Bethlehem Press

Friday, October 18, 2019

‘For better or worse’

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Local News

July wedding is permitted to be held during emergency situation at ArtsQuest

Most of the Lehigh Valley was intently watching the news and social media July 12 after word spread that a man climbed the blast furnaces at SteelStacks in Bethlehem and was refusing to come down. Emergency personnel were on the scene attempting to talk the man down. He stayed up on the structure for approximately 21 hours and came down just before 4:30 p.m. July 13, ending the standoff without major incident.

‘A small but mighty team’

Monday, July 22, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Local News

Bethlehem resident a member of Two Rivers Roller Derby

Looking for a fun community event involving an exciting, full-contact sport? Look no further – roller derby is the place for you.

Two Rivers Roller Derby is a nonprofit, inclusive, flat track roller derby league serving Eastern Pennsylvania and Northwest New Jersey.

“We aim to provide a haven of athleticism, sportsmanship and fun,” boasts the league’s Facebook page.

The league was launched in 2012 and is comprised of women ranging in ages from late teens to their forties.

Another View

Monday, July 15, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Opinion

Women’s soccer team focused on goals, equality

United States women’s national soccer team, USWNT, earned a record fourth title win when they faced off against the Netherlands, the European champions, July 7 for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. This 2-0 win marks the culmination of the immense skill and hard work demonstrated by these athletes over the years.

County recognizes senior citizens

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Local News

Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services recently honored older adults who have displayed generosity to improve and enhance the lives of those around them. The 18th annual Tribute to Unsung Heroes was held May 16 at the Zentz Building at Fellowship Community, Whitehall.

Steven Aaronson, of Bethlehem, celebrated the 12th anniversary of Folk Classics on WDIY and is the host of Swing Sunday. He serves as a board operator for the public affairs programs.