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Chosen Words

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by D.J. HAUSMAN-HILL Special to The Press in Opinion

Sandy...

a nickname for my sister

Now a historic storm

The "perfect storm"

Brought about by climate change

Millions of our citizens affected....

by storm surge or flooding

Loss of electrical power

Disruption

Displacement

Some lost their lives

Others lost everything...

except relationships

Community comes together at such times

...times of crisis

Community...

that is what enables us...

Mackenzie wins seat in 134th District

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to The Press in Local News

After a very confusing year, residents in the 134th Legislative District will remain represented by Ryan Mackenzie in Harrisburg.

Mackenzie defeated John Reynard, his Democratic opponent, in the General Election.

Unofficial tallies show Mackenzie easily outdistanced Reynard with at least 60 percent of the vote in each of Lehigh and Berks counties.

Mackenzie was first elected April 24, to replace Doug Reichley after he resigned to take a seat as Lehigh County Court of...

Dave Argall retains 29th District seat

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to The Press in Local News

State Sen. David Argall won his first full term to represent the 29th State Senate District in Tuesday's election.

The district includes Lynn, Heidelberg and Washington townships and the Borough of Slatington.

Redistricting plans overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court earlier this year would have put those areas in state Sen. Pat Browne's district.

Argall, returns to the Senate after serving nearly four years in that post.

He was elected in a March 2009...

Elementary News

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

Parents are asked to return physical and dental forms.

For information, call 610-298-8661 ext. 5335.

Parent teacher conferences will take place Nov. 16-21. Students will be dismissed at noon these days.

There will be noon dismissal Nov. 16 and 19, with no afternoon kindergarten. On Nov. 20 and 21, there will be no morning kindergarten.

Northwestern

Elementary

There is a roller skating night 6-8 p.m. Nov. 9 at Independence Center, Schnecksville.

...

Coplay

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The First Northern Bank and Trust, 2228 Old Post Road, (Kornfeind's Shopping Center), Coplay, is having a food drive until Nov. 16 to benefit the local food panty.

Bring nonperishable foodstuffs and be entered to win one of two gift certificates for a turkey.

For more information, call 610-261-0300.

NWL lunch menus

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in School

Thursday, Nov. 8: Elem.: Roast turkey, gravy, dinner roll, potato stuffing, candied sweet potatoes, steamed green beans, mixed fruit, milk, ice cream. M.S.: Chicken tenders with dinner roll or pizza, carrot sticks and green pepper slices with dip, mixed fruit, milk. H.S.: Chicken tenders with dinner roll or grilled cheese sandwich, carrot sticks and green pepper slices with dip, mixed fruit, milk.

Friday, Nov. 9: Elem.: Mozzarella sticks with sauce or chicken nuggets, tossed salad cup...

St. Joseph

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Women's Guild of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Orefield is having its annual Craftfest from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Parish Center.

This event will feature beautiful crafts and themed gift baskets, just in time for holiday shopping. The Unique Boutique has vendor displays offering more gift ideas. Children can buy affordable presents for family members at the Santa Shoppe.

Santa will stop in for a visit on Saturday.

Tempting baked...

HAPPENINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 395-1006.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First...

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Juveniles cited

for underage drinking

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say Austin Lee Walter, 19, of New Tripoli, along with two 17-year-old males, one 17-year-old female, and one 16-year-old female were found in Walter's vehicle allegedly consuming alcohol shortly after midnight Oct. 27 at 8974 Levan Road, Lynn Township.

All were cited for underage drinking before District Judge Rod Beck, Slatington.

Woman charged

with making threats

According to a...