Bethlehem Press

Friday, March 24, 2017

Soup kitchen seeks new stove - Serving up to 150 people a day, the heavily used 25-year-old stove and ovens are in dire need of replacement and the Trinity Soup Kitchen

Monday, February 13, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

The Trinity Episcopal Church of Bethlehem has operated its soup kitchen for 35 years and today provides a nutritious hot lunches for 150 people Monday through Friday.

Unfortunately, the heavily used 25-year-old stove and ovens are in dire need of replacement, and the Trinity Soup Kitchen has undertaken a campaign to raise the $16,000 necessary to replace them with a modern Vulcan stove and several convection ovens. That effort has been bolstered by an anonymous matching pledge of $8,000.

Mounted unit’s new home takes shape

Monday, February 6, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Construction on the new Bethlehem Mounted Police barn is progressing with completion expected by late March or early April according to Friends of the Bethlehem Mounted Police vice president Greg Solderitch.

General contractor B & D Builders and sub contractors are erecting the pole building two story structure and installing utilities on a 10 acre parcel leased from the Allentown Diocese and Holy Savior Cemetery in north Bethlehem.

Bethlehem barber for the Falcons

Monday, February 6, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

In an area where Eagles, Giants and Steelers fans rule the roost, Bethlehem barber Denny Roebuck, an Atlanta Falcons fan since 1966, is no doubt in the minority.

At age 9, Roebuck attended an Eagles vs. Falcons game in Philadelphia with family members who were Eagles fans. He says, “Being the person that I am, I cheered for the Falcons.” It was their inaugural season in the NFL.

Eagle project benefits city park

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Visitors to Bethlehem’s Monocacy Park will benefit from the hard work of Eagle Scout Nicholas LaRoza, who has completed an information kiosk at the head of the Monocacy Pathway where it meets the parking lot along Illick’s Mill Road. LaRoza, a junior at Northampton High School, is a member of Bethlehem based Troop 318 and resides in East Allen Township with his parents, Steve and Dawn LaRoza.