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Vendors sought for trick or treat

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Vendors are needed for the fifth annual Northampton County Miracle League trick-or-treat night, to be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Easton Rotary Field at Charles Chrin Community Center in Palmer Township.

In case of inclement weather, the rain date is 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Vendor spaces are free; participants are asked to bring goodies and treats to be handed out during the event.

Vendors are also asked to decorate their tents and dress up in costumes. Awards will be handed out to the best decorated tents.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Fun Fridays to begin Oct. 6

Fun Fridays returns to CrossPoint (aka Calvary Wesleyan Church) 6-8 p.m. Oct. 6.

The event continues every first Friday of the month from October through June at the church, located at 1414 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem.

This is a free night for the children in kindergarten through sixth grade to come out and have some fun in a safe environment. It also gives parents some free time for themselves.

Senior adult lecture to be held

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment, an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults age 55 and older, is holding a lecture Nov. 3 in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

The lecture is “Unraveling Medicare and Medicaid.”

Anita Yuskauskas, program coordinator for the health policy and administration degree program, will share her experience as a former technical director with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Special election set to fill vacant seat

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) has ordered a special election to be held Dec. 5 to fill the vacant seat in the 133rd Legislative District.

The vacancy was created by the Sept. 8 death of Rep. Daniel McNeill. The 133rd Legislative District consists of a part of Whitehall Township; the Boroughs of Coplay, Catasauqua and Fountain Hill; Hanover Township, Lehigh County; and parts of Salisbury Township and the City of Bethlehem.

Open house set for Sept. 23

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Muslim center

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is hosting its fall open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23 at its Islamic center, 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

In addition to gathering information about Islam and Muslims, attendees can also enjoy some delicious ethnic food, Arabic calligraph, hand-painted henna for ladies, guided tours of the center and more.

For additional information, contact the center at

Tricky tray set for Sept. 23

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, will hold its seventh annual tricky tray 4 p.m. Sept. 23. Doors open 11 a.m.

Come one, come all for food, fun and prizes! Children are welcome.

The event is handicapped accessible.

There is no need to be present to win at the tricky tray.

A sampling of the prizes includes an Amazon Echo, a 7-inch tablet, money tree, scratch-off lottery ticket tree, retail, restaurant and other local business gift cards and certificates, and an appealing variety of baskets.

Class for parents starts Sept. 20

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


CrossPoint, also known as Calvary Wesleyan Church, 1414 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem, is offering a free children’s program and a class for parents 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday nights, starting Sept. 20.

Parents will gather together to figure out real issues that families are dealing with at toddler- and elementary-age levels.

Join other parents each week to receive encouragement and truth. Your voice of influence is the loudest in the life of your child, and this is a great way to be your child’s biggest cheerleader.