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Dent faces challenge from Daugherty

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to the Press in Local News

The U.S. representative from the 15th Congressional District, Charlie Dent, is facing challenger Rick Daugherty in the Nov. 6 election.

Dent was unopposed in his primary, while Daugherty defeated Jackson Eaton 59 percent to 41 percent.

Daugherty, who grew up in West Bethlehem, and attended school in the Catasauqua Area School District before receiving a bachelor's degree in social work from Moravian College, is a longtime party activist.

He was asked why he is running for office.

Parent wants school bus stop moved

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Debbie Edelman, a resident of North Catasauqua, requested the school district move the Front and Chapel streets bus stop to where it was previously located, at Second and Chapel streets.

She spoke to school board members about the issue during the Oct. 9 Catasauqua Area School Board meeting.

Edelman's concern involves the safety of her daughter, who attends Sheckler Elementary School, crossing the street. She said the intersection where the current bus stop is located is dangerous.

College Corner

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Local News


Krall participates in stadium band

Elizabeth Krall, of Whitehall, is participating in Susquehanna University's stadium band this fall.

The Susquehanna stadium band plays at all home football games, the homecoming parade and pep rally and at special events throughout the fall. Membership is open by audition to all university students.

Krall, a junior music education major, is a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High School. She is the daughter of Douglas and Deborah Krall.




Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard 610-428-9911.

· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua. Information: 610-264- 0740.

· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For players with 0-199 master points. Information: 610-437-3700.

'Bodies Revealed' comes to the Lehigh Valley

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

The Da Vinci Science Center's new exhibit "Bodies Revealed" shows complexities of the human body Leonardo himself could only imagine.

The tour through the various systems of the human anatomy uses real anatomical specimens to display unabated functionality in an educational and tasteful way.

The delicate displays look and feel like plastic but offer a true view into the human body through polymer injection, a process that includes removing all of the water from an organ or system while replacing it with a polymer, and preserving it indefinitely.

Civil Air Patrol teaches high school students leadership skills

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by CHRIS ZWEIFEL Special to The Press in Local News

"Boy Scouts with airplanes" is how Lt. Bob Sacco describes the cadets of the Lehigh Valley Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.

The Cadets, aged 12-20 years old, are part of a U.S. Air Force auxiliary. They hosted an open house Oct. 16 at their headquarters at the Egypt Fire Company.

Molony, McNeill vie in the 133rd

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Candidates were asked to answer this question: What is the most pressing issue in this election and how do you plan to address it?

David Molony


Pennsylvania must change the way we pay for schools.

Property taxes devastate our communities, remove people on fixed income from their homes and kill small family farms. School taxes continue to rise even when people are vulnerable in economically stressful times.

Harrisburg promises "relief" and "reform" without a substance, but the changes are swamped by adjustments and new increases.