Bethlehem Press

Monday, March 18, 2019

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Sports


Suburban Dart League

Salem UCC swept Farmersville 9-0, 7-6 and 4-3. Leading hitters for Salem UCC were Kim Bush 6-13 with a HR, Sherry Bush 6-14 with a HR, Bob Krause 5-13 and Fred Toncik with a HR. Hitting in a losing effort for Farmersville were Keith Campbell 7-14, Wade Chilmonik 4-13, Kyle Campbell 4-12 and Jason Steigerwalt with a HR.

In another sweep, Hecktown defeated Light of Christ 4-1, 3-1 and 1-0. Hecktown was led by Earl Sigley 4-12, Al Gilbert 3-8 and Jim Goldman a HR. Norm Schoenberger went 4-12 as Light of Christ managed only 12 hits for the night.


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a man after he allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend around 9:50 a.m. March 7.

According to police, 25-year-old David Venable was at his home in the 600 block of Christian Street and, while arguing with the victim, choked her.

Venable is charged with reckless endangerment, harassment, simple assault and strangulation.

NMIH Rosie the Riveter on March 17

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

The National Museum of Industrial History will hold its second annual Rosie the Riveter Day March 17 at the NMIH, 511 E. Third St.

The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter documentary screening will begin at 1 p.m. There will be youth activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is an admission discount for ages seven to 17 if child is dressed up as Rosie.

Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, visit or call 610-694-6644.


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

Wednesday, March 13

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. Public hearing room, Gov’t. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Thursday, March 14

Bethlehem Authority, 3:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

Bethlehem Planning Commission, 4 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

Hanover Twp. (Northampton County) Recreation Advisory Board, 7:30 p.m., 3630 Jacksonville Road.

Monday, March 18

BASD Finance and Human Resources committees, 7 p.m. East Hills auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.

Historic Conservation Commission, 6 p.m. 10 E. Church St.

SAUCON VY Artists applications due March 25

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

The Saucon Valley Conservancy is seeking artists for the fifth annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1 on the Historic Heller Homestead grounds, 1890-1892 Friedensville Road, Hellertown.

There will be a juried show, based on creativity, originality, technique and presentation, with cash prizes.

Visit for more information; for applications, visit (due by March 25).

Thomas M. Herceg, worked for Lucent

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Thomas M. Herceg, 85, of Bethlehem, died February 25, 2019, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. Born in Freemansburg, he was a son of the late Stephen and Eva (Chendo) Herceg. He was the husband of Patricia (Kukoda) Herceg for married 52 years.

He was in the U. S. Airforce during the Korean conflict.

He worked for Lucent (formerly Western Electric and AT&T) for 37 years and retired in 1994.

He was a parishioner of the former St. John Capistrano R. C. Church, Bethlehem.