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Friday, November 30, 2012 by Schultz in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th wedding anniversary

Bill and Sandi Schultz of Scottsdale, Ariz., recently celebrated their golden anniversary. They were married Nov. 24, 1962, in Zionsville.

They have been blessed with four wonderful children: Tammy Hemmis, Mike Schultz, Kellie Richards and Dean Schultz.

They also cherish their five grandchildren: Colby, Courtney, Will, Shelby and Michael.

They have lived in Scottsdale since 1989, but visit Emmaus often.


Freemansburg: New police chief, new budget

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by Nathaniel Jastrzemski in Local News

Borough council welcomed a new police commander and decided on a final budget Nov. 20.

Council members introduced Police Chief Todd Pantuso to the community as the replacement for retired George Bruneio. Pantuso has 27 years of experience and most recently comes from Warren County, New Jersey.

"I'm looking forward to serving the residents of the borough," Pantuso said. He will promote an open-door policy and he said he wants citizens to feel welcome at the office. "If it's...

Family Fest - kindness on display

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by BERNIE O'HARE in News Briefs

Northampton County's nursing home, Gracedale, was originally home to a Moravian farm called Gnadenthal. That means Dale of Grace, or kindness in English. This quality was in abundant supply on Patriot Day, when residents and their families were treated to the 18th annual Family Fest Day.

More than 500 people poured onto Gracedale's Upper Nazareth campus to enjoy an outdoor picnic prepared by the nursing home's staff. On a beautiful afternoon, residents were treated to chicken and corn...

Jeremy Leidich Saucon Valley HS

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Gary Leidich (father), Lisa Leidich (mother); Elizabeth Leidich (sister)

Favorite subject: My favorite subject is history. I believe the best way to understand other cultures is to first be able to understand their history. Knowing this will best prevent war and establish peace within the world.

Activities: Cross country (four years), swimming (three), stage crew (one), stage manager (three), track (four)

Next steps: Post-secondary...


Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

ARTSQUEST CENTER, Bethlehem - ArtsQuest's popular holiday marketplace "Christkindlmarkt" needs volunteers to take tickets, assist vendors, do crafts with children and help out in the retail areas. Volunteers are required to do three shifts. Contact Hillary Harper, 610-332-1370,

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem, needs help to get donation cans into stores, businesses, coffee shops, etc....

Bethlehem Township: Board settles streetlight scam

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by BERNIE O'HARE in Local News

Bethlehem Township Commissioners have settled litigation against a financial advice firm that recommended a streetlight purchase deal gone awry. At their Nov. 18 meeting, the commissioners unanimously authorized the settlement, although details are under wraps until both sides have signed off.

In 2007, Bethlehem Township financial adviser Reading-based Concord Public Finance recommended the township buy its street lights from PPL through another firm, Municipal Energy Management Inc....


Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Thursday, November 29

Senior (age 50 and over) bingo, 10:45 a.m., Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Road. Meal (there is a cost): chicken tenders, rice, mixed vegetables. Reservations: 610-867-4681.

Saturday, December 1

Reading Room stars presents Holiday Tails puppet show, 10 a.m. Room 403, NCC Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St.

Governor Wolf Historical Society's 32nd annual Christmas House Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit ...