Bethlehem Press

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Project Hope Keeping alive the true spirit of Christmas

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by CAROLE GORNEY in Local News

It was a very merry Christmas this year for nearly 600 children and adults from throughout the Lehigh Valley who, thanks to Project Hope of Easton, enjoyed a traditional turkey and ham dinner with all the trimmings, and took home gifts of coats and other warm clothing, along with bags of packaged food for families to have another holiday meal.

Audit: Another report in the black

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by HANNAH MCMULLAN in Local News

Bethlehem Area School Board members welcomed William Gorman Jr. of Gorman & Associates Public Accountants for the local audit report of 2017-18 at the financial meeting Jan. 14.

Gorman congratulated the board on a second year in a row of no internal or external deficiencies in the Bethlehem schools. He said mistakes may have been made, but they were corrected under a controlled and organized environment.

Snow emergencies

Saturday, January 19, 2019 by The Press in Local News


Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center

Due to the pending inclement weather and extreme cold temperatures, the Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center and the Bethlehem Yard Waste Facility will be closed on Jan. 20 and 21. For more information, call 610- 865-7082. or visit

Borough of Hellertown

A snow emergency was declared for the Borough of Hellertown, and vehicles should be removed from roads posted with “Snow Emergency Route” signs, as of 1 p.m. Jan. 19 until further notice. For more information, visit

Southside BYOB club Rowdy patrons brought to council’s attention

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Drunken and rowdy behavior on Third Street near a BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) club in South Bethlehem has gotten the attention of local residents, Chief of Police Mark DiLuzio and Mayor Robert Donchez.

Resident Tyler Buck, who spoke to council on Jan. 2 about loud and aggressive behavior in the parking lot used by patrons of the lounge and said shots have been fired, with bullets hitting a nearby pizza shop and a cigar store.

He said a shooting occurred in late December and that one person had been put in an ambulance. “There was blood everywhere,” said Buck.