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Charter school for business students

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Business and Entrepreneurship Academy Charter High School, located at 601 East St., Easton, is now accepting pre-enrollment for the 2013-14 school year.

Current eighth- and ninth-graders are eligible to pre-enroll.

Call 610-829-2222 or visit to pre-enroll.

Students are sought who are looking for a well-rounded core education with the higher level skills required to participate in the world of business and finance...

PPL meter swaps are ongoing, not new

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by NATHANIELJASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Recent rumor of PPL's replacing local residential electric meters by government edict are both completely false and somewhat true.

PPL Spokesman Joe Nixon said in a telephone interview replacement of old meters in favor of new, advanced meters has been ongoing since 2002. About 160,000 old dial meters have been replaced with digital meters, he said, and no longer require nearby radio monitoring because they send information directly back through the electrical system.


Northampton column

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The Simcoe Gallery will host an exhibit of two Northampton folk art carvers from the early- and mid-1900s. Both carvers had the same type of employment and the same love of "whittlin."

Stop by the gallery, 1925 Main St., on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. to see this unique display.


The Gospel Chapel Missions Committee has partnered with Lehigh Valley Business Group, a nonprofit organization, for "Project Keep Warm." The goal for this project is to collect 500...

Next of kin sought

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh County Coroner's Office is searching for the next of kin for Raymond Rudd Sr.

Rudd, 52, of 122 N. 11th St., Allentown, died Dec. 8 at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown.

Anyone having information about his relatives is asked to contact the Lehigh County Coroner's Office at 610-782-3426.

Northampton police

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


·A report of a parked motor vehicle struck by a motorist brought officers to the 1200 block of Franklin Street.

· Police responded to a report of a garage struck by a motor vehicle in the 2100 block of Line Alley.


· Officers were called to the Siegfried School to investigate a report of a suspicious man.

· Police were called to the Wells Fargo Bank to investigate...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· A report of a reckless driver brought officers to Second Street.

· Police responded to a false alarm at the Medical Academy Charter School, 330 Howertown Road.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 600 block of Poplar Street.


· Officers responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 200 block of Peach Street.

· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought officers to Race...

Sweet Adelines

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Lehigh Valley Sweet Adelines Chorus will present "Christmas Cards to the Lehigh Valley," a fun and festive holiday performance for the whole family, on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2:30 p.m. in the church social hall of SS Simon and Jude, 730 W. Broad Street in Bethlehem. A reception of Christmas cookies and hot beverages will immediately follow the event.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance.

This is an award-winning, all-women a cappella chorus affiliated with...

Coplay police

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log



A resident of the 100 block of Cherry Drive, Coplay, informed police that someone entered his 2008 Volkswagen sometime overnight.

A watch and an undetermined amount of coins were missing, police said.

Police found no signs of a forced entry. The vehicle was parked in front of the owner's home.

It is not known, police said, if the vehicle was locked or unlocked.

Bicycle stolen

A resident of Northampton reported to borough...

Stroke awareness

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Q: What is a stroke?

A: There are two types of strokes; the first type, called an ischemic stroke, occurs when blood stops flowing to a part of the brain due to a blocked blood vessel. The other type, from a ruptured blood vessel, is called hemorrhagic stroke.

Q: What are the symptoms?

A: Stroke symptoms begin suddenly. You may have one or more of these symptoms: weakness or loss of feeling on one side of your face, arm or leg; trouble seeing in one or both eyes;...

Article By: The Press

Friday, December 14, 2012 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645