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Monday, December 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Lehigh Valley, is looking for “Road to Recovery” volunteer drivers (18-84 years) for driving ambulatory patients to their cancer-related medical appointments during the week days. Call 1-800-227-2345.

CEDARBROOK NURSING HOME, Allentown, is looking for a pianist to play hymns during the Devotions service each Friday morning. It is also looking for a choir director who should be able to play the piano as well as direct the choir. Contact Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684,


Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

VOLUNTEER CENTER TO MOVE, The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley will relocate to the Banana Factory on 3rd Street in Bethlehem starting March 1, 2020. The nonprofit volunteer resource center has been serving the region for 35 years, connecting more than 25,000 volunteers with 450-plus nonprofit organizations, while partnering with more than 300 businesses annually.


Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, December 25

Christmas Day: Most municipal and government offices closed.

Thursday, December 26

Hanover NorCo Zoning Hearing Board (as needed), time TBA. 3630 Jacksonville Road.

The Bethlehem Press calendar listings are, to the best of our knowledge, correct at the time of printing. We are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information submitted by external parties.


Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Putz displays: (Moravian traditional retelling of the story of Christ’s birth through narration, music, illuminated miniature scenes).

Now through Decemeber 29

East Hills Moravian Church (walk-ins welcome) Christmas putz and displays: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 3 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).Groups: call 610-442-6056, email, call 610-442-6056 or visit

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Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

STATE 2020 fishing licenses available

The Commonwealth’s 2020 fishing licenses are on sale since December 1. Licenses and permits are valid up to December 31, 2020, and may be purchased at, about 700 issuing agents, county treasurers’ offices and all PFBC regional offices.

Multi-year options, such as the trout/salmon or Lake Erie permits, are also available. Collectible pumpkin seed sunfish design buttons, customized with the angler’s individual license number, are not issued at the time of purchase and will be mailed to the buyer within 3-4 weeks.

BETHLEHEM NCC food pantry receives donation

Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

A $1,500 donation was presented recently to Northampton Community College’s H.O.P.E. Food Pantry. The funds were contributed by Unity Bank employees and matched by the bank as part of a special annual holiday community service project that was started more than 10 years ago.

The Helping Our Peers Excel (HOPE) Food Pantry, staffed by volunteers, first opened for students in the fall 2016. The pantry, organized by the college’s Nursing Student Organization, provides students with non-perishable food items supplied by Second Harvest Food Bank.


Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Misericordia University

Lindsay Brantingson, of Bethlehem, earned a degree in physical therapy, DPT and participated in the Misericordia University winter commencement ceremony Dec. 15.

Misericordia University is located 301 Lake St., Dallas, 18612. For information, visit www.misericordia.ed.

Submit graduation items to, fax 610-740-0947 or mail it to College graduates, c/o Bethlehem Press, 1633 N. 26 St.,Allentown, PA 18104.

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Friday, December 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

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Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761 (main-11 W. Church St.) or 610-867-7852 (South side- 400 Webster St.); Visit (main) or (Southside); newsletter:

Bethlehem Farmer’s Market, Northampton Community College: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Laub Lounge, College Center/ Quad; 3835 Green Pond Road. Visit|farmers-market-at-ncc-wednesdays-year-round|999