Bethlehem Press

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Brewery turns 'Sweet 16'

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

On April 15, 1998, the Bethlehem Brew Works first opened its doors in the Main Street Commons, a featured tenant in the newly renovated historically restored buildings that once housed the former Orrs Department Store.

This past April 15, the Bethlehem Brew Works celebrated its 16th anniversary by offering beer discounts, past classic menu items such as Portabello Napoleon and crab cake sandwiches, as well a limited edition beer, 16th Anniversary Ale.

Filmming history: Buried gems among childhood memories

Thursday, April 17, 2014 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

In 1958, 34-year-old William Grubb, my late father, purchased a Kodak Brownie 8 mm color movie camera and projector for about $120. It was a hefty investment for my Dad, who was an HVAC (heating, ventilating, air-conditioning) mechanic at Bethlehem Furnace on West Broad Street. He was the sole supporter of our young family, and he bought the camera just two years after purchasing the modest Northeast Bethlehem row home where my two sisters and I would grow up.

Bethlehem: Partnership benefits Hispanic Center

Thursday, April 10, 2014 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

In a true community partnership, the Bethlehem Rotary Club and Rotary District 7430, Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley and City of Bethlehem Health Bureau have partnered to secure a $3,000 Rotary district grant that will be used to support the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program by training a lactation specialist, purchasing educational technology and providing portable cribs for use in the 'Safe Sleep Initiative.'

East Hills MS presents 'Once on this island...'

Thursday, April 10, 2014 by DANA GRUBB in School

More than 50 East Hills MS students contributed to the school's Feb. 21, 22 and 23 performances of the musical "Once On This Island, Jr." Set on an island in the Caribbean, the production is based on the book and lyrics written by Lynn Ahrens and music of Stephen Flaherty, and it tells the story of a young islander who strives to have love influence her life and the lives of others. Directors were Jennifer Klenk and Andrew Sak. Klenk said the play's various themes provided "a challenging set of ideas" for the students to convey to the audience.

Primary care facility opens in Hanover Twp.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Patient First, a neighborhood medical center, has opened the doors to its new facility located in Hanover Township at the intersection of Schoenersville and Jacksonville roads across from the Westgate Mall.

The Hanover Township location became the 11th opened in Pennsylvania and 52nd Patient First facility in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.