Bethlehem’s very own, Gabi Demartino and fellow cast members of “Blood Queens” paid homage to their home city by offering legions of fans a free meet and greet at the ArtsQuest Center during MusikFest Aug. 9.
Atria Senior Living Community of Bethlehem challenged Colonial Regional Police Department Chief Roy Seiple and special guest Andrew Lawatsch to the fifth annual chef showdown July 18. Specifically, a “Competition to Separate the Mild from the en Fuego in a Test of Culinary Chops.”
Three young men from Troop 899 achieved Scouting’s highest rank from Minsi Trails Council Scoutreach, a special Eagle Scout court of honor and recognition dinner.
Angel Herrera, Steven Basic and Reynaldo Nazario received their accolades at Freemansburg Borough Hall July 25 with friends and family in attendance.
For the first time in 16 years. Fountain Hill’s Bacchanalia Committee, has shifted its yearly donation focus from the borough’s local playground, pool, or ballfield, to Fountain Hill Elementary School’s Backpack Buddies Program.
Who knew a bunch of elementary school students could possibly plan over an hour’s worth of material to showcase all on their own? Fountain Hill ES Leadership Day Prep Club had its first ever ‘student only’ planned Leadership Day Feb. 22 and it was spectacular. This year’s event was planned by students under the supervision of kindergarten and first grade teacher Victoria Knepp and themed around Dr. Seuss and his children’s books.
Under the hot July sun, families and friends gathered this past July 14 at Daniel Rice Field in Bethlehem during the eighth annual VegFest Street and Food Festival. The festival theme was vegetarian and vegan food accompanied by non-profit organizations and retail vendors.
A heart-warming celebration of Christmas took place Dec. 1 in the Tranquility Park of South Side Bethlehem. Dozens of people attended the event which included a few hours of holiday songs, warm popcorn, carol singing and the lighting of a Christmas tree.
Platinum recording artist Jason Aldean’s set was tragically interrupted at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas Oct. 1 when a gunman opened fire on the crowd, killing 59 people and injuring roughly 600 more.
Saucon Valley HS’s Meghan Altemose has a promising future ahead of her in theatre. Starting her senior year, she already is a multiple time Freddy Award nominee, a two-time finalist in the Classical Singers Competition and has a scholarship offer from West Virginia University worth $89,000.
With a love for the arts beginning at a very early age, Meghan has continued to pursue her path with much success.
Jennie Lynn Alexina Miller, a member of Bethlehem Catholic’s Class of 2017, has overcome many physical disabilities while challenging herself to greater heights.
Jennie was born with a small right ear, a small right thumb and only a foot where her right leg was supposed to be and no right hip. She wears a prosthetic right leg and scoliosis affects her lower back. In addition, Jennie has suffered two concussions and undergone roughly 15 surgeries.