Bethlehem Press

Friday, February 28, 2020

Stefko wine & spirits to close for renovation

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in Local News

To accommodate renovations at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits at Stefko Center, 1844A Stefko Blvd., Bethlehem, Northampton County, the store will temporarily close at 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

Customers in the area are invited to shop at the following Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores:

• Bethlehem Square, 3926 Nazareth Pike, Bethlehem. Starting Feb. 24, and continuing for the duration of the renovation project, this store will be open for extended hours, from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturdays and from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays.

• 30 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem


Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, February 19

Fountain Hill Council, 7 p.m.941 Long St.

Hellertown Borough Zoning Hearing Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. 685 Main St.

Hanover LeCo Council meeting, 7:30 p.m. 2202 Grove Road, Allentown.

Thursday, February 20

Bethlehem City Community Development meeting, 5:30 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

Monday, February 24

Bethlehem Township Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

BASD regular Board Meeting, 7 p.m. East Hills MS auditorium, 2005 Chester Road. Snow date: February 26

Tuesday, February 25

Around Town

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website. Due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:

Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main-11 W. Church St.) or 610-867-7852 (south side- 400 Webster St.); Visit (main) or (south side); newsletter: Homework help through April 30 (visit website).


Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Bethlehem needs drivers to take patients to and from their cancer treatment appointments. You can volunteer a few hours a week or a month and drive patients locally or long distances. Need to be at least 18 years of age, clear background check, good driving record, proof of insurance, reliable vehicle, access to a computer/laptop/ iPad and internet access. Online training required. Call Jennifer Washney, 570-227-9570,

MHS Heritage event set for March 27

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

The Moravian Historical Society of Nazareth will hold the 14th annual Share the Heritage dinner and auction at 6 p.m. March 27 at Historic Hotel Bethlehem.

The “Celebrating Pioneers of Equality” roaring 20s party commemorates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. The Heritage award will be presented to Carol Saeger, retired corporate affairs manager with Just Born Quality Confections. There will be live entertainment by the Barrel House Brothers, and silent and live auctions.

Students to be honored at LVMA event

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in School

The Lehigh Valley Music Awards (LVMA) will honor four local students who stand out for their exemplary performances, both in school and onstage, at this year’s awards ceremony. Emmaus HS’s Rhys Williams, Bangor Area HS’s Steffani Smith and Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts’ Allison Bressette and Jadyn Lynah have been named the recipients of this year’s Youth Education Scholarship Awards, to be awarded during the LVMAs presented by C.F. Martin & Co. and Tri Outdoor Inc., March 1, 4 p.m., in the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café.

Maria Raquel Morales, born in Chile

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Maria Raquel Morales, 88, of Bethlehem, died Feb. 17, 2020, while in the care of Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Fountain Hill. Born in Chile, she was a daughter of the late Maxico and Flora Castillo. She was the wife of the late Felix Morales Antuna.

She is survived by a niece, Ludgarda Vazquez and her family of Bethlehem; and additional nieces; and nephews.

Services are private.

Arrangements were made by Cantelmi-Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.