Bethlehem Press

Thursday, March 23, 2017


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Northampton Community College

Career Assistance classes begin March 20

New Choices free classes to explore career opportunities begin March 20. The sessions run every Monday and Thursday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. through April 27 in room 627. at NCC’s Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St. For information or to register, call 610-332-6560.

Film screening March 29

Pioneering panelists share experiences at BAPL

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by ED COURRIER in Local News

“Memories of Steel: Women of Bethlehem Steel” featured three women who shared memories of their involvement with “The Steel” during its heyday and decline in the Lehigh Valley. A collaborative effort of the Steelworkers’ Archives and Lehigh University, the event was held March 7 at the Bethlehem Area Public Library on Church Street.

Around Town

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Saturday, March 18

A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:

Salvation Army: Call 610-867-4681 for schedule.

Bethlehem Area Public Library: daily. Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610 867-7852 (south side) or visit (main) or (south side); for the newsletter, visit

Board considers selling empty property

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by LIZ KEMMERER in Local News

The directors are exploring possibilities for the two vacant land parcels located at the corner of Freemansburg Avenue and Farmersville Road. The district has owned the 15.45 acre lot since 1979 and has leased it as farmland for the past several years.

The ongoing growth in residential and commercial real estate over the last few years along the Freemansburg Avenue corridor has triggered the need to evaluate the property as an educational asset, explained BASD chief facilities and operations officer Mark Stein at the facilities committee meeting Mar. 5.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION needs volunteers to staff its online Virtual Thrift Store from 9 a.m.-noon on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Contact Deirdre Federico Snyder, 610-740-5500, ext. 322,

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATL. HERITAGE CORRIDOR, Easton, needs volunteers for D & L’s Opening Day for Trails Clean Up in Hugh Moore Park April 8. Sign up on line or contact Brian Green, 610-923-3548 x234,