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Santa breakfast set for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s Church

St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is hosting a breakfast with Santa Dec. 15.

The event will run 9 a.m.-noon.

All children under age 12 are welcome, with adult supervision. Each child will be treated to a breakfast and have the opportunity to make crafts.

The event is free, but registration is required. Call 610-865-3603 to register.

McNeill welcomes $582,325 for local municipalities

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Recycling grants

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, said three municipal recycling programs in her legislative district have been awarded state grants totaling $582,325.

“Recycling programs help to lessen the burden on our landfills and, in turn, help to maintain our environment for future generations to enjoy,” McNeill said. “It’s great to see that successful programs being conducted in Salisbury Township, Whitehall Township and Fountain Hill are being rewarded with these state grants.”

Local grants include:

Whitehall Township — $299,827

Cookie sale is set for Dec. 15

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is hosting a Christmas cookie and baked goods sale 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 15.

The sale will be held in the Harry Large common room and will feature a variety of homemade sweets.

Bring a friend and get some homemade treats just in time for the holidays.

The church is on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem, just two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Taft Street to enter the parking lot.

Sign dedication

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Fort Deshler

The public is invited to the dedication of the sign commemorating the archaeological dig of the Fort Deshler site. The event will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 9 along the Ironton Rail Trail.

Fort Deshler was owned by Adam Deshler. It was provisioned as a place of refuge during times of unrest by the Pennsylvania Assembly and Benjamin Franklin. It was the only Colonial fort utilized for refuge during the 1763 Indian uprising.

Educators society celebrates 64 years

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Alpha Delta Kappa

Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Society of Women Educators has celebrated its 64th anniversary.

This group is dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. Members serve their communities in many ways, including volunteering, tutoring, offering scholarships and giving donations to community projects.

The Alpha chapter, organized in 1954 in the Allentown School District, was the first chapter of the organization established in Pennsylvania.

For more information, visit adkalpha54.wixsite.com/paalpha.

Meatloaf dinner is planned

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

A homemade meatloaf dinner at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is set for 5-7 p.m. Nov. 8.

Come to the church’s handicapped-accessible parish hall to enjoy meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans and rolls. Assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.

Children 3 and under eat for free.

The church is on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Taft Street to enter the parking lot.

County groups to co-sponsor 7th District candidates forum

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Northampton County and Lehigh County are co-sponsoring a candidates forum for the 7th Congressional District race 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

The forum is being hosted at the Gracedale Nursing Home chapel, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. to allow some meet-and-greet time with the candidates.

There is plenty of parking.

Ladies fly fishing event is set

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited

The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the third annual ladies fly fishing educational instruction event Oct. 13.

Check-in begins 8 a.m., and the program starts 9 a.m.

There is no cost.

Women, age 18 and older, will be given instruction on fly fishing equipment, how to cast, tie a fly pattern and more.

You may bring your own equipment or use the equipment provided.

Trunk-or-treat event planned

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chick-fil-A

The Chick-fil-A in Whitehall, 2610 MacArthur Road, is hosting its second annual trunk-or-treat event 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23.

This community event allows children to trick or treat in a unique way. Children will be able to walk around and receive treats at cars that were registered to participate.

There will be other activities as well, such as face painting, a deejay and a balloon artist.

Rain date for the event is Oct. 24.