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Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, December 26

Bethlehem Parking Authority meeting, 4:30 p.m., 85 W. North St.

Bethlehem Twp. Zoning Board, 6:30 p.m. municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Bethlehem City Zoning Board, 7 p.m., City Hall, 10 E. Church St.

Thursday, December 27

Hanover Twp. Zoning, 7 p.m., municipal building, 3630 Jacksonville Road.

Lower Saucon Twp. Planning Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike.

Thursday, January 3, 2013



Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Thursday, January 3

Northampton Co. Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., 85 W. North St.

Freemansburg Planning Commission, 7 p.m., 600 Monroe St.

Monday, January 7

BASD facilities and curriculum committees, 6 p.m., education center dining room, 1516 Sycamore St.

Bethlehem Twp. Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m., Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Fountain Hill Council, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.

Hellertown Borough Council, 7 p.m., 685 Main St.


Chefs dish 'Souper Bowl IV'

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in Social News

Talented chefs from throughout the region will compete for soup supremacy during "Souper Bowl IV," a fund-raiser benefiting ArtsQuest's Arts Education Programming Fund, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jan. 26, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

During the Souper Bowl local restaurants will showcase a variety of homemade soups to contend for the title of "Souper Bowl Champ." A panel of celebrity judges will issue awards in six categories: Best Vegetarian, Ethnic, Chowder,...

Lehigh County: PA 2-1-1 now available

Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is now available in the Lehigh Valley.

The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing, support groups and more.

Hours of operation are 7 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

In addition, 2-1-1 can be integral to the community's crisis response in the event of an emergency, such...

LV Cancer Support volunteers honored

Monday, December 31, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley honored some of its most dedicated volunteers at a luncheon and award ceremony in the event center at Blue Grillhouse earlier this fall.

Three awards were given out to six people and organizations who have worked with the Cancer Support Community over the past several years.

Heman Patel of East Penn Business Machines Inc. and Rob Vaughn of 69 News were honored with the distinguished service award.

"Heman Patel is...

A mighty oak falls to Superstorm Sandy

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Social News

Second of two parts

Editor's Note: This is the second part of a two-part column reviewing nature and weather in 2012. The first six months of 2012 were covered in the column in last week's Dec. 26 and 27 Focus section.


July was very hot. I had rotator cuff surgery in mid-June and I suffered through the July heat waves. The house where my wife, Bev, and I live does not have air conditioning. Our property's mature tree species cast their summer shade to keep us cool....


Monday, December 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE, Bethlehem, seeks experienced business professionals to offer in-person and online counseling and advice to start ups and in-business owners of small businesses and non-profit organizations. Contact Mitzi Colella, 610-266-3000,

MEALS ON WHEELS OF NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Bethlehem, needs persons willing to grocery shop for homebound clients living in the Slate Belt. Contact Janet Soos, 610-691-1030,...