Bethlehem Press

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

Renewable electricity by end of 2018

NCC recently committed to purchasing, for its Bethlehem sites, 100 percent of its electricity from renewable wind energy sources by the end of 2018. The move is expected to save the college more than $135,000 annually and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 70 percent.

BETHLEHEM Nov. 7-15 road work updates

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Elizabeth Avenue/ Linden Street: The City’s contractor for the pedestrian project at Liberty H.S. will begin installation of the pedestrian flashers early next week on both Elizabeth Avenue and Linden Street next to Liberty HS. Lane closures or lane shifts may occur to facilitate the work.

S. New Street: A contractor will be repairing trenches on S. New Street between Third and Fourth streets and will need to shift traffic. Two-way traffic will be maintained.

William Lane Lee Sr., Cathedral Church of the Nativity member

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

William Lane Lee Sr., 88, died Sept. 29, 2018, in his residence. He was the husband of Esther M. Grimes for 62 years. He was a son of the late Loubet and Lavinia (Lane) Lee.

He was a member of the Cathedral Church of the Nativity, where he was an usher, a bowling group pinsetter, and a member of the YPF group and of the men and boys choir. He was awarded the DeSaules Medal, an honor bestowed on choir members.

Area man honored by his alma mater

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Bethlehem resident J. Leon Washington was among three people Dakota Wesleyan University recognized recently with Distinguished Alumni Awards during the annual Legacy Banquet.

The Legacy Banquet honors alumni and friends of Dakota Wesleyan who have generously supported the university. Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to alumni who have distinguished themselves in their field and/or committed great acts of service to their community and/or humanity.


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

CENTER FOR VISION LOSS, Allentown, needs volunteers to assist clients with visual impairment during a weekly walk at the Lehigh Valley Mall every Wednesday. Contact Rita Lang, 610-433-6018, ext. 225,

GREATER VALLEY YMCA, Easton/Phillipsburg Branch, is looking for volunteers to join in serving breakfast to participants and the community, as well as assist in wrapping gifts bought on site at its vendor sale Dec. 1. Contact Jill Agosta, 610-258-6158 x25,

Molly Zimlich LV Charter HS for the Arts

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by The Press in School

Grade: 10th

Family members: John McDonough, Julie McDonough, and Grey Zimlich

Favorite subject(s): English, art, and music because I feel that they are the ones I excel at and I thoroughly enjoy.

Activities: No “official” activities, but I perform music and my writing during Open Mics and I work on my arts at home.

Next steps (after high school): I hope to go to college and continue my adventure as an artist.

Career goals: Hopefully become an artist of some kind that positively impacts people.

LCCC honors veterans

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) honors veterans with several events during Veterans Awareness Week, Nov. 5-10, Main Campus Schnecksville.

The college will create a “Faces of Honor” tribute displayed in the Student Union.

A Veterans Day flag ceremony will be held, 11 a.m. Nov. 8, at the flagpole outside the Student Services Center.

The week concludes with the second annual LCCC Military Bingo Gift Card event, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 10, Scheller-Woodman Community Services Center. Proceeds benefit the Lehigh Valley Health Network Veteran Health Program.