In a time when much of the Lehigh Valley was brought to a standstill, New Bethany Ministries has been busier than ever. The Southside Bethlehem nonprofit is used to difficulty, providing services for people who have nowhere else to turn. But, like everyone during the COVID-19 crisis, it has faced new challenges.
Until further notice, we will no longer accept walk-in customers at our offices. We have taken this step in order to protect our employees and the general public from the possibility of exposing anyone to the COVID-19 virus.
We will be happy to accept phone calls, and you can make payments through the mail or through the mail slot in our door or electronically on our website at www.tnonline.com.
Our offices will be staffed and in operation conducting business over the phone and through email during this crisis.
The Celtic Cultural Alliance Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival’s Youth Celtic Fiddle Competition will be held September 26, 2020, at the Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St. The contest primarily focuses on Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Shetland, and Galician Celtic fiddling styles.
There are two age categories. Monetary prizes are given to the top three in each division. Judges are professional fiddle players who perform at Celtic Classic.
Lehigh County Commissioners will continue to support Governor Tom Wolf’s opening plans. They refused during an online meeting May 13 to take up a proposal by Republican Commissioner Nathan Brown, who moved a resolution urging commissioners to support State Senator Lisa Boscola’s (D-Northampton-Lehigh County) recent letter to Wolf urging him to move from the coronavirus status Red to Yellow for Lehigh County and the Lehigh Valley.
BETHLEHEM, PA—Free livestreams by artists like The Slackers, Kat Wright Acoustic Trio, American Dinosaur and Yam Haus, as well as a glimpse of the virtual programming being offered by all eight Levitt Pavilions across the country, highlight the start of the 10th year of the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks as the nonprofit music venue designed to bring the community together through free concerts shifts to keeping our community connected through free virtual programming.