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Article By: Nuschke-Lerch

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by Nuschke-Lerch in Social News

Couple plans

June 2014 nuptials

Dr. and Mrs. Jack Nuschke of Schnecksville announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Lauren, to Alex David Lerch, the son of Don and Pam Lerch of Walnutport.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Parkland High School and The Pennsylvania State University.

She is pursuing a Master's degree in school psychology at Lehigh University.

Her fiance, a graduate of Northern Lehigh High School and The Pennsylvania State University,...

TRADITIONS

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Traditions of Hanover At Home is pleased to invite the public to a Brain Fitness Program, 1 p.m. Jan.16, Hanover Township Community Center, 3660 Jacksonville Road, Bethlehem.

Traditions of Hanover At Home has partnered with the Hanover Township Community Center to bring together Posit Science, Luminosity, and Fox Rehabilitation for the Brain Fitness Program.

Janis Greim, speech language pathologist at Fox Rehabilitation, will speak about how the Brain Fitness Program can...

Article By: Farkas-Mikovits

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by Farkas-Mikovits in Social News

Moore Township

couple to wed

Mr. and Mrs. David Farkas of Moore Township announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika, to John Mikovits, son of John and Laurel Mikovits of Moore Township.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Elizabethtown College and Duquesne Law School. She is employed by the Northampton County District Attorney's office.

Her fiance, a graduate of Moravian College, is employed by St. Luke's University Health Network.

The couple is planning...

Article By: Millward-Straub

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by Millward-Straub in Social News

Northwestern grad

plans July nuptials

Harry and Bonnie Millward, of New Tripoli, are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren, to Brian Straub, son of Richard and Debbie Straub, of Orion, Ill.

Lauren is a 2002 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School and a 2006 graduate of Lebanon Valley College, Annville.

She is a fifth-grade special education teacher near Fort Worth, Texas.

Brian is a 1999 graduate of Orion High School and a 2007...

Pa.'s fantastic Mr. Foxes

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Social News

The red fox and the gray fox are both commonly found within the readership area of the eight Lehigh Valley Press weekly newspapers.

Breeding begins in late January and continues into February. Foxes, although widespread are nocturnal, which allow them to live out their lives hidden from view. People are not generally out and about when the foxes are most active, so observation is usually limited to a chance sighting.

Foxes have been used in folklore throughout the ages. The fox...

AAUW honors Symphony Hall director

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Sheila Evans, Executive Director, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, has received the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Gateway to Equity Award.

The Gateway to Equity Award honors an individual, group or organization that has shown by action and philosophy the promotion of the AAUW mission of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

In honor of National Women's History Month, Evans was presented the award during the Jan. 8 meeting of the...

8th annual Heritage Week at DeSales

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Social News

The Salesian Center for Faith and Culture will host the 8th annual Heritage Week at DeSales University, Center Valley, a series of events celebrating the legacy of St. Francis de Sales, patron of DeSales University. All events are free and open to the public and run Jan. 20 - 24. No tickets are required.

"Each year during Heritage Week we honor St. Francis de Sales and celebrate his lasting legacy and ongoing impact in today's culture," said the Rev. Thomas Dailey, OSFS, director of...

National Plastics Corp. is granted approval to move plant into township

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

On Monday the Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners granted National Plastics Corp. conditional approval to move its plastics recycling operations to a portion of the former Tarkett USA flooring building on Lehigh Avenue.

The vote came after three hours of testimony and a barrage of questions and concerns by residents living near the plant.

It was the third hearing held by the commissioners on Munish Suri's plans to move his Palmer Township plastic recycling company to...

Bridge demolition is expected to begin soon

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Locals expecting the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge to be razed by a big blast of dynamite will be disappointed.

Lehigh County Director of General Services Glenn Solt told The Press Monday the bridge will be dismantled "piece by piece."

"Soon," Solt commented when asked when the steel-grate bridge across the Lehigh River will be demolished.

He said HRI Contracting could soon release the schedule of the bridge demolition project.

Most likely, the large brick...

It will have to wait

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

A request by the Coplay Public Library will have to wait until February to be addressed, the borough council decided Tuesday night.

Natalie Reichl, president of the library's board of trustees, sent a letter to council Jan. 8 asking officials to pass a resolution at that evening's meeting placing a library funding referendum on the May 21 primary ballot. She did not attend the meeting.

"It is the hope of the library board that you are able to pass this resolution without the...