Northwestern Press

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Concert on Nov. 21

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will perform 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Gala Dinner Concert at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Dr., Breinigsville.

The concert will feature many of the guest soloists who have appeared with the band over the years, including: Daniel Rodriguez, Patricia Risley, Frank Kaderabek, Scott Shelsta, Geoffrey Gallante, Stefan Xhori, Evelyn Stewart and Chet Brown.

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Putz display

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The traditional Christmas Putz at The Lutheran Home at Topton will be open for the holidays.

The Putz will be open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 30.

A traditional miniature display that covers 560 square feet, the Putz is a collection of antique holiday displays, including working trains.

Mrs. Ida Henry, a matron of The Lutheran Home at Topton during its years as an orphanage, assembled the Putz between the years of 1909 and 1945.

Fraud seminar

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Luther Crest

Luther Crest will host a financial fraud awareness seminar at 2 p.m. Nov. 7 in Crest Hall at the Luther Crest senior living community, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall.

Financial specialist Stephanie Miller will share strategies people can use to help prevent personal information from getting into the hands of scammers or other criminals.

To register, call 610-391-8229.

Oyster supper on Nov. 4

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Jacob’s Church, 8373 Kings Highway, New Tripoli, will host its annual oyster supper 3-7 p.m. Nov. 4 in the activity center.

Menu includes shrimp, fried oysters, oyster stew and pie, fresh cut fries, barbecue, pepper cabbage and fried shrimp platters.

Dessert includes cakes, pies, lemon strip, coconut and fruit pies.

The activity center is handicapped accessible.

For takeout, call 610-751-5742 before the supper.

For orders the day of the supper, call 610-756-6352.

Holiday bazaar on Nov. 10

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Cedarbrook Nursing Home, 350 S. Cedarbrook Road, South Whitehall, is having a holiday bazaar 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10.

There will beautiful handmade crafts, decorations, fashion accessories, baked goods, plants, jewelry, a white-elephant sale and more.

Refreshments, including homemade cabbage and noodles, will be available.

The bazaar is open to the public.

Proceeds benefit Cedarbrook residents.

For information, call 610-336-5681.

Craftfest on

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Joseph

The Women’s Guild of St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1879 Applewood Drive, Orefield will hold its annual Craftfest 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 12

It will feature beautiful crafts and creatively themed gift baskets.

Other items for purchase that weekend will be tempting display of baked goods and homemade candies.

The Unique Boutique will have a variety of vendor displays offering gift ideas from jewelry to food items.