Bethlehem Press

Thursday, November 22, 2018

‘Thomas and Friends’

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus


The Thomas the Tank Engine “Fun Room,” complete with an operating model train, opens 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Nov. 24 and continues through Dec. 29, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

Thomas the Tank Engine and his friend Percy travel the rails. Children can color pictures of Thomas, play with a wooden Thomas train set, and enjoy other railroad crafts and activities.

Information:; 610-435-1074

Lehigh County senior menus

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Nov. 21: Roasted turkey, bread stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans, pumpkin pie.

Thursday, Nov. 22: Thanksgiving. Centers closed.

Friday, Nov. 23: Black Friday. Centers closed.

Monday, Nov. 26: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, carrots, pineapple, wheat bread.

Tuesday, Nov. 27: Low salt baked ham w/ maple mustard, whipped sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, angel food cake.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: Turkey sandwich, beef vegetable soup.

Northampton County senior menus

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, Nov. 21: Chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, Scandinavian vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.

Thursday, Nov. 22: Closed for Thanksgiving.

Friday, Nov. 23: Closed for Thanksgiving.

Monday, Nov. 26: Chicken noodle soup, pot roast sandwich, sour cream cucumber salad, blushed pears.


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Brassy Christmas: The Canadian Brass performs “Christmas Time Is Here,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Now in its 49th season, the Canadian Brass has performed in major concert halls, been seen by hundreds of millions of people on television, sold 2 million albums, and contributed nearly 600 new works and arrangements to the brass quintet repertoire. Canadian Brass includes Chuck Daellenbach, founder and tuba player; Caleb Hudson and Christopher Coletti, trumpets; Achilles Liarmakopoulos, trombone, and Jeff Nelsen, horn.


Monday, November 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Putz displays (story of Christ’s birth through narration, music, illuminated miniature scenes- Moravian tradition):

Central Moravian Putz / Star and Candle Shoppe, 1 to 7 p.m. Christian Education Bldg. 73 W. Church St. Thursday, Friday: 1 to 7 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.; beginning Nov. 23. Closed December 24, 25. After Christmas daily: 1 to 5 p.m. through Dec. 31. Showings every half hour.

Dorothy J. Brensinger, Gebhart receptionist

Monday, November 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy “Dot” J. Brensinger, 76, of Walnutport, died on Nov. 14, 2018. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late George and Lillian (Ward) Lindenmuth. She was the wife of Donald B. Brensinger for 53 years.

She was a member of St. Paul’s U.C.C., Indianland.

She was a receptionist and assembler at Gebhardt Bowling Supply for more than 20 years.


Monday, November 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Fountain Hill Council, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.

Thursday, Nov. 22 - Thanksgiving

Most government offices closed.

Friday, Nov. 23

Bethlehem Twp. Commissioners. Municipal building closed.

Monday, Nov. 26

Bethlehem Twp. Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Mayor’s SouthSide Task Force, 4 p.m. Fowler Family Center, 511 E. Third St.

Hanover Twp. Supervisors, 7 p.m. 3630 Jacksonville Road.

Saucon Valley School Board, 7 p.m. Audion building, 2097 Polk Valley Road.


Monday, November 19, 2018 by The Press in School

Opioid Community Forum Dec. 1

There will be a community round table forum on ending the opioid epidemic with Ryan Hampton and community leaders from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 1 at Liberty HS, 1115 Linden St. Inclement weather date is from 3 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2. Register for free ticket at Donations accepted for the Ben Miller Scholarship Fund at Kolbe Academy, Lehigh Valley addiction recovery high school.

Freedom HS NHS induction