Bethlehem Press

Monday, December 11, 2017


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Thoracic surgery

Richard S. Chang, M.D., has been named Lehigh Valley Health Network’s new chief of thoracic surgery. He specializes in using daVinci Xi surgical robots to remove patients’ tumors of the lung, chest and esophagus.

LVHN is the first, and currently the only, network in the area using this type of robot.

Chang will train other surgeons to use the Xi robot, the most exact device of its kind available.


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, November 22

Bethlehem Parking Authority, 4:30 p.m. 85 W. North St.

Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board, 6 p.m. 10 E. Church St.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. Public hearing room, Gov’t. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Thursday, November 23

Happy Thanksgiving! Most government offices closed

Monday, November 27

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

Farmers’ Market season ends

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Patrons of the Bethlehem Farmers’ Market, which is usually held from May to October on Thursdays at Lehigh University’s Farrington Square, took advantage of the final day of the 2017 season in droves Oct. 26. Local vendors selling baked goods, peanut butter blend and fresh produce, as well as food trucks offering lunch items, drew from the Lehigh campus and community to bring another run of the successful farmers’ market to a close. Live entertainment was provided by singer songwriter Regina Sayles, who is based in Stroudsburg.


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Jessica Hamati-Attieh of Allentown, has been named to the All-Mid-Atlantic Region by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

The Bethlehem Catholic High School graduate is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science at Lebanon Valley College.

She was the college’s top offensive player throughout the season. In LVC’s Conference Semifinal-round match at Arcadia, she became the ninth player in program history to record 1,000 kills or more.

STUDENT PROFILE - Kaylee Davis, Moravian Academy

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Laura Davis, mother; Ken Davis, father; Caroline Davis, 14, sister; Jack Davis, 10, brother

Favorite subject: English (I love to write and read and discuss characters) and physics (because I love numbers and solving problems

Activities: Swimming (varsity), singing in several school and non-school groups

Next steps: College

Career goals: Writer, publisher/editor, research scientist or professor

Hobbies: Bullet journaling, scrapbooking, reading, writing

Current job(s): Retail

Fay R. Lutte, Christ Church U.C.C. member

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Fay R. Lutte, 76, of Bethlehem, died Nov.10, 2017, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of Frederick R. Lutte. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Herma Kelchner.

She was a 1958 graduate of Liberty HS, a 1961 graduate of the Hackensack School of Nursing and a 1981 graduate of Cedar Crest College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree.

She was a registered nurse for 34 years at Lehigh Valley Hospital and retired in 1998.


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in School


Pre-K open houses

The Bethlehem Area School District will hold open house nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for local Pre-K parents/guardians, students and providers. Attendees will meet the principal, a kindergarten teacher and a guidance counselor, visit a kindergarten classroom, hear from guest speakers and tour the school.