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Video contest ends June 8

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Anyone participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA is reminded to submit an entry in the video contest.

To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 60-second video of your Great American Cleanup of PA event showing individuals, groups, children and adults having fun making our communities clean, beautiful and vibrant! Be sure to mention the Great American Cleanup of PA in your video.

County facility’s ratings improve during 2018 quarterly quality assessments

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Cedarbrook Nursing Home

The Center for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has released its 2018 quarterly evaluation of nursing homes. Cedarbrook Nursing Home received five out of five stars for overall quality.

In addition, it saw its staff rating increase from three stars to four stars and received four stars for nurse staffing.

Hours, routes, services change

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

TRANS-BRIDGE

Trans-Bridge Lines Inc. bus company has eliminated some services and combined or changed the schedule of others as of May 7.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Easton and Phillipsburg, among others, will see changed hours.

One Wall Street/Jersey City route and two Allentown-Clinton-New York eastbound and westbound routes have been eliminated.

Trans-Bridge said the company has been affected by retirements and persons on company leave, resulting in about 10 fewer drivers than it had previously.

Cars & Coffee series is May 20

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

SteelStacks

The free monthly Cars & Coffee Lehigh Valley series, presented by Chevrolet 21, featuring up to 500 different vehicles of all makes and models, continues 9 a.m. May 20.

The featured automobile will be a custom-built Tucker 48, created by Rob Ida of Ida Automotive in New Jersey, along with Tucker family member Sean Tucker. One of the original 51 Tuckers is currently on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.

Open house is planned

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley

Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is holding a spring open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28.

It will be held at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Guests are invited to a Q&A to learn about Islamic and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.

Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.

For more information, contact info@malv.org.

Rain barrel workshop is planned

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Township

Save water by installing a rain barrel! Rain barrels sit underneath a downspout to collect water from the roof each rain event. The water can be saved and used to water plants in your yard.

By using a rain barrel, you can help save drinking water resources, decrease water and sewer bills, utilize higher-quality water for plants and reduce polluted runoff from storms.

McNeill, Boscola to host senior fair

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Mall

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, invite area senior citizens to their upcoming senior fair.

The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 27 at Whitehall Mall.

“We have over 70 vendors scheduled to attend. There will be free blood pressure screenings, vision checks, giveaways, refreshments and door prizes,” McNeill said. “Last year’s event drew more than 500 seniors, so you don’t want to miss out on this great free event.

Lasagna dinner is planned

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., is hosting a lasagna dinner 5-7 p.m. tonight, April 19. There will also be salad, Italian bread, assorted desserts and beverages served.

There is a cost, but children 3 years old and under eat for free.

Come with a hearty appetite, and bring your friends and neighbors.

The handicapped-accessible parish hall is located on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem.

All profits benefit St. Andrew’s ministries.