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.
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The 24th annual Steak and Burger Dinner benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem was held in late October at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem.
Fifty-two current club members, and nearly 90 sponsors and guests were feted in the hotel’s main ballroom, which was decorated with a Hollywood movie theme in honor of keynote speaker Dan Roebuck, a Bethlehem native who is an actor, director and producer.
A passing newspaper delivery person alerted authorities around 3:30 a.m. Dec. 28 to a forming sinkhole and obvious natural gas leak. Bethlehem Fire Chief Robert Novatnack said the city’s 911 center received the call and fire, police and UGI utility personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene in the 600 block of Hamilton Avenue near Elm Street.
For the fourth year, East Hill MS students are sending holiday greetings to area seniors in nursing and assisted living facilities in the Bethlehem area. The initiative is coordinated by the school’s student council and 8,000 cards were delivered in 2016.
Scouts, scout leaders and scouting families gathered recently to commemorate Boy Scout Troop 302’s 100th year of being chartered through a single entity, First Presbyterian Church in Bethlehem,
During the anniversary dinner in the church’s Fellowship Hall.
The 51st annual Community Advent Breakfast was held at Moravian Village Dec. 3, with 240 people in attendance. Music was provided by vocalist Luke DiGiacinto and the Broughal MS Choir, directed by Amy Putlock, and accompaniment by the Moravian Trombone Choir and Broughal instrumental music teacher Adam Stoltz on piano.
Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez welcomed attendees, calling the Advent season “a magical time in our city.”