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Hanukkah

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Events set for Dec. 8, 15

Messianic Jewish Congregation Beth El Gabor's public Hanukkah Candle Lighting Ceremony will be held 4 p.m., Dec. 8 (25 Kislev) at the synagogue, 1555 Linwood St., Bethlehem. Bring a menorah to light if so inclined.

There will be a 10:30 a.m. Dec. 15 Shabbat service and luncheon. The annual Hanukkah party will be held after sunset. There will be Havdalah and Menoral lighting, followed by a concert featuring the congregation's worship team. Call 610-419-1464 or visit www. bethelgibor.com.

LBCP

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual pageant set for Dec. 8, 9

The 34th annual Live Christmas Pageant will be held 1:45 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at the Eighth Avenue Rose Garden Band Shell at Union Boulevard and West Broad Street.

The LBCP committee is seeking seven major and other sponsors to cover costs. They are also looking for new committee members, as well as two baby boys age three to six months (non-speaking role) and walk-on volunteers of all ages for various roles such as shepherds, angels, townspeople and behind the scenes support.

Senior Center

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Concert on Dec. 17

Lehigh County Senior Center, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, will be hosting a free holiday concert 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 17.

The concert will feature the Good Vibrations Chorus, Timely Tappers and the Jazz Band.

Entertainers are all members of the center's various performance groups.

Light refreshments will be served.

For registration, call 610-437-3700.

KOREAN WAR

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Certificates being offered to vets

Korean War veterans who served their country honorably may be eligible for a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. Secretary of Defense, according to state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th.

Any veteran who served in Korea between June 25, 1950 and July 27, 1953 may be eligible for this citation, which is signed by the Secretary of Defense.

Ice rink

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Hours, events scheduled

The City of Bethlehem's Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is now open for public ice skating. Public skating is available 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays; and 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings.

Season passes are available for residents and non-residents. Group skating lessons have begun; hockey clinics are available 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call 610-865-7081 or visit www.bethlehem-pa.org.

BSA

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Food drive set for Nov. 10

Minsi Trails Boy Scouts and volunteers will be collecting nonperishable food Nov. 10 for the 26th annual Scouting for Food community food drive.

In addition to the door to door pickups, there will be dropoff areas at area Walmarts, Wegmans, Lafayette Ambassador and Team Capital branch banks, United Way of the L.V., Minsi Trails Council, Ray Price Dealerships and Bennet Toyota. For information, visit www.scouting4food.com or call 610-264-8551.

stockings for soldiers

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Press asks for your support

As holiday schedules get busy in the coming days and weeks, The Press and Blue Ridge Communications are asking the public to not forget those who have given so much.

Now in its third year of giving, we invite our readers to share in adding some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Soldiers and its Stockings for Soldiers program, by sending much needed and requested food and hygiene items and Christmas cards to our men and women spending Christmas away from home and stationed in such countries as Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

LVHN

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Drive-through flu shots Nov. 3, 4

Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-through at Dorney Park 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 each day.

BSA

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Food drive set for Nov. 10

Minsi Trails Boy Scouts and volunteers will be collecting nonperishable food Nov. 10 for the 26th annual Scouting for Food community food drive.

In addition to the door to door pickups, there will be dropoff areas at area Walmarts, Wegmans, Lafayette Ambassador and Team Capital branch banks, United Way of the L.V., Minsi Trails Council, Ray Price Dealerships and Bennet Toyota. For information, visit www.scouting4food.com or call 610-264-8551.