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The heroes among us

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Church was packed Dec. 16; I'm not sure if it was because of the upcoming Christmas holiday or the overwhelming need to pray for the families affected by the shooting in Connecticut Dec. 14.

Sermons throughout our area were focused on trying to make sense of this event as well as trying to cope with the overwhelming grief all Americans feel.

Shining through the grief are the acts of heroism displayed by the first responders, staff and administrators at Sandy Hook Elementary...

Rap of the gavel

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News



North Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 1 p.m. in the council room at borough hall for a year-end meeting to vote on final approval of the 2013 budget.


Lehigh County Commissioners meet at 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.


Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding at Muhlenberg College will be hosting guest speaker Rev. Peter Pettit, PH.D., from Muhlenberg College, 7- 8 p.m. Jan. 3 - Feb. 7, 2013 at The Saal, Bahnson Center, Moravian Theological Seminary, 60 West Locust St., Bethlehem.

Pettit will be discussing "New Paths: Christians Engaging Israel."

IJCU will also be hosting Roberta Meek, lecturer from the History and Media and Communication Departments at Muhlenberg College noon to 1 p.m....

Article By: Zettlemoyer- Goldfeder

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by Zettlemoyer- Goldfeder in Social News

Couple to wed in June

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Zettlemoyer of Northampton announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura, to Joseph Goldfeder, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Goldfeder of Bethlehem.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Northampton Area High School, Susquehanna University and Wilkes University.

She is employed by the Whitehall-Coplay School District.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School and Bloomsburg University.

He is...

Article By: Tice-Meyers

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by Tice-Meyers in Social News

Northampton graduates wed

Lee and Jane Meyers of Danielsville announce the wedding of their daughter, Michelle, to Jonathan Tice, son of Rose Tice of Hellertown and Ron Tice of Bath.

The ceremony took place Sept. 29 at Green Pond Country Club.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of Northampton Area High School, a 2008 graduate of East Stroudsburg University and a 2010 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Hazelton campus.

She is employed by Coordinated Health...

Superfocus eyeglasses tried, not true

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

Second of four parts

There are three basic ways to correct faulty vision: eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery.

In this column, we'll cover eyeglasses.

Eyeglasses correct the following vision problems:

Nearsightedness (myopia), which blurs distant objects.

Farsightedness (hyperopia), which blurs near vision.

Astigmatism is caused by an uneven curvature of the eye's surface that produces abnormal focus.

Presbyopia is a natural condition of...

Ironton phone firm funds LCCC center

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has announced a $50,000-commitment by Ironton Telephone Company to support the college's Early Learning Center through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. A check for $25,000 was recently presented to LCCC President Donald W. Snyder and Foundation Executive Director Tim Herrlinger. The locally-owned company has committed another $25,000 for the fiscal year 2013 - '14. "We are delighted to be able to help provide access to the...

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 19: Baked hamwith raisin sauce, whipped sweet potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, angel food cake. BB: Roast turkey.

Thursday, Dec. 20: Meatloaf with gravy, whipped potatoes, peas and carrots, wheat bread, banana.

Friday, Dec. 21: Baked macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, tossed salad, wheat bread, baked apples.

Monday, Dec. 24: Closed. Happy Holidays.

Tuesday, Dec. 25: Closed. Happy Holidays.

Wednesday, Dec. 26: Closed. Happy Holidays....