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Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Bethlehem is facing a major financial deficit for 2013. In order to bridge any gaps associated with the deficit, more costs relating to the Bethlehem Public Library are being passed on to member municipalities.

According to the Rick Prill, Fountain Hill borough administrator, the library board has recommended that the per capita rate/charge for 2013 be increased from $17.03 to $17.25.

LVHN : Inpatient visiting restrictions given

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

As of Jan. 21, the Lehigh Valley Health Network is implementing temporary restrictions for inpatient areas only. Visitors under age 18 are not permitted. People with flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, body aches) are asked not to visit.

This does not affect outpatient, procedure, treatment, diagnostic or pharmacy locations. This policy is in effect until further notice.

GWHS: Antique show set for March 2,3

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Governor Wolf Historical Society's fifth annual benefit antique show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 at 6600 Jacksonville Road. The 18th century Ralston McKeen House, the Governor Wolf Academy and the Monocacy School will house 35 plus exhibitors featuring local primitives, furniture, textiles, folk art and more.

There will be ongoing demonstrations and tastings of open hearth cooking, and food provided by The Daily Grind of Bath.


Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Notre Dame High School academic council scholarship

Notre Dame High School is again providing scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year. Students who can provide documentation that they are first in their class will receive a $1000 per person Academic Council Scholarship.

These scholarships will be awarded to students entering ninth grade or transferring to Notre Dame High School for the 2013-2014 school year.

For information, contact or call 610-868-1431, ext. 108.


Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, January 23

Bethlehem Parking Authority, 4:30 p.m., 85 W. North St.

Saucon Valley School Board, 7 p.m., Audion building, 2097 Polk Valley Road.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. public hearing room, Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Historic Conservation Commission, 7 p.m., Banana Factory, 25 E. Third St.

Monday, January 28

Northampton Co. Gaming Authority, 5;30 p.m., Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

BASD regular board meeting, 7 p.m.,East Hills MS auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.


Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

A Cherokee Street resident notified police he'd been suckered by an email scam Jan. 11.

According to police, the man recieved an official-looking email from NetFlix requesting he follow a link to verify accound information. Once he did so - using sensitive personal data - his credit card was used without his permission, possibly outside the country.

The victim's bank put a hold on his card and contacted him to make him aware of the transactions.

Lehigh County: PA 2-1-1 now available

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is now available in the Lehigh Valley.

The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing, support groups and more.

Hours of operation are 7 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

In addition, 2-1-1 can be integral to the community's crisis response in the event of an emergency, such as flooding, tornado, fire or other tragedy.

For more information, go to