Bethlehem Press

Saturday, December 15, 2018

MEETING BOARD

Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Thursday, December 13

Bethlehem City Planning Commission, canceled.

Bethlehem Authority, 3:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

Northampton County Council, 4:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Friday, December 14

Public State Representative, 9 a.m. to noon. Borough Hall, 941 Long St., Fountain Hill.

Monday, December 17

Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board, as needed, 7 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

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

volunteers

Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES is looking for volunteers to serve as Gallery Guides at the Kemmerer Museum of Decorative Arts Gallery. Contact Kristen Walsh, 610-691-6055, kwalsh@historicbethlehem.org.

PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY THERAPY DOGS, INC., Kutztown, seeks volunteers with therapy dogs to visit residents of various nursing homes throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Contact Helene Skopek-Krygier, 570-814-6078, poycdog@yahoo.com.

Around Town

Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

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) or 610-867-7852 (south side); Visit www.bapl.org (main) or www.bapl.org/ssmain.htm (south side); newsletter: http://bit.ly/2bTICeZ.

Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery, 459 Main St. Holiday Show, through until Jan. 12. Visit www.bethlehemhousegallery.com.

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Putz displays (Jesus’ 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.: Putz: 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 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-....

MEETING BOARD

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, December 5

Historical Architectural Review Board, 4 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

Thursday, December 6

Bethlehem Environmental Advisory Council, 7 p.m. Illick’s Mill – second floor, 100 Illick’s Mill Road.

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

Tuesday, December 10

Fountain Hill Planning Commission, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.

Bethlehem Housing Authority, 4:30 p.m. Monocacy Towers community room, 645 Main St. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

volunteers

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION is looking for 100 volunteers to read to kindergartners in 60 classrooms in 14 schools across the city. Contact Vicki, 484-765-4121, newhardv@allentownsd.org.

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem Christkindlmarkt is open 6 weekends now to Dec 23. Volunteers (min age 15 or 14 w/adult) are needed for various positions. Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney Angle, 610-332-1354.

People

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Norco Training Academy graduates 9

The Training Academy for Northampton County Department of Corrections graduated Class #61 Nov. 21 at the County Courthouse.

County Executive Lamont McClure, Training Officer Nathan Stahlnecker and Director of Corrections James Kostura presented the nine class members with their certificates and badges.

The new corrections officers are Daniel Castro, Noah Wilder, Aaron Arizmendi, Stanton Santos, Aiden Pheiffer, Bryce Bohannon, Jeremy Walker, Tiffany Wilson and Cameron Wehr.

Road closures

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

BETHLEHEM

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.

NMIH

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The National Museum of Industrial History is admission discount with donation promotion to Second Harvest Food Bank through Dec. 31, 2018.

Any museum visitor who presents a non-perishable food item or a new, unwrapped toy between now and December 31 will receive 50% off of the admission amount. The food bank’s most needed items include cereal, peanut butter, jelly, tuna, canned goods, rice, pasta, soup, salt, sugar, diapers, laundry detergent and personal care items.

For information and events, visit http://nmih.org/.