Bethlehem Press

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Bethlehem Food Co-op marks anniversary

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Bethlehem Food Co-Op members and supporters gathered Nov. 15 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the organization's inception. With their invitation to the Bethlehem area community at large, the group wanted to say "thank you" to many community partners who have given support as the co-op nears its formal incorporation as a nonprofit, according to steering committee co-chair Colleen Marsh.

Green Meadows offers 'natural' burial

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

At a brief dedication ceremony recently the Fountain Hill Cemetery dedicated a new natural burial section, Green Meadow, before a small gathering. Ed Vogrins, president of the cemetery, said that the organization had been looking at incorporating this concept into the cemetery for some time, and that a lot of plots had already been sold.

At the dedication, natural burial advocate Mark Harris spoke about the process of a green burial, saying "let's just let Mother Nature run her natural course."

Cleaning up after Sandy

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Cars and homes were crushed, streets were blocked and yards were filled with branches and trees as Hurricane Sandy battered the Bethlehem area Oct. 29 and into the wee hours of Oct. 30.

Power outages had area residents flocking to WaWa, Seven-Eleven, Dunkin' Donuts and anywhere else that a hot drink could be served and newspapers purchased.

The storm delivered less rain than anticipated, but the relentless winds pounded nearly everything in their path, even ripping siding from buildings in the city.

Time capsule placed

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by DANA GRUBB in School

The Broughal MS community wrote some more school history recently as BASD Superintendent Dr. Joseph Roy and School Board President Michael Faccinetto joined Broughal's Principal Ed Docalovich in commemorating the installation of the new school's time capsule in the Broughal lobby.

The Broughal Rockets marching band and the school cheerleaders provided a fanfare for fellow students, parents and BASD officials as anticipation of the time capsule placement built.

"We're now a part of the history of Broughal and the City of Bethlehem," said Roy.

'Wings' guitarist visits LVPA

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by DANA GRUBB in School

As a child guitarist, Laurence Juber dreamed of performing with the Beatles. As an adult and accomplished guitar player his dreams came true. A virtuoso guitarist and composer, Juber appeared at the Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Performing Arts courtesy of C.F. Martin Guitar Company, with whom he has a signature guitar, at the school's 10th anniversary season opening performance before a sold out audience Oct. 4.