Bethlehem Press

Monday, February 19, 2018

Around Town

Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

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

Bethlehem City Hall Rotunda: Marianne Knipe, pastel paintings; through March 1. City Hall complex, 10 E. Church St. Visit

Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610-867-7852 (south side); Visit (main) or (south side); newsletter:

Elissa Slader

Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Press in School

Lehigh Valley Academy

Grade: 12

Family members: I have a family of five, including myself.

Favorite subject: My favorite subject is sports health and exercise science because I am intrigued by the way the human body functions. It also led me to find interest in physical therapy.

Activities: I run track and my events are the 400 meters and 800 meters.

Next steps: I plan on attending a university, but I am not sure right now which one.

Career goals: My goal is to be a physical therapist’s assistant.


Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Press in School

Swain School: Diversity presentation set for Feb. 21

The Swain School, 1100 S. 24th St., Allentown, will host Dr. Michael “Mykee” Fowlin 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at a presentation that is free and open to the public. It is the second of the school’s parenting education series presentations for this year, sponsored by Brookside Dental.

John Philip Peterman, family dentist

Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Dr. John Philip Peterman, 80, died Feb. 10, 2018, at his home in North Carolina. Born in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Charles and Mary Peterman. He was the husband of Louanne Peterman for 55 years.

He was a family dentist for 42 years in Catasauqua.

He was on the board of directors of the Catasauqua Public Library and of the Suburban North Family YMCA.

He was a member of St. James the Greater Catholic Church, Concord, N.C.

2018 HS Musicals

Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Press in School

March 3 through 5 - Moravian Academy

Into the Woods, 7:30 p.m. March 3, 4: 2 p.m. March 5. Dyer Auditorium, Walter Hall, Moravian Academy, 4313 Green Pond Road. Tickets: visit

March 8 through 10 - Saucon Valley HS

The Music Man, 7 p.m. March 8, 9, 10; 2 p.m. March 11; 2097 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown. Tickets: visit; click on “Buy Tickets Event Search”; search for Saucon Valley High School.

April 5 to 9 - Freedom HS

ANIMAL CENTER Bowl-a-thon set for March 10

Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The Center for Animal Health & Welfare, will hold the annual Pins for Pets Bowl-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 10 at Jordan Lanes, 731 Jordan Parkway, Whitehall. Bobby Gunther Walsh and WAEB 790 radio will be live broadcasting from 9 a.m. to noon.

Gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar on air between March 1 and 10 by the listeners of WAEB 790 Radio.

Visit or for information.

LVMTA Play-A-Thon set for Feb, 24, 25

Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The Lehigh Valley Music Teachers Association will hold the 36th annual Hannah Young Play-A-Thon from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 24 and from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 25 at three locations in the Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall.

Several hundred local piano, other instrumental and vocal students will perform a variety of music during the free and open to the public LVMTA benefit. Miss Pennsylvania 2018 Katie Schreckengast, a saxophonist and a current member of the Penn State Blue Band, will appear at noon on Feb. 25.