The Bethlehem chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is currently hard at work making preparations for its 55th annual used book sale. Over 50 volunteers and area high school students seeking to meet community service requirements have been collecting, sorting and pricing donations at the Memorial Pool House located at 359 Illick’s Mill Road.
Book sale co-chairs Rita Bergstrom and Debbie Spinney said that patrons can expect about 60,000 books, CDs and DVDs to...
There will be a flea market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 6 at the Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Road.
There will be household furnishings, toys, books, new and used clothing, linens, appliances and more for sale.
For information, call 610-867-4681.
City council members approved the first reading of an ordinance to expand the Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) zone, allowing property owners to invest in their properties and phase in real estate taxes on building improvements and new construction over a decade.
During a hearing before the regular council meeting April 4, Allyson Lysaght, city housing and development planner, said the LERTA is just one tool the city can use to provide incentives for landlords to...
Musicians David Rose (Native American flute) and Dan Kennedy (piano) will be performing an engaging and imaginative 1-hour concert at 2 p.m. April 29 in the Community Room at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.
For more information about the concert call 610-820-2400 or visit www.allentownpl.org.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:
Salvation Army: Call 610-867-4681 for schedule.
Cops ‘n’ Kids Reading Room: Call 610-...
District Attorney Jim Martin and Pennsylvania State Police, Troop M, announced April 5 a Lower Macungie man has been charged in relation to the 2016 homicide of Stephanie Roof, 46, of 6409 Pinecrest Lane, Lower Macungie Township.
Josef Charles Raszler, 35, of 6412 Pinecrest Lane, Lower Macungie Township, has been charged with criminal homicide. Raszler will be arraigned through Central Booking and committed to Lehigh County Jail. There is no bail on this charge.
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There was a new dog in town for the Salisbury Township K-9 Patrol in 2016.
And he took off like a Rocket. In fact, his name is Rocket.
In addition, in the annual report presented to the township board of commissioners and the media by Salisbury Township Chief of Police Allen W. Stiles, the township’s fire inspection program increased its revenue in 2016.
Also, the number of hunting permits issued for archery and junior hunting in the township...
Zanelli announces L.C. candidacy
Amy Zanelli, candidate for Lehigh County commissioner in District 3, has announced that she will seek the Democratic endorsement in the May 16 primary race. The district includes, Hanover Township and parts of Bethlehem.
The West Bethlehem resident is a licensed real estate agent with Keller Williams. “Reclaiming our democracy is a marathon, not a sprint,” she said. “The starting line is local politics.”
Coming from a family of union...
KUTZTOWN Summer music
The Kutztown University Department of Music will host a large ensemble festival for orchestra, wind ensemble and jazz band July 9 through 15. The festival is open to students entering freshman year of high school through graduating seniors with at least three years of music studies.
Numerous faculty and student concerts will be held daily. In addition, students can take elective classes in