Scouts, scout leaders and scouting families gathered recently to commemorate Boy Scout Troop 302’s 100th year of being chartered through a single entity, First Presbyterian Church in Bethlehem,
During the anniversary dinner in the church’s Fellowship Hall.
The 51st annual Community Advent Breakfast was held at Moravian Village Dec. 3, with 240 people in attendance. Music was provided by vocalist Luke DiGiacinto and the Broughal MS Choir, directed by Amy Putlock, and accompaniment by the Moravian Trombone Choir and Broughal instrumental music teacher Adam Stoltz on piano.
Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez welcomed attendees, calling the Advent season “a magical time in our city.”
If you could give anything to anybody this Christmas, what would it be and to whom would you give it?
What do you like most about coming to Christkindlmarkt?
What do 95,000 votive candles, 95,000 bags and 22.4 tons of sand give you? Luminaria Night 2016, which is scheduled to take place Dec. 10 throughout the Bethlehem and Lehigh Valley areas. The sand has been donated by Quikrete and Lowe’s.
For the fourth year, residents, their families and staff at Atria Bethlehem’s assisted living facility have conducted a number of fundraising activities in recognition of breast cancer awareness during October.
This year, a check for $1,415 was presented by Atria Bethlehem Executive Director Arielle Allen to Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition community outreach director Kristen Snoke on Nov. 15.
There’s another election going on in Bethlehem and it has nothing to do with Republicans, Democrats or Independents. Instead, the Puppy Palace Doggie Day Care is running an election on Facebook with 23 parties broken down by dog breed running in a primary election through Oct. 30.
Winners in each category will then square off in a general election that culminates with the Facebook polls closing Nov. 8 at 8 p.m.
Puppy Palace owner Shannon Patrick said she has been working on this idea since August and that its reception has been fantastic.