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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, February 6

The Salvation Army's Women's Ministries, drop in center, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Thursday, February 7 The Salvation Army's Women's Ministries, ugly sweater contest, 10:45 a.m., 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681. Lehigh Valley Chapter Executive Women, board at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:15 p.m. Sunset Grill, 6751 Ruppsville Road. Call 610-967-1522. Delaware Lehigh Amateur Radio Club (DLARC), STS-41-C NASA astronaut Terry J....

Happy Birthday to the YWCA: 85 years celebrated with gala event

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by BRENDA LANGE Spcial to the bethlehem Press in Local News

The YWCA of Bethlehem showed it knows how to throw a birthday bash with nearly 200 people celebrating its 85th anniversary. "Breaking the Glass Ceiling Gala" was held at the event center at Blue and included dinner and dancing, along with awards to local businesses, and keynote speaker Terry Gross, of NPR's Fresh Air.

Planning the first-ever such event began last spring, when Stacey Zaremba was still board president.

"We knew we wanted to do something big to celebrate such an...

READYPA: Web page offers safety tips

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website to educate residents about the importance of making emergency kits and family emergency plans.

Home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are at and by calling 1-888-9-READYPA.

BETHLEHEM: Chocolate event set for Feb. 9

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Downtown Bethlehem Association announces the inaugural Downtown Chocolate Trail will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 9.

Participants include Apollo Grill, ArtsQuest, Chocolate Lab, Cutters (2-4 p.m.), Franklin Hill, Gem Shop, General Zapata, Girlfriends, Godfrey Daniels, Hand Cut Crystal, Historic Bethlehem Partnership Visitor's Center (12 p.m.-4 p.m.), Hotel Bethlehem, Krisann Albanese Massage Therapist, McCarthy's Tea Room, Mixed Bag on Main, Moravian Book Shop, Musselman Jeweler'...

Swain School program commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in School

The Swain School's third annual community commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day was held at the school Jan.21.

The program, "A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Day of Remembrance, Celebration and Service" was is open to families in the community, and included age-appropriate educational sessions, discussions and musical performances around the theme, "Courageous Conversations."

State Rep. Michael Schlossberg, D-132nd, opened the event, saying any one of us in...

Swain School students design, build Lego robots for Mars mission project

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in School

Eighth grade students at Swain School this year have been involved in a science project their grandparents probably could not even have imagined in their grade school experience a few generations ago.

Using advanced Lego building kits that include servo motors which can programmed for movements on a simulated Mars surface landscape, the students have emulated NASA's Mars Rover mission to the distant red planet.

At a demonstration of the science project recently in the school's...


Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested one allegedly drunk man twice within one hour for general nuisance behavior the early morning of Jan. 11.

Police said Kyle McCauley, 23, of South Lynn Street in Fountain Hill, was drinking at Roosevelt's bar on East Elizabeth Avenue and for unspecified reasons punched a hole in a window. Officers arrived around 1:05 a.m. and charged him with disorderly conduct (fighting), criminal mischief and public drunkenness.

Police responded to another call at 1:55 a.m....