Bethlehem Press

Thursday, April 26, 2018

12th ‘Celebration of Reading’ April 28

Monday, April 23, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Explore a police car and fire engine . . . participate in a science experiment . . . work with the folks from the Northampton Community College’s “fabulous” Fab Lab . . . get fingerprinted . . . build with Lego’s . . . create a craft . . . be entertained by storytellers . . . work out with local student-athletes . . . enjoy the performances of more than 600 young people from throughout the community . . . visit one of more than 15 reading stations . . . have your face painted . . . visit the...

Article By: VALLEY Muslim Assoc. open house April 28

Monday, April 23, 2018 by VALLEY MUSLIM ASSOC. OPEN HOUSE APRIL 28 in News Briefs

Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is holding a spring open house 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28.

It will be held at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Guests are invited to a question-and-answer session to learn about Islam and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.

Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.

For more information, contact...

County-wide drug take-back event

Monday, April 23, 2018 by The Press in Local News

The 15th National Take Back Day drug collection event will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During that time, Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 14 sites across the county. County residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications, and liquids.

Syringes or Sharps will not be accepted. Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous, and no...

SOUTHSIDE TASK FORCE City demographics laid out at meeting

Monday, April 23, 2018 by ED COURRIER in Local News

Bethlehem’s Business Development and Retention Specialist Sara Bukowiec provided the Mayor’s South Side Task Force with an economic and demographic profile of the city from both sides of the Lehigh River at the March 27 Meeting.

Bukowiec, employed by Bethlehem’s department of community and economic development, looks to fill vacant storefronts and to assist and encourage established businesses from leaving the city. During her PowerPoint presentation, she described how millennials,...

Spring Garden hosts STEAM Day - Doing something different

Monday, April 23, 2018 by KATYA HRICHAK in School

Students at Spring Garden ES had fun while exploring the sciences during STEAM Day March 23. Community members came into the school to teach kindergarten through fifth grade students about science, technology, engineering, art and math through various hands-on activities.

According to Principal Eric Smith, Spring Garden aims to have a different themed day each year to introduce its students to fields they ordinarily might not have a chance to learn about. While last year’s event...


Monday, April 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, April 25

Bethlehem Parking Authority, 4:30 p.m., 85 W. North St.

Bethlehem Township Zoning Board. 6:30 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. Public hearing room, Gov’t. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Monday, April 30

BASD, board workshop, 6 p.m. Edgeboro Room, Education Center, 1516 Sycamore St.

Tuesday, May 1

Freemansburg Council, 7 p.m. 600 Monroe St.

Wednesday, May 2