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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.

Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.

Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches,, 610-...

Moravian : Conference set for Oct. 11 to 14

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The third Bethlehem Conference on Moravian History and Music will take place Oct. 11 to 14 at Moravian College and Theological Seminary. There will be lectures, films, food and concerts.

The topics, related to Moravian history and music from the 15th to 20th centuries, include the sustainability of Moravian communities (coinciding with Moravian College's IN FOCUS theme for 2012-13), nineteenth-century Moravian history, the Ancient Unity and Comenius and Moravian composer Johannes...

Holy Family: Yard sale to be held Sept. 21, 22

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Auxiliary of Holy Family Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will hold its annual yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 22 in St. Mary's Hall, 1200 Spring St. The kitchen will be open.

Donations may be dropped off at the main lobby at Holy Family Manor or at St. Mary's Hall. No clothing, shoes or computer related items are accepted.

To make a donation or for more information, call 610-865-5595, ext. 409 or ext. 522.

STUDENT PROFILE: Jared Masonheimer, BAVTS/Northampton

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Favorite subject(s) and why: Math supports all logical thinking.

Activities: Hunting and fishing

Next steps (after high school): Two-year trade school hopefully Thaddeus Stevens.

Career goals: I want to be a custom cabinetry designer.

Heroes and why: United States military. Anyone who is willing to risk their life for anyone else is a hero to me.

Hobbies: fly tying, target and skeet shooting.

Current job(s): Something Fishy


Theft from cars

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police responded to two reported thefts from cars within 10 minutes the morning of Sept. 9.

According to police, a resident in the 1600 block of Watkins Street reported around 11 a.m. $130 in gift cards and loose change were stolen.

Another resident in the 300 block of Sixth Avenue reported around 11:07 a.m. a theft of a blue bag containing unspecified belongings. The bag was found with nothing missing several blocks away by a citizen.

That afternoon, around 2:20 p.m. in...

Hanover Township remembers 9/11

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by BERNIE O'HARE in Local News

As it has done for the last 11 years, Hanover Township remembered. Though Sept. 11 was a busy weekday, supervisors, Boy Scout Troop 352 and about 50 residents paused to reflect on what Supervisor Glenn Walbert called his generation's Pearl Harbor. Following a brief ceremony, scouts retired hundreds of used American flags under the supervision of Scoutmaster Michael Caffrey.

Speaker Dr. Alfred Khallouf, a township resident who spent nine years in the Air Force as a dentist, was in his...

Lutz Franklin: Apple Fest to be held Sept. 29

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

There will be an apple festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Lutz Franklin Schoolhouse, 4216 Country Side Lane, Hellertown.

There will be apple pies, cakes, cider and apple butter and caramel and chocolate apples. There will be a dessert contest judged by Amy Wardle of Warm Sugar Cupcake Bakery, a visit by Johnny Appleseed, Sparkles the Clown and apple crafts and games. Music will be performed by Amy Forsyth, Tom Montgomery and John Samuels.

The event is sponsored by...