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Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Wednesday, October 17

Lecture, "The American Election Reality-Challenges Facing the Presidential Winner" by Professor Michele Deegan of Muhlenberg College, 10:30 a.m. to noon at Kirkland Village Auditorium, 1 Kirkland Circle.

"An Apple A Day" free program for age 16 and over, 1 p.m. Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Rd.

The Gluten-Free/Celiac Sprue Support Group, 7:30 p.m., Lower level board room of St. Luke's – Warren Hospital. Call 610-865-3543 or 732-207-6666.

Thursday, October 18

Hanover : McCann's grant benefits fire unit

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

McCann School of Business & Technology's Allentown campus donated $926 to Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 to honor 9/11 and its victims. Proceeds were raised through McCann's second annual Sept. 11 T-shirt and jeans fundraiser. Students, faculty and staff purchased commemorative T-shirts and paid a dollar a day to wear jeans for a week.

MEETING BOARD

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Wednesday, October 17

Fountain Hill Council work session, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.

Thursday, October 18

Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Tuesday, October 23

Mayor's South Side Task Force, 4 p.m., Welcome Center, Stock House, SteelStacks, 101 E. Founders Way. Call 610-865-4695.

Freemansburg Council, 7 p.m., finance meeting if needed at 6 p.m., 600 Monroe St.

Hanover Twp. Supervisors, 7 p.m., municipal building, 3630 Jacksonville Road.

Joseph J. Fink

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

millwright; guitarist

Joseph J. Fink, 58, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 21, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Arthur Fink and Maryrose (Bartley) Fink of Bethlehem.

He was a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic HS.

He was employed by the Bethlehem Steel Corp. where he was a millwright in the #2 machine shop.

He was a guitar player who played with various local bands.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by three brothers, Thomas and his wife Margaret of Michigan City, Ind., Bruce and his wife Susan and Leo and his wife Diane, all of Bethlehem; nieces; and nephews.

Student profile: Michelle Cardona, Liberty HS

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Mom: Perla Vinasco, dad: Harold Cardona, brother: Juan Cardona

Favorite subject(s): History, specifically world history, has always interested me. It helps to perceive history as people and actions rather than dates and battles. Great teachers along the way have also made history classes the most interesting to attend.

Activities: Newspaper, BAYC, NHS, Relay for Life, Track and Field, and Latino Youth Leadership.

CCCM: Trees needed for the holidays

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Citizens' Christmas City Committee (CCCM) is seeking donations of trees for the Christmas holiday season. The trees need to be nicely shaped, 40-50 feet in height, must be accessible by the roadway and within no more than 10 miles of the city center. A city electrician will come out to the location and inspect the tree for acceptability.

Tree donations will be recognized at the annual Christmas City Tree Lighting at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Payrow Plaza.

Travel writers discover Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Discover Lehigh Valley describes the Lehigh Valley thusly: the Lehigh River is "the heart," cutting through beautiful countrysides with scenic vistas.

Participants in this year's Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance "Media Marketplace" got first-hand views.

Discover Lehigh Valley, marketing organization for Lehigh and Northampton counties, was host for the Sept. 18 - 21 event attended by more than 100 invited journalists and 50 member destination marketing organizations. Hotel Bethlehem was headquarters.