Bethlehem Press

Monday, October 14, 2019

Heritage Hollow: A place for families

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by SILAGH WHITE in Local News

Do you know what the wee ones get to see at the 32nd Celtic Highland Games Championships? Mostly the legs and backs of the people standing in front of them. Set in a calmer area of the Celtic Classic Festival, kids of all ages (even the grown-up kids) are welcome to experience multiple activities and demonstrations. Visitors to the Celtic Classic on Saturday and Sunday can wander across the Monocacy Creek Pedestrian Bridge to find the Heritage Hollow. While crossing the bridge, visitors will...

It’s a back to school party

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by The Press in School

Xariz Family Worship Center held a Back to School party in the parking lot at 81 E. North St. in Bethlehem Aug. 17. Festivities included face painting, a coloring station, a D.J., a raffle, and a bouncy house. Children were given backpacks (while they lasted), bags filled with school supplies, and snacks. There was also a station of shoes and clothing for children and adults. Volunteers from the worship center staffed the stations, and made sure every family knew what was being offered....


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

Bookcase class begins Sept. 26

“Build a Bookcase” at the Fab Lab at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Sept. 26 through Nov. 21, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St.

Participants will be guided by a master furniture-maker in building a small (approximately 36” wide x 45” tall) bookcase with three shelves below and three small drawers across the top. Topics include mortise and tenon joints, dadoing and rabbeting, drawer joinery and...

Candidates’ responses requested

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Candidates for county, municipal and school district positions are encouraged to send us information by Oct. 25 for our voters’ guide, which will be published Oct. 30.

Candidates for judge and district magistrate offices are asked to provide a photo and respond to this question in 100 words or less: What is the most important characteristic of a judge/magistrate?

Municipal and county candidates are asked to provide a photo and respond to this question in 100 words or less: What...

NoRCO Kite Day set for Oct. 6

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Lehigh Valley Kite Society, Pocono Kite Symphony and the Northampton County Parks and Recreation Division will sponsor the 29 Annual Kite Day in the Park at Louise W. Moore County Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 6. The event will be held at Pavilion #2 on the west side of the park at 151 Country Club Road, Easton, 18045.

There will be kite displays, volunteers from the region’s two premier kiting organizations for kite flying lessons, kids’ kite building and kite coloring...