Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

RADIO CLUB Licensing classes to start Sept. 3

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold free public amateur ham radio (not CB) operators and general class licenses classes on Tuesdays for nine weeks from 7-9 p.m. beginning September 3. The simultaneous licensing sessions classrooms are at Gracedale, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth, 18064.

The suggested age for attendance is about eight and older. For information and to register, call 610-432-8286 or email KE3AW@ARRL.NET or visit...

MusikFest public safety by the numbers

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News



Total Adults Arrested – (34)

Total Juveniles (under 18) - (4)


1 - 2004……..44 2 - 2005……...37

3 - 2006……..56 4 - 2007……...48

5 - 2008……..53 6 - 2009…..….64

7 - 2010……. 77 8 - 2011…..….81

9 - 2012……..60 10 -2013……..34

11 -2014……..41 12 -2015……..22

13 -2016……..16 14 -2017……..36

15 -2018……..20 16- 2019……..38



Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SHARECARE FAITH IN ACTION, Bethlehem, provides free volunteer services to elderly/disabled persons such as transportation, shopping, visitations and therapy dog visits. Call Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177.

ALLENTOWN SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION, Allentown, is looking for volunteers for performances at beautiful, historic Miller Symphony Hall. For dates and times, call Cheryl Haughney, 610-432-7961.

ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION, Allentown, needs volunteers to help feed their men at the Mission...

Neighbor slams proposed gate

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by ED COURRIER in Local News

The Historical and Architectural Review Board tabled a proposal Aug. 7 by Dan Ault for 251 E. Church St. requesting a certificate of appropriateness for a new gate at the side rear of the house owned by Madeline Peters.

His application to erect a three-foot wide by six-foot high solid wood cedar gate with black wrought-iron hardware, hung between two four- by-four premium kiln-dried posts, was interrupted by his next-door neighbor. Cheryl Dougan, the owner of 253 E. Church St.,...

AWARD Hotel Bethlehem named to top 10

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Historic Hotel Bethlehem was selected by USA TODAY for the 2019 Annual Readers Choice Awards: 10 best Historic Hotels. One of twenty country-wide hotels nominated, it was chosen by a panel of Historic Hotels experts. The establishment affiliated with Historic Hotels of America in 2004.

It is the first time that the hotel has been nominated. Managing Partner Bruce Haines noted that the honor was the culmination of 20 years of commitment to restoring the hotel to its 1920s elegance and...

VETERANS Women vet expo in Wilkes-Barre

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Women Veterans Committee of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Veterans Services (GAC-VS) will host a Women Veterans town hall and expo to honor women veterans and update them on programs and services they may have earned Aug. 24

Led by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), the GAC-VS is the commonwealth’s first interagency collaboration, which strives to enhance the quality of programs and services for its nearly 800,000 veterans.

Nine a.m.-...