Bethlehem Press

Friday, December 13, 2019
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By The Press in Local News

New Bethany Ministries--Major Accomplishments

• Over 100,000 people directly impacted in the past 30 years

• Over 360 families benefiting from the transitional housing since 1999

• Countless graduates from the transitional...

PRESS PHOTO BY ELOISE LONGJohn Erol Kocer autographs his latest book, “Acts of Love,” for Bethlehem Township residents Joe Mancuso and Michelle DeCrosta.

A heart of compassion

By ELOISE LONG in Local News

John Erol Kocer spent his early years being afraid of God. He played in a heavy metal band, wore his hair long and disheveled, and calls it “… a time of despondency, withdrawal and a reckless lifestyle. Then the hand of Love [Jesus] descended...

Eagle Scout inductees from Bethlehem Catholic HS are Jason Ahing, Elek Zamoly, Liam McGregor, Adam Dabrowski and Rowan Hickey in front row. Parents in back row are Alma Ahing, Katie and Las Zamolyi, Todd and Kay McGregor, Jerry Dabrowski, Carla Hickey and Troop 352 Scoutmaster Michael Caffrey.

Troop 352 honors 10 Eagle Scouts

By TIM GILMAN in Local News

A record 10 Boy Scouts from Troop 352 of Notre Dame Church in Bethlehem were inducted into the Eagle Scout of Court of Honor ceremony Jan. 17 at Lehigh University’s Iacocca Hall.

According to Lori Weber of the Minsi Trails Council Boy...