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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Thursday, September 20

Bethlehem Garden Club presents "Tea, Totally Tea"; meet at 12:30 p.m.; general meeting at 1 p.m. Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Road. Visit or Facebook page Bethlehem Garden Club of PA.

Friday, September 21

Holy Family Manor auxiliary's yard sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1200 Spring St. To make a donation or for information, call 610-865-5595, ext. 409 or ext. 522.

The Greater L.V. Chamber of Commerce's Women's...

Article By: Wicker

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by Wicker in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Helmut and Ruthie (Denkenberger) Wicker, who have lived in Schnecksville for 30 years. recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The Wicker's were married Sept. 23, 1962, at the Windfall United Methodist Church, Windfall, Bradford County, by the Rev. Phillip Fried.

They are the proud parents of daughters Anneliese, wife of Robert Gualtieri of Glenside, Montgomery County; Darlene, wife of Wolfgang Cernoch of Concord, N.C...


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

An unusual entreaty for a typically staid group: What do we do?

The City Authority's Board of Directors faced this question uneasily Sept. 13 when, during their regular meeting, members wondered how the authority suddenly owes the city about $841,000. As the discussion lengthened, it became apparent many city funds will soon be anemic due to under-budgeting and long-deferred payments.

During his report, Controller John Filipos was at a loss to explain the sudden change in...

Attempted burglary

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

A resident in the 400 block of East Goepp Street reported unknown persons in the building around 3 p.m. Aug. 12.

According to police, the actors used a ladder from the property to scale the wall and enter a second-story window. A resident was home, however, and when this became clear the actor fled through a back door.

The resident did not observe the burglar and no items were stolen.

LEPOCO: Drones events start Sept. 21

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Know Drones Tour will visit Bethlehem Sept. 20 and 21. The tour features an eight-foot-long mock drone, audio-visual resources and presentations.

The open to the public events are as follows: "Endless Warfare: Where Are Drones Taking Us?", 4:10 p.m., Sept. 20, in Maginnes Hall, Room 101, Lehigh University, sponsored by the L.U. Dialogue Center; a Know Drones display including a large mock drone, 3-5:30 p.m., Sept. 21, City Center Plaza, 10 W. Church St.; and a potluck dinner and...

Flag of honor flies in Hellertown

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Under beautiful blue skies and a cool, crisp breeze in Detwiller Square last Tuesday, the Borough of Hellertown officials commemorated the 11th anniversary of 9/11 and the lives lost on that fateful day by accepting and raising a U.S. flag during a public ceremony.

The flag, donated to the Hellertown Historical Society by an anonymous donor, was previously flown in Shanksville, Pa., at the site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into an open field, killing all aboard.


CSC: Children's Ball set for Sept. 22

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign. The SafeStart program's treatment facility, Donley Family Center for Infants, provides daily therapy for babies who have been abused and neglected. It is the only such treatment program in Pennsylvania.

Sponsorships are available. Call CSC at 610-437-...