Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

NMIH Art of Precision exhibit now open

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

The National Museum of Industrial History is hosting the “Art of Precision: The Engineered Sculpture of Christopher Bathgate” now through May 31 at the museum, 602 E. Second St. The 20 plus pieces are examples of how computer-mediated fabrication may bridge the divide between art, craft, and industrial production in the Digital Age.

The artist is a self-trained machinist employing handmade tools, automated CNC milling machines and metal lathes to create complex artistic expressions inspired by industry.

For more information, visit or call 610-694-6644.


Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION needs volunteers to read to kindergartners (and some 1st graders) in classrooms across the city. Two spring training sessions are scheduled for Thursday, January 30 and Thursday, February 27 from 1:30-2:30pm at Jackson Elementary Childhood Center, 517 N. 15th St. Street parking is available. All volunteers must obtain required background clearances, and info for that will be provided at the sessions. Actual reading demonstration to a kindergartner is included in session. Call Vicki Newhard, 484-765-4121,


Monday, January 6, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS is looking for volunteers to work with Bethlehem Special Olympics basketball team. Call Elizabeth Dellers, 267-221-7740.

FEED THE CHILDREN, Bethlehem, is accepting volunteer applications for their Teacher Store in which teachers from Title I school districts may shop for free school supplies four days a month. Call Beth Baier, 610-419-9356.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HISTORY, Bethlehem, is seeking volunteers to welcome guests, sell tickets and merchandise at the lobby admission desk. Call Robert Kent, 610-694-6637.

VALLEY-Traditions of Hanover honored

Monday, January 6, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Traditions of Hanover has been selected as a “Caring Super Star of 2020” for service excellence in senior living. In consumer ratings and reviews on, Traditions of Hanover earned a 5-star rating (the highest possible score) within the qualification timeframe, while also having a high volume of positive reviews and meeting other criteria for this national honor. Out of 149 Caring Stars communities across the country, Traditions of Hanover is the only recipient in Northampton County.


Monday, December 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Network acquires Coordinated Health

In a formal closing completed Dec. 19, Lehigh Valley Health Network has acquired the assets of Coordinated Health, which is now part of L.V.H.N. The two groups had, in September, signed a binding Letter of Intent pending reviews by the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office.

Patients will continue to see the same Coordinated Health physicians and care teams in the same locations. For more information, visit,

Speedy Bear Brigade distributes toys


Monday, December 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Thursday, January 2

Bethlehem Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) meeting, 7 p.m. Illick’s Mill – second floor, 100 Illick’s Mill Road.

Monday, January 6

Northampton County Council Reorganization Meeting, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Room #3116, Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Bethlehem City Council, meeting, 7 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

Bethlehem Twp. Norco Board of Commissioners meeting, 7 p.m. Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Fountain Hill Council meeting, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.