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Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Zimmerman verdict sparks debate and action

The jury verdict in the Trayvon Martin case has generated much public comment.

On one end of the spectrum are those who say George Zimmerman should be held legally responsible for the death of Martin.

The other end of the spectrum includes those who say Zimmerman was legally justified in defending himself.

Northampton police

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 9

· Police responded to a dispute between a man and woman in the 600 block of Walker Drive.

JULY 10

· A report of 60 CDs stolen from an unlocked vehicle brought officers to the 300 block of East 12th Street.

· A report of a vehicle hitting a corner home brought police to the 100 block of East 21st Street.

JULY 11

· A report that a juvenile removed a wallet from a vehicle brought officers to the unit block of East 13th Street.

JULY 12

Northampton resident shares cancer story

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

It was a Saturday in early January when Joy, a 45-year-old Northampton resident, found a lump in her right breast.

She shared her story to help readers understand the importance of the Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society programs it funds.

The following Monday, Joy, a single mother of two boys ages 13 and 16, saw her doctor. A mammogram and ultrasound revealed an abnormally shaped lump in her right breast and a suspicious node on her right side.

Whitehall police

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 15

· An alarm summoned officers to the 2500 block of Augusta Drive.

· Officers responded to a report of a vehicle keyed in the 4100 block of Wilson Street.

· Police were called to Jordan Park Beverages, 1208 MacArthur Road, to investigate a broken glass door.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 400 block of First Street.

· The theft of iron fencing brought police to the 100 block of East Union Street.

JULY 16

Catasauqua police

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

JULY 8

· Officers assisted EMS in the 600 block of South 14th Street.

· A report of juveniles who threw a firecracker at a house brought police to the 400 block of Second Street.

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 900 block of Bridge Street.

· A report of two men fighting brought police to the 700 block of Third Street.

JULY 9

· Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 800 block of Faith Drive.

· A report of identity theft brought police to the unit block of Covington Place.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

JULY 8

· Officers assisted EMS in the 600 block of South 14th Street.

· A report of juveniles who threw a firecracker at a house brought police to the 400 block of Second Street.

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 900 block of Bridge Street.

· A report of two men fighting brought police to the 700 block of Third Street.

JULY 9

· Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 800 block of Faith Drive.

· A report of identity theft brought police to the unit block of Covington Place.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Header:DANCE

@Body.8 Days Head:ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

@Body.8 Days:Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

Main Lesson: East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Aug. 20, 27

Main Lesson: Country Waltz, 7 p.m. July 30

Main Lesson: Salsa, 7 p.m. Aug. 6, 13

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head:ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

@Body.8 Days:Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150

Lehigh Valley Tango Society, 7 - 10 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"

KIDSPEACE

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Yard sale set

The second annual KidsPeace Community Yard Sale will be held 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Aug. 24, KidsPeace Family Center, 1650 Broadway, Salisbury Township.

In the event of rain, the sale will be held indoors.

Community members, crafters and vendors are welcome to reserve a space for a minimum donation.

The deadline to register for a spot is Aug. 19. Participants must bring their own tables. Vendors keep profits from sales.

Proceeds from reservations benefit KidsPeace Autism Services & Community Programs.

MUSIKFEST

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by The Press in Focus

An app for that

The Musikfest 30th Anniversary App, available for free at the iTunes Store and developed by Trifecta Technologies and ArtsQuest, is now available.

The app, sponsored by Martin Guitar, includes performance schedules by date and venue, biographies for 300 performers, festival updates in real time and search options so patrons can look for their favorite music and vendors.

The app includes an interactive festival map, parking and general festival information, and contests, promotions and discounts available only to app users.