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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in School

The meeting for St. Andrews Young at Heart has been changed for the month of March because of the Easter holidays. The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 20, instead of March 27 in the church basement. Enter by the side door of the church off the parking lot. The church is located at the corner of Eugene and Third. streets. The parking lot is at the rear of the church.

There will be no casino trip in March. Trips to Mohegan Sun are scheduled for April 5 and 26. The bus will leave...

Roughies Report

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Parents and students should be aware that cellphones, smartphones and other electronic devices are not allowed in any PSSA testing location as directed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's cellphone policy.

If a student brings his or her cellphone to school, it will be collected before testing and returned at the end of the session. Therefore, students are strongly encouraged to leave their cellphones at home.

Student consequences for violation of this policy can be...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. Mary's Church, 122 Union St., will hold one more Lenten Fish Dinner Friday, March 15, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall.

The menu will include fried and breaded Icelandic Haddock, corn, coleslaw, stewed tomatoes, roll, pudding, beverage and a choice of baked potato, macaroni and cheese or cabbage and noodles. An additional piece of fish or side orders may be added to your platter for an additional cost.

Tickets are available at the door.

For more information...

Charotin Hose Company Fire Calls

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Charotin Hose Company of North Catasauqua responded to the following calls recently.

Appliance fire

Jan. 31, 4:08 p.m.

North Catasauqua firefighters responded with the Northampton Fire Department for a reported dwelling fire in the 500 block of Banks Street, Northampton. The caller had reported an appliance on fire.

An assistant fire chief arrived on location and reported the fire to be out. The residence required ventilation with a fan to remove smoke.


A life lived for others is a life worth living

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

What's important in this journey we are all on called life?

Is it our job titles and the power and respect attached to our professions, careers and employment pursuits that make a difference?

Or, are the salaries we receive, the cars we drive and the apartments and homes we live in factors in determining our worth and our happiness?

Recently a friend's father passed away. He was, in more ways than one, a mentor of mine and a father figure.

Pete De Pietro, who...

State police

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Fraud reported

State police on Feb. 27 responded to a report of unknown persons posing as Microsoft representatives.

The individuals tricked a 70-year-old Allen Township resident into providing her credit card information on the phone to the individuals, police said.

Meal stolen

Police were called March 3 for a report that someone left a restaurant without paying.

Police said two men departed the Red Robin restaurant, 1775 Airport Road, Hanover Township,...

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by For locations, call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, March 13: Breaded pork chop, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread with margarine, red seedless grapes.

Thursday, March 14: Happy St. Patrick's Day. Irish beef barley soup, corned beef and cabbage, boiled potatoes, Emerald Isle salad, wheat bread with margarine, Shamrock pie.

Friday, March 15: Baked ziti, Italian blend vegetables, tossed greens with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, applesauce.

Monday, March 18: Hungarian goulash,...

Article By: The Press

Thursday, March 14, 2013 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


Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, March 13: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, Creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, March 14: Roasted turkey breast with gravy, bread stuffing, French green beans, wheat bread, orange.

Friday, March 15: dilled baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, multigrain bread, banana.

Monday, March 18: Spaghetti with meat sauce, broccoli, garlic bread, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, March 19: Breaded chicken breast, roasted potatoes, wax...

Article By: Szever-Barndt

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by Szever-Barndt in Social News

Whitehall-Coplay graduate

marries on Sept. 28, 2012

The marriage of Brandy Barndt and Scott Szever took place Sept. 28, 2012, at Linfield, Limerick Township, Montgomery County.

Father Paul Brandt officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Scott and Colleen Barndt of Honey Brook, Chester County.

She graduated from Twin Valley High School in 1999 and from Bloomsburg University in 2003.

She is employed by The Vanguard, Inc., Valley...