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Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs


"Anything Goes", 7:30 p.m. February 28, March 1, 2 ; 2 p.m. March 3. Auditorium, 2097 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown.


"The Mystery of Edwin Drood", 7:30 p.m. March 1, 2; 2 p.m. March 3. Dyer Auditorium, Walter Hall, Moravian Academy Merle-Smith Campus, 4313 Green Pond Road.


"A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum", 7 p.m. March 14, 15, 16. 1115 Linden St.


"Les Miserables – school edition", 7 p.m. April 4, 5 6; 2 p.m., April 7. 3149 Chester Ave.


Irene Grace Bukvics, seamstress

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Irene Grace Bukvics, 94, of Bethlehem, died Jan.18, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pecsek. Irene was the wife of the late Louis F. Bukvics.

She was born in the U.S. and educated in Yugoslavia. She worked in New York City as a governess. She later was a seamstress for the former Chickadee Dress Company after relocating in the Bethlehem area .

She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Bethlehem, where she was a member of the Women's League.


Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 23-year-old Justin Timko on a charge of driving while intoxicated around 12:45 a.m. Feb. 8.

According to police, Timko, of Little Gap Drive in Palmerton, struck a concrete wall on Prospect Avenue while driving his car. He is charged with DUI.

John Horn, 51, of Hecktown Road, was arrested after he allegedly crashed his car in the Sands Casino parking garage. He is charged with careless driving and DUI-highest rate of alcohol.

ELECTION 2013: Phillips seeks NorCo Council seat

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Hayden Phillips, a career information technology manager and university adjunct professor, has announced his candidacy as a Republican for Northampton County Council.

Phillips said in a statement he feels his training and experience will be a real asset in influencing the county's budget process and monitoring its overall fiscal responsibility. Also, in his experience in business, he has mastered group facilitation, group dynamics and consensus building, skills he feels are important to county council members as they work on council as a team.

GOV. WOLF: Antique show opens March 2,3

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Governor Wolf Historical Society's fifth annual benefit antique show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 at 6600 Jacksonville Road. The 18th century Ralston McKeen House, the Governor Wolf Academy and the Monocacy School will house 35 plus exhibitors featuring local primitives, furniture, textiles, folk art and more.

There will be ongoing demonstrations and tastings of open hearth cooking, and food provided by The Daily Grind of Bath.