Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

M is for mess

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

It’s amusing most of our healthcare options start with the letter M. And appropriately so, because much of it is a convoluted mess!

It has been this way for at least as long as I’ve been alive, or at least since I was in preschool. That is when my adopted father died, leaving his wife a new single mother with two young children.

STUDENT PROFILE - Kaitlin Borda, Liberty HS - Coordinated by Julie Swan

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Father, Brian Borda, mother, Stacy Borda, sister, Brianna Borda

Favorite subject: My favorite subject is actually more of a class I am taking. I am a student in Protective Services at Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School. I love this class because I learn things that pertain to my interests and will help me in my future career. Our class is based on police, fire, EMS and military work.

Lehigh Valley leading hospital networks issue joint message, advice to patients

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in Local News

Officials of the Lehigh Valley Health Network and St. Luke’s University Health Network, noting their organizations are in regular communication with each other with respect to the impact of coronavirus COVID-19, have issued a joint message regarding surgical services by both networks.

In that message, the two leading hospitals state:

Dorothy (Johnson) Fremstad, 4,000-hour St. Luke’s volunteer

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy (Johnson) Fremstad, 92, of Bethlehem, died March 10, 2020. Born in Whitehall, Wisconsin, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Clarissa (Linnell) Johnson. She was the wife of the late Bennie A. Fremstad.

She volunteered more than 4,000 hours at St. Luke’s, Bethlehem.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Fremstad and her companion Ron Post, and Sandra Ann Robinson and her husband Andrew; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Ben A. Fremstad; and a daughter, Kristen Fremstad.

DEAN’s Lists

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in School

Clarion University

Bethlehem residents Irena Guptill, Colleen Healey and Nathan Petke were named to the Clarion University of Pennsylvania dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester To earn placement on the dean’s list, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 grade point average.

Clarion University is located at 840 Wood St., Clarion, 16214. For information, visit or call 814 393-2000.

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