Bethlehem Press

Friday, April 3, 2020
PRESS PHOTO COURTESY Iglesia Pentecostal de BethlehemPastor XXXXX Colon says the church is fully paid off and they do have insurance. She expects the rebuilding process could take two to three months, but additional help has been arranged by parishioners using a fundraising site,

Church arson arrest made


Police arrested a man allegedly responsible for two fires at a Pembroke Road church last week. Forty-three-year-old Wilmer J. Ortiz Torres of West Chew Street in Allentown, arrested Friday, is a former member of the Iglesia Pentecostal de...

Press photo by Bernie O’hareJudge Leonard Zito in the “boiler room” with secretary Anne Goetz.

Judge Zito stepping down

By BERNIE O’HARE in Local News

It’s hard to think of anyone more closely connected to Northampton County government than Leonard Zito has been since he first began practicing law in 1971. As a lawyer in Bangor, his hard-hitting style attracted attention from both the public...