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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Nov. 21: Baked pork loin, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, peas and pearl onions, rye bread, diced peaches.

Thursday, Nov. 22: Thanksgiving. Closed.

Friday, Nov. 23: Closed.

Monday, Nov. 26: Closed.

Tuesday, Nov. 27: Chicken primavera, rice, Pacific blend vegetables, wheat bread, pudding.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: Salisbury steak, gravy, mashed potatoes, Creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Nov. 29: Roasted turkey breast with gravy,...

1939 World's Fair is theme for America on Wheels gala

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The theme for America On Wheel's 5th annual "Moonlight Memories Gala" Nov. 30 is the 1939 New York World's Fair.

In 1935, in the depths of the Great Depression, a group of New York City retired policemen decided to create an international exposition to lift the city and the United States out of depression. Not long after, these men formed the New York World's Fair Corp. The committee declared the New York World's Fair as "everyman's fair." The official colors of the New York World's...

ST. LUKE'S

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Social News

In celebration of Veterans Day and National Hospice month, St. Luke's Hospice presents "We Honor Veterans," 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 27, University Center, DeSales University, Center Valley.

The speaker is Deborah Grassman, author of "Peace at Last: Stories of Hope and Healing for Veterans."

"I am excited and honored to be bringing Deborah Grassman, a nationally-recognized nurse and author, to the Lehigh Valley for this special event," said Rev. Anne G. Huey, Spiritual Services...

1939 World's Fair is theme for America on Wheels gala

Friday, November 23, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The theme for America On Wheel's 5th annual "Moonlight Memories Gala" Nov. 30 is the 1939 New York World's Fair.

In 1935, in the depths of the Great Depression, a group of New York City retired policemen decided to create an international exposition to lift the city and the United States out of depression. Not long after, these men formed the New York World's Fair Corp. The committee declared the New York World's Fair as "everyman's fair." The official colors of the New York World's...

Surveyor: sidewalks not necessary on Fourth St.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Whitehall Township Surveyor Carl Lagler said he believes curbs and sidewalks are not needed in the township.

Lagler's comments were made at this month's commissioners workshop meeting during a discussion involving whether to waive curb and sidewalk installation requirements for a section of Fourth Street.

The board listened to Lagler's report recommending the township requirement be waived for Fourth Street from Calvert Street to the dead end. The street is included in the...

Cementon, Egypt honor veterans

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Shrouded in early morning fog, a solemn ceremony observing Veterans Day was held Sunday in Cementon and Egypt.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7293, Egypt, joined by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Northampton, paid tribute to the men and women who served our country and sacrificed their lives, past and present, in peacetime or at war, along with those missing in action.

The program honored those who served in all branches of the U.S. Military – Army, Air Force, Navy...

Homeowners should beware of post-storm scam artists

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

In the aftermath of Sandy come "storm chasers," aka rip-off repair people, who descend on areas after a natural disaster looking to scam those in need of home repairs.

Homeowners facing major repairs following Hurricane Sandy should be on alert for scam artists hoping to prey on older adults. AARP Pennsylvania wants to alert people about common contractor scams during a time when members may be most vulnerable, said Jim Palmquist, state president.

First, check with your...

Unanswered questions

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Whitehall Township commissioners weren't happy with testimony at a hearing Monday.

As a result, a vote on whether to grant a request by National Plastics Corp. won't take place until next month.

The company, based in Palmer Township, is seeking approval to lease 40,000 square feet of space at Riverside Industrial Park on Lehigh Avenue.

The site was once the home of Tarkett, a former floor covering manufacturer.

Company owner Murish Sori told the commissioners...

Rec and welfare association prepares for holiday events

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The Coplay Recreation and Welfare Association recently put the finishing touches on the annual Thanksgiving meal provided to food bank clients and its annual community Christmas tree lighting and concert. Over the next several days, those who use the association's food bank will be provided turkeys or a chicken to roast for Thanksgiving. The food distribution includes yams, cranberry sauce, stuffing and other trimmings which is distributed in addition to the regular monthly allotment.

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