Bethlehem Press

Friday, March 24, 2017

Show benefits

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


There will be a comedy show to benefit Eric Gubich, of Bethlehem, at 7 p.m. April 2 at the Ice House, 56 River St.

Gubich was diagnosed with and treated for Ewing’s Sarcoma bone cancer when he was 19. Now, 12 years later, the married father of a son, after recovering recently from pneumonia, was found to have two previously unseen lung tumors.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Wednesday, March 15

Bethlehem Township Municipal Authority, 6:30 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Snow date - BASD Board Finance and Human Resources committees, 6 p.m. Edgeboro Room, Education Center, 1516 Sycamore St.

Fountain Hill Council workshop, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.

Thursday, March 16

Bethlehem Redevelopment, 4:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

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

Monday, March 20

Historic Conservation Commission, 6 p.m. Banana Factory, 25 E. Third St.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Northampton Community College

Career Assistance classes begin March 20

New Choices free classes to explore career opportunities begin March 20. The sessions run every Monday and Thursday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. through April 27 in room 627. at NCC’s Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St. For information or to register, call 610-332-6560.

Film screening March 29

Arthur R. Donohue Sr.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

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Arthur R. Donohue Sr., 82, of Bethlehem Township, died March 1, 2017, at his home. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of James J. and Gertrude (Kearney) Donahue. He was the husband of Marion A. (Armstrong) Donohue for 58 years.

He was a distribution manager for Binney and Smith Inc. for 32 years. Prior to that, he worked for S.H. Kress Company, New York City, for 10 years.

He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church where he was an usher and an eucharistic minister.

Racism talk

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


AAUW Bethlehem and Easton will host a presentation on “Racism: What most people don’t understand about race” by Dr. Karen Gaffney from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on March 18 in Alumni Hall, Northampton Community College main campus, 3835 Green Pond Road.

An English professor at Raritan Valley Community College, New Jersey, where she designed an introductory course on race, she is currently working on an introductory guide to systemic racism and racial justice.

Around Town

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Saturday, March 18

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

Salvation Army: Call 610-867-4681 for schedule.

Bethlehem Area Public Library: daily. Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610 867-7852 (south side) or visit (main) or (south side); for the newsletter, visit

Annual cleanup set for April 8

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The South Side Task Force will hold the annual Southside cleanup from 10 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, April 8. All interested in helping should meet at Farrington Square, Morton and New streets. Breakfast will be provided at 9:30 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the Mayor’s South Side Task Force, Alpha Phi Omega, Community Service Office, Lehigh In Town and the Lehigh University Eco-Reps.

Citizen’s academy

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Police Log


There will be a free Pennsylvania State Police six-week citizen’s police academy on Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m. April 17, 24, 16 and May 1, 8, 15 and 22 at the 2930 Airport Road location.

The program will offer attendees an opportunity to see first hand what the PSP is about and what is done on a daily basis. Classes will include roles and duties of the trooper, criminal and patrol investigations, forensic duties, use of force protocol, computer crime unit, K-9 and aviation unit.

Email for an application or call 215-249-9191.

Free movie

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


There will be a free, open to the public movie about the crime of human trafficking at 7 p.m. March 23 in room 113, Stroud Hall, East Stroudsburg University.

The Monroe County Women’s Commission is partnering with the Women’s Studies Department and Professor Andi McClanahan to present “A Path Appears” as part of March women’s history month. There will be a discussion and information session led by Detective Kim Lippincott following the movie.