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Ice rink: Hours, events scheduled

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The City of Bethlehem's Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is now open for public ice skating. Public skating is available from 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m.

Season passes are available for residents and non-residents. Group skating lessons begin Nov. 26; hockey clinics from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call 610-865-7081 or visit

Advent: Breakfast to be held Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The 47th annual Advent Breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 1 in the dining room at Moravian Village of Bethlehem, 526 Wood St.

There will be a trombone choir and a beeswax candle service. The speaker is the Rev. Daniel Gambet. Tickets are available at Moravian Village of Bethlehem, Moravian Book Shop, Visitor's Center, Bethlehem Area Public Library (north and south sides), Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Comfort Suites and Cantelmi's Ace Hardware.

Jeremy Leidich Saucon Valley HS

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Gary Leidich (father), Lisa Leidich (mother); Elizabeth Leidich (sister)

Favorite subject: My favorite subject is history. I believe the best way to understand other cultures is to first be able to understand their history. Knowing this will best prevent war and establish peace within the world.

Activities: Cross country (four years), swimming (three), stage crew (one), stage manager (three), track (four)

Next steps: Post-secondary education; college: undecided

Joseph Senick

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Senick Inc. past partner

Joseph Senick, 84, of Bethlehem Township, died Oct. 16, 2012, at Hospice House of St. Luke's, Lower Saucon Township. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Joseph Sr. and Anna (Zurko) Senick. He was the husband of Pauline (Keretz) Senick for 56 years.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He was a past partner of Senick Inc., where he was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic.

All-stars named

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Sports

District 11 named its volleyball all-stars recently.

In Class AA, Becahi's Lauren Hess, Maddie Titus and Kelsey Mowrey made the first team.

In Class AAA, Liberty's Brooke Priestas was named to the first team. The second team featured Freedom's Rylie Haas as the only local player. 11 VOLLEYBALL


Class A

Most Valuable Player

Mary Kate Sherkness (Marian Catholic, 12th, Outside Hitter) TEAM


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Open House

The annual Holiday Open House is 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Visitor Center, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton.

There will be complimentary hot cider, gift ideas, an art exhibit by wildlife artist David Hughes, nature-themed activities, a live owl program and a visit by a flying squirrel.

Information:, 610-756-6961.


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Focus

'Yuletide Revels'

New York City's My Lord Chamberlain's Consort performs for the annual "Yuletide Revels," 5 p.m. Dec. 1, Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 E. Market St., Bethlehem.

There's a reception with traditional Yuletide tomfoolery: a Boar's Head in Procession, flaming Christmas pudding, wassail, nog, ginger cake, and other traditional Yule treats.

Co-sponsors of the evening of traditional and early music is Moravian College's Undergraduate Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

Tickets are expected to be available at the door. Information: 610-867-4741