Bethlehem Press

Monday, February 24, 2020

Wild opens up at public meeting

Monday, February 17, 2020 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

In a packed lecture room at Lafayette University in Easton Jan. 28 as area residents listened as U.S. Representative Susan Wild explained what she is trying to do and what she has accomplished in Washington.

Communicating

with constituents

“I feel very strongly about representing every single person that lives in this district,” said Wild (Democrat, PA 7th Congressional District which includes all of Lehigh County and Northampton County as well as parts of Monroe County.) “We are trying to do Town Halls in every corner of the District.”

Trump impeachment

PPL: Grant funds youth program

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in Local News

The Salvation Army, Lehigh Valley is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 sustaining grant from the PPL Foundation.

The much-needed funds will support Youth Enrichment Programs at The Salvation Army Allentown Corps.

More than 110 children currently enrolled in the Allentown Corps’ Youth Enrichment Program will benefit from the generous donation.

The Allentown Corps provides a wide array of services to help nurture children’s love of learning.

The Corps’ Youth Department offers a safe, positive and motivating environment for youngsters to learn and grow.

Lions announce 2020 gem show plans

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in Local News

This year the Saucon Valley Lions and the Gilman’s, from Lost River Cavern, will be celebrating their 50th year Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show. The show was

started by Bob Gilman in an era when collecting rocks and minerals was a passion.

The shows started at the Marine training center in Bethlehem and in 1982 moved to the Saucon Valley HS. For many years, Lion member Ray Campbell

organized the show but he has since turned over the reins to his daughter, Amy. Under Amy’s guidance, the show has grown, and this year’s show promises to

be the best ever.

Elevator allowed; patio proposed

Monday, February 17, 2020 by ED COURRIER in Local News

The Historical and Architectural Review Board approved a proposal to install an elevator and stair shaft at the rear façade of 523-525 Main St. Since he was one of the applicants, Chairman Fred Bonsall recused himself from voting on this one agenda item at the Feb. 5 meeting in the Rotunda. Also representing the project was contractor Kevin Serfass.

The project involves removing one of a pair of existing skylights on the roof of the venerable five-story retail brick building to make way for a masonry elevator and stair shaft which would run from the basement to the fourth floor.

PPL: Grant funds youth program

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in Local News

The Salvation Army, Lehigh Valley is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 sustaining grant from the PPL Foundation.

The much-needed funds will support Youth Enrichment Programs at The Salvation Army Allentown Corps.

More than 110 children currently enrolled in the Allentown Corps’ Youth Enrichment Program will benefit from the generous donation.

The Allentown Corps provides a wide array of services to help nurture children’s love of learning.

The Corps’ Youth Department offers a safe, positive and motivating environment for youngsters to learn and grow.