Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
PRESS PHOTO TIM GILMANEvent adviser Bill Safranek at this past year’s BASD min-THON. “It was very rewarding to work with more than 100 high school students who put this activity ahead of many other things.”

‘Kids keep me young’

By PATTIE GIORDANI in School

When Bill Safranek started teaching at Freedom HS in 1987, the average yearly income was $24,350, a gallon of gas was $.89 and a U.S. postage stamp would have set you back 24 cents.

Fast forward to 2016, the year of Safranek’s retirement:...

PRESS PHOTOS BY JOANNA IRELANDSilver Spring Country Club hosted about 130 members of the Bethlehem Garden Club in July. The club is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year.

Sharing gardening love

By JOANNA IRELAND in Local News

On July 21, Silver Spring Country Club hosted about 130 members of the Bethlehem Garden Club (BGC), which is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year. Dedicated to educating members and the community about gardening, sharing tips and...