Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Allentown Band

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

VALLEY

The Allentown Band, under Conductor Ronald Demkee, will be holding a “Women in Music” concert 3 p.m. April 23 at Zion Reformed “Liberty Bell” Church, 620 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Liberty Bell Museum next to the church or at the door.

Proceeds will benefit the Liberty Bell Shrine.

For more information, call 610-435-2412.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Sean O’Connor, 48, of Bethlehem, was charged with suspicion of driving under the influence following a traffic stop along Emmaus Avenue 4:34 p.m. April 1. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A 17-year-old female of Salisbury, was charged with suspicion of driving under the influence following a traffic stop in Dodson Park 9:07 p.m. April 1. Police allegedly smelled marijuana and found the substance in the car. Six juveniles were in the car parked at Dodson Park after dark. The female was taken to Central Booking.

William M. Snyder, worked in the coke plant

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

William M. Snyder, 89, died April 2, 2017, at Westminster Village, Allentown. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Floyd and Elizabeth C. (Rufe) Snyder. He was the husband of the late Evelyn M. (Edelman) Snyder.

He worked in the Bethlehem Steel Coke Works plant for 40 years until he retired in 1992.

He is survived by a daughter, Carol Berger; two grandchildren, Fred Berger and Brenda Demyan and her husband Andrew; and three great-grandchildren, Andrew, Robert and Ann Demyan.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Thomas C. Williams, Assumption B.V.M. Church member

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Thomas “Dusty” C. Williams, 62, of Coopersburg, died in his home April 6, 2017. Born in Brookville, he was a son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Guzanic) Williams. He was the husband of Mary (Bauer) Williams for 41 years.

He was a heavy equipment operator at Barbiche Brothers, Flemington, N.J., for many years until he retired due to illness.

He was a member of Assumption of the B.V.M.- R.C. Church, Bethlehem, where he volunteered.

He was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus.

Cherry Blossom Fest April 22

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

SISTER CITY

There will be a Cherry Blossom Festival from noon to 5 p.m. April 22 in the Garden of Serenity next to the Bethlehem Public Library at Sakon Place.

There will be food, children’s crafts, a tea ceremony, Japanese traditional dress to try on and a display of artifacts given to Bethlehem by its sister city, Tondabayashi, Japan.

Visit http://bethtondasistercity.wix.com/bethtonda for more information.

MEETING BOARD

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, April 19

Bethlehem Township Municipal Authority,6:30 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Fountain Hill Council, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.

Thursday, April 20

Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority, 4:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

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

Monday, April 24

BASD regular board, 7 p.m. East Hills auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.

Bethlehem Twp. Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.