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Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Walsh College

Dickran Guerguerian of Bethlehem, a master of science in accountancy major, graduated from Walsh College, Michigan, this past summer.


Three local students are among the graduates of Northampton Community College's registered nursing program. Michelle Homlish, Victoria MacRae and Gregory Palmatier, all of Betlhehem, received nursing pins at a Jan. 26 ceremony.

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

Stephani Peterson of Bethlehem is expected to...

BeijiIng Blogger: Same as always … and that's not so bad

Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

For the better part of those angst-filled teenage years and during summers spent at home in Pennsylvania's Coal Region, between college years, I found myself saying, "God, I can't wait to get out of Tamaqua."

Now, having lived in China for three years among Beijing's nearly 20 million people, 3 million autos and its domineering buildings and dirty streets, the hypocrite in me now says, "God, I can't wait to go home," not indefinitely, but certainly as a short respite from my busy city...

BASD Board: Who will pay for pre-K?

Monday, May 6, 2013 by JOSE ROMAN Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

The issue of supporting financially early childhood educational programs took center stage during a special budget meeting held April 29 by the Bethlehem Area School District Board to unveil a $224.3 million preliminary budget for the school year 2013-14.

The tentative spending plan allocates no monies at all to fund the school district's pre-K programs, something Board Director Aurea Ortiz was not pleased to hear.

During the discussion, Ortiz made it very clear she will not...

GARDEN CLUB: Herb cookery topic for May 16

Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Bethlehem Garden Club will meet May 16 at Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Road.

There will be a new member's luncheon at 11 a.m. There will be a hospitality time with a tournament review at noon followed by a meeting at 1 p.m. The program, "Cooking with Herbs" with Nancy Toothaker and Mary Alice Snyder, will begin at 1 p.m. For information, visit or Facebook, Bethlehem Garden Club of PA page....


Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Freemansburg police arrested two motorists in the early morning hours of April 20.

According to police, officers stopped a vehicle for straying accross lanes on Main Street around 2:15 a.m. They determined Kyle Lee Cambiotti, 27, of Bethlehem was intoxicated after he failed sobriety tests.

Three hours later on Ramblewood Lane police stopped Gabriel Quijano-Olivo, 28, of Bethlehem when a computer check revealed he was driving with a suspended drivers license. He, too, was...

LEHIGH VALLEY: Envision virtual meeting May 13

Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Envision Lehigh Valley will host a one-of-a-kind virtual public 8 to 9 p.m. May 13 to garner feedback from residents of the Lehigh Valley about what they want to see in the Lehigh Valley in the next five, 10 or 20 years.

The unique virtual meeting will allow anyone to jump into the broadcast through a specific link and chat live with a panel of city planners from Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown as well as a regional planner from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.


Press seeks input from candidates

Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Bethlehem Press has limited space and resources to contact local candidates and publish the issues important to their campaigns.

We encourage all candidates for local office in the City of Bethlehem and surrounding municipalities to contact us with the following information:

Ÿ your name and the office you seek;

Ÿ what you believe is the most important issue facing that office and your plan to confront it; and

Ÿ a high-quality digital portrait we can include...


Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, May 8

Salvation Army Women's Ministries' Bible study, 11 a.m.; breath of fresh air, 12:50 p.m., 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Gluten-Free/Celiac Sprue Support Group, 7:30 p.m. Lower level board room of St. Luke's – Warren Hospital. Call 610-865-3543 or 732-207-6666.

Thursday, May 9

Tunes at Twilight, Steve Brosky and Jimmy Meyer, 6 to 8 p.m., Sun Inn Courtyard; rain location: garden level, Main St. Commons.

Friday, May 10


City MS Orchestra 156 strong

Monday, May 6, 2013 by The Press in School

Student musicians from the orchestras of the Bethlehem Area School District's four middle schools, Broughal, East Hills, Nitschmann and Northeast, recently spent two days in rehearsal for their 2013 All City Middle School Orchestra Concert. Their performance was held in the Northeast auditorium before a large crowd of families, friends and supporters. One hundred fifty-six musicians participated this year under the direction of instrumental music directors Maryann Gross (Broughal), Christy...