Bethlehem Press

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Two join Keller Williams

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Evangelia Papadopoulos and Maureen Longernecker have joined Keller Williams' Northampton County office in Bethlehem.

Papadopoulos has been a full-time Realtor since 2006 and was previously with Weichert Realtors. She was a member of Weichert's Executive Sales Club in 2010, Director's Club in 2011 and Million-Dollar Sales and Marketing Club in 2007, 2008 and 2009. She has been a certified relocation specialist since 2008 and became a certified mentor in 2012.

DESALES

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Talk about faith

As part of the "Year of Faith" campaign, the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture at DeSales University is hosting a symposium on faith and relationships with Erika Bachiochi, J.D., a nationally-syndicated author and speaker; moderated by Anne Lewis, professor of theater at DeSales University, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, University Center, DeSales University, Center Valley.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Diocese of Allentown. No tickets are required.

CIVIC

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Auditions for 'Next to Normal'

Civic Theatre of Allentown holds open auditions 7 p.m. March 11 for its May 4 -10 production of "Next to Normal," the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical by Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt, in the upstairs rehearsal hall, 19th Street Theatre, 527 N 19th St., Allentown.

Callbacks will be held the following evening, March 12. The musical will be directed by Civic's Artistic Director William Sanders with music direction by Justin Brehm.

Information: CivicTheatre.com, 610-432-8943

LV home sales up 2.3 percent

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR) released a new research report indicating year-to-date sales, pending sales and the affordability index up over the same time last year.

January 2013 data comparisons over last year at the same time indicate that closed sales were up 2.3 percent to 307, while pending sales were up 30.7 percent to 511.

Inventory decreased 16.8 percent to 3,157 units and new listings decreased 2.4 percent to 953.

WDIY benefit 'Heart' antiques

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

WDIY, 88.1 FM is celebrating the 13th anniversary of its annual fundraiser, "Heart of the Valley" Antiques Show, March 2 and 3. The City of Bethlehem is once again a major sponsor for the event.

During the first weekend in March, the Charles A Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Sand Island, Bethlehem, will be transformed into an antiques collectors' emporium.

Twenty-five select dealers will be offering quality wares in the form of textiles, pottery, folk art, quilts, primitives, toys, holiday décor, painted, formal and country furniture and more.

Lehigh Valley Baptist Church hosts Valentine's Day dinner

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus Feature

PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND

The youth at Lehigh Valley Baptist Church, 4702 Colebrook Ave., Emmaus, organize a Valentine's Day dinner Feb. 16 for their parents at the church. Approximately 32 parents attended with 30 youth decorating, serving, babysitting younger siblings and working in the kitchen.

St. Joseph : Votive Mass set for March 16

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Joseph R.C. Church will hold a public votive Mass at noon March 16 in the sanctuary, 417 E. Fifth St. The second annual service is in honor of the feast day of the church's patron, St. Joseph.

The church, founded by Slovenian immigrants in 1913, was one of several churches closed in 2008 by the Allentown Diocese. Parishioners then applealed to the Vatican. In 2011, the church was allowed to reopen for both funerals and the patron saint day.