Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

PENNDOT Seat belt safety check planned

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and its safety partners will join Pennsylvania State Police and local departments to hold seat belt enforcement events as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” enforcement effort through June 7. The mobilization strives to reduce seat belt fatalities by coordinating highly visible, evening seat belt enforcement checkpoints and details in the region and throughout Pennsylvania.


Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Thursday, June 7

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

Bethlehem Environmental Advisory Council, 7 p.m. Illick’s Mill – second floor, 100 Illick’s Mill Road.

Monday, June 11

Mayor’s Open Door special event Q&A to answer questions or address any issues about upcoming special events for the public, 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St. RSVP to 610-865-7079. First come, first served.

Around Town

Monday, June 4, 2018 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:

Bethlehem City Hall Rotunda: Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission mixed media exhibit, “All / Most”, by Danny Moyer. Opening reception: 4 p.m. June 10; hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Bethlehem Town Hall Rotunda 10 E. Church St. Visit

Ann S. Hoffman, librarian

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ann S. Hoffman, 92, of Bethlehem, died May 28, 2018. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Simone. She was the wife of the late Louis R. Hoffman for 63 years.

She was a librarian, substitute teacher, radio broadcaster and a switchboard operator at the Hotel Traylor, Allentown, and at Bethlehem Steel.

She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

NMIH Summer camp opens June 23

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The National Museum of Industrial History is hosting an engineering camp for ages 11 to 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 23 to 27. The program includes museum admission, NMIH t-shirt and Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers; topic covers learning how engineers analyze common problems, experiment to discover solutions, and engineer their inventions.

There is a cost; consent forms are required. National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E. Third St. Campers will be responsible for bringing their own lunches.

ARTSQUEST 300 Summer jobs available

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ArtsQuest has part-time and seasonal jobs available this summer for up to 300 part-time seasonal and festival positions ranging from a few weeks in length up to and including the entire summer.

Candidates for all positions should be a high school graduate or at least 18 years old, friendly, possess strong customer service skills and enjoy working outdoors. To apply, visit

SALISBURY Township Shredding event at high school

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Salisbury Township residents may have their unwanted papers shredded 9 to 11 a.m. June 16 at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St.

Salisbury Township Manager Cathy Bonaskiewich made the announcement at the May 24 board of commissioners’ meeting.

A shredder will be set up in the high school parking lot. Each family may bring three boxes or three garbage bags of paper goods to be shredded.

Participants may register the day of the event.

Additional information is to be available on the township website: