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Discount days

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The National Museum of Industrial History, which celebrated the first anniversary of its opening to the public Aug. 2, announced new discount days for students, families and senior citizens.

They are: Senior Day, the first Wednesday of a month, half-price tickets for citizens age 65 and older; Student Day, the first Thursday of each month, half price tickets for students; additionally, regular student admission is now reduced to nine dollars. Weekly Family Sunday, all children 17 and under, accompanied by a parent/guardian, have free entry.

Trunk or treat set

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 27, CrossPoint (also known as Calvary Wesleyan Church) will host a trunk-or-treat event at the church, 1414 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem.

Individuals decorate their car trunks with themes and hand out candy.

The church will provide free hot dogs, chips and drinks.

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

There is no charge to participate in the event.

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.