Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

Miller film set for Nov. 3

The college will host Warren Miller’s film “Line of Descent” at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 and at 3:30 and 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Lipkin Theatre, Kopecek Hall, 3835 Green Pond Road.

The film follows skiers and riders from Squaw Valley and Jackson Hole to Norway and the French Alps. The event is sponsored by the school’s ski club, Elk Mountain and Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops.

Tickets are available by visiting or at the door.

Craft fair Nov. 11

Article By: The Press

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in School

Phoebe Tanis

Saucon Valley HS

Grade: 12

Family members: Dyann (mom), Tim (step-dad), Chris (dad), Careyanne (step-mom), Nathanael (brother), Renae (step sister), Matthew (step brother), Joel (brother), and Johnny (brother)

Favorite subject: English, because I have always found a passion in writing, and have always been fascinating by the power of analyzing literature.

Activities: Working at Carter’s and volunteering at Advent Speech and Feeding Therapy clinic.


Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in School


Job opportunities

The Center for Language Assessment of Bethlehem Area School District is seeking multilingual people who are willing to provide support to English learners and their families as a part-time English, Hindi and Vietnamese language guide on an as-needed basis,

Opportunities include providing language support for classroom learning, after school assistance, assessments, parent meetings, and special events. Training will be provided.

School community raises $2,600 for storm victims

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in School

Saucon Valley HS ran a fundraiser for Puerto Rico the week of Oct. 15, in an attempt to raise money for the immense struggles they are facing after Hurricane Maria.

Puerto Rico is having trouble providing electrical power and basic needs (such as water) to citizens, and recovering from the destruction of buildings all around their community.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, November 3, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Nov. 1: Marinated turkey cutlet, au gratin potatoes, roasted squash blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh fruit cup.

Thursday, Nov. 2: Pineapple juice, pulled pork on small Kaiser roll, corn and tomato salad, applesauce.

Friday, Nov. 3: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, tossed salad w/ Italian dressing, wheat bread w/ margarine, raspberry filled cookie.

Monday, Nov. 6: Chili con carne over bread bowl with cheddar cheese garnish, Romaine salad w/ ranch dressing, tropical fruit.

Teacher seminar

Friday, November 3, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College Teacher Education department hosts the annual “Super Saturday” teacher education seminar, 8 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., with registration at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Scheller-Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Keynote speaker, Shilpa Kappor-Barrantes, M.Ed., a PQAS Certified Developmental Specialist, will speak on “Decoding Challenging Behaviors.”

Information: Deb Wanamaker,; 610-799-1875

Schumann Quartet

Friday, November 3, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Chamber music

The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem presents The Schumann String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St., Third and Wyandotte streets (Route 378), Bethlehem.

The quartet is in residency at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

The program is: Haydn, String Quartet in G Major, Op. 33, No. 5; Barber, String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11, and Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, D. 804 “Rosamunde.”

Tickets:, and at the door.

Lincoln speeches

Friday, November 3, 2017 by The Press in Focus


A slide-lecture on “Abraham Lincoln’s Greatest Speeches” will be presented at 1 p.m. Nov. 4, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The program will explore the history and context of five of Lincoln’s greatest speeches, including the “Gettysburg Address” and “Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Speech.”

Information:; 610-435-1074

Autism app to be detailed

Friday, November 3, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

In the best-selling book and Oscar®-nominated documentary film, “Life, Animated,” Ron Suskind detailed his efforts to communicate with his son with autism using the boy’s love of Disney movies.

Now the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is seeking to put those breakthroughs in the palm of your hand through the development of an app called “Sidekicks.”

Suskind will discuss his experience and demonstrate the “Sidekicks” app, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 5, presented by KidsPeace, at ArtsQuest Center’s Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Direct from Leipzig, Thomanerchor in Bethlehem for Bach Choir gala

Friday, November 3, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem welcomes the Thomanerchor from Saint Thomas Church, Leipzig, Germany, to Bethlehem for its Gala Concert and Fund-raiser, 4 p.m. Nov. 11, Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, followed by Benefactor Cocktails, Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m., Saucon Valley Country Club, Lower Saucon Township.

Bethlehem is one of only three northeastern United States concert locations for the Thomanerchor on its American tour, which celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.