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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Student selected for band

Ryan Stewart of Bethlehem, a music major in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, was selected to be a member of the Marching Virginians at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va. Stewart, who plays trumpet, is a rank captain with the band.

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HBP: Pie buy project ends Nov. 16

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

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 call 610-691-6055 or stop by the Visitors Center, 505 Main St.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Employees of the Fatboy Kustom Auto Repair shop in the 900 block of Hellertown Road reported a theft around 10:35 a.m. Nov. 1.

According to police, burglar(s) entered the building through undisclosed means and stole a number of official car ID items. This included 29 emissions stickers abd 19 state inspection stickers. They also stole three JBN amps.

Police said it was a loss of about $1,000 in goods.

Gov. Wolf: Holiday house tour Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Governor Wolf Historical Society's 32nd annual Christmas House Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1. The patrons' tour will be held Nov. 30.

It features six homes from the 18th to 20th century decorated for Christmas by local florists, garden clubs and designers. Included on the tour this year will be an 1892 frame home in Bethlehem Township, the Adam Zerfas 1790 home in Whitehall Township, an 1833 stucco-over-stone home in Lehigh Township, Rising Sun Inn, circa 1806, an 1820 stucco-over-stone home and an 1812 federal cut stone farmhouse.

McNeill wins 133rd District

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Democrat Daniel McNeill won the election Nov. 6 over Republican David Molony for the seat previously held by Democrat Joseph Brennan.

In Lehigh County, McNeill had 61 percent of the vote or 10,320 votes to Molony's 39 percent or 6,516 votes.

In Northampton County, McNeill took 79.39 percent of the vote or 2,977 votes to Molony's 20.40 percent or 765 votes.

McNeill ran on a fivepoint plan dealing with major issues facing Pennsylvania: quality education, job creation, safer communities, fiscal responsibility and tax reform.