Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Learning about the locks

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by DANA GRUBB in School

Fourth grade students throughout the Bethlehem Area School District got some firsthand canal experience using the book “Tales of the Towpath,” which was written by canal education manager Dennis Scholl, for the curriculum.

Each class also visited the Freemansburg Canal Education Center on a class field trip. The story is told through the eyes of a 10-year-old and depicts life along the canal during the 18th Century.

Girl’s lemonade stand benefits K9 unit

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Nine-year-old Brooklyn Pronovich paid a visit to Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez’s office recently to drop off a check. Her ‘Brooklyn’s Lemonade Stand’ earned $1,205 in August, the proceeds dedicated to the city’s four dog K-9 Police Unit. Accompanied by dad Jeff, mom Kassie and younger sister Raelynn, Brooklyn, a fourth grade elementary student shyly chatted with Donchez before turning over the check. She told Donchez, a retired teacher, that she liked her school.

BFFs mini-reunion Friends since Moravian Prep days

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

In a corner of the Tap Room at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem, a group of six people were meeting for lunch on a recent Tuesday. Among the six are Ann Linderman Shanley, Suzanne Holton Hunsicker and Marian Heath Mundy. They have been friends since their school days at Moravian Preparatory School, the forerunner of today’s Moravian Academy, since attending in the late 1930s and early 1940s. These octogenarians are full of wit, memories, pep and laughter.