Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
An old post office sign used in Hellertown which dates back to the late 1800s on loan from the Hellertown Historical Society.

Hellertown Post office marks 50th

By MARK KIRLIN in Local News

WIth a ribbon-cutting and light refreshments, officials celebrated 50th anniversary of the 660 Delaware Avenue Post Office April 17.

The festivities were open to the public, and Hellertown Postmaster Joe DiRusso received several honorary...

Chiara: Chiara Kramer attended with her parents Amey Senape and Mike Kramer, founders of Save Our Steel. For one last photo in front of Martin Tower, she expressed what many in the Bethlehem area feel about the loss of the iconic former Bethlehem Steel Company’s headquarters.

Leveling a landmark

By DANA GRUBB in Local News

Leveling a landmark

It took about 15 seconds Sunday to reduce the 21-story Martin Tower to a pile of rubble, as HRP Management, LLC, owners of the 53-acre site, make way for new development.

As puffs of smoke and flames signaled the...