Bethlehem Press

Monday, March 18, 2019

lent/easter HAPPENINGS

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Saturday, March 9

The Feast - Celtic Eucharist, Thanksgiving in the Celtic Spirit, live Celtic music, prayers in the Celtic Tradition, Communion. Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St. Call 610-865-0727 or visit www. nativitycathedral.org/worship/celtic/.

Sunday, March 10

Lenten Choral Evensong, 5 p.m. Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St. Call 610-865-0727 or visit www.nativitycathedral.org/worship/music/.

Tuesday, March 12

Lehigh Valley Music Awards announce 2019 scholarship recipients

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

The Lehigh Valley Music Awards (LVMA) are set to honor four local students who stand out for their exemplary performances both in school and onstage. Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts’ Grace Rosario, Temple University’s Max Hostage, Liberty HS’s Mariah Nagle and Pen Argyl HS’s Karin Guide have been named the recipients of this year’s Youth Education Scholarship Awards.

Armstrong apologizes for story that fell flat

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in Local News

As a way of explaining why he made no promises during his campaign for office, Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong told what two ommissioners considered a socially unacceptable “story” during his state of the county address about a supposed friend, a light blue Cadillac convertible and a “blonde.”

The Press contacted Armstrong, a Democrat, for comment on his “story,” and the reaction of the two Republican Lehigh County commissioners when they heard what he had said.

Armstrong replied to The Press’ question via email on Feb. 26.

SCHOOL NEWS

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

DISTRICT: Snow make-up days

Thursday, April 18 will be used as a snow make-up day. BASD will have a regular school day April 18. At this time, the last student day remains as June 7. That date is subject to change depending on future snow days.

DISTRICT: Foundation dinner March 19

Save the Date - The Foundation for the BASD will have its Dinner Celebration this year March 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Sands Event Center. To inquire about dinner sponsorship or tickets, please contact Julie Bailey, executive director at (610) 861-0500 ext. 60255.

COLLEGE NEWS

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in School

Alvernia University

Regan Downey, Lauren Maff, Alison Yerger and Abigail Zerbe, all of the Bethlehem area, were named to Alvernia University’s for the fall 2018 semester dean’s list. To be eligible, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits.

Alvernia University is located at 400 Saint Bernardine St., Reading, 19607. For information, visit www.alvernia.edu.

Cedar Crest College

City prepares for March 16 Parade of Shamrocks

Monday, March 4, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The streets of Bethlehem will turn green on March 16 as thousands of emerald-clad revelers will sweep into Historic Bethlehem for the Eighth annual Celtic Classic Parade of Shamrocks, organized by the Celtic Cultural Alliance (CCA).

The parade begins at 1 p.m. at 10th Avenue and West Broad Street and proceeds east on Broad Street, turns right on to Main Street and heads south on Main Street. The parade concludes under the Hill-to-Hill Bridge. This free event has plenty of viewing along the sidewalks of the procession route.