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Elementary News

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

Elementary News

Northwestern Lehigh libraries are having a Barnes and Noble Book Fair 6-8 p.m. Jan. 11, at Lehigh Valley Mall.

Northwestern Elementary second-grade students will perform at 6:30 p.m. A cookie eating contest will take place at 7 p.m.; Dylan Rex performs at 7:30 p.m. and guest readers will be at 6:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and at 7:45 p.m. A percentage of purchase price will benefit the libraries.

Floating inservice day is currently scheduled for Jan....

Editor's View

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by DEB PALMIERI in Opinion

Dess Alt Yohr is now fer-bei; wos now aw-fongt is yoh gons nei.

Mier leava un mier wolda, fom Neia biss tzu'm Alta. Darrich feel Ongsht un Druvvel; darrich Tzittera un darrich Farricht. Darrich Grieg un grossa Schrecka; dess dutt de gons Welt be-decka.

The old year is gone; what is now beginning is all new.

We live through much fear and trouble; through nervousness and through fright; through war and through terror this covers the whole world and we leave this to the...

Middle, High School News

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

Northwestern Lehigh Key Club and Miller-Keystone Blood Center are having a blood drive 3-7 p.m. Jan. 10, in the high school. Donors are needed.


Congratulations to Lauren Alden and Nicole Butz, studying Emerging Health Progessionals; Dale Bernhard, studying Culinary Arts and Zachary Moyer, studying Diesel Medium/Heavy Truck Technology; who have been named Students of the Month for November at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute.


There will be a PTO...


Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in School

Northwestern's Chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions is having a free electronics recycling day 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 19 in the Northwestern Lehigh High School parking lot, 6493 Route 309, New Tripoli.

Monetary donations go directly to the school's S.A.D.D. chapter.

Free items include telephones, cell phones, computers, DVDs, VCRs, filing cabinets, LCD, CRT monitors and projectors, stereos and speakers, cables and cords, printers, fax machines, copiers and more.



Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, is offering a variety of noncredit fitness classes this semester.

The following classes will take place at LCCC's main campus, unless noted otherwise.

·Balance and Mobility: 1-2 p.m. Feb. 4-March 11;

·Belly Dancing: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 5-March 26;

·Ballroom Sampler I: 7-8:30 p.m. March 1-22;

·Ballroom Sampler II: 7–8:30 p.m. Feb. 25-March 18;

·Ballroom Latin III: 7-8:30 p.m. April 9-30;


Lynn Twp. ends 2012

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

The Dec. 27, 2012, end-of-year meeting of Lynn Township supervisors began with an executive session to discuss personnel.

Supervisors named Frey and Company, Walnutport, to serve as auditor.

The board will verify if the contract includes an audit of the sewer authority account, which will cover only the period before the system was taken over by the Lehigh County Authority.

The Sanctuary at Haafsville, Upper Macungie, was given the contract for animal control. Costs will...

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Car strikes bridge

in Lynn Township

James Bachman, 41, of New Tripoli, was driving a 1998 Audi at 6:15 a.m. Dec. 16, 2012, when the car struck a bridge at the intersection of Springhouse and Mosserville roads, Lynn Township, State Police Troop M Fogelsville say.

Trooper Curt R. Schillinger responded to a report of a vehicle in the roadway with a person inside slumped over the steering wheel.

Police say after Bachman was awakened, he allegedly exhibited signs of...


Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Frank Licata of the Montgomery County Beekeepers Association will demonstrate his techniques and use of ingredients for preparing beeswax lip balms, lotions and soaps at 7 p.m. on Jan. 17 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township.

This free program is sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association and is open to the public.

For more information, call 610-298-3254 or email annawertman...

Penn State

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in School

The student aid office of Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, will host two free financial aid workshops 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and 15 for high school students who are considering enrolling in higher education.

Snow date is Jan. 17.

To reserve a seat by Jan. 7, call 610-285-5000.


Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Rural Preservation Association of Northwestern Lehigh County asks community members to save old Christmas light strings for the annual CleanSweep recycling event in April.

The lights will be donated to the Slatedale-Emerald Lions Club for recycling.