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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Columns

Unknowns of radiation made easier by local therapy dog

I wasn’t sure what to think or ultimately expect, despite the radiation oncologist doctor and other medical professionals explaining the process to me.

My first radiation appointment two weeks ago at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest consisted of meeting with the doctor and going over the goals of treatment and its side effects.

Northampton: Library book sale is underway

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Public Library’s book sale is continuing July 20 and 22 at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave., with a bag sale on the final day.

The library will host a program titled “Source Water Protection Starts at Home” 6:30 p.m. July 19. Master well owner Chris Jones will discuss well basics such as annual maintenance and water testing.

Munchkin Music will he held 11 a.m. July 24. Kids can enjoy music, movement and fun!

Catasauqua: Thrift shop holds clothing sale

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., is having a half-price sale on all clothing July 24-29.

Donations of good, used, clean clothing are gratefully accepting during store operation hours, which are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

Proceeds from the shop are returned to the community through contributions that support youth and adult programs and services.

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Fullerton: Contact info sought for Class of 1997

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Attention, Whitehall High School Class of 1997 — the reunion committee is trying to locate fellow classmates for the 20th-year reunion. Please send your contact information to WHS.1997PA@gmail.com.

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St. Elizabeth’s Regional School, Pershing Boulevard and Fullerton Avenue, announces school office hours for the summer months are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Normal hours will resume Aug. 21.

School begins Aug. 28 for grades 1 through 8, with kindergarten orientation Aug. 28 and 29. Kindergarten’s first full day of school is Aug. 30.

Happenings

Monday, July 17, 2017 by The Press in Columns

JULY 17

• Altered book art (for teens in grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave.

• Beading club (for teens and adults), 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road

• Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., Coplay. VBS will continue until July 21.

JULY 18

• Disney storytime, 12:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St.

Happenings

Monday, July 10, 2017 by The Press in Columns

JULY 10

• Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-noon, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, Nazareth. VBS continues until July 14. Registration: vbsmate.com/holycrossnazareth

• Wildlife day camp (for kindergarten through eighth grade), 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Wayne Grube Park, Pavilion 1, 1200 Willowbrook Road, Allen Township. Registration: 610-965-4397, ext. 131, or dbauer@wildlandspa.org

• St. John’s Friendly Fifties picnic (rain or shine), noon-5 p.m., at 26th Street Playground, Northampton

Coplay: VBS starts July 17

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will hold its annual summer Vacation Bible School this coming week, July 17-21. The VBS program, 6:30-8:30 p.m., will take place in the church social hall.

Open to all children in the community, preschool through eighth grade, the theme is “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory is Won.”

VBS superintendent Gail Yudt said crafts, snacks and fun will be part of the religious experience.

Then on July 23, there will be a closing program and church service at the Coplay Parkway pavilion.

Northampton: Book sale is set

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Public Library will hold a book sale July 19, 20 and 22 at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave., with a July 22 bag sale.

The library will host a program titled “Source Water Protection Starts at Home” 6:30 p.m. July 19. Master well owner Chris Jones will discuss well basics such as annual maintenance and water testing.

Munchkin Music will he held 11 a.m. July 24. Kids can enjoy music, movement and fun!