Bethlehem Press

Sunday, July 15, 2018

‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in School

The Freedom HS Theatre Company present the Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer musical “Once Upon a Mattress” April 11, 12, 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and April 15 at 2 p.m. in the school theater. Tickets are $10 plus processing fee and can be obtained by visiting or by calling 610-867-6630.”Once Upon a Mattress” chronicles the pursuit of a princess bride for the prince in a fictional medieval kingdom, despite the efforts of his domineering queen mother.Jennifer Wescoe directs the performance, her last after 18 years leading Freedom’s theatre company.

Forever eggs

Monday, April 2, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

‘A slow, painstaking process’

Master Pysanky artist Donna Yob has been creating intricately designed pysanky eggs for nearly 50 years. Pysanky, meaning “to write,” is an egg decorating process that uses a wax-resistant process called batik.

She demonstrated her artistry at the Moravian Book Shop March 30 and 31, drawing many inquisitive shoppers to her work station.

LV Community Foundation 50th anniversary ‘Be the Spark’

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

In its sixth and final presentation during its 50th anniversary “Be the Spark” campaign, the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation awarded five grants totaling $50,000 to organizations with veterans related programs recently in the PBS-39 Studio A.

Featured speakers were two area veterans, Major Nathan Kline, a World War II bombardier and navigator who served 42 years in the US Air Force, and U.S. Army veteran Nicholas Ward, who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and spent three combat tours of duty in Iraq during his seven and one-half years of military duty.

It’s official - Beef Jerky Outlet is open

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

The Beef Jerky Outlet has officially opened in the Shoppes at Sands and owner Michael Merritt and his wife Jennifer say if their soft opening before the December holiday is any indication, their business will be a great success.

Offering all sorts of jerky products, a selection of dipping sauces, unique and gourmet snacks, T-shirts and hats, and gift baskets, there’s a little something for everyone.