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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Nov. 21: Baked pork loin, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, peas and pearl onions, rye bread, diced peaches.

Thursday, Nov. 22: Thanksgiving. Closed.

Friday, Nov. 23: Closed.

Monday, Nov. 26: Closed.

Tuesday, Nov. 27: Chicken primavera, rice, Pacific blend vegetables, wheat bread, pudding.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: Salisbury steak, gravy, mashed potatoes, Creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Nov. 29: Roasted turkey breast with gravy,...

'Get involved in community issues' Winona LaDuke, environmental activist, discusses sustainability

Monday, November 19, 2012 by DOROTHY GLEW Special to the Bethlehem Press in Opinion

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary held their fall convocation recently to mark the official beginning of the academic year, as well as the IN FOCUS year of Sustainability. This year's keynote speaker was Winona LaDuke, a staunch advocate of sustainability, whose address was titled "Building a Green Economy: Indigenous Strategies for a Sustainable Future."

LaDuke, an Aishinaabekwe (Ojibwe), attended Harvard University, where she earned a degree in rural economic...

New Bethany : Food bank needs supplies

Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

A major supplier of food to the New Bethany Minsitries pantry made a decision, without advance notice, that it would no longer distribute its food to NBM, a loss of 4000 pounds of food a week. As a result, shelves are bare at a time when there is incredible need. If able to do so before Nov. 22, make a donation of Thanksgiving basket items (stuffing, gravy, yams/ sweet and instant mashed potatoes, white rice, corn, green beans, brown sugar, cranberry sauce, juice and /or evaporated /...

Freemansburg lock a future classroom

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by DOROTHY PYLES Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

Dennis Scholl started several years ago creating a curriculum, putting together a website and developing field trips for what he thought would be just a dream. But recently that dream became a reality when the Freemansburg canal lock was designated a one-of-a-kind classroom.

The idea of beginning a curriculum for fourth and fifth grade students sprang from "Tales of the Towpath," a storybook written by Scholl, the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor coordinator. It now has...

Dent retains 15th District seat

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to The Press in Local News

Much like Hurricane Sandy, several elements came together to give Charlie Dent an easy path to re-election as the U.S. Representative from the 15th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.

The popular Republican had the advantage of incumbency heading into the election.

First elected in 2004, Dent has held onto his seat in Congress with wide margins in recent years.

In addition, Dent faced a lower profile candidate in 2012 in the person of Rick Daugherty, rather than in...

Saucon valley: Board postpones LERTA vote

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by MARK RECCEK Special to the Bethlehem in Local News

Unsure whether the measure will create jobs in the Lehigh Valley, the Saucon Valley School Board postponed extending a property tax relief program at its Oct. 9 meeting.

The vote was tabled because school board members Edward Inghrim and Sandra Miller were absent.

The Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) program applies to 440 acres owned by Majestic Reality Company, along with areas of the Lehigh Valley Industrial Park VII land that currently sits undeveloped...


Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

AIDSNET, Bethlehem, has ongoing need for volunteers to help translate documents into Spanish as they are revised or added. Contact Ann Stuart Thacker, 610-882-1119,

AMERICAN RED CROSS, Bethlehem, is seeking a receptionist to greet visitors, answer phones, assist callers/visitors by providing information and directing them to appropriate departments. Contact Susan Kalkhuis-Beam, 610-865-4400,...

Hawks soar through fall

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by The Press in School

The autumn season at Bethlehem Catholic HS has been remarkable, as outstanding appearances, services, events and accomplishments have kept the Hawk school spirit strong and bright.

On Oct. 16, the student body was gifted with the profound insight of Holocaust survivor, Judy Meisel. Before the assembly, all of the students watched her documentary, "Tak for Alt," to learn about the terrors of the Holocaust she faced and her journey to safety. The student body prepared questions about...