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Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton Community College

Valentine Day dinner set

A "Valentine's Day Delight" dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Gates Center, Alumni Hall, Main Campus. The meal will be prepared by NCC culinary arts students.There will be a silent auction showcasing wines, area restaurants, jewelry and gifts.

To register, visit Proceeds benefit student scholarships, professional development programs for faculty and staff, enhancements to the College's academic programs and facilities and other initiatives.

VFW: Nursing Corps welcome members

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania, VFW Post 12099, General Charles C. Curtis National Guard Armory, 1501 Allen Street, Allentown, is welcoming female and male veterans with service in overseas conflicts. Current members have served in every conflict from World War II to active status in the Global War on Terror.

Meetings are held at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month. For information, call 610-298-3254.

Drug possession

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a 20-year-old man after discovering he had drugs on him around 12:40 a.m. Jan. 16.

According to police, Giovanni Echevarria, 20, of West Market Street, was observed asleep in his car at the 7-Eleven store on West Broad Street. He was allegedly intoxicated.

Police discovered one baggie of marijuana, $1,760 in cash and 74 bags of heroin in the car.

Echevarria is charged with public drunkenness and numerous possession infractions.


Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Monday, February 4

BASD Facilities and Curriculum committees meetings, 6 p.m., education center dining room, 1516 Sycamore St.

Bethlehem Township Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m., Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Fountain Hill council meeting, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.

Hanover Township planning commission, 7:30 p.m., 3630 Jacksonville Rd.

Hellertown Borough Council meeting, 7 p.m., 685 Main St.

Tuesday, February 5

Bethlehem Council, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 10 E. Church St.

Freemansburg Council, 7 p.m., 600 Monroe St.

Wednesday, February 6

CIVIL WAR: Round table to meet Feb. 5

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pa. Inc. will meet Feb. 5 at the Days Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown. The reservations required dinner is at 6:30 p.m. There is a cost.

The no reservations, free talk begins at 7:30 p.m. Bob O'Connor, historian and author, will speak on "Union Colored Troops at Andersonville".

For information, call 610-867-5178 or email, 610-882-9228,, or 215-234-4884,

Anna (Tyciak) Kalata, Sokols member

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Anna (Tyciak) Kalata, 95, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 9, 2013, at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown. She was the wife of the late George E. Kalata for 67 years.

Born in Ormrod, she was the daughter of the late Wasyl "Charles" and Pauline (Bobelak) Tyciak. She was a member of the former Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church.

She was a member of the Catholic Sokols Wreath #32.