The annual Robert Lasso Memorial Fund 5k run will be held at 8:30 a.m. April 20 at the Bethlehem YMCA, 430 E. Broad St. Registration begins at 7 a.m.; packets are available noon to 8 p.m. April 19 at the YMCA. Non-runner donations are accepted; checks payable to Bethlehem Police Department Wish Fund, c/o BPD Runner's Club (BPDRC), 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA 18018. Applications received after April 1 will not be eligible for race shirts.
The Bethlehem Morning Star Rotary will hold a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. May 3, 2013 at East Hills Moravian Church, Butztown Road. The meal features spaghetti and meat balls with homemade sauce, salad, garlic bread and desserts. Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club's Community Grant Program for local groups' special projects.
Democratic Bethelehm Township commissioner candidate Raymond Russin has been dropped from the ballot for a failure to provide proper income documentation.
Russin's failure to file a statement of financial interests Senior Judge Lawrence Brenner removed him during a hearing March 21, which Russin did not attend.
Russin had challenged the seat of incumbent Republican Paul Weiss, and the objections were raised by fellow Democrat Suzanne Robertson.
John Prestosh, 94, of Bethlehem, died March 20, 2013. Born in Gouldsboro, he was a son of the late Onufer and Fannie (Danylo) Prestosh. He was the husband of Irene (Hoffich) Prestosh for 64 years.
He and his late wife owned and operated Hoffich's Hotel. He was a maintenance engineer for Bethlehem Steel and retired in 1982.
He was a parishioner of St. Josaphat's Ukrainian Catholic Church.
Eugene J. Boland, 85, formerly of Bethlehem Township, died of natural causes March 16, 2013. Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late George A. and Mary L. (McDermott) Boland. He was the husband of the late Ann Marie Boland for 46 years.
He was the vice president of sales at Davis Beverage and Canada Dry Bottling Company. He was an accomplished boxer and ranked in the top ten middleweights during his career.
He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church where he was an usher for many years.
The YWCA of Bethlehem will celebrate the volunteer achievements of local women and teens at the 38th annual Women & Teens of the Year Award Ceremony April 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Event Center at Blue.
Northampton Co. Community College
Michael Beschloss, presidential historian and best-selling author, will discuss his book "Presidential Courage" at 7:30 p.m. April 18, in the Arthur L. Scott Spartan Center, Main Campus.
Beschloss is an award-winning historian and the best-selling author of nine books. Newsweek has called him "the nation's leading presidential historian." He serves as NBC presidential historian and appears regularly on Meet the Press, Today and all NBC network programs.
The Lehigh Valley Chapter, Executive Women International will hold its monthly dinner and business meeting for members and guests April 11 at the Blue Grill House, 4431 Pennsylvania Ave. The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. followed by a social time at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m. The guest speaker is Mary Ellen Jackson, MSWW, Executive Director, Center for Humanistic Change. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 27
AAUW Used Book Sale donations drop off, 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial Pool Building, 307 Illick's Mill Road. Visit http://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net.
Salvation Army's Women's Ministries drop in center, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.
Thursday, March 28
AAUW Used Book Sale donations drop off, 9 a.m. to noon. Memorial Pool Building, 307 Illick's Mill Road. Visit http://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net.