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Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in School

LV Launchbox

Creative collaboration fuels innovation, and the Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge is poised to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs!

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox and Perkiomen School is offering a two-week summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in developing the foundation for a successful business or product idea June 18-29.

Students will learn key strategies for launching a startup and...


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

·Center for Animal Health and Welfare, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with morning cleanings, attend off-site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help.

Contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722 ext. 4 or

·Independent Senior Transportation Network LV, Bethlehem, is looking for volunteers to drive seniors to medical appointments, grocery...

Elementary News

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

Partners in Education needs volunteers for Fun Day for students in kindergarten through second grade on May 8. Rain date is May 11.

The Elementary Challenge for grades three and four will be May 15. Rain date is May 18.

To help, contact Lindsey at

The Fifth Grade Finale will take place May 22. Rain date is May 24.

To help at the finale, contact Kelly at...

L.C. Conservation District needs volunteers in May

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Conservation District is looking for volunteers with an interest in the environment for the 2018 Lehigh County Envirothon.

The high school event will take place May 1. The middle school event will take place May 3, both at Pool Life Sanctuary at Wildlands Conservancy, Emmaus.

Volunteers may assist either or both days. Help is needed 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Expertise in the topics is not required.

Senior high school students will culminate a year of...

Frisbee gives presentation on budget

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Business Manager Leslie Frisbee reported to the Northwestern Lehigh School Board that the budget is on target.

She explained the various fund balance categories.

Superintendent Mary Anne Wright said the funds are not to be used for recurring costs but only for their specified uses.

The school usually buys two buses and two vans, but will probably purchase three buses this year.

One costs approximately $93,000, and a utility vehicle will cost between $20,000 to $25...

Editor’s View

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

The brave daffodils are long peeking through the frozen ground. Although bent over, as if weeping, they remain defiant, blooming bright yellow despite nighttime and early morning below freezing temperatures.

Patches of short, blue flowers cover the ground where the grass has dared not to grow.

Twigs and branches lay scattered across the backyard, ripped from the trees during damaging winds that marked this past winter.

Contrary to what the calendar says, spring did not...

lunch menus

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in School

Friday, April 13: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Pizza, sliced cucumbers, chilled fruit, milk.

Monday, April 16: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken tenders, dinner roll, mashed potatoes with gravy, chilled fruit, milk.

Tuesday, April 17: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Tacos, steamed corn, chilled fruit, milk.

Wednesday, March 18: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Waffles, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, chilled fruit, milk.

Thursday, April 19: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Steak sandwich, carrots, chilled fruit,...

Lehigh Valley honors fallen York City firefighters

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Police Log

Firefighters from Cetronia, Allentown, Emmaus, Western Salisbury and Lehigh County Special Operations Team recently paid their respects to members of the York City Fire Department who lost two members in a structure fire on March 22.

York City Fire Capt. Ivan Flanscha and Firefighter Zachary Anthony died as a result of a wall collapse in York as they were pursuing flare ups and hot spots.

A wall at Weaver Organ and Piano building collapsed trapping Flanscha and Anthony and...

Boulay returns with concert for cancer survivors

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by MAKENNA MASENHEIMER in Local News

Dr. Richard “Rick” Boulay is presenting “You Will Be Found: Songs and Lessons of Cancer Survivorship,” a concert and open forum for cancer survivors and their caregivers, 2 p.m. April 14, at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown.

When Boulay’s wife was diagnosed with leukemia about 10 years ago, his understanding of the disease changed.

“I realized as a cancer doctor I knew the breadth of cancer and what it touches, but I didn’t know the depth,”...