Bethlehem Press

Monday, August 20, 2018

Jeannette A. (Grosset) Perch, LHS graduate

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Jeannette A. Perch, 80, of Bethlehem, died July 27, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Evelyn (Robinson) Grosset. She was the wife of Frank J. Perch for 60 years.

She was a graduate of Liberty High School and attended Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia. She was a manager for Delta Hosiery in the Westgate Mall for many years. She was a medical assistant for various medical offices in the Lehigh Valley.

Moravian Archives, music conference dates set

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Traditions of Hanover is hosting a senior citizen “Let’s Go to the Hop!” with The New Paramounts bus trip on Sept. 20. The departure time is 9:30 a.m. and returns about 5:30 p.m. from Traditions of Hanover, 5300 Northgate Drive.

The cost includes transportation to and from Silver Birches Resort, Lake Wallenpaupack; lunch, music, dancing and a ticket to show. Deadline to register is August 17.

For information or to register, call Perkiomen Tours at 1-800-222-4434. Trip Code: TRAD09202018.


Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in School

BASD: Foundation officers named

The Foundation for the Bethlehem Area School District has named, as new Board of Trustees members, Janelle Creveling, Matthew Malozi, Kerry Wrobel and Courtney Weikert. They will join current board members Edward Boksan, John Callahan, Caroline DiPipi-Hoy, James Holley, Matthew Malozi, Victoria Montero, Jennifer Roeder, James Santanasto and Gina Scala,

Around Town

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

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

Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610-867-7852 (south side); Visit (main) or (south side); newsletter:

Bethlehem Farmers Market: Thursdays weekly from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Farrington Square, New and Morton, Lehigh University. Visit

Summerfest Church event set for Aug. 24

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

There will be a free Back to School Summerfest for school-age children and parents from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 24 at Emmanuel E.C. Church, 75 E. Union Blvd. There will be games, prizes, crafts, snacks, hot dogs and live music. Free haircuts will be provided by Simplicity Hair Salon on a first-come, first-served basis. There is free gently used clothing available for children.

The City of Bethlehem’s Mounted Police and Fire Departments and the Health Bureau’s Glitter Bug Station, and Seeing Eye Dog puppy raisers will be present. There is a G-gauge train layout.

Antonio Morales, Holy Infancy Church member

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Antonio Morales, 84, of Bethlehem, died after a brief illness on July 23, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Salvadora “Nellie” Morales for 58 years. Born in Patillas, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Eulogio and Belen (Santiago) Morales.

He worked for Bethlehem Steel for more than 33 years before he took retirement.

He was a member of Holy Infancy R. C. Church, Bethlehem.

STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS The Press invites readers to participate in annual program

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Press invites you to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and their Stocking for Soldiers program.

Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country; no matter where they are stationed in the world. “Our troops give us the freedom to be safe in our homes,” Keystone Military Families said.