St. John's Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church's altar society will sponsor a youth group and church benefit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10. The event will be held at the church, 617 E. Fourth St. There will be ethnic foods, baked goods, books, clothing and more. Call 610-868-3282 for information.
The Swain School's annual Holiday House Tour will be held on Dec. 7 and 8. There is a "Snowflake Express" tour beginning with a light dinner at 4:30 p.m.. Bus departures are at 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. Dec. 4; there is an optional VIP package.
The self-guided tour will be held from 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. with a luncheon served by eighth graders between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., both on Dec. 5.
Oct. 29 - 10:30 a.m., city announces state of emergency, calling for evacuations from flood-prone areas and preparations by residents for a period without electricity.
Oct. 29 - Noon, American Red Cross of the Lehigh Valley, in conjunction with Lehigh and Northampton county emergency services, opens shelter on City Line Road, ready to provide heat, bedding, pet care, medications and food and water to residents who may lose power.
My computer is located on the second floor of my Cape Cod house and I had been on my computer Monday evening and I could feel my computer desk shake. WOW! That was interesting. At first, I thought it was my imagination.
Around 9:15, I saw a blue flash coming from a nearby power transformer. My first thought was that it was lightning; then I realized it was the transformer blowing out, and we lost power.
Family members: My parents are Deborah and James Laverty.
Favorite subject: Math has always been a favorite subject of mine. It might sound clichéd, but there is something intriguing about searching for the unknown, which is a commonplace feature of mathematics.
Historic Bethlehem Partnership is selling pies and nut rolls to benefit Historic Bethlehem museums and sites, now through Nov. 16.
Each pumpkin, organic apple, pecan and chocolate creme pie purchase automatically enters the buyer in a drawing to win a $100 downtown shopping spree.
For information, visit www.HistoricBethlehem.org call 610-691-6055 or stop by the Visitors Center, 505 Main St.
Air Products participated in our first recognition of Manufacturing Day. Alumni Ross Strebig and Thomas Keating, both mechanical engineers, brought the Air Products Hydrogen Car to BAVTS. As a fuel, hydrogen offers many advantages over other alternative fuels. It is the cleanest burning, the simplest and the most efficient. It can be used in vehicles either with a fuel cell as the cleanest option, or in internal combustion engines with significantly reduced emissions.
Mary E. (Lawrence) Csicsek, 96, of Bethlehem died Oct. 9, 2012, in her home. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Rose (Biro) Lawrence. She was the wife of the late Charles "Chickie" M. Csicisek.
She worked for Laros Printery and, during World War II, for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. She worked for Western Electric for 25 years, retiring in 1976.