Bethlehem Press

Friday, July 28, 2017

BFAC Portrait show through Aug. 29

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

The Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission’s fourth biennial self-portrait exhibition, “Expressions: A Self-Portrait Show,” will feature works by the community’s known artists and prominent citizens. The curator is Vince Gentilcore.

The display will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through August 29 at the Rotunda Gallery, Town Hall, 10 E. Church St.

STATE Boscola lauds local dispensaries

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

State Sen. Lisa Boscola provided the following statement after the state Department of Health awarded two Lehigh Valley businesses medical marijuana dispensary permits June 29. When medical marijuana becomes available to patients next year, only 52 dispensaries statewide will be licensed:

“I am pleased that two Lehigh Valley dispensaries (Mission Pennsylvania II, LLC and Guadco, LLC) emerged from this highly-competitive application process with state permits.

Ally Young

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by The Press in School

Freedom HS

Grade: Graduated senior

Family members: Jeffrey Young (dad), Lisa Young (mom), Madison Young (just completed freshman year of college), Wesley Young (rising high school sophomore)

Favorite subject: Math is my favorite, because it is straightforward; there is always a concise answer and it is very interesting!

Activities: Young Life, cross country (captain), I played the tuba and was treasurer of the Freedom HS Patriot Band, I was captain of merchandise for BASD Mini-THON, Student Athletic Council representative

BASD School vaccination requirements

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

The Bethlehem Area School District health services has announced vaccination requirements for all grades.

On the first day of school, unless the student had a medical or religious / philosophical exemption, the attendee must have had at least one dose of the following vaccinations or risk exclusion: four doses of polio and of tetanus, diptheria and acellular pertussis; three doses of hepatitis B; and two doses of varicella (chicken pox) or evidence of immunity and of measles, mumps and rubella immunizations.

Around Town

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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

BAPL storytimes: Call 610-867-3761, ext.499 or visit for information. 11 W. Church St. (main location) and 400 Webster St. (south side branch).

Stanley Majewski Sr., worked in beam yards

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Stanley Majewski Sr., 87, of Bethlehem, died July 7, 2017. Born in Dickson City, he was a son of the late Joseph and Sophie (Pryzhocki) Majewski. He was the husband of Lucille (Roseman) Majewski for 62 years.

He was a Master Gunnery Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Korean War.

He worked in the beam yards for Bethlehem Steel.

He coached a variety of youth sports.