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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Concert has

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Focus


Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra (PS0) presents “Classics Take a Latin Beat,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, 3231 W. Tilghman St., Cedar Crest Boulevard and Tilghman Street, Allentown.

Guest soloist Jordan Dodson, guitar, joins the PSO for the “Concierto de Aranjuez” for guitar and orchestra by Joaquin Rodrigo.

The PSO opens the concert with “Le Grand Tango for cello and strings” by Astor Piazzolla, with Elizabeth Mendoza, cello, as soloist.

Early Learning

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Focus


The Early Learning Center (ELC), holds an information session, 2 - 3 p.m. Dec. 7, Lehigh Carbon Community College, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Preschool children ages 3-5, along with a family member, are invited to spend an hour exploring the Reggio-inspired center and the numerous activities available.

The sessions begin and end with “Mindful” exercises designed to create self-awareness.

Attendance is free. Registration is requested.

For information or to register: email, or call 610 799-1165.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, November 15

Bethlehem Twp. Municipal Authority, 6:30 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Fountain Hill Council, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.

Thursday, November 16

Bethlehem Redevelopment, 4:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m. 669 Washington St., Easton.

Monday, November 20

Historic Conservation Commission, 6 p.m. Banana Factory, 25 E. Third St.

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

Bethlehem Twp. Commissioners, 7 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Moravian Archives art set for Nov. 15

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

The Moravian Archives, the Bethlehem Area Public Library and the Moravian Historical Society, will present a viewing of 11 original illustrations from the children’s book “Snow Over Bethlehem” from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov 15 at the archives, 41 W. Locust St.

The book is a fictional story of a Bethlehem Moravian Christmas in 1755, with illustrations by the author, Katherine Milhous. 11 of the original illustrations were, in the early 1950s, given to the Bethlehem Area Public Library.

Limited edition holiday cards,featuring the illustrations and prints, will be available for purchase.

John A. Alogna, Fuller, FLSmidth executive

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

John A. Alogna, 74, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 5, 2017. Born in Wethersfield, Conn., he was a son of Ella Corinne Maturo and Michael Paul Alogna. He was the husband of Winifred (Wink) Alogna for 49 years.

He attended the Williston Northampton School,Easthampton, Mass., and Dickinson College, Carlisle. He earned a master’s degree in business administration and a Juris Doctorate degree from Temple University.

CITY OF BETHLEHEM Budget board hearings set

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

The City of Bethlehem will hold budget board hearings at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 (first hearing), 20 (second hearing), 28 (third hearing) and 29 (fourth hearing); and at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 (first reading of budget ordinances), all in Town Hall, 10 E. Church St.

City Hall will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 23 and 24.

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