Bethlehem Press

Saturday, December 7, 2019

SOUTHSIDE GIving Trees gifts through Dec. 20

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The SouthSide Arts District’s Giving Trees program began on December 2. Fifteen Arts District shops and restaurants will have a Christmas Giving Tree with paper ornaments on display. Written on each ornament is the name of a specific gift for a SouthSide child in need.

Shoppers and anyone interested should take ornaments off the tree, and return with the gifts and place them under the store’s tree by December 20. Donated presents and the trees will be delivered on December 21.

STUDENT PROFILE - Abigail Brown, Bethlehem Catholic HS

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Maria Brown (mom), Keith Brown (dad), Aaron Brown (brother), Caleb Brown (brother), Josh Brown (brother), Hope Brown (sister)

Favorite subject: My favorite subject is chemistry because I love learning about the complexity of matter all around us.

Activities: I am part of the varsity girls basketball team and the varsity Scholastic Scrimmage team.

Next steps: I am continuing my education at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Career Goals: I am majoring in chemistry and I hope to teach that subject in high school.


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Joint statement issued

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office have completed their antitrust reviews of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) proposal to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, allowing the transaction to move forward.

We anticipate that the transaction documents will be completed in the coming weeks. Until such time, we will continue to operate as separate entities.

Network among ‘Most Wired’


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Bethlehem Press calendar listings are, to the best of our knowledge, correct at the time of printing. We are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information submitted by external parties.

Wednesday, November 27

City of Bethlehem Parking Authority, 4 p.m. 85 W. North St.

Northampton County Industrial Development Authority, 4 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

City of Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board, rescheduled to December 2, 6 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

Carl Maurice Postupack, Bell Telephone installer

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Carl Maurice Postupack, 75, of Bethlehem, died Nov. 5, 2019, at his residence. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Maurice and Julianna Chernansky Postupack.

He was a Liberty HS graduate.

He was a staff sergeant in the United States Marine Corps from 1961 to 1966.

He earned certifications for Telephone-Teletype Repair as well as for Basic Electronics. After he retired, he designed and constructed a log home in Hellertown.

He was a member of the American Legion.


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

THE CENTER FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with a.m. cleanings, attend off site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help. If interested in helping, please contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722, ext. 4 or email

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem – Volunteers (age 15+; age 14 with adult) are needed at Christkindlmarkt Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 22. Sign up at or call Courtney, 610-332-1354.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Dr. Robert L. Stull, hospital staff physician

Dr. Robert L. Stull, 74, of Bethlehem, died November 30, 2019, while under the care of St. Luke’s Hospice House. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Archie R. and Veronica M. (Hajdinyak) Stull. He was the husband of Deborah (Collier) Stull for 50 years.

He was a 1963 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School, a 1968 graduate of Temple University School of Pharmacy and a 1978 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Kathleen M. Boyer, owned Hogan’s Flower Shop

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Kathleen M. Boyer, 65, of Whitehall, died November 29, 2019, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Timothy M. and Patricia A. (George) Hogan Sr. She was the wife of Richard C.Boyer for 37 years.

She was a 1972 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School.

She was a former owner and designer at Hogan’s Flower Shop, Bethlehem.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

SOUTH BETHLEHEM Hispanic Center seeks coats for distribution

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley is holding a coat distribution for families in Southside Bethlehem Saturday, Dec 7 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Last year over 100 residents came through to select a coat to get through the cold weather season.

Area residents are asked to please consider donating gently used coats if they are outgrown or no longer needed. Both child and adult coats are needed.

Gloves, scarves, and blankets and new socks are also being accepted.

Donations can be drop off at 520 E. 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015.