The Malvern Clinic has opened a new drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in Bethlehem, and a September open house brought famed Philadelphia Flyer hall of fame goalie Bernie Parent to town to welcome visitors and encourage people to seek a life of sobriety. Parent is community liaison for the Malvern Institute.
Twenty-seven members of the Liberty HS Class of 1947 and their guests gathered at the Palace Restaurant for their 70th reunion in October, for what some were calling the last reunion after the class treasury had been spent down to cover the costs of the event. Conversations among the classmates elicited laughter and knowing looks as they brought each other current on their lives and families.
For the fifth year, residents and staff at Atria Bethlehem have held a number of events and fundraisers during October, raising $1,295 which has been donated to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. Residents and staff at Atria Bethlehem held events such as a butterfly release, spaghetti dinner, basket raffle and pink ribbon bingo to support their efforts.
At a wine and cheese reception Nov. 16, Atria Bethlehem residents and staff, support agency representatives, and business partners gathered for a formal check presentation.
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For the third year in a row, Bethlehem’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award, achieving Gold Plus status after earning bronze and gold levels the prior two years.
Northampton Community College’s Fowler Center Fab Lab was the scene of some zombie mask creativity recently, just in time for Halloween.
Resin casting instructor Michael Bianco showed a small group of students how to mold, adhere, feather and bloody a number of mask special effects, and how to make a prosthetic hand casting.
“It sounded like fun,” Moravian Academy student Liam Brolly said. “I had done this kind of make-up for a movie my cousin made.”
Brolly’s father Michael and brother Hugh also participated.