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Monday, June 18, 2018

lunch menus

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 31: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hot dog on roll, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, fruit, garden salad, pizza.

Friday, June 1: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, fruit, vegetable, milk.

Monday, June 4: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Cook’s choice, chicken entrees, fruit, vegetable, milk.

Tuesday, June 5: Elem., M.S., H.S.:Cook’s choice, hamburger entrees, fruit, vegetable, milk.

Wednesday, June 6: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Cook’s choice, breakfast entrees, fruit, vegetable, milk....

Sunshine Center Preschool welcomes the big top

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by DIANE HEMERLY in Local News

The Sunshine Center Preschool Circus was in town April 26 and 27 at Ziegels Union Church in Breinigsville.

Under the big top, Ringmaster Patricia Elliott announced the acts for the one-ring show.

The elephants, led by Laurie Rex, included Ryland Pagano, Eli Yerger, Jayden Wagner, Layla Heeps, Isabella Noll and Quinly Hanna.

These pachyderms paraded in, did tricks on and off their stands and were a hit with the crowd.

Ribbon twirlers, Katie Herrington, Keira...

Jon Bond hosting ‘Kempton, Naturally’ art show on June 2

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Artist Jonathan Bond of Kempton will present his annual art show 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 2 at his art gallery at 59 Kempton Road, just outside the village of Kempton.

The show will be held in conjunction with the 13th annual Hawk Mountain Arts Tour held the same day.

“Kempton, Naturally” will feature more than 50 new originals.

Works include watercolors, oils on wood panel, pencil sketches, and egg tempera on wood panels.

All works are individually framed and...

Book sale on June 28, 30

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, is hosting a used book “bag sale” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 28 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 30 in the book sale room at the library.

Shoppers may purchase a brown paper bag from the library for a small fee and fill it up with books.

There will be a large assortment of used books on all topics to choose from at the sale.

All proceeds benefit the library.

For information, visit

Lehigh County commissioners honor Boy Scouts

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Two Boy Scouts — Tyler Timothy Prehl and Ben Heintzelman — were honored by Lehigh County commissioners May 9 in resolutions commending them for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Heintzelman is a member of Boy Scout Troop 261 in the Minsi Trails Council. His Eagle Scout project was to design and construct a woodshed for firewood storage at Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville.

Prehl is a Parkland High School student with a 4.4 GPA. He will attend West Chester University with a...

Group to meet on June 5

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host Dennis Frye, author, chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park for a discussion titled “September Suspense: Lincoln’s Union in Peril” June 5 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Dinner will be served 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.

Reservations for the dinner must be made by May 31. Reservations are not required for just the...

Yard sale is a hit with bargain hunters

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Parking was in short supply at Ontelaunee Park on April 28.

There was a soccer game on the playing field and a yard sale with many people looking for bargains.

Lynn Township Supervisor Justin Smith had suggested having a yard sale. Kathy Hermany and Supervisor Steve Feinour did the organizing, each giving the other credit.

One large item was reportedly sold already at 8:30 a.m. though the sale was scheduled to start at 11 a.m. This reporter was not told what the item was...

Missionary Moyer discusses his mission in Panama

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

The service at New Life Lutheran Church began with a presentation by the bell choir.

Bill Dellicker was worship leader on April 29 as the church awaits a new pastor. The bishop is coming to help with the call, and Pastor Peggy Wuertele, a member of the Lutheran Synod, was a member of the congregation on that day.

A mission team from the church is going to Texas May 20-26 to help clean up after the summer’s hurricane.

The service also took place on the seventh anniversary...

Bonuses available for veterans of Persian Gulf Conflict

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Eligible veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from Aug. 2, 1990 to Aug. 31, 1991 have until Aug. 31, 2018 to collect a special one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice.

Applications for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus are due by Aug. 31, 2018.

The bonus program, administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, pays $75 per month for qualifying, active-duty service members, up to a $525...