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Whitehall students take gold

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in School

Three Whitehall students were among the 19 area students to win gold medals at the Pennsylvania SkillsUSA Championships April 3-5.

They are:

· Kim Phung, industrial motor control.

· Genelle Davenport, medical math.

· Photography: Madison Jacob, photography.

All three are students at Whitehall High School and Lehigh Career & Technical Institute.

As gold medal winners, they will represent Pennsylvania at the National Leadership & Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo. June 23-29.

George Taylor House to hold opening ceremonies Sunday

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The George Taylor House will hold its opening day ceremony 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 5. The George Taylor Monument will be dedicated in celebration of its 200th anniversary.

The Catasauqua American Legion Post 215 will present an honor guard salute and the Sheckler Elementary School band will perform at 2 p.m. Guided tours of the George Taylor House are set for 2-4 p.m. Food and beverage vendors will be plentiful.


Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club Program: "Eli, the Son of the Iceman" – 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. Information: email ke3aw@arrl.net or call 610-432-8286.

· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. Information: Ken Howard 610-428-9911.

· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua.

Editor's View

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

They can knock us down but we return stronger and taller than ever

How fitting it is, following the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings by two brothers with alleged ties to violent Muslim extremists, that the final piece of One World Trade Center, the spire, was scheduled to be lifted in place on Monday.

Unfortunately, high winds and bad weather forced a temporary delay.

Installation of the 408-foot, 800-ton spire began last December with pieces made in New Jersey and Canada.

Penn State

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Information session May 20

If you enjoy gardening and volunteer work, now is the time to apply to become a Penn State master gardener.

The Penn State Master Gardener program in Lehigh and Northampton counties will be training a new class of volunteers this fall.

The new training program will begin the week of Aug. 23 and continue 2:30-5:30 p.m. each Wednesday through mid-December.

Classes will be split between the Lehigh and Northampton County Extension offices in Allentown and Nazareth.

State police

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Vehicle damaged

State police on April 1 were called to Willowbrook Road, Allen Township, to investigate a report of a vehicle damaged.

Police said the driver's side door of a green Volkswagen Jetta was kicked in.

Attack reported

Johnny Junior Quinones, 39, and Tesha Simone, 38, both of Bethlehem, were arrested for allegedly attacking a 61-year-old Northampton resident April 7.

According to police, the incident occurred at 1028 Hogan Way, Allen Township.

Diamond ring reported stolen