A contractor will be installing a waterline on Fourth Street at Adams Street and will be restricting traffic to one lane in this area from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6.
A tree contractor will be working on a tree on Pinehurst Road and will need to close one lane of traffic between Pennsylvania Ave and Robin Way from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5.
Nov. 11 is a day we spend honoring our current and former Armed Service members in many different ways. This past Veterans Day, Jenny Pacanowski, U.S. Army, founder and director of the nonprofit Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving, did so by hosting a featured panel of women veterans sharing stories, experiences, and challenges faced during deployment and after returning home.
Putz displays (story of Christ’s birth through narration, music, illuminated miniature scenes- Moravian tradition):
Central Moravian Putz / Star and Candle Shoppe, 1 to 7 p.m. Christian Education Bldg. 73 W. Church St. Thursday, Friday: 1 to 7 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m. Closed December 24, 25. After Christmas daily: 1 to 5 p.m. through Dec. 31. Showings every half hour. For information, visit www.centralmoravianchurch.org/whoweare/the-christmas-community-putz-and-....
The Bethlehem Yard Waste and Compost Facility, 1480 Schoenersville Road, closed as of December 1, 2018. It will reopen January 2, 2019, for residential Christmas tree drop off; reclose on February 1; and reopen in early April 2019, weather permitting.
For information, call 610-865-7082 or visit www.bethlehem-pa.gov/recycling/services/yardcompost.html.
A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:
Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery, 2018 summer show through October 6. 459 Main St. Visit www.bethlehemhousegallery.com/exhibits/2018-summer-show/ hours, more.
Bethlehem Township held its Veterans Day Ceremony at the Community Center Nov. 12, moved indoors due to cool temperatures. The event was attended by local dignitaries such as Pa. State representatives Marcia Hahn and Steve Samuelson, Bethlehem Township Commissioner John Merhottein and many local citizens, including several veterans.
Northampton County is hit by an average of 27,000 cyber attacks daily, according to Executive Lamont McClure. On election day, there were 1.4 million attacks. None succeeded, McClure reported to county council at its Nov. 15 meeting. He said most of the attacks originated from Ukraine. He added that the county currently blocks 44 counties.
Local columnist Bill White says he hoped for two outcomes from the recent midterm election. He hoped voters nationwide would repudiate President Donald Trump, and that Lehigh Valley voters would “boot out” their local state representatives, who he called “a bunch of do-nothing chair-fillers.
“I didn’t get everything I wanted,” White told a full house at the Hot Topics luncheon in Emmaus Nov. 12, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lehigh County. “I declared the evening a draw.”
The Martin Guitar Museum & Visitor Center hosted the Scouting Alumni & Eagle Gathering Oct. 17. Three generations of scouts were present at the annual get-together to enjoy a meal catered by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and the opportunity to reconnect with fellow Eagle Scouts and friends.