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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Unsung Heroes nominations accepted

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services

Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older Americans Month, Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1:30 p.m. May 20.

Presentation on water quality is planned for Jan. 9

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh and Northampton County Master Watershed Stewards presents a fun, informative series of presentations on water quality topics.

These workshops are scheduled at various locations around the Lehigh Valley and highlight presentations by local water resource professionals and Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward volunteers.

The programs are typically scheduled for one and a half hours; however, time varies among presenters and venues.

Kielbasi, nut roll sale is underway

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Orthodox Catholic Church, 1023 Fifth St., North Catasauqua, is taking orders for kielbasi from the coal regions and nut and apricot rolls for Christmas.

Deadline to order is Dec. 11.

Pickup will be noon-3 p.m. Dec. 21 in the church hall. Use the side steps to the basement.

Call 610-417-0726 to place your order and obtain pricing.

Musical is planned for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Piercing Word is proud to present “Christmas Through the Ages,” a musical remembrance of Christ’s birth.

The performance will take place 10:15 a.m. Dec. 15 at CrossPoint, 1414 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem.

The event is open to the public.

A love offering will be taken.

For more information, visit or or call 610-866-1388.

Christmas cookie, bake sale to be held Dec. 14

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is hosting a Christmas cookie and bake sale 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 14.

There will be homemade cookies, pies and cakes.

Most items are suitable for freezing.

Proceeds benefits St. Andrew’s ministries.

For more information, call 610-865-3603 or visit

Holiday concert set

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Northampton Community College will present its annual holiday choral concert 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Lipkin Theatre in Kopecek Hall, located on the Bethlehem campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.

This year’s theme is “Ice and Snow.”

Admission is a nonperishable food item and/or $5 donation to the NCC chorus concert.

For more information, visit

NCC has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, Easton and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year. For more information or to apply, visit

Homemade holiday sale set for Nov. 7-9 in North Catty

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Mrs. Nothstein’s Helping Hands

The ninth annual homemade holiday sale, benefiting Mrs. Nothstein’s Helping Hands, is planned for Nov. 7-9 in the church hall of St. John Fisher Church, 1229 Third St., North Catasauqua.

The event is open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9.

The sale will feature one-of-a-kind gifts from more than 30 local crafters. There will be food and baked goods for sale, including pierogies, halupkies, halushki, kiffles, turkey bowls, filling, chicken corn chowder, apple dumplings and more.

T-shirt design contest ends Nov. 15

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Breastfeeding Coalition

Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition announces its 2019 T-shirt design contest to promote breastfeeding awareness. The coalition’s panel of judges will select one winning image to be used on an upcoming series of T-shirts. Winners will be announced Dec. 1.

The rules include:

• Design must promote breastfeeding awareness and the coalition’s mission “to facilitate community efforts to promote, protect and support breastfeeding as a cultural norm across Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties.”