Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
PRESS PHOTO BY DANA GRUBBPeople have been flocking to the outdoors in search of calmness and to exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hikers and cyclists are traversing area trails such as this stretch of the D&L Trail above in Northampton.

Vital viral lessons

By DANA GRUBB in Local News

Up until the current COVID-19 pandemic, the two most momentous events in my lifetime were the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

A third life-impacting event, the current public health...

PRESS PHOTOS COURTTESY BASD/BRAD DREY001: Fifth-grade teacher Brad Drey, whose popular Twitter videos (@FtHillDrey) showcase Fountain Hill’s special events, is coordinating the teachers’ “bedtime stories” on Flipgrid, a social learning tool used in the district. Classroom teachers and other FHE staff recorded themselves reading some of their favorite children’s books so they can be present

At Fountain Hill ES


Bethlehem Area School District treated Governor Tom Wolf’s March 16 mandatory, unprecedented school closure aimed at slowing the transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), like an extended snow closure. No new material was taught –...