Bethlehem Press

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Irene Taylor Holman, Calvary Baptist Church member

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Irene Taylor Holman, 83, of Bath, died at home April 7, 2019. Born in Pascagoula, Miss., she was a daughter of Charles Houston Taylor and Gussie Elizabeth (Parker) Taylor. She was the wife of U.S. Navy officer Rockwell Holman.

She was a 1953 Pascagoula HS graduate. She graduated from the University of North Florida, majoring in journalism, where she was editor of the university’s student newspaper.

She was an office assistant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New Orleans, the office of Supervisor of Shipbuilding in Pascagoula and for law offices in the Lehigh Valley.

2019 Linny Award winners named

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The ArtsQuest Foundation is honored to announce that four-time Pulitzer Prize winner Carol Guzy will receive the Foundation’s prestigious Pinnacle of the Arts Award at the fourth Linny Awards ceremony Nov. 14, 6 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café at SteelStacks. The Pinnacle of the Arts Award is presented to an individual who has lived or currently resides in the Lehigh Valley and has achieved national or international distinction in the visual, literary or performing arts.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by The Press in School

United Way Emerging Leaders, a United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) affinity group, helped Bethlehem students celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and National Read Across America Week March 7. Volunteers read stories written by Dr. Seuss to 400 second through fifth grade students at Fountain Hill ES. They also participated in other Dr. Seuss related activities like a game of Dr. Seuss Says, a spin-off of Simon Says. Themed coloring and activity books, generously donated by Working Dog Press, pencils and erasers were also distributed to all students to enjoy.


Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

AMERICAN RED CROSS of the GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown – Help us SOUND THE ALARM AND SAVE LIVES by volunteering to share fire-safety tips and install free smoke alarms April 27. Register your group/individual at For questions, call Ned Bloom, 484-403-4721.

CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS AND LITRACY - LCCC, Allentown, is looking for volunteer tutors for its adult literacy program to work one-on-one or in small groups. Call Olga Jaeger, 610-799-1946.

KIDS CLOSET Annual consignment event April 16-18

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The 2019 Spring-Summer Kids Closet Sale will be held April 16 through 18 at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe.

The sale, 5-9 p.m. April 16, is for VIP passholders and new moms. The sale will be open to the public 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 17 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18.

The longtime community resource that helps families save money on children’s necessities has a new owner.