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Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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Friday, November 9, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Nov. 7: Stuffed green pepper with tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruited yogurt.

Thursday, Nov. 8: Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, apple muffin, Mandarin oranges. BB: Roast beef.

Friday, Nov. 9: Baked white fish, roasted grains with vegetables, peas and pearl onion, roll, banana.Monday, Nov. 12: Closed. Veteran's Day.

Tuesday, Nov. 13: Rotisserie baked chicken with gravy, beets, bread stuffing, rye bread, pineapple tidbits....


Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Museum of Indian Culture, 2825 Fish Hatchery Road, Allentown, is holding its annual Open House noon - 4 p.m. Nov. 18.

The event will include American Indian craft demonstrations of sweetgrass basketry, quillwork, flute making, bead and leatherwork, and Atlatl throwing.

Learn how to make a corn-usk doll. See the exhibit, "Kachinas: Spirit Dolls of the Hopi," featuring more than 70 hand-carved, hand-painted wooden figures based on Hopi kachinas carved by George Melloy, a...

Sea salt doesn't reduce sodium in diet

Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. I have high blood pressure and I'm trying to cut down on the sodium in my diet. Should I switch from regular table salt to sea salt?

Sea salt is made from evaporating sea water. Table salt comes from underground mines.

Sea salt sounds healthier doesn't it? It evokes images of crashing surf, tanned bodies, and marlin jumping out of the water.

Sea salt and table salt contain the same amount of sodium chloride. Switching won't help you with your high blood pressure. But...


Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown, will hold a Thanksgiving Nut Roll Sale 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 in the hospital's main lobby.

Large 14-inch bakery-fresh Kolache rolls with nut, apricot, poppy seed, raspberry or Lekvar filling, and a limited supply of Shoo-fly pies are available.

Pre-ordering is recommended. Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413.

Parent wants school bus stop moved

Wednesday, October 31, 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...

Whitehall Food Pantry

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The First Northern Bank and Trust Egypt office will hold a food drive to benefit the North Whitehall Food Pantry through Nov. 16.

Those who bring a donation will be entered to win one of two $25 gift certificates for a turkey.

Donations may be dropped off at 2228 Old Post Road, Coplay (at the Kornfeind shopping center).

For more information, contact Wendy M. Arrasmith at 610-261-0300.

PTF provides 'best possible learning environment'

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

In the library of Catasauqua Middle School on a Thursday evening, a small yet dedicated group of parents assembles with CMS Principal Melissa Inselmann to discuss the school's focus on providing a fun and educational atmosphere for middle school students.

These parents comprise the Parent Teacher Forum.

The PTF is a nonprofit parent/teacher assemblage of parents, teachers and the principal.

The board, which consists of a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer...

Coplay column

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

With the general election just days away, Tuesday, Nov.6, it has been awfully quiet in the borough when it comes to the noise and news candidates bring to the table.

It was a fever pitch atmosphere in the largely Democratic based borough when Barrack Oboma made his run for the presidency four years ago. This Presidential election there are fewer Obama signs in the yards in town. Mitt Romney signs seem to be keeping pace with the opposition.

With the huge disparity the Democrats...