Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Making city government more

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

‘Transparent, accountable’

Bethlehem’s former 9-1-1 communications center is now its service center and water control center providing residents with a single point of contact for non-emergency requests such as reporting pot holes, downed tree limbs, water main leaks, and high grass complaints.

At a recent roll out, city staff outlined the operation which allows residents to report their concerns via direct phone line (610-865-7000), email (bethlehemservicecenter@bethlehem-pa.gov), eGov and a BSC App available through the Google Play and Apple App stores.

YWCA Bethlehem’s annual meeting

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Celebrating start of 92nd year

YWCA Bethlehem’s 92nd Anniversary Celebration will be held at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Saucon Valley Country Club. Stephanie Hnatiw, executive director of YWCA Bethlehem, welcomes new friends to attend the event.

“As we begin our 92nd year of service to the Bethlehem community, the annual meeting is a perfect opportunity to learn about our program and services, and meet the staff and board members who make it possible.”

YWCA Bethlehem offers girl empowerment programs, women’s health workshops, diversity education, and senior daycare services.

Pennsylvanians need to heed heat warnings

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The Wolf Administration is urging all Pennsylvanians to take steps to keep themselves and their loved ones, including pets, safe from potentially deadly heat-related illnesses. Infants and children, older adults, and people suffering from illness may be less able to respond to extreme temperatures and taking certain medications can affect how one’s body responds to heat.

All Pennsylvanians are urged to follow these safety tips to avoid heat-related illnesses:

• Drink plenty of water and do not wait until you are thirsty to drink more fluids;

Pennsylvanians need to heed heat warnings

Monday, July 22, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The Wolf Administration is urging all Pennsylvanians to take steps to keep themselves and their loved ones, including pets, safe from potentially deadly heat-related illnesses. Infants and children, older adults, and people suffering from illness may be less able to respond to extreme temperatures and taking certain medications can affect how one’s body responds to heat.

All Pennsylvanians are urged to follow these safety tips to avoid heat-related illnesses:

• Drink plenty of water and do not wait until you are thirsty to drink more fluids;

Small home addition approved

Monday, July 22, 2019 by ED COURRIER in Local News

The Historical and Architectural Review Board granted a certificate of appropriateness to Robert Raymond Rooke and his fiancée Alexandra MacLean for a mudroom addition to the rear of their house at 42 E. Church St. Contractor Tim Deily accompanied the couple at the July 10 meeting held in the Rotunda to assist with the proposal. He provided the additional information the board had requested from a previous meeting when the application had been tabled. The eight-foot by eight-foot, single-story mudroom for their brick residence is part of a kitchen rehab project.