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Road rage

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a 26-year-old man following an anger-spawned automobile accident in center city Nov. 16.

According to police, Kevin Vinh, of East Sixth Street, had just gotten notice of the termination of his office lease at Main Street Commons around 1 p.m. When he left the building, he got into his car and ran a stop sign on Rubel Street and almost struck another car. That driver honked the horn.

Vinh, allegedly incensed, stopped and then reversed his car into the honker and attempted to drive off.

He was stopped by police and charged with simple assault.

David P. Borsoi

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

MORA Club member

David P. Borsoi, 87, of Bethlehem, died Oct.18, 2012, in Westminster Village. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late David and Christina (Venzella) Borsoi. He was the husband of Pierina (DaRos) Borsoi for 60 years.

An Army veteran of World War II, he was awarded a Purple Heart for an injury received during the invasion of Normandy.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Delaware Valley College.

He was a commercial agricultural fertilizer salesman and retired in 1988.

Loss on the field, but not on the stage

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in School

As the students at Freedom mourned their short lived winning streak against Liberty, the Theatre Company at Freedom gave the high school reason to be proud of being a Patriot again.

Set in a town plagued by a 20-year drought where water has become so scarce that private toilets have become unthinkable, The play, "Urinetown," is a tale of unrest, love, greed and revolution.

Vespers: Soloists selected for Nov., Dec.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Three local students will be featured soloists for the traditional Moravian hymn "Morning Star' at the Moravian College Christmas Vespers services. The services will be held at 8 p.m. Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 and Dec. 7 thorugh Dec. 9 at Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St.

Northeast MS sixth grader Mariah Nagle will be singing at the Dec. 8 service. Holy Infancy School fourth grader Erig Frey Jr. will lead the hymn on Nov. 30. Notre Dame of Bethlehem eighth grader Chloe Mondok will be the featured soloist on Dec. 2.


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 22-year-old Robert Grosset for driving while intoxicated around 9:45 p.m. Nov. 16.

According to police, Grosset, of the 700 block of Wyandotte Street, crashed his car into four parked vehicles about two blocks from home. He was determined to be under the influence, and testing revealed he had been using heroin.

Grosset is charged with DUI - controlled substance.


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, November 28

Bethlehem Parking Authority, 4:30 p.m., 85 W. North St.

Bethlehem Twp. Zoning Board, 6:30 p.m. municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Bethlehem City Zoning Board, 7 p.m., City Hall, 10 E. Church St., regular meeting.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m., public hearing room, Lehigh County Gov. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Thursday, November 29

Hanover Township Zoning Board, 7 p.m., municipal building, 3630 Jacksonville Road.

Monday, December 3

Ice rink: Hours, events scheduled

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The City of Bethlehem's Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is now open for public ice skating. Public skating is available from 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m.

Season passes are available for residents and non-residents. Group skating lessons begin Nov. 26; hockey clinics from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call 610-865-7081 or visit

Advent: Breakfast to be held Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The 47th annual Advent Breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 1 in the dining room at Moravian Village of Bethlehem, 526 Wood St.

There will be a trombone choir and a beeswax candle service. The speaker is the Rev. Daniel Gambet. Tickets are available at Moravian Village of Bethlehem, Moravian Book Shop, Visitor's Center, Bethlehem Area Public Library (north and south sides), Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Comfort Suites and Cantelmi's Ace Hardware.