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Freedom HS profile: Kristen Dalton

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Mom, Susan Dalton; dad, Michael Dalton; sister, Kaitlin Dalton; brother, Patrick Dalton

Favorite subject: English and history. I enjoy creative writing and reading timeless classics. I also believe building a future relies on what we learn from the past.

Activities: Cheerleading, newspaper, FEA, FBLA and Ski Club

Next steps: Attend a four-year college, get a job, be successful and change the world

Career goals: Become a talk show...


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Wednesday, September 26

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

Bethlehem Zoning Board, 7 p.m., 10 E. Church St.

Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m., public hearing room, Lehigh County Gov. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Bethlehem Twp. Zoning Board, 6:30 p.m. municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Thursday, September 27

Hanover Twp. Zoning, 7 p.m., municipal building, 3630 Jacksonville Road.

Lower Saucon Twp. Planning...

Article By: Lavage

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Lavage in Social News

Couple renew vows

at Heidelberg UCC

Edward and Eleanor Lavage of Bethlehem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 25 with a renewal of vows ceremony at Heidelberg United Church of Christ, Heidelberg Township, followed by a reception in the fellowship hall.

The ceremony at Heidelberg Church was special to Eleanor because she is a descendant of Casper Peter, one of the founding members of Heidelberg Church, founded in 1740.

The couple were married Aug. 25,...

BASD: Board revives Nitschmann debate

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Four years after open and frank discussions regarding the deteriorating Nitschmann MS, Bethlehem Area School District directors are planning similar events in the hope of finally determining a plan for the aging structure.

Following talks earlier in the summer, Sept. 10 the board heard and considered options from engineers first developed more than four years ago. Superintendent Dr. Joseph Roy said the board and administrators will be researching the financial aspects of the project...


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Bethlehem Area Public Library was the venue for a Sept. 19 hearing in the latest round of Abe Atiyeh zoning hearings. But instead of a librarian, Solicitor Erich Schock and Zoning Chairman Gus Loupos both had to ask the 50 or so people to be silent. For the most part, they were, as Attorney Mark Malkames made the case for drug and alcohol treatment centers at 2110 Center St. and 2349 Linden St.

Both applications were originally filed last March, before Bethlehem's new zoning ordinance...


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Backed by a strong presence from Nazareth Ambulance Corps (NAC) employees, a paramedic's well-delivered speech convinced Northampton County Council to delay its decision to award a contract for Gracedale residents to LifeStar Response, a non-emergency medical transport service.

Council's unanimous decision will allow NAC to meet with Gracedale's administration, county council representatives and county human services administrators to review the local corps' contract bid to see how...

CHOICES encourages future female engineers

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by CYNTHIA UNDERHILL Special to the Bethlehem Press in School

The summer CHOICES Engineering Camp is a chance for women engineers from Lehigh University's P C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science to share their interest and knowledge with middle school-aged girls. The camp took place in mid-July at Lehigh University.

Four teams participated in hands on experiments that introduced them to multiple science and engineering disciplines. For materials and science engineering, they assembled and tested fruit batteries. They built a...