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Children's ministry is a priority for Crossroads Community Church

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Some 5,000 eggs were scattered on the grounds of Weisenberg Elementary School March 30.

The school is home to Crossroads Community Church, which meets there 10 a.m. Sundays for services.

But Saturday was a day of fun beginning with games, followed by the egg hunt and then more games afterward.

Church members Ashley Fogal and Wendy Brosky organized the event.

Fogal said there were 5,000 plastic eggs, each stuffed with candy or small toys. The age group for the hunt...

FF&F

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, will be having a named-brand basket bingo April 21 at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bingo starts 1 p.m.

There will be a Chinese auction, 50-50 and door prizes.

Bring a cat or dog food donation and be entered in a special basket drawing.

Food and refreshments will be available.

Food provided by Kasey Lynn Caterers of the Meadows, Hellertown....

Volunteer fire companies are vital to Pa. communities

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by RYAN MACKENZIE State Rep. 134th in Opinion

Because volunteer fire companies play a vital role in communities across Pennsylvania and deserve support in their efforts to combine resources to better serve their residents, I was pleased my legislation, House Bill 465, recently passed unanimously in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

This bill, if enacted, would exempt them from realty transfer taxes as defined under Act 2 of 1971, known as the Tax Reform Code.

I believe it is both fitting and appropriate to give...

Editor's View

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Opinion

I watched in disbelief a recent report on The Today Show showing 4-year-old children opening safety caps on various types of medication. Not shocked, though, as we experienced the same thing in our own home many years ago.

When my oldest son was about 5 years old, he pulled a chair over to a kitchen cabinet, climbed up on the counter and found a bottle of vitamins, which in his mind, I suppose, looked like candy.

After a short period of time, my husband found him with the pills...

Dyslexia

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Children's Dyslexia Center, Allentown, is sponsoring a book fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20, at Barnes and Noble at The Promenade Shops, Center Valley.

Events include book signings by Author Eli Kowalski, appearance by Kushka, the real-life dog from the book "Kushka, the Dog Named Cat," musical performance by Ryan Leaver 1- 2 p.m.; special story times; crafts; face painting; and a store scavenger hunt.

Shop at any Barnes & Noble nationwide between April 20-22 and the store...

College Corner

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News

NCC

Local residents

graduate

The following area residents graduated in January from Northampton Community College, Bethlehem.

Students on the list are:

Allentown: Lana Alomari, specialized diploma; Ana Arancibia, specialized diploma; Cynthia Bachman, certificate; Madeline Batista, specialized diploma; Sonia Bernal, specialized diploma; Maria Bielecka, associate in arts; Christopher Blahosky, associate in applied science; Jaclyn Borchick, associate in...

FF&F

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, will be having a named-brand basket bingo April 21 at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie.

Doors open 11:30 a.m. Bingo starts 1 p.m.

There will be a Chinese auction, 50-50 and door prizes.

Bring a cat or dog food donation and be entered in a special basket drawing.

Food and refreshments will be available.

Food provided by Kasey Lynn Caterers of the Meadows, Hellertown....