State Senator Lisa M. Boscola announced today that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has awarded a total of $638,200 in Recreation and Conservation grants in the 18th Senatorial District through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2) specifically for Community Parks (Development, Planning, Small Community) and Partnerships projects.
Commissioner (4 yrs. 4 seats)
Hartzell, Dan (D) 30,010 14.7%
Smalls, Zakiya (D) 24,953 12.2%
Harrington, Dave (D) 26,255 12.9%
Elbich, Bob (D) 25,407 12.5%
Nothstein, Marty (R) 24,456 12.0%
Osborne, Brad (R) 24,455 12.0%
Pineda, Antonio A. (R) 22,190 10.9%
Nemes, Dennis (R) 22,363 11.0%
Schutter, Matthew (L) 3,870 1.9%
Controller (4 yrs. 1 seat)
Pinsley, Mark (D) 28,697 51.0%
Eckhart, Glenn (R) 27,624 49.0%
Judge of the Superior Court (10 yrs. 2 seats)
Wednesday, November 20
Northampton Co. Personnel Committee, 4 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Northampton Co. Finance Committee, 5 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Hellertown Zoning Board, 6:30 p.m. 685 Main St.
Fountain Council, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.
Thursday, November 21
Northampton Co. Energy, Environment and Land Use Committee, 5 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m. 669 Washington St., Easton.
Monday, November 25
The 54th annual Community Advent Breakfast, a nondenominational Bethlehem tradition, will be held at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 7 in Moravian Village, 526 Wood St.
The will be a guest speaker, holiday music, candle lighting and a served breakfast. The event is presented by the Citizens Christmas City Committee.
Information / tickets: call 610-739-3385 or visit christmascity.org/events/54th-annual-community-advent-breakfast/.
With the help of Traditions of Hanover resident, Edith Schwartz, the independent senior living community is working together to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis, more commonly known as MS.
During Family Day held on Sunday, Sept. 8, residents, their families, and staff came together for the cause, which helped to raise over $400 from the sale of 50/50 and basket raffle tickets.
Almost every Sunday my youngest son, James, is with his father. That’s the day after breakfast, I do yoga. The first step is to clear the way living room rug of toys. Sometimes this is a workout in itself.
Raymond T. Young Jr., 67, died Nov. 8, 2019, at home. He was born in Bethlehem. He was the husband of Linda R. Young for 45 years.
He was a graduate of Moravian College.
He worked at the Bethlehem Steel Corp., Modern Concrete and Home Star prior to his retirement.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Emily Aragona-Young and her wife Jeralyn Aragona-Young of Blakesle,e and Ellen Young of Bethlehem; and two grandchildren, twins Mya and Leo.
A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:
Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main-11 W. Church St.) or 610-867-7852 (south side- 400 Webster St.); Visit www.bapl.org (main) or www.bapl.org/ssmain.htm (south side); newsletter: http://bit.ly/2bTICeZ.
CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem, is hosting a Gift-Wrapping Event at Wind Creek Casino Outlets during the holiday shopping season and needs volunteers age 12+ to wrap gifts. Call Nancy Petiet, 610-861-7555.
NEW BETHANY MINISTRIES, Bethlehem – Help prepare for Luminaria Night 2019. Call Marc Rittle, 610-691-5602 x205.
WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE, Bethlehem – Share your time and talents to wrap gifts for an Annual Children’s Christmas Party. Call Dr. Enid Jackson, 610-202-1273.