Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018


Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Loch celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary Nov. 17.

Farmers all of their life in Loch Valley, they also owned a milk-hauling business, K&R Loch Hauling, for 22 years.

They are members of St. Paul’s Church, Seiberlingsville, Albany Township, Lehigh County.

The Lochs also are members of Weisenberg, New Tripoli, Kempton and Kutztown fire companies.

They were married at the home of the late Rev. William Wolford.

They are both retired.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Spaghetti and meatballs, parmesan cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/egg, three bean salad, fruit biscuit w/margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, Dec. 7: Navy bean soup, apple juice, tuna salad hoagie, potato chips, carrot raisin salad, peanut butter cookie.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Chopped steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, carrots, tropical fruit, wheat dinner roll.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Roasted turkey breast, bread stuffing, green beans, orange.

Friday, Dec. 7: Battered fish with tartar sauce, confetti rice, Mediterranean medley, apple, wheat bread.

Monday, Dec. 10: Spaghetti w/ meat balls, broccoli, fruit cocktail.

Tuesday, Dec. 11: Veal w/mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, pears.


Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Kenny G at Christmas: For the first time ever, Kenny G is in concert at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. On his highly-anticipated holiday tour, the phenomenal saxophone instrumentalist performs some of his greatest hits, including songs from 1994’s “Miracles: The Holiday Album.” His two other holiday albums are “Faith,“ 1999, and “Wishes,” 2002.


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, December 5

Historical Architectural Review Board, 4 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

Thursday, December 6

Bethlehem Environmental Advisory Council, 7 p.m. Illick’s Mill – second floor, 100 Illick’s Mill Road.

Northampton Co. County Council, 6:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Tuesday, December 10

Fountain Hill Planning Commission, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.

Bethlehem Housing Authority, 4:30 p.m. Monocacy Towers community room, 645 Main St. City hall, 10 E. Church St.


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION is looking for 100 volunteers to read to kindergartners in 60 classrooms in 14 schools across the city. Contact Vicki, 484-765-4121,

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem Christkindlmarkt is open 6 weekends now to Dec 23. Volunteers (min age 15 or 14 w/adult) are needed for various positions. Sign up at or call Courtney Angle, 610-332-1354.


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Norco Training Academy graduates 9

The Training Academy for Northampton County Department of Corrections graduated Class #61 Nov. 21 at the County Courthouse.

County Executive Lamont McClure, Training Officer Nathan Stahlnecker and Director of Corrections James Kostura presented the nine class members with their certificates and badges.

The new corrections officers are Daniel Castro, Noah Wilder, Aaron Arizmendi, Stanton Santos, Aiden Pheiffer, Bryce Bohannon, Jeremy Walker, Tiffany Wilson and Cameron Wehr.

Road closures

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


A contractor will be installing a waterline on Fourth Street at Adams Street and will be restricting traffic to one lane in this area from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6.

A tree contractor will be working on a tree on Pinehurst Road and will need to close one lane of traffic between Pennsylvania Ave and Robin Way from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5.