The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley honored some of its most dedicated volunteers at a luncheon and award ceremony in the event center at Blue Grillhouse earlier this fall.
Three awards were given out to six people and organizations who have worked with the Cancer Support Community over the past several years.
Heman Patel of East Penn Business Machines Inc. and Rob Vaughn of 69 News were honored with the distinguished service award.
After a contentious hearing in August, Bethlehem's Zoning Hearing Board gave John Brew a green light to move his financial planning operations to The Bethlehem Inn, a historic district bed and breakfast located at 476 North New St.
This decision was appealed by eight residents, led by attorney Tim Stevens, who lives in the historic district. Rather than fight his neighbors, Brew has chosen to move.
Solicitor Mickey Thompson, in a report to zoners during their Dec. 19 meeting, advised that Brew has decided to move into West Bethlehem, which will likely end the litigation.
Hellertown Borough Council approved the 2013 budget during its Dec. 3 meeting. The budget will see taxes raised by 1 mill to 20.25 mills.
The tax increase would generate approximately $129,000 in revenue. For borough property owners, the tax hike means property assessed at $50,000 will see an increase of $50.
Bethlehem Food Co-Op members and supporters gathered Nov. 15 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the organization's inception. With their invitation to the Bethlehem area community at large, the group wanted to say "thank you" to many community partners who have given support as the co-op nears its formal incorporation as a nonprofit, according to steering committee co-chair Colleen Marsh.