The annual fall fair and tricky tray drawing will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the University Parish of Holy Ghost's parish hall, 417 Carlton Ave. There will be homemade baked goods, including cabbage strudel, nut rolls, jams, jellies and noodles. The kitchen will be open. There are 100 gift baskets for the drawing. Call 610-867-9382.
Pointing to the Oct. 16 announcement that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose again, State Senator Lisa Boscola reiterated her call to prioritize job and economic development investment in Pennsylvania.
"Federal labor statistics clearly reveal that Pennsylvania unemployment rate is moving in the wrong direction," Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh/Monroe) said. "While the unemployment number has gone down in 41 states, I'm disappointed that Pennsylvania's rate climbed to 8.2 percent in...
Free H.E.A.R.T.S clinic Oct. 27
A free clinic for uninsured Bethlehem residents will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 and Dec. 1 at the Broughal Family Center, 114 W. Morton St.
The program is provided with the help of Temple University and St. Luke's Hospital. Call 1-866-785-8537 for an appointment.
Free flu shots Nov. 4
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older from 9 a.m....
Bethlehem Area School District officials discussed long-term financing options and the impact of possible plans for Nitschmann MS at their Oct. 8 meeting.
As board members and consulting engineers continue to analyze and refine plans largely laid four years ago, one thing became clear for the first time; the board is now leaning away from offering a referendum on the school's future.
It's become apparent that even the most expensive option – building a new school and leveling...
Trick or Treat will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. The 91st Bethlehem Halloween parade will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 28. The rain date is 7 p.m. Oct. 29.
The parade forms at 15th Avenue and Broad Street and ends south on Main at Lehigh and Spring streets. For register forms, visit www.bethlehem-pa.gov by Oct. 25. Cash prizes will be awarded for marching groups, scouting, floats, schools and special categories.
ArtsQuest's SteelStacks and PNC Pavilion buildings are property tax exempt. Northampton County officials have revealed the conclusions of an independent financial review that determined ArtsQuest meets all the criteria for a nonprofit organization and, therefore, is entitled to a real estate tax exemption.
David Backenstoe, the county's first assistant solicitor, said at an Oct. 19 press conference that he is satisfied with ParenteBeard's $14,000 investigation to review Arts Quest's...
Round and Round they go... The carousel at the four-day LV Muhlenberg Summer Festival is a popular ride for families on the Goodtime Amusements midway.
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