Bethlehem Press

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Liberty teacher uses ‘DonorsChoose’

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by HANNA O’REILLY in School

Timothy Treweek, music teacher at Liberty HS, recognizes the importance of music and has dedicated his career to instilling that into his students. Treweek teaches music production classes at the high school, an elective course where students learn about music and technology while also seeing the business side of things. “I teach them skills that they would need to get hired in the musical production industry,” explained Treweek. This course allows students to record instruments, mix songs from scratch, focus on sound engineering, and more.

Parents Left Behind

Monday, March 4, 2019 by HANNA O’REILLY in Local News

Addiction is a disease

Silence filled the room and tears flowed as three parents spoke at Northampton Community College’s panel, “Parents Left Behind,” Feb. 26. Tina Ralls, Chuck Deprill and Donna Jacobson told their stories about living with addicted children. For Ralls and Deprill, their children lost their long-fought battles with opioid abuse. For Jacobson, her daughter is still here and in recovery after a long and difficult journey with addiction.

Contest winner gets peek at PEEPS

Monday, February 11, 2019 by HANNA O’REILLY in Local News

Have you ever wanted to see how and where your favorite candies are made? PEEPS lovers, listen up-this one’s for you.

The PEEPS brand is partnering with the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley with a nationwide sweepstakes. United Way’s mission is to enhance the lives of its community members by assessing their personal needs. PEEPS will be working with United Way to support education initiatives by raising funds for various student programs with the hopes of raising student’s reading scores.

‘We need to get past clichés’

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by HANNA O’REILLY in Local News

Bethlehem residents honored the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 21 with a Civil Rights Movement March. At around 11:30 a.m., members of the Civil Rights Movement in Bethlehem met in front of St. Bernard’s Beneficial Society on Broadhead Avenue in preparation to march to Martin Luther King Park on Carlton Avenue.

The event was organized by Frankie West, president of the Civil Rights Movement and member since 1967. He explained his involvement with the organization and why he enjoys doing the marches year after year.

“These marches bring us unity,” he said.