Bethlehem Press

Friday, October 18, 2019

STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS Donations sought through Nov. 9

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Press, a division of Times News, LLC, a Pencor company, will once again partner with Keystone Military Families to act as a collection site for the Stockings For Soldiers program. The program generally ships 8,000 to 10,000 holiday stockings to American servicemen and women stationed around the world.

The stockings are filled with donations of food, hygiene and other requested items, as well as holiday decorations and cards.

These simple gifts mean a great deal to the very deserving men and women who sacrifice so much for us and are unable to be home for the holidays.

FESTIVALS & Hauntings

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Friday, October 18

Nighttime Death & Dying Tour with Tarot Readings: a celebration of life and fortune telling, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, 66 W. Church St. Cost; designated driver, 800-360-8687. Visit historicbethlehem.org; call 1.800.360.TOUR or email acaballero@historicbethlehem.org

The Rocky Horror Picture Show. All screenings include performances from Spaced Out Sensations shadowcasts and contain adult material. Costumes encouraged.11:59 p.m. Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way.www.rockyhorror.com/participation/etiquette.

MEETING BOARD

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, October 16

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.

Northampton Co. Capital Projects and Operations Committee, 6 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Hellertown Borough Zoning Hearing, 7 p.m. 685 Main St.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. Public hearing room, Gov’t. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Thursday, October 17

MEETING BOARD

Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, October 9

Bethlehem City Special Zoning Board, 6 p.m. Rotunda, 10 E. Church St. Appeal of Abraham Atiyeh - re: 1838 Center St.

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

Hellertown Borough Water Authority Board, 7 p.m. 685 Main St.

Thursday, October 10

Bethlehem Planning Commission, 4 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

Hanover Twp. NorCo. Recreation Advisory Board: no meeting this month. 3630 Jacksonville Road.

BETHLEHEM Purse exhibit opens at Kemerer

Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PURSEonality: A Stylish Handbag History exhibit opened Oct. 11 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., and the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, 66 W. Church St.

There will be a timeline of the handbag, representing the trends of each decade; the Handbag Hall of Fame featuring the most rare, unusual, and expensive purses; and a wall displaying designs right off the runway to mass-produced bags available at big box retailers.

YWCA Climate Change panel Oct. 16

Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

YWCA Bethlehem is sponsoring “Climate Change: Lehigh Valley Strategies for Today & Tomorrow” Oct. 16, at Kirkland Village, a Bethlehem retirement community. A five-member panel, including staff from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, will address approaches Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton are undertaking on climate change and answer audience questions about plans for the future. The free 90- minute program starts at 11 a.m. and includes time for audience questions.

STOCKINGS Donations sought through Nov. 9

Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Press, a division of Times News, LLC, a Pencor company, will once again partner with Keystone Military Families to act as a collection site for the Stockings For Soldiers program. The program generally ships 8,000 to 10,000 holiday stockings to American servicemen and women stationed around the world.

The stockings are filled with donations of food, hygiene and other requested items, as well as holiday decorations and cards.

These simple gifts mean a great deal to the very deserving men and women who sacrifice so much for us and are unable to be home for the holidays.

VALLEY Watershed event Oct. 15 at Lehigh

Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Navigating Clean Water Science, the eighth Lehigh Valley Watershed Conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 15 at Lehigh University’s STEPS Building, 1 W. Packer Ave. Bethlehem. Keynote speaker Ann English will present “Growing a Better Watershed: The Riparian Buffer at Happy Hollow Farm”, about multifunctional streamside buffers.

There will be two half-day workshops, a full day MS-4 track for municipal staff and consultants and other conference sessions. Continuing education credits will be available for engineers and landscaping professionals.