Press Photos by Tim Gilman 001 Patriotic band music was appreciated on two-viewing levels Sept. 9 in South Bethlehem. Army veteran James Buss of Bethlehem, who served with the allied forces in West Germany after graduating from Liberty HS, listens to the Red Hill Band from the lawn at the Levitt Pavilion. Other persons in attendance are dwarfed by a huge American flag hanging from the balcony of the ArtsQuest Center during Patriot Day festivities at SteelStacks.
002 - Musicians from the Red Hill Band of Montgomery County play patriotic music in front of a large American flag on the Levitt Pavilion stage. French horn player Peter Culeman concentrates on his music along with Andy Johnson of East Greenview. Sponsored by Embassy Bank, Patriot Day in Bethlehem was put on by ArtsQuest at its SteelStacks campus in remembrance of 9/11 to recognize first-responders such as fire, police and armed forces personnel.
003 - Young patriot Molly Radin seems restless in her stroller during a musical performance in the Levitt Pavilion band shell at Steel Stacks. The 22-month-old was with her parents Sam and Nicole Radin of Bethlehem.
004 - International student Zahra Mohammed from Yemen decorates a cardboard box in the craft booth at Patriot Day in South Bethlehem as companion Danishkhan Pathan from India watches. The two international students from Northampton Area Community College served as volunteers for the activities at SteelStacks. The Blue Star Mothers of the Lehigh Valley will fill the decorated boxes with gifts for deployed troops unable to enjoy the upcoming holidays at home. Those wishing to help with donations and addresses