Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Contributed photosNewlyweds Devin Hallquist and Michael Steele take a stroll outside by the Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces July 13 after their wedding at ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The ceremony was permitted to be held despite an emergency situation involving a man who climbed the blast furnaces and remained there for 21 hours. The crisis fwas peacefully resolved.

‘For better or worse’


Most of the Lehigh Valley was intently watching the news and social media July 12 after word spread that a man climbed the blast furnaces at SteelStacks in Bethlehem and was refusing to come down. Emergency personnel were on the scene attempting...

PRESS PHOTOS BY MARK KIRLINHellertown and Lower Saucon police officers line-up and look up at the flag during the evening’s singing of the National Anthem.

National Night Out – Hellertown

By MARK KIRLIN in Local News

Hellertown and Lower Saucon held their annual National Night Out Aug. 6 at Dimmick Park in Hellertown. It was an opportunity for the community and first responders to come together in an effort to build relationships and increase awareness of...

PRESS PHOTOS BY NICHOLAS ROLLANDLiberty HS students meet on East 1st Street, just outside of Musikfest’s Wind Creek Steel Stage before the Lady Antebellum Concert. As part of the PNC Backstage Experience, students go backstage to watch a soundcheck and meet Lady Antebellum’s tour manager.

Bethlehem students backstage


Liberty HS music students learned what life is like in the music business on a Sunday afternoon at Musikfest. Students were invited to the Wind Creek Steel Stage at PNC plaza, the same stage that Lady Antebellum would grace later that evening, to...