Bethlehem Press

Thursday, April 9, 2020
press potos by dana grubbJames Ruhf, Greg Ross and Jim Propst of the City of Bethlehem Pipe Band perform “Wearing of the Green” and “Minstrel Boy” to open the flag raising ceremony.

Bethlehem toasts the Irish

By The Press in Local News

The City of Bethlehem held its annual St. Patrick’s Day Flag Raising March 15, as the Irish flag was hoisted by Bethlehem businessman Neville Gardner, members of the city of Bethlehem Pipe Band played Irish melodies, two members of the Liberty HS...

Rabbi Steve Nathan, director of Jewish Student Life and Associate Chaplain at Lehigh, continued the theme of a common humanity.

Prayers at Packer Chapel


Students, faculty and others were drawn together in solidarity and grief Friday at the Asa Packer Memorial Church at the edge of the Lehigh University campus. They were there to express their concerns and thoughts and to show their support of the...

Chris and Natasha Lynch and their two bulldogs, Rosé and Beau, won the prize for Best Dog and Owners Costumes. The Lynches and their dogs reside in Slatington.

Celtic Doggie Parade

By CINDY O’BRIEN in Local News

Wearing their finest Irish attire, 35 purebred and mixed breed dogs from around the Lehigh Valley shared in some St. Patrick’s Day fun. They strutted their stuff in a friendly Celtic canine costume competition in historic North Bethlehem March 16...