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Cookie sale benefits ministries

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI Special to The Press in Columns

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, will be having a homemade cookie and baked goods sale Dec. 14, noon to 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church's ministries to the community.

Call 610-965-3603 for information.


The Northeast Kiwanis Club meets every Wednesday at noon at the Denny's restaurant on Catasauqua Road, Hanover Township. Anyone interested in learning more about Kiwanis and the good things the organization does for children...


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Three topics to be avoided during any holiday gathering include religion, politics and money. Politics is a definite topic to stay away from – sure to inflate blood pressure in many individuals.

Money is another – salaries, spending, inflation, etc. However, talking about and walking the walk of personal faith seems to be an equally touchy subject.

On Facebook, friends ask for prayers when loved ones are undergoing surgery, have experienced a death in the family or are in need...


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Coplay tree lighting ceremony – 6:30, borough municipal complex, Fourth and Center streets, Coplay.

· Homemade Holiday Sale – 1-8 p.m., 1333 Fourth St., North Catasauqua. Baked goods and crafts. Proceeds to Mrs. Nothstein's Helping Hands Fund.

· AARP Chapter 3115 meeting – noon, American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Information: 610-395-2820.

· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital...

Students are planning to deck the halls

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by JENNIFER WINTERMUTE Special to The Press in School

Thanksgiving has gone by in a blink, but we, as a school were reminded how blessed we are.


The Lehigh Valley Christain High School drama team is performing a radio version of "It's a Wonderful Life" Dec. 6 and 7. The performance will be at the school.


Every year, our school has a competition called "Deck the Halls." Each grade is assigned a section of hallway and on Dec. 12 , after planning, there is a period to set up all the decorations. A winner is...

Coplay column

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Coplay officially rings in the 2013 Christmas season this evening with its annual tree lighting ceremony.

The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the municipal building at Fourth and Center streets.

After the tree is lit, Santa will arrive on a borough fire truck to greet children and parents.

The program will then move indoors to the auditorium for a holiday concert by the Whitehall High School chorale. The event is free and open to the public.

Throughout the...

Coplay police

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Vehicle crashes into home

Coplay Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle that crashed into a home in the unit block of South Front Street Nov. 28.

A 2005 Honda operated by Justine Agou of the unit block of North Front Street, Coplay, pulled out of a parking space onto Coplay Street and hit a parked vehicle, causing the air bag to be deployed, police said.

After the air bag was activated, the vehicle continued down Coplay Street and crashed into a home at 1 S....

State police

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Vehicle window damaged

Police responded to a report of a vehicle window damaged Nov. 20.

Karrysa Aubrey Herman of Northampton told police the front window of her automobile was smashed.

Theft of wallet

On Nov. 16 police responded to a report of the theft of a wallet at Ross Dress For Less, 920 Airport Center Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

The wallet belonged to Asia Marie Nasuta of Harrisburg, police said.

Argument reported

A dispute...


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County Triad and Project Lifesaver will meet 4 p.m. Dec. 10 at Lehigh Valley Active Life, formerly Lehigh County Senior Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown.

The meetings are free and there are no dues.

This month's speaker will be a trainer from the Allentown Police Department and a K-9 dog.

For information, call Martha Lieberman at 610-966-8511.