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Lehigh County senior menus

Saturday, February 2, 2013 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Jan. 30: Baked pork loin, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, peas and pearl onions, rye bread, diced peaches. BB: Meatloaf.

Thursday, Jan. 31: Beef stew, broccoli, cauliflower, biscuit, fruit cocktail.

Friday, Feb. 1: Stuffed shells with ricotta cheese and tomato sauce, green beans, dinner roll, fresh fruit.

Monday, Feb. 4: Stuffed cabbage with tomato sauce, carrots, whipped potatoes, dinner roll, sugar cookies.

Tuesday, Feb. 5: Chicken primavera , rice,...


Monday, January 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

York College

Eight Bethlehem residents have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2012 semester at York College of Pennsylvania. To be eligible, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher.

The students and their majors are Kelsey Craig, Nursing; Craig Eppler, Finance; Elizabeth Genova, Elementary Education; Karryna Merwine, Nursing; Samantha Nicodemo, Professional Writing; Sarah Paran, Criminal Justice;...

STATE: Boscola remains committee chair

Monday, January 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

State Sen. Lisa Boscola has been re-appointed as Democratic chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee. She has served in this position since she was first elected to the Senate in 1998.

The committee reviews legislation involving utility issues and the state boards that license and regulate numerous professions in Pennsylvania.

Last month, she was re-elected by her Democratic colleagues to chair the Senate Democratic Policy Committee. The...

ADF: Free trees for joining

Monday, January 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Residents of Pennsylvania can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2013. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two Washington hawthorns, two American redbuds and two goldenraintrees.

"These beautiful trees will give your home in Pennsylvania lovely flowers with pink, yellow and white colors," John Rosenow, founder...

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS: Green Futures Fund vote delayed for third time

Monday, January 21, 2013 by ANDREW CASS in Local News

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners delayed approval of the Green Futures Fund for a third time at its Jan. 9 meeting in the Lehigh County Government Center in Allentown.

Several members of the board, led by Commissioner Michael Schware, said they would only approve the bill after an equal dollar amount of cuts or savings were made elsewhere to pay for the project.

Schware said he spent a lot of time over the holidays looking for ways to offset spending and has found $296,...


Monday, January 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested four young men following a routine traffic stop on Atlantic Street around 12:30 a.m. Jan. 6.




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Freedom HS news: Keystone exams and the French Revolution

Monday, January 21, 2013 by The Press in School

The first semester has come to a close. All students have been cramming in bonus assignments and last-minute studying while the make-or-break moment of the semester draws upon them. Keystones have also been an extra burden for all the freshman, sophomores and juniors. The Keystone exams are end-of-course assessments designed to evaluate proficiency in various subjects. If students are not proficient in a certain subject, they will be required to take a specific class in order to improve...

Megan's law : National helpline now available

Monday, January 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The National Megan's Law Helpline, 1-888-275-7365, is available to provide support to communities: on issues related to accessing sex offender registration information; responsible use of information; sexual abuse prevention resources; and accessing crime victim support services.

Certified rape crisis counselors are available to support all victims of violent crime and to provide geographically appropriate referrals. The Sex Offender Registration Tips Program provides the public an...