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School board passes preliminary budget

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by ANDREW MARK Special to The Press in Local News

The Whitehall-Coplay School Board passed the preliminary budget for 2013-14.

The preliminary budget totals $57,608,311, which represents an increase of 5.28 percent from the previous year.

The budget is prepared with predicted expenses and an anticipated increase in real estate taxes of 3.06 mills.

"This budget it just preliminary. The numbers will move in every direction given what the governor says," said school board Treasurer Arthur Taschler.

"These numbers...

Hokendauqua column

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by MICHAEL BODNYK Special to The Press in Columns

Continuing their service each Monday and Wednesday until Tax Day, volunteers from AARP will be at Faith Lutheran Church to help seniors with their tax preparation.

The hours of service will be from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., first come, first served. Please do not call the church office for information or reservations as this tax service is not connected with the church.

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Faith Lutheran Church will be holding a basket social Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...

District News

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

Zephyr Elementary yearbook orders are due tomorrow, Friday, March 1.

Orders can be placed online. Go to Whitehallcoplay.org and the link to Zephyr Elementary. On that page, you will find a link to yearbook orders.

School board meeting: The public is invited to the next school board meeting set for Monday, March 11, starting at 7 p.m.

Canned food drive: The middle school's canned food drive to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank is underway. The last collection day is...

DLARC

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will help interested people prepare for the FCC test to earn an entry-level amateur radio license.

This license will allow participants to begin talking on the radio with other amateur radio operators locally and around the world.

Additionally, for amateur radio operators holding a Technician Class license, classes will be held on the same dates to prepare for the General Class license.

Both series of classes start March 5 and run...

Editor's View

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Salisbury High School presented an assembly recently on the dangers of sexting – this seminar was offered by District Attorney Jim Martin's office for school districts in the Lehigh Valley.

Sexting is described as taking a nude picture of yourself or someone else with cellphone cameras and texting it to others or posting nude photos of yourself on social media such as Facebook or MySpace.

Since the beginning of 2011, Chief Deputy District Attorney Christie Bonesch and Deputy...

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 28: Gockley, Zephyr–Chicken ring things or PB&J, sweet potatoes, banana, milk. Steckel– Chicken ring things or PB&J, sweet potatoes, banana, frozen fruit drink, milk. M.S.–Barbecue chicken sandwich or PB&J, sweet potatoes, apple wedges, banana, milk. H.S.–Barbecue chicken sandwich, sweet potatoes, celery sticks, apple wedges, banana, milk.

Friday, March 1: Gockley–Dr. Seuss Day: Horton's hot dog, Sheetche's sweet potato tots, Fox's fresh fruit, The Cat's...

Happenings

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 28

· Bach to School – 1 p.m., Good Shepherd Catholic School, 1300 Newport Ave., Northampton. Information: 610-262-9171.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Bingo – Doors open 5:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m., Petersville Rod and Gun Club, Moore Township. Information: 610-261-2210.

· Zumba classes –...