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Women's 5K Classic October event promotes womens' health

Thursday, November 13, 2014 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The Women's 5K Classic promotes fitness among women, invites women to participate in running and walking to enhance their physical, mental and emotional well-being, supports women with breast and female cancers and their families, contributes to funding for related programs and research in the Lehigh Valley and educates women about cancer awareness, prevention and treatment.

The event mission is "For women's fitness, For cancer survivors, For cancer education, For life."

The 22nd annual event was held Oct. 18 in Little Lehigh Parkway with over 4,500 participants.

EMMAUS ARTS COMMISSION: Student film festival tagged 'scary, suspenseful'

Thursday, October 30, 2014 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

On Oct. 9, middle and high school students began the process of creating a "scary, suspenseful" movie as part of the 2014 Emmaus Arts Commission student film festival.

Students who attended the meeting received film tips from acting instructor Gema Carter, of Emmaus, and actor, director, producer and screenwriter Bill Hartin, of Easton. They also received a copy of the contest rules and each team captain picked two themes required to be a part of the film.

The students had 96 hours to complete their 6-minute films.

Sandy Hook ES parent promotes Healthy Minds

Thursday, August 21, 2014 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The mother of 6-year-old Dylan Hockley who was killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newton, Conn., visited Allentown Aug. 1 to discuss the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act.

Nicole Hockley is communications director for Sandy Hook Promise, a national, nonprofit organization led by community members and several parents and spouses who lost loved ones in the tragic mass shooting Dec. 14, 2012. Twenty first grade students and six educators were killed in the shooting.

Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza was charged with the shooting.

Sandy Hook parent promotes important legislation

Thursday, August 14, 2014 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Nicole Hockley visits Allentown

The mother of 6-year-old Dylan Hockley who was killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newton, Conn., visited Allentown Aug. 1 to discuss the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act.

Nicole Hockley is communications director for Sandy Hook Promise, a national, nonprofit organization led by community members and several parents and spouses who lost loved ones in the tragic mass shooting Dec. 14, 2012. Twenty first grade students and six educators were killed in the shooting.

Twenty year old Adam Lanza was charged with the shooting.

Sandy Hook parent promotes important legislation during LV visit

Thursday, August 7, 2014 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The mother of 6-year-old Dylan Hockley who was killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newton, Conn., visited Allentown Aug. 1 to discuss the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act.

Nicole Hockley is communications director for Sandy Hook Promise, a national, nonprofit organization led by community members and several parents and spouses who lost loved ones in the tragic mass shooting Dec. 14, 2012. Twenty first grade students and six educators were killed in the shooting.

Twenty year old Adam Lanza was charged with the shooting.