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Class of ‘47 meets for 70th time

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Twenty-seven members of the Liberty HS Class of 1947 and their guests gathered at the Palace Restaurant for their 70th reunion in October, for what some were calling the last reunion after the class treasury had been spent down to cover the costs of the event. Conversations among the classmates elicited laughter and knowing looks as they brought each other current on their lives and families.

Residents support PA Breast Cancer Coalition

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

For the fifth year, residents and staff at Atria Bethlehem have held a number of events and fundraisers during October, raising $1,295 which has been donated to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. Residents and staff at Atria Bethlehem held events such as a butterfly release, spaghetti dinner, basket raffle and pink ribbon bingo to support their efforts.

At a wine and cheese reception Nov. 16, Atria Bethlehem residents and staff, support agency representatives, and business partners gathered for a formal check presentation.

Monster Mash - Learning the ins and outs of looking like a zombie

Thursday, October 26, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Northampton Community College’s Fowler Center Fab Lab was the scene of some zombie mask creativity recently, just in time for Halloween.

Resin casting instructor Michael Bianco showed a small group of students how to mold, adhere, feather and bloody a number of mask special effects, and how to make a prosthetic hand casting.

“It sounded like fun,” Moravian Academy student Liam Brolly said. “I had done this kind of make-up for a movie my cousin made.”

Brolly’s father Michael and brother Hugh also participated.

St. Luke’s opens Baby & Me Center

Monday, October 2, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

The St. Luke’s University Health Network announced the opening of its new Baby and Me Support Center, calling it the “first of its kind in the area.” At a dedication reception Sept. 9, hospital representatives were joined by Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez and State Representative Michael Schlossberg (D-132).

Jared King, SLUHN service line administrator for women’s and children’s services, said the facility fills a certified need in care.

“We’ve created a warm welcoming environment,” King said, “and it will house some of the most amazing experts to help parents and babies.”