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Senior adult lecture to be held

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment, an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults age 55 and older, is holding a lecture Nov. 3 in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

The lecture is “Unraveling Medicare and Medicaid.”

Anita Yuskauskas, program coordinator for the health policy and administration degree program, will share her experience as a former technical director with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Special election set to fill vacant seat

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) has ordered a special election to be held Dec. 5 to fill the vacant seat in the 133rd Legislative District.

The vacancy was created by the Sept. 8 death of Rep. Daniel McNeill. The 133rd Legislative District consists of a part of Whitehall Township; the Boroughs of Coplay, Catasauqua and Fountain Hill; Hanover Township, Lehigh County; and parts of Salisbury Township and the City of Bethlehem.

Open house set for Sept. 23

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Muslim center

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is hosting its fall open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23 at its Islamic center, 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

In addition to gathering information about Islam and Muslims, attendees can also enjoy some delicious ethnic food, Arabic calligraph, hand-painted henna for ladies, guided tours of the center and more.

For additional information, contact the center at

Tricky tray set for Sept. 23

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, will hold its seventh annual tricky tray 4 p.m. Sept. 23. Doors open 11 a.m.

Come one, come all for food, fun and prizes! Children are welcome.

The event is handicapped accessible.

There is no need to be present to win at the tricky tray.

A sampling of the prizes includes an Amazon Echo, a 7-inch tablet, money tree, scratch-off lottery ticket tree, retail, restaurant and other local business gift cards and certificates, and an appealing variety of baskets.

Class for parents starts Sept. 20

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


CrossPoint, also known as Calvary Wesleyan Church, 1414 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem, is offering a free children’s program and a class for parents 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday nights, starting Sept. 20.

Parents will gather together to figure out real issues that families are dealing with at toddler- and elementary-age levels.

Join other parents each week to receive encouragement and truth. Your voice of influence is the loudest in the life of your child, and this is a great way to be your child’s biggest cheerleader.

Safe drug

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Hartzell’s Pharmacy, at 300 American St., Catasauqua, is part of a new program to help with the disposal of leftover narcotic medications.

Using free Deterra pouches, available at Hartzell’s, to dispose of narcotic medications helps our community by lowering the risk of abuse, lowering the risk of accidental poisoning of small children and reducing harmful effects on the environment.

Here are some details about Deterra pouches:

• Each pouch holds approximately 15 pills.

• The pouch can be used for pills, liquids and patches.

Free classes are offered

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio Club

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club offers free classes to prepare interested persons for the entry-level FCC license test and the start of enjoyment in amateur radio communications. Additionally, it offers free classes for amateur radio enthusiants holding the entry-level license and wishing to receive the general class license.

Classes for both entry-level and general class license will start Sept. 5 and run for 10 Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., at Gracedale, near Nazareth.

The FCC license test will be given on the 10th Tuesday.

Luncheon to be held Sept. 11

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

Kathryn Albarelli, Esq., and Alicia Dominiguez will present “The Impact of Immigration on the Lehigh Valley” at a hot-topics luncheon, held Sept. 11 by League of Women Voters of Lehigh County. They will focus on many issues facing local immigrants and reform efforts.

The public is welcome.

The luncheon starts 11:30 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room of Superior Restaurant, 102 State Ave., Emmaus.

There is a cost, payable at the door. Atten dees may also listen to the speakers without lunch.