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Monday, March 19, 2018 by The Press in School

Western Governor’s University

Norman Keyser, of the Bethlehem area, earned a master of science in information technology management degree from Western Governors University on Feb. 10.

Submit graduation items to, fax 610-740-0947 or mail it to College graduates, c/o Bethlehem Press, 1633 N. 26 St.,Allentown, PA 18104.

Proud of students

Monday, March 19, 2018 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Experts and administrators of the Charter HS for the Arts met March 14 for a public panel discussion on school security. It was not coincidence that the day began with a nationwide 17-minute school walkout by teens seeking to move the debate on school shootings and gun violence.

In an automated call to district parents at 6 p.m., Liberty HS Principal Harrison Bailey said, “While don’t advocate for missing academics, we chose to support our students’ right to protest these horrible...

Boutique prep under way

Monday, March 19, 2018 by The Press in Local News

The 2018 Boutique at the Rink cancer support fund raiser has scheduled two volunteer information sessions on Wednesday, April 4 at a new location, First Presbyterian Church, 2344 Center Street in Bethlehem. At two sessions scheduled at 2:30 PM and 6:30, policies, procedures and dates will be reviewed.

The Boutique at the Rink is held at the City of Bethlehem’s Earl Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink on Illick’s Mill Road. Donations of new and gently used clothing, household items, vintage...


Monday, March 19, 2018 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

NCC to Screen Film “Payback:

Atwood based film on March 28

Northampton Community College will hold a free public screening of “Payback”, a film based on Margaret Atwood’s book about debt and societal values, at 7 p.m. March 28 at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way. It will be followed with a discussion led by Dr. Cara McClintock-Walsh, professor of English. The showing is part of the NCC annual humanities program, “...

BAPL Kanopy streaming now available

Monday, March 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free to Bethlehem Public Library Library card holders. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic film and world cinema with collections from Kino...

VALLEY Torch Club meeting April 5

Monday, March 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Torch Club will meet 6:30 p.m. April 5 at the Hamilton Family Restaurant, 2027 Hamilton St., Allentown.

The lecture topic will be “Roots and Wings: How We Deal with Our Past” (Wings: To show you what you can become / Roots: To remind you where you’re from).

Advanced registration is required.

To inquire about the club or attending the meetings, call 484-619-3655.

Upcoming talks can be found at the Lehigh Valley Torch Club Facebook site under events....

A special night for a special cause

Monday, March 19, 2018 by ALLISON POCZAK in School

Young girls across Bethlehem Area School District put on their dresses and dancing shoes for a fancy night out with their dads Feb. 25. BASD Mini THON Daddy Daughter Dance was held at Liberty HS in the upstairs gymnasium from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The invitation was given to elementary school girls encouraged to bring their dads or even grandfathers, uncles, and older brothers. All four of these were also in attendance, enjoying their time with their special girls.

Over 400 people...

Article By: FREEDOM NOTES Carson Swick Honoring shooting victims


On Tuesday, March 20, people all across the Northern Hemisphere flipped their calendars from winter to spring, hoping to leave behind bitterly cold, windy days. Spring is a time of happiness where nature comes back to life, and there is always a sense of excitement in the air. People celebrate this change of seasons in a variety of ways, but at Freedom HS, students and teachers rejoice as the school year approaches its conclusion.

For high schoolers, spring marks more than just the...