Bethlehem Press

Saturday, January 20, 2018


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

ARTSQUEST CENTER, Bethlehem - ArtsQuest's popular holiday marketplace "Christkindlmarkt" needs volunteers to take tickets, assist vendors, do crafts with children and help out in the retail areas. Volunteers are required to do three shifts. Contact Hillary Harper, 610-332-1370,

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem, needs help to get donation cans into stores, businesses, coffee shops, etc. throughout the Lehigh Valley. Contact Becky Morgan, 610-861-7555,


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

Police arrested two young men at the Hillside Avenue Knies Student Housing around 3:50 p.m. Nov. 17.

According to police, the men were observed urinating off their front porch. They were also shouting at passing vehicles and throwing furniture off a porch onto the street.

Nicholas Gambino, 21, of Lloyd Harbor, N.Y., and Samuel Starkey, 22, of Hillside Avenue, are charged with indecent exposure, disorderly house and disorderly conduct.

Barbara J. Sykes

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Christ Church - U.C.C. member

Barbara J. Sykes, 59, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 6, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Betty (Durn) Peters of Allentown and the late Earl E. Peters. She was the wife of the late Sidney Sykes.

She was a member of Christ Church - U.C.C., Bethlehem, where she sang in the choir.

She is survived by two daughters; grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the church, 75 E. Market St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Arrangements were made by Pearson Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.


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

Police arrested a 25-year-old man following a noise complaint around 3:15 a.m. Nov. 9.

Police responded to a reported car running and loudly playing music on Martin Court in the Woodmont Mews apartments and allegedly discovered Bryan Snyder, of South Fifth Avenue in Whitehall, in his vehicle, asleep behind the wheel. Police said he was intoxicated.

Snyder is charged with sound devices, lack of required registration and DUI.

Holiday events

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


Christmas Trees From Around the World, round the clock. Comfort Suites, 120 W. Third St. Call 610-882-9700. Through Jan. 1.

Bethlehem: The Christmas City film. Various times. Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way. Call 610-332-1300 or visit Year round.

SteelStacks wagonette and carriage rides Southside Bethlehem, 2 to 8 p.m.; through Dec. 31; closed Dec. 24, 25. SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way. Visit


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

Thursday, November 29

Senior (age 50 and over) bingo, 10:45 a.m., Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Road. Meal (there is a cost): chicken tenders, rice, mixed vegetables. Reservations: 610-867-4681.

Saturday, December 1

Reading Room stars presents Holiday Tails puppet show, 10 a.m. Room 403, NCC Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St.

Governor Wolf Historical Society's 32nd annual Christmas House Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit

Sunday, December 2