Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Georgine M. (Achey) Williams, apartment building co-superintendent

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Georgine M. (Achey) Williams, 99, of Bethlehem, died Nov.6 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice, Muhlenberg. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Bessie (Evans) Achey. She was the wife of the late George C. Williams.

She and her husband were the building superintendents at Parkhurst Apartments for over 30 years.

She was a member of Edgeboro Moravian Church, Bethlehem.

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Russell Hoysan Sr., electrician

Russell Hoysan Sr., 87, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 10, 2019, at Phoebe Health Center. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Salak) Hoysan. He was the husband of Olga (Beleykanich) Hoysan.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was later with the National Guard.

He was an electrician at and was retired from the Bethlehem Steel. He then worked as a courier for Quest Diagnostics.

He was a member of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church.

Raymond T. Young Jr., worked at Bethlehem Steel

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Raymond T. Young Jr., 67, died unexpectedly on Nov. 8, 2019, at home. He was born in Bethlehem. He was the husband of Linda R. Young for 45 years.

He was a graduate of Moravian College.

He worked at the Bethlehem Steel, Modern Concrete and Home Star prior to his retirement.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Emily Aragona-Young and her wife Jeralyn Aragona-Young of Blakeslee and Ellen Young of Bethlehem; and two granddaughters, twins Mya and Leo.

BETHLEHEM Advent breakfast set for Dec. 7

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The 54th Annual Community Advent Breakfast, a nondenominational Bethlehem tradition,will be held at 8:30 a.m. on December 7 in Moravian Village, 526 Wood St.

The will be a guest speaker, holiday music, candle lighting and a served breakfast. The event is presented by the Citizens Christmas City Committee.

Information / tickets: call 610-739-3385 or visit

Fall Festivals

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Saturday, November 16

Autumnfest 2019: Food, bake sale, lottery tree, baskets, lekvar (prune), apricot, poppyseed, raspberry and nut rolls: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. St. Theresa R.C. Church, 1408 Easton Road, Hellertown. Call 610-838-7045 for information.

Outlets at Wind Creek: Inaugural Holiday Kick-Off Craft & Vendor Show. 40 crafters and vendors, raffle prizes, swag bags to first 100 guests. noon to 5 p.m. 77 Wind Creek Blvd. Information: visit

Sunday, November 17

Auto theft task force earns award

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in Local News

District Attorney Jim Martin has announced that the Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force has been awarded the George J. Acker Memorial Award. This award was established in 1999 in memory of George J. Acker, a charter member of the Northeast Chapter of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators and a former member of the New York State Police, who was a past president and active member of the organization until his death in 1997.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Free meter parking this month Stay all day and pay nothing in Bethlehem on Thanksgiving, November 28, and on Black Friday, November 29. For more information on meter parking in Bethlehem visit Bethlehem Parking Authority website.

Thursday, November 14

Paperback Pumpkin workshop, 1 p.m. BAPL, SouthSide, 400 Webster St.

November 15 through December 22