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Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 24-year-old Michael Troxel, of East Elm Street in Emmaus, for driving while intoxicated around 2:05 a.m. Dec. 15.

According to police, Troxel was stopped after he was observed driving the wrong direction on one-way Adams Street.

Less than 30 minutes later officers stopped 21-year-old Sherrick Ort, of West Lincoln Street in Easton, for the exact same offense elsewhere.

Both men are charged with DUI.

Around 2:30 the following morning officers...

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Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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A child is born

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The 34th annual Live Christmas Pageant was held Dec. 8 and 9 at the Rose Garden Band Shell in Bethlehem. The re-enactment of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ featured a cast of 125 costumed actors accompanied by live music from the Chancel Choir of Bethany United Church of Christ, a narrative of the Christmas story and live animals. There is no charge to attend the one-hour outdoor presentation. The pageant committee is making special plans for next year's 35th anniversary of...

DLARC: Cuban escapee to speak Jan. 3

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road.

The program is "My American Freedom Via Amateur Radio" by AC7HU. The speaker is a local man who escaped from Cuba on a raft a few years ago. Because of ham radio operators, he was literally able to survive until he established himself as a productive citizen.

The free meeeting is open to the public. For information, visit...

SOUTHSIDE: Library needs book movers

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The doors of the Southside branch of the Bethlehem Area Public Library will close Jan. 2 to prepare for privately-funded renovations to the cherished landmark that serves as the social, cultural and educational center for the Southside community.

Library services have changed significantly since the Southside branch, 400 Webster Street, was built in 1929, but the interior features most of the original shelving and furniture, even as technology and the collection have changed.


'Cupcake Bowl' set to take the cake

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Bakeries from throughout the region are coming together for a sweet, new event, "The Cupcake Bowl," 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Dec. 29, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The benefit raises funds for ArtsQuest's Arts Education Programming Fund, which provides quality arts and educational programs and experiences for students from throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Attendees will cast their votes to determine the People's Choice winner, while a judging panel will...

Masons: Day Lodge seeks new members

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Members in good standing of a Masonic Lodge, who work second or third shift, have difficulty driving at night, have a physical challenge or just want an afternoon out once a month for friendship and brotherhood are invited to join Lehigh Valley Day Lodge No. 813 as a plural member.

Lodge members meet 11 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. For information, call Robert Hoffman at 610-398-2274.

How to prolong life of holiday plants

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Social News

If you received a flowering plant as a Christmas gift, proper care will determine the amount of time it remains attractive in your home. You don't need a lot of gardening experience to keep a quality holiday plant. If you follow a few simple suggestions, the plants and their flowers will last for weeks after the holiday season.

Here are some tips: Set the plants in bright light, but not direct sunlight; keep them as cool as possible; keep them out of drafts; make certain the soil is...