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Friday, November 2, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 16th and Chew streets, Allentown, is sponsoring a name-brand basket and bear bingo on Nov. 18.

Doors open at noon. Bingo begins 1 p.m.

Kitchen will be open for lunch.

A ticket includes 20 games of bingo with extra bonus games.

For more information or tickets, call Diane at 610-398-0258.

Another View

Friday, November 2, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Opinion

I don't know about you, but the amount of information presented during the presidential and vice presidential debates this year sometimes left my head spinning.

While I found it easy, as each debate concluded, to determine which candidate presented himself most admirably, knowing how to interpret the purported "facts" presented was a challenge with which I needed some help.

The candidates spent weeks preparing for these debates, carefully crafting ways of presenting their...

Day and Haas on ballot for seat in 187th District

Friday, November 2, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to The Press in Local News

In the 187rd District, incumbent Gary Day, a Republican, is facing an election day challenge from Joseph Haas, a Democrat, who defeated William Bispels in the primary.

Day is running for a third term.

First elected in 2008 with 52 percent of the vote against opponent John Ritter, Day garnered 70 percent of the vote in 2010 against Richard Stine.

Day told The Press why he was seeking re-election.

"I'm running for office to make sure Pennsylvania is guided with the...

Argall facing challenge from Seip in 29th District

Friday, November 2, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to The Press in Local News

Voters in Lynn, Heidelberg, Washington and Albany townships, and the Borough of Slatington will once again be represented by the 29th state Senate District until new district maps are drawn following the rejection of the proposed redistricting earlier this year.

David Argall, who was elected in a March 2009 special election to replace the late state Sen. James Rhoades, will try to garner his first full term in the state senate.

Argall now faces Tim Seip, a Washington Township,...

Legion Post 16

Friday, November 2, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

American Legion Post 16 is having Veterans Day services 10:15 a.m. Nov. 11 at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli.

Legionaires, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion will lead the service. Buglers will play "Taps."

Members of the post who want to car pool should be at the post home at 9:30 a.m.

For information, call 610-767-6657.

Elementary News

Friday, November 2, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

There will be no school Nov. 6 for a teacher in-service day

Nov. 12 is report card day.

Northwestern Elementary

Northwestern Elementary will be honoring all veterans Nov. 12. Everyone is encourage to wear red, white and blue that day.

The community is invited to tune in to TigerVision 9:10 a.m. Nov. 13 for a special Veterans Day edition.

Go to to watch the program.

Fall book fair will run Nov. 15-21. Students may...

Music club

Friday, November 2, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Allentown Music Club will present "Music of America" 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Hope UCC, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown.

Performers will be Jonathan Beitler, Dan Rambo, Robert Premecz, Santa Peters and Young Musicians Andrew Kanas, Emily Ferrol and Carina Wetherhold.

The program is dedicated to the Parade of American Music sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs.

A free-will offering will be accepted.

For more information, call 610- 435-4659.


Friday, November 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Annual Meeting of Project Child, The Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of the Lehigh Valley and a program of Valley Youth House, will be held Nov. 8, with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the program 9 - 10:30 a.m., Room 605, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

The speaker is Dr. Staci Perlman, co-author the national report, "The Estimated Costs of Child Abuse and Neglect," commissioned by Prevent Child Abuse America.

The event is free and open to the...


Friday, November 2, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Oct. 31: Veal parmesan, rotini with sauce, zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Nov. 1: Yankee pot roast, baked potato, green beans, wheat bread, tropical fruit.

Friday, Nov. 2: Breaded Pollack, vegetable rice, Mediterranean medley, wheat bread, banana.

Monday, Nov. 5: Cheese lasagna with marinara sauce, meatballs, green beans, dinner roll, diced peaches.

Tuesday, Nov. 6: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, wheat bread, fresh...