Bethlehem Press

Thursday, April 25, 2019

HELLERTOWN-Council approves road, traffic projects

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

Council unanimously approved the 2019 Hellertown Road Project, which consists of repaving a number of streets in the borough that need attention. With warmer weather coming the project will begin soon, but no specific date mentioned.

The project will cover Constitution Avenue from Walnut to Magnolia streets, Magnolia to Durham Streets, and Whitaker Street from West High to Bachman streets.

Article By: Mark Kirlin Special to the Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

Hanover Township held its annual Easter egg hunt both indoors and out March 30. The day was filled with sun and unusually mild temperatures in the mid-70s. There was a total of 3 egg hunts broken down by age groups of 0-2, 3-5, 6-8. Each ran a half hour apart, with the first hunt taking place in the gymnasium inside the community center for the toddlers (0-2). The remaining hunts took place outside. There was large gathering of families with all the participating kids pre-registered for the hunt. In addition, the Easter Bunny made an appearance and light refreshments were served.

Hellertown - Lost Tavern given approval to expand storage

Monday, March 18, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

During the March 4 Hellertown Council meeting a conditional use hearing was held with Solicitor Michael Corriere overseeing the proceedings. Lost Tavern Brewing is currently located at 782 Main St. in Hellertown and is looking to expand its operation through the purchase of a 7063 square -foot warehouse located at 720 Main St., behind Dunkin’ Donuts. The owners of Neighbors Lawn and Garden Center in Hellertown have owned it for years and used the building for storage.

Church, chapel tours celebrate history

Monday, March 4, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

Historic Bethlehem’s Church and Chapel tour is a look at the Moravians who founded Bethlehem more than 270 years ago and the churches and chapels they built. These buildings represent some of the oldest in the city. The tour begins with guide Loretta Hein, who outlines the creation of the 1741 Gemeinhaus where the early Moravians lived, worshiped and conducted everyday life.