Bethlehem Press

Friday, December 14, 2018

Road closures

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News


A contractor will be installing a waterline on Fourth Street at Adams Street and will be restricting traffic to one lane in this area from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6.

A tree contractor will be working on a tree on Pinehurst Road and will need to close one lane of traffic between Pennsylvania Ave and Robin Way from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5.

Women’s Veterans Empowered and Thriving Steelstacks hosts nonprofit panel

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by ALLI POCZAK in Local News

Nov. 11 is a day we spend honoring our current and former Armed Service members in many different ways. This past Veterans Day, Jenny Pacanowski, U.S. Army, founder and director of the nonprofit Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving, did so by hosting a featured panel of women veterans sharing stories, experiences, and challenges faced during deployment and after returning home.


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Putz displays (story of Christ’s birth through narration, music, illuminated miniature scenes- Moravian tradition):

Central Moravian Putz / Star and Candle Shoppe, 1 to 7 p.m. Christian Education Bldg. 73 W. Church St. Thursday, Friday: 1 to 7 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m. Closed December 24, 25. After Christmas daily: 1 to 5 p.m. through Dec. 31. Showings every half hour. For information, visit

Around Town

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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

Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610-867-7852 (south side); Visit (main) or (south side); newsletter:

Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery, 2018 summer show through October 6. 459 Main St. Visit hours, more.

NORCO: County hit by cyber attacks; grant tabled

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by BERNIE O’HARE in Local News

Northampton County is hit by an average of 27,000 cyber attacks daily, according to Executive Lamont McClure. On election day, there were 1.4 million attacks. None succeeded, McClure reported to county council at its Nov. 15 meeting. He said most of the attacks originated from Ukraine. He added that the county currently blocks 44 counties.

Election results mixed, says columnist

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by JULIA SWAN in Local News

Local columnist Bill White says he hoped for two outcomes from the recent midterm election. He hoped voters nationwide would repudiate President Donald Trump, and that Lehigh Valley voters would “boot out” their local state representatives, who he called “a bunch of do-nothing chair-fillers.

“I didn’t get everything I wanted,” White told a full house at the Hot Topics luncheon in Emmaus Nov. 12, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lehigh County. “I declared the evening a draw.”