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Friday, February 23, 2018

lunch menus

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, February 15: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hot ham and cheese on a pretzel bun, tomato soup with Goldfish crackers, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, chilled fruit, milk

Friday, Feb. 16: Early dismissal. No lunch.

Monday, Feb. 19: No school. Presidents Day holiday

Tuesday, Feb. 20: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hot dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed green beans, chilled fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Feb. 21: Elem., M.S., H.S.: French toast sticks, sausage or yogurt choice, hash...

Lynn Twp planners approve 24 acres for inclusion in agricultural security

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by JUSTIN SWEITZER in Local News

Planners in Lynn Township approved land for agricultural security at their Jan. 16 meeting, recommending approval for two parcels owned by resident Christopher Wentz into the township’s agricultural security area.

The parcels recommended for approval are located along Hernhutter Strass Road, with a 23.7-acre parcel located to the north of the road and a .3-acre lot along the south side of the road.

Wentz’s request for the parcels to be approved for agricultural security first...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

·Phoebe Ministries, 1925 W. Turner St., Allentown, is seeking volunteers who enjoy sharing stories of faith and interacting with older adults living with dementia, to lead small group sessions at skilled care centers in Allentown, Wernersville, Richlandtown and Wyncote.

The Spirit Alive program is an innovative way of leading worship with residents, who live in Phoebe’s memory support neighborhoods.

The program involves sharing stories with residents that illustrate great...

Pork dinner on Feb. 17

Saturday, February 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Jordan UCC

Jordan United Church of Christ, 1837 Church Road, South Whitehall Township, is having a pork and sauerkraut dinner 4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 17.

The meal includes sliced pork, sauerkraut, green beans, gravy and mashed potatoes with dessert and a beverage.

For tickets, call the church at 610-395-2218.

Meetings offered on spotted lanternfly

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Penn State Cooperative Extension will present the following spotted lanternfly public meetings from 7-9 p.m. in March.

·March 7: Weisenberg Fire Department, 2500 Golden Key Road, Weisenberg Township.

·March 14: New Tripoli Fire Co., 7242 Decatur St., New Tripoli.

The latest updates on spotted lanternfly biology, control and management in Lehigh County’s affected townships will be presented.

Seating is limited. To register, go to


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh said as tax-filing season has begun, it pays to be aware of the signs pointing to possible tax identity theft.

Tax identity theft occurs when someone steals your Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax refund or to get a job.

Johnston-Walsh said if the Internal Revenue Service receives a duplicate tax return filing using your Social Security number, you will receive a written notice through the mail.


Chosen Words

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Gifts are always fun to get,

Regardless of the reason,

It could be for a special day,

Or simply for a season.

A gift can be most anything,

A tie, a watch, a shirt, a ring;

Some gifts do not require boxes,

Or bows or any pretty things.

A gift can be a phone call,

To a friend who’s all alone.

A gift can be a hug or kiss,

From someone that you miss.

A gift can be a doctor,

Who erases all your pain.


State Police Beat

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say a 63-year-old man from the 9600 Block of Oakview Road, Lynn Township, reported a known 23-year-old woman made numerous unauthorized ATM withdraws, purchases and bill payments without his permission between Aug. 15, 2017, and Nov. 14, 2017.

This incident remains under investigation, police say.

State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say John C. Olivieri Delgado, 53, of Gloucester, Ontario Canada, was driving a 2015 Kenworth T880 at 2:13 p.m....