albright said she felt called to the ministry since she was in middle school. She attended Susquehanna University and the...

Youth 4-H

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County

Boys and girls interested in learning about veterinary medicine are invited to attend the first meeting of the Lehigh County 4-H Veterinary Science Club 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Members, ages 12 to 19, will learn practical skills such as what makes an animal healthy, decision making, public speaking and responsibility.

Parents should attend the first meeting.

An annual fee...