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What you need to know about contacts

Monday, December 24, 2012 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

Third of four parts

There are three basic ways to correct faulty vision: eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery.

In this column, we'll cover contacts.

There are two basic kinds of contact lenses: soft and hard.

Soft lenses, which are thin and gel-like, are the most popular of the two. They come in many varieties and are very comfortable. I never felt them in my eyes. The following are some choices in soft lenses:

Daily-wear lenses are removed when you go to...

Property tax: Pa. rebate deadline Dec. 31

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for older adults and residents with disabilities is Dec. 31.

The program helps Pennsylvanians ages 65 and older, widows and widowers ages 50 and above and people with disabilities age 18 and above.

The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters.

Half of Social Security income is excluded. Rebate distribution began July 1.

Applicants may acquire property...


Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, December 26

BAPL, Children's video and board games, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., main library, 11 W. Church St. Visit or call 610-867-3761, ext. 499.

Thursday, December 27

BAPL, Children's stories, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., main library, 11 W. Church St. Visit or call 610-867-3761, ext. 499.

Friday, December 28

BAPL, Children's crafting, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., main library, 11...

Lehigh County senior menus

Monday, December 24, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 26: Closed. Happy Holidays.

Thursday, Dec. 27: Beef stew, broccoli/ cauliflower, biscuit, fruit cocktail.

Friday, Dec. 28: Stuffed shells with ricotta cheese with tomato sauce, green beans, dinner roll.

Monday, Dec. 31: Closed. Happy Holidays.

Tuesday, Jan. 1: Happy New Year.

Wednesday, Jan. 2: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Jan. 3: Roasted turkey breast with gravy,...

Food bank serves Southside

Monday, December 24, 2012 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Dignitaries, support staff and volunteers,attended the official ribbon cutting recently for the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley's food pantry grand opening. Located in the basement at the center's 520 East Fourth St. facility, it is anticipated that the pantry will assist 30 to 50 people initially, according to Hispanic Center Executive Director Lorna Velazquez.

Velazquez said that start up hours of operation will be on the first Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. and the third Saturday from 3:...

Wine Dinner features unique menu

Monday, December 24, 2012 by CAROLE GORNEY Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

It was more than a meal; more than just fine dining. It was a culinary experience not soon to be forgotten. It was the Hotel Bethlehem's France Wine Dinner – the second in the autumn series of wine pairing and cuisines from various countries served in the newly renovated 1741 on the Terrace dining room.

The six- course menu, featuring such delights as foie gras, black truffle flan and wild mushrooms, was the most challenging of the dinner series, according to Executive Chef David...


Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 24-year-old Michael Troxel, of East Elm Street in Emmaus, for driving while intoxicated around 2:05 a.m. Dec. 15.

According to police, Troxel was stopped after he was observed driving the wrong direction on one-way Adams Street.

Less than 30 minutes later officers stopped 21-year-old Sherrick Ort, of West Lincoln Street in Easton, for the exact same offense elsewhere.

Both men are charged with DUI.

Around 2:30 the following morning officers...

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Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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