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Monday, October 22, 2018

lunch menus

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 11: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Warm sliced ham and cheese on pretzel bun. Alternate: pizza.

Friday, Oct. 12: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza day.

Monday, Oct. 15: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Golden chicken patty on whole-grain roll. Alternate: mini corn dogs.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hamburger or cheeseburger on a whole-grain roll. Alternate: mini corn dogs.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Mini pancake breakfast day, sausage patty or yogurt, hash brown....

That chronic chest cold may be more than you think

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

The nasty cycle repeated itself for decades.

Verna, a public school teacher, would suffer a serious bout of bronchitis.

A week of antibiotics knocked out the infection enough that she would feel ready to return to the classroom.

Two weeks later the bronchitis was back.

So were the antibiotics.

After repeated bronchial infections year after year, she finally sought the opinion of a pulmonary specialist.

In-depth testing and a CT scan showed she had...

Chosen Words

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

The October of Our Lives

Crisp bright days

illumine fall colors

Brilliant gold mixed with a tinge of rust

Days of rain laden

with sadness

Sadness at the loss of dear friends departed

All these aspects of the October of our lives

Not yet November with its darkness

and debilitation

Looking toward

December’s long night of the soul

The end of our days

But October

Those golden moments

Of...

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Kiffles:

2.5 cups flour

1/2 lb. butter, softened (Weis brand, grade AA, made in Sunbury)

Dash of salt

1 package rapid rise yeast

1/2 cup light cream

2 eggs (PA Preferred, Weis brand, grade A large, produced in Sunbury,)

In a large bowl mix up softened butter with a wooden spoon. Add flour. Sprinkle salt and yeast on top of the four and mix together. Mix flour mixture into the butter until it is well incorporated. Add cream and beaten eggs....

That chronic chest cold may be more than you think

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

The nasty cycle repeated itself for decades.

Verna, a public school teacher, would suffer a serious bout of bronchitis.

A week of antibiotics knocked out the infection enough that she would feel ready to return to the classroom.

Two weeks later the bronchitis was back.

So were the antibiotics.

After repeated bronchial infections year after year, she finally sought the opinion of a pulmonary specialist.

In-depth testing and a CT scan showed she had...

Wasting disease seminar Oct. 11

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

REP. Mako

State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will host a chronic wasting disease seminar 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game Association, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport.

CWD is a contagious, always fatal disease that infects deer and elk in Pennsylvania.

The disease is transmitted both directly through animal-to-animal contact and indirectly through food and soil contaminated with bodily secretions including feces, urine and saliva.

No evidence exists CWD...

Events planned for October

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 7860 Center St., Emerald, will have the following events during October.

·Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered at 5 p.m. Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·Christ’s Kids Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31 at St. Peter’s Emerald.

·The Redeemers Closet, a Ministry of St. Peter’s will be open from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13 will be open for free clothing give away...

Magician Mysterrio mystifies audiences at 2018 Great Allentown Fair

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Magician Mark Mysterrio, from East Stroudsburg, was on hand to delight and charm children, parents or anyone looking for a fun event at the Centennial Stage at the recent Great Allentown Fair.

The world record holder for the longest time spent on a bed of nails, 283 hours, 5 minutes, used volunteers from the audience to perform his sleight of hand magic with the help of “Miss Direction,” his aide-de-camp and cheerleader.

Halloween, craft fair Oct. 28

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Cedar Crest

Cedar Crest College will treat the community to some fall and Halloween fun when it opens its campus for a special event Oct. 28.

The college’s annual Trunk or Treat event will run noon to 3 p.m., rain or shine, and the craft and vendor fair will run noon to 4 p.m. in Lees Hall.

Representatives from local businesses and other participants will decorate their vehicles, fill them with candy and park them on campus for trick-or-treaters of all ages.

The...

Election Policy

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 6 General Election, the Parkland Press and the Northwestern Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office is the Oct. 11 edition.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Letters to...