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Monday, November 19, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 30-year-old Jonathan Rios, of Ulster Street in Allentown, for intoxication following an accident around 3:15 a.m. Nov. 11.

According to police, Rios was involved in an accident and fled the scene. Officers found him and, after some effort, transported him to St. Luke's Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.

Rios is charged with public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Lehigh County Senior Menus

Friday, November 23, 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,...

Holiday events

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


Christmas Trees From Around the World, round the clock. Comfort Suites, 120 W. Third St. Call 610-882-9700. Opening ceremony, 2 p.m. Nov. 25. Through Jan. 1.

Bethlehem: The Christmas City film. Various times. Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way. Call 610-332-1300 or visit Year round.

SteelStacks wagonette and carriage rides Southside Bethlehem, 2 to 8 p.m.; through...

LBCP: Annual pageant set for Dec. 8, 9

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

The 34th annual Live Christmas Pageant will be held at 1:45 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at the Eighth Avenue Rose Garden Band Shell at Union Boulevard and West Broad Street.

The LBCP committee is seeking seven major and other sponsors to cover costs. They are also looking for new committee members, as well as two baby boys age three to six months (non-speaking role) and walk-on volunteers of all ages for various roles such as shepherds, angels, townspeople and behind the scenes support.



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

Student selected for band

Ryan Stewart of Bethlehem, a music major in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, was selected to be a member of the Marching Virginians at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va. Stewart, who plays trumpet, is a rank captain with the band.

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Trees may need good arborist and lawyer

Friday, November 23, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Poetry readers know there is nothing so lovely as a tree.

Unfortunately, poetry goes out the window and accusations can get pretty ugly when trees are involved in legal disputes, says a community forestry expert in The Pennsylvania State University's College of Agricultural Sciences.

"Most homeowners expect everyone to love their trees because they do," says Bill Elmendorf, urban and community forestry program coordinator and instructor in the School of Forest Resources.


Fountain Hill: Council thanks responders, workers

Monday, November 19, 2012 by DOROTHY PYLES Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

When Fountain Hill Council met Nov. 5, the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy was still very much on the minds of many local residents. The primary agenda item was thanking the police, fire and the public works departments of Fountain Hill. Their ongoing efforts during the crippling Hurricane Sandy are greatly appreciated by council.

Council member Carolee Gifford thanked the fire department.

"They were on call throughout the clock," she said, "working day and night to help the...

Northampton County: Gaming grants may fund more police

Monday, November 19, 2012 by DOROTHY PYLES Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

The Oct. 22 meeting of the Northampton Gaming Revenue and Economic Redevelopment Authority could impact five contiguous municipalities, including Bethlehem Township, Freemansburg and Lower Saucon Township.

Most of the grants have been given with the stipulation that they may be only given once and are not guaranteed after the first year. Many local municipalities, such as Freemansburg and Fountain Hill, are asking for additional officers for areas in which they feel the casino has had...