· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard at 610-428-9911.
· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua.
· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For players with 0-199 master points. Information: 610-437-3700.
·Artsquest Center, Bethlehem, needs volunteers for Christkindlmarkt to take tickets, assist vendors, do crafts with children and help out in the retail areas. Volunteers are required to do three shifts.
Contact Hillary Harper at 610-332-1370 or email@example.com.
·Cancer Support Community, Bethlehem, needs help to get donation cans into stores, businesses and coffee shops throughout the Lehigh Valley.
Contact Becky Morgan at 610-861-7555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos of the recent American Legion holiday bazaar in Catasauqua.
There is both good news and bad news for the hundreds of motorists who daily drive to their destination via Lehigh Street in Hokendauqua or who utilize the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge.
Motorists, most of whom live in the North Catasauqua and Hokendauqua area and beyond, are expected to receive at least a one-month reprieve by having the bridge remain open through December, rather than shut down for construction as initially expected.
Community churches gathered for worship at a Thanksgiving Service Nov. 19.
Catasauqua Borough Council proposed a land swap with Catasauqua Area School District more than a year ago. The agreement was part of a discussion at the council's workshop session Nov. 26.
The borough owns land behind the municipal water works plant on the corner of St. John and Walnut streets. The steeply wooded lot can be best accessed from the parking lot at the school.
Residents flocked to see Santa at the North Catasauqua Tree Lighting.
Laura and Harry Chappell, of North Catasauqua, and their neices, Brooke, 5, on the left, and Brittany, 7, of Frackville, opted for family time instead of shopping time on Black Friday Nov. 22. They were first in line at the Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown for the opening performance of the Pip the Mouse show, "The Mouse Before Christmas."
Faye and Brianna Westover, of Catasauqua, display racks of ruffled scarves they made, some with material imported from Turkey. They were seling the scarves at the Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair in Emmaus Nov. 10.
With budget season behind them, Lehigh County commissioners convened Nov. 20, to address a handful of reappointments and bills.
The board unanimously voted to reappoint Commissioner Percy Dougherty to the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Susan Schmidt, of Emmaus, and Sally Schoffstall, of New Tripoli, to the Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services Advisory Council.
Commissioners also unanimously approved a lease of county-owned property along Riverside Drive, Salisbury Township, to White Deer Run Inc. for use as a rehabilitation center.