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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Annual Christmas concert Nov. 25

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs



It just wouldn’t be Christmas in the Lehigh Valley without the mellifluous voices of the St. Luke’s Singers.

All are invited to the singers’ annual Christmas concert Nov. 25, at Wesley Methodist Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem. Preludes begin 2:45 p.m. and the concert begins 3 p.m.

A beloved Lehigh Valley institution, the St. Luke’s Singers is a renowned hospital-based choir which performs on behalf of St. Luke’s University Health Network,...


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Jayson Manual Pena Sotomayor, 46, of Bethlehem, was arrested Oct. 31 for the alleged sale or transfer of a firearm, according to Emmaus police.

A heart-shaped necklace was found in the 1100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue Oct. 29. The necklace is being held at the Emmaus Police department headquarters, 400 Jubilee St.

Ronnie Keith Banks, 32, of Emmaus, was arrested Oct. 27 in the unit block of South 10th Street for alleged simple assault and harassment after a dispute, according...


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 16

All-you-can-eat breakfast at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville, 7 to 11 a.m. There is a cost. For more information, call 610-966-3601 or 610-966-5115.

Nov. 17

Tenth annual craft fair at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will feature over 100 vendors and a raffle of 60 or more prizes. Refreshments by Brookside Deli will be available for purchase throughout the day. A...


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Before the season is over, visit the trail behind Liberty Properties. At the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting Nov. 1, Sara Pandl, Lower Macungie Township planner said Wildlands Conservancy worked with Liberty to create this beautiful area which is part of the Lower Macungie Township trail system. There have been trees planted along with other environmental improvements.

In reviewing the bill list, a question arose about a large bill for the community center...

Book talk about

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Social News


New York Times bestselling-author Peter Stark will recount George Washington’s formative early career in a lecture and book-signing for his recently-released book, “Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father,” 1 p.m. Nov. 17, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Americans often hold a static and idealized vision of George Washington,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum. “By exploring...

Take Back Day results are in

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

Lehigh County residents disposed of 500.5 pounds of expired and unused over-the-counter and prescription medications during the 16th National Take Back Day Oct. 27. The total of drugs collected during all Take Back Day events since 2010 is 12,943.5 pounds.

In addition to the drugs discarded during the Take Back day, 21,970 pounds of medications have been collected from 15 permanent medication collection boxes that are located in 12 police departments and three Lehigh Valley Hospital...