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Staffing change should not affect Classic

Monday, February 20, 2017 by THOMAS BROAS in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Winter Classic raised over $26,000 for the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears Special Hockey team last month, but with some staff restructuring within the City of Bethlehem’s Parks and Public Property Department, the organizet is concerned about the evernt’s future.

there will be some change at the Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink and this change has some organizers of the event nervous the Classic and the ice quality may be in jeopardy.

LV Winter Classic - Growing tournament supports a LV special needs hockey program but organizer is concerned about future of the fundraiser

Monday, February 13, 2017 by THOMAS BROAS in Local News

Sixteen hockey teams from Pennsylvania and New Jersey braved some flurries and brisk 30 degree temperatures to converge at the Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink on Illick’s Mill Road Jan. 28 for the fourth annual Lehigh Valley Winter Classic. The Winter Classic is a hockey tournament, played outside in the elements, which helps support the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears, a local, special hockey team, part of the American Special Hockey Association.