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Free license classes are being offered

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club offers free classes to prepare interested persons for the short entry-level FCC amateur radio license test and the start of enjoyment in amateur radio communications. For people currently holding the entry-level license, the club also offers free classes to prepare for the test to upgrade to the general class license.

Benefit event planned for Sept. 16

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Rally Through the Valley

Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley Inc. will hold its 19th annual Rally Through the Valley motorcycle poker run and pig roast event 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 16 to benefit local victims of crime. The 60-mile lined route will start with registration and check-in at Nazareth Borough Park, North Broad Street, and will end at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Allentown. Following the run, riders will be treated to an all-you-can-eat pig roast and live music by Dynamic Duo 1-3 p.m.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Festival to begin

Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg’s 57th annual summer festival will be held noon-8 p.m. Aug. 18 and noon-5 p.m. Aug. 19 on the north side of the hospital campus, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem.

The fundraiser benefits LVH-Muhlenberg programs.

There will be food trucks and stands; live music, including GirlCrue and The Large Flowerheads Aug. 18 and the School of Rock Aug. 19; a pirate show and a children’s pirate ship playground; a magician; a face painter; and a clown balloon artist.

Event helps high school students

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Special Needs Day is planned

Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, and Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, in conjunction with The Ben Event, will host a special needs awareness day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 21 at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St.

The event will feature providers offering information on services and programs available to the special needs community from local, state and federal resources.

Lehigh Valley Health Network and Good Shepherd Rehabilitation are sponsors of the awareness event.

Alleged rapist is in custody

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Antonio Junior Serrano, the man accused of raping his aunt, is in custody.

In a July 6 news release from Catasauqua Police Department, Serrano was apprehended July 6 by Catasauqua Police Department and the Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office in a home in the 100 block of Front Street, Catasauqua.

According to the release, he was taken into custody without incident and transported to Lehigh County Central Booking Center for processing and arraignment.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Task force

Lehigh Valley Regional DUI Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints in Lehigh County during weekends in July.

A sobriety checkpoint is a traffic safety checkpoint wherein police systematically stop vehicles at selected locations to briefly observe drivers for articulable signs and/or behaviors normally associated with drivers impaired by alcohol and/or drugs.

The sobriety checkpoint is intended to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes caused by impaired drivers and to reduce the number of intoxicated drivers traveling on Pennsylvania highways.

Nursing reactivation review sessions set

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Northampton Community College is offering free information sessions about its RN and LPN reactivation and review classes.

The sessions will be geared to nursing professionals with inactive or international licenses wishing to re-enter the workforce.

These information sessions will be held 6 p.m. July 23 at the Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem, and 6 p.m. July 24 at the Monroe Campus, 2411 Route 715, Tannersville.