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Car enthusiasts enjoy annual Wheels of Time event

Thursday, September 4, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

After two days of off-and-on rain Aug. 22 and 23, bright and comfortable weather Aug. 24 brought out an "exceptional" number of fans for the 36th annual Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Car Jamboree at Macungie Memorial Park.

Wheels of Time club president Ken Martin said, "Because of yesterday's [Saturday] weather, people apparently held off and came today," noting attendance for the final day of the annual three-day weekend show was better than normal.

WHEELS OF TIME Car enthusiasts enjoy annual event in Macungie

Thursday, August 28, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

After two days of off-and-on rain Aug. 22 and 23, bright and comfortable weather Aug. 24 brought out an "exceptional" number of fans for the 36th annual Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Car Jamboree at Macungie Memorial Park.

Wheels of Time club president Ken Martin said "because of yesterday's [Saturday] weather, people apparently held off and came today," saying attendance for the final day of the annual three-day weekend show was better than normal.

Emergency doctor describes bombing lessons learned

Thursday, June 19, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

A doctor with intimate knowledge of the medical response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing told Lehigh Valley EMS responders about lessons learned from the event and told his audience preparedness, drills and professionalism helped save lives after two bombs detonated last year near the finish line of the iconic race.

Emergency doctor describes bombing lessons learned

Thursday, June 5, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

A doctor with intimate knowledge of the medical response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing told Lehigh Valley EMS responders about lessons learned from the event and told his audience preparedness, drills and professionalism helped save lives after two bombs detonated last year near the finish line of the iconic race.

Masons recognize first responders at Lodge 792 event

Thursday, May 29, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Emmaus police, fire and ambulance corps first responders were recognized May 19 with a ceremony and a $100 donation for each at the Emmaus Lodge 792, Free and Accepted Masons, 48 N. Second St., in the borough.

The lodge leader, Worshipful Master Jacob Brown, related the history of first responders back to ancient Roman culture, and noted the country's first organized fire department was founded in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin, a mason.

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK: Boston emergency medicine doctor describes marathon bombing response lessons learned

Thursday, May 29, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

A doctor with intimate knowledge of the medical response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing told Lehigh Valley EMS responders about lessons learned from the event and told his audience preparedness, drills and professionalism helped save lives after two bombs detonated last year near the finish line of the iconic race.

Where the action is

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Focus

Lehigh County Senior Center now Lehigh Valley Active Life

The Lehigh County Senior Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown, has been renamed Lehigh Valley Active Life to better reflect its programs, classes and activities for the region's older and active adults.

The re-designation of the facility coincides with the organization's launch of a revamped website and redesigned logo. The rebranding was the result of consulting with The Anderson Group, Sinking Spring, Berks County.

Planners provide peek at Lehigh Valley changes over next 30 years

Thursday, January 2, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Regional planners and "smart growth" advocates gave a peek at what the Lehigh Valley might look like in the next three decades, and population demographics will have a big impact on the homes and neighborhoods we live in, the places we work and shop and the way we get around.

The full-day workshop, dubbed the Lehigh Valley Smart Growth Summit was organized and hosted by RenewLV, whose executive director, Joyce Marin, set the tone for the day's nine breakout sessions by posing the question, "How can we work together to collaborate for a better Lehigh Valley."

New urbanism

Girl Scouts cook turkey and fixings for hospital guest house visitors

Thursday, December 26, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Knowing that guests staying at the Hackerman-Patz House on the campus of Lehigh Valley Health Network -Cedar Crest would be away from home and Thanksgiving celebrations with family, Girl Scout Madison Finley, with a bit of help from fellow scouts of Troop 3580, Trachsville, decided to cook turkey dinners, with all the fixings, that guests in the Hackerman-Patz "home away from home," could warm in microwave ovens and enjoy a festive Thanksgiving Day.

Planners provide peek at Lehigh Valley changes over next 30 years

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Regional planners and "smart growth" advocates gave a peek at what the Lehigh Valley might look like in the next three decades, and population demographics will have a big impact on the homes and neighborhoods we live in, the places we work and shop and the way we get around.

The full-day workshop, dubbed the Lehigh Valley Smart Growth Summit was organized and hosted by RenewLV, whose executive director, Joyce Marin, set the tone for the day's nine breakout sessions by posing the question, "How can we work together to collaborate for a better Lehigh Valley."