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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

The Borough Elementary school is hosting an evening of holiday crafting 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14.

The event will include crafts, holiday music and refreshments for the students in the multipurpose room at the Siegfried building.

Concerts: The high school band and chorus holiday concert is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, starting at 7 p.m.

Moore Elementary School will host its chorus and band concert starting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17. The chorus and orchestra concert at...

Ice rink

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The City of Bethlehem's Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is now open for public ice skating.

Public skating is available from 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m.

Season passes are available for residents and non-residents.

Group skating lessons began Nov. 26; and hockey clinics are from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays.

For more information, call 610-...

Stroke awareness

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Q: What is a stroke?

A: There are two types of strokes; the first type, called an ischemic stroke, occurs when blood stops flowing to a part of the brain due to a blocked blood vessel. The other type, from a ruptured blood vessel, is called hemorrhagic stroke.

Q: What are the symptoms?

A: Stroke symptoms begin suddenly. You may have one or more of these symptoms: weakness or loss of feeling on one side of your face, arm or leg; trouble seeing in one or both eyes;...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 4

· A verbal dispute between a man and woman brought officers to the 5100 block of Stone Terrace Drive.

· A report of a purse, credit cards and a handgun stolen from a vehicle brought officers to the Walmart, 2601 MacArthur Road.

· Police responded to a report of trespass in the 5100 block of Main Street.

· A request for information brought officers to the 300 block of Sixth Street...

Bethlehem

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church food pantry and homeless programs will hold a benefit baked goods sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 22 and from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 23.

The event will be held at the church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem.

There will be kiffles, Italian cookies, chocolate babka, chocolate covered cherries, Moravian Sugar Cake, pumpkin pie, and more.

Call 610-865-3603 or visit www.standrewsbethlehem.org for...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 2

· A report of a disturbance brought police to the 1300 block of Third Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1400 block of Main Street.

DECEMBER 3

· Police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle in the 1200 block of Fifth Street.

DECEMBER 4

· Officers were called to 14th and Race streets to investigate a motor vehicle crash.

· A report of an unwanted...

Lehigh Township column

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Bethany Wesleyan Church has a number of Wednesday activities including youth programs.

Check the website, www.bethanywes.org, for a list of the classes offered.

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Cherryville Senior Center, located at Hope Lutheran Church, Route 248, Cherryville, has the following activities scheduled:

Monday, Dec. 17: 12:30 p.m., craft

Tuesday, Dec. 18: 10 a.m., quilt; 12:30 p.m., Now You Have It, Now You Don't

Wednesday,...

Happenings

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 13

· Woman's Club holiday meeting – 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua.

· Suburban North Family YMCA fourth annual Tree of Lights – 7 p.m., 880 Walnut St., North Catasauqua. Information: 610-264-5221.

· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For players with 0-199 master points. Information: 610-437-3700.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad...

Legislators to close East Allen Township office

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News

State Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-138) and Sen. Pat Browne (R-16) announced as of today, Thursday, Dec. 13, they will close their shared office in the East Allen Township Building, 5330 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton.

Both legislators feel their constituents would be best served by this decision, which will allow staff and resources to be focused at their main district offices.

"It is important that we are able to reach out and help residents who have state-related issues or concerns in...