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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Flu shot clinic set for Sept. 27

Holy Family Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will hold a blood drive and immunization clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 in St. Mary's Hall, 1200 Spring St.

The Bethlehem Health Bureau will administer flu vaccine injections. There is a fee. Blood donations, which are for the Miller-Keystone Blood Center, require pre-registration by Sept. 26. Licensed nursing staff from Holy Family Manor will take blood pressures.

Saucon Valley

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual barn tour set for Sept. 15

The Saucon Valley Conservancy's sixth annual barn tour will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15. The event will begin at the Beethoven Waldheim Club, 1984 Waldheim Road, Hellertown.

This year's tour includes two early 20th century open frame dairy barns, a granary and a corn crib, an extended supported forebay barn, a unique posted forebay standard barn, a restored frame standard barn with an accompanying summer kitchen and the Heller barn.


Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

State premier at City Hall rotunda

A show of presidential woodcuts, never before seen in Pennsylvania, is on display weekdays through Sept. 21 at the Rotunda, City Hall, 10 E. Church St. The works, by artist Joe Illick, include all the presidents of the U.S.

Raised near Coopersburg, Illick graduated from Bethlehem HS and earned a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Pennsylvania. He studied art and taught at San Francisco State University. He also taught at both Lehigh University and Lafayette College.

For information, visit


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Unity program to be held Sept. 6

Muslims and Christians United: A Lehigh Valley Initiative for Justice and Peace will meet Sept. 6 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2540 Center St. Since 9/11, the need for Muslim-Christian cooperation has been even more apparent and urgent than before.

After a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m., there will be a panel discussion led by Bill Whipple and Vince Stravino. The duo will explain why and how the organization came into being and will speak about its early successes.


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Mohegan trip planned Sept. 10

Young and Restless travel group is sponsoring a Sept. 10 trip to Pocono Downs Casino Mohegan Sun, Wilkes Barre.

Bus departs 9:30 a.m. from the Bethlehem Trans-Bridge terminal and at 10 a.m. from the Tobias Drive parking lot, Hellertown, and returns after a five-hour stay.

The cost includes a casino rebate, taxes, gratuities and transportation. Call 610-838-9472 for reservations.

Field Day

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

BHA block party to be held Sept. 8

The annual, family-friendly block party for BHA residents will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the First Tee center, located near the NE Boy's and Girl's Club on Fritz Drive.

There will be bingo (in an air-conditioned room), a daylong basketball tournament, rides, games, a face painter and a prize raffle. There will be free refreshments, including hot dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks and First Tee Center tours. BHA's World Champion boxer Ronald Cruz will be on hand to pose for pictures, sign autographs and show off his championship belt. For information, call 610-865-8327.


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Legion 9/11 ceremony set

The Hellertown American Legion Post 397, Hellertown Historical Society and the Borough of Hellertown will hold a flag-raising ceremony at 9 a.m. on Sept. 11 at Dettwiler Plaza.

The flag that will be raised was donated to the Hellertown Historical Society and flew over Shanksville, the western Pa. site where the third hijacked plane crashed on Sept. 11.

The event will include a salute by the Hellertown Legion firing squad and the playing of "Taps" by Dan Dysher.

The ceremony will commemorate and honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Yard honors set for Sept. 14

The BHA will recognize nine residents at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 at the family development office, 1429 Fritz Drive. These persons won a contest which recognized the nicest gardens and encouraged pride in the properties. In addition to cash prizes, there were gift cards redeemable at Cantelmi Hardware for all who participated.


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Monthly meetings set for Sept. 10

The United Veterans of Bethlehem and The Harry F.W. Johnson Post #379 Bethlehem American Legion will meet Monday, Sept. 10. The American Legion meeting will begin at 7 p m, and the United Veterans meeting will begin immediately following the Legion meeting.

Both meetings are held in the DAR Log Cabin, in Bethlehem's Rose Garden, 8th Avenue and West Union Boulevard. All veterans are welcome to attend.

Veterans who are not presently Legionnaires or those wishing to transfer to a local Bethlehem Post are also invited.

For more information, Call Ken Nichol at 610-866-3835.

BETHLEHEM Baroque program to be held Sept. 9

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

There will be a concert by the Bethlehem Baroque Ensemble at 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at Wesley Church, 2540 Center St. A program in the Music at Wesley series, it was originally scheduled for April 1.

The theme, A Grand European Tour, will include music of Telemann, Leclair, Froberger, Marini and Piani. The performers are Linda Kistler, baroque violin; Christine Moulton, baroque flute; David Moulton, viola da gamba; and Lewis Baratz, harpsichord. For information, call 610-865-5715.