Northampton Press

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Election forum set for Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton County

Northampton County executive candidates Democrat Lamont G. McClure and incumbent Republican John Brown will be guests at a 6:30 p.m. meet and greet, followed by a 7 p.m. election forum, Oct. 26 in room 220 of College Center at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem.

McClure, an attorney, has 10 years of experience on Northampton County Council. He has resided in Bethlehem Township for 15 years.

Brown is a former Bangor mayor and a graduate of Bangor Area High School and Notre Dame University.

Vendors sought for trick or treat

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

MIRACLE LEAGUE

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.

Battle discussion to be held Oct. 3

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

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc. will host Chris Bryce, chief of interpretation, Petersburg National Battlefield, for a discussion titled “Grant’s Crossing of the James and the Battle for Petersburg” Oct. 3 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Dinner will be 6:30 p.m.

Program will follow 7:30 p.m.

Reservations for the dinner must be made by Sept. 28.

No reservations are required for the program.

There is a cost to attend both the dinner and the program.

Senior adult lecture to be held

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

penn state lv

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).

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 info@malv.org.

Family fun run set for Oct. 14

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

Lily’s Hope

Lily’s Hope Foundation, to aid premature babies, is hosting a 5K Family Fun Run, Walk or Stroll Oct. 14 at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Breinigsville.

Registration starts 8 a.m. Run, walk or stroll starts 9 a.m. Breakfast, snacks, a T-shirt and gift bag are free with registration.

The run will timed by Pretzel City Sports.

Post run/walk events in the Sunshine Celebration Zone include a kids coloring area sponsored by Crayola, balloon artist, games, face painting, moon bounce, vendors, raffles and Lily and Aidan’s Lollipop Loop.

Free classes are offered

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio Club

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club offers free classes to prepare interested persons for the entry-level FCC license test and the start of enjoyment in amateur radio communications. Additionally, it offers free classes for amateur radio enthusiants holding the entry-level license and wishing to receive the general class license.

Classes for both entry-level and general class license will start Sept. 5 and run for 10 Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., at Gracedale, near Nazareth.

The FCC license test will be given on the 10th Tuesday.

Luncheon to be held Sept. 11

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

Kathryn Albarelli, Esq., and Alicia Dominiguez will present “The Impact of Immigration on the Lehigh Valley” at a hot-topics luncheon, held Sept. 11 by League of Women Voters of Lehigh County. They will focus on many issues facing local immigrants and reform efforts.

The public is welcome.

The luncheon starts 11:30 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room of Superior Restaurant, 102 State Ave., Emmaus.

There is a cost, payable at the door. Atten dees may also listen to the speakers without lunch.