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Healthy Living program is April 7

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension

Individuals who are interested in learning more about how healthy living habits can benefit your brain and body are encouraged to participate in a workshop offered by Penn State Extension 10-11:30 a.m. April 7 at Catasauqua Municipal Building, 90 Bridge St.

The Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research program is designed for individuals of any age who are interested in healthy living and aging well.

Whitehall business sells winning ticket

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


Two winning tickets split a Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot worth $125,000 from the Feb. 25 drawing. Each ticket matched all five balls drawn, 02-06-07-08-12, to win $62,500 each, less withholding.

7-Eleven, 193 Mickley Road, Whitehall, and Winkle’s Pit Stop & Cecil Beer Stop, 3232 Millers Run Road, Cecil, Washington County, were the lottery retailers that sold the winning tickets.

Free classes to begin March 3 in Nazareth

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club Inc.

Amateur radio (ham radio) is a popular hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communication together. People use ham radio to talk across town, around the world or even into space, all without the Internet, land-line phones or cellphones. It’s fun, social and educational and can be a lifeline during times of need.

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club offers free classes to prepare interested persons for the short entry-level FCC amateur radio license test and the start of enjoyment in amateur radio communications.

Rehearsals to start March 3

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Emmaus Chorale

The Emmaus Chorale is seeking additional voices for its spring concert, “It’s a Grand Night for Singing.” Weekly rehearsals begin 7 p.m. March 3 at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus, and will culminate in a public concert at the church, set for 3 p.m. June 7.

All voice parts, particularly low voice, are welcome.

This 45-member community choir, which is based in Emmaus, is open to participants throughout the Lehigh Valley. Auditions are not required. Membership is $25 per rehearsal set.

Apostle presentation is planned

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Zion United Church of Christ

There will be a special presentation of “I Am Paul,” where the apostle speaks from prison, 10:45 a.m. Feb. 23 at Zion United Church of Christ, 620 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

It is open to the public.

The production will be in honor of the many years of service by the church’s senior pastor, the Rev. Bob Stevens, who is retiring May 31.

The role of Paul will be enacted by Sunny Sweigart, of Act 1 Productions LLC. Local singer and actor Dan Rambo will voice the role of Jesus.

Nominate for Unsung Heroes

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services

Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older Americans Month, the program recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The finalists will be honored at a special ceremony 1:30 p.m. May 20.

To request a nomination form, contact Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services at 610-782-3034.

Lehigh Valley Press, Times News collecting materials to benefit Newspapers in Education program

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Book fair

Lehigh Valley Press, Times News and Vigilant Fire Company, of Slatington, are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers in Education program, which supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region, April 30 through May 3.

We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blu-ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.

Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

Presentation on water quality is planned for Jan. 9

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh and Northampton County Master Watershed Stewards presents a fun, informative series of presentations on water quality topics.

These workshops are scheduled at various locations around the Lehigh Valley and highlight presentations by local water resource professionals and Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward volunteers.

The programs are typically scheduled for one and a half hours; however, time varies among presenters and venues.