Bethlehem Press

Friday, September 21, 2018

UUCLV to mark 70th anniversary

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in Local News

The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley will be celebrating its 70th anniversary Sept. 22 and 23 at 424 Center St. in Bethlehem. The theme of the celebration is “Open Minds, Loving Hearts - 70 Years Together.”

The public is invited to join the festivities at an open house at the church Sept. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. On Sept. 23 there will be a jubilee service at 10:30 a.m. and a dinner for members and friends at 4 p.m. Saturday’s attractions at the open house will include...

BETHLEHEM Schneider lecture set for Sept. 27

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The annual Schneider Lecture, Vogue fashion show and talk: How Green is the New Black, with Wendy Osterweil and Brittney Ciardi takes place 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St. The program is being presented in conjunction with the museum’s fall exhibit, Sketched Out - The Beginnings of a Masterpiece.

The evening, dedicated to sustainable style and green fashion industry practices, includes demonstrations and a fashion show. There will be an...

VALLEY Open Gate tours on Sept. 29, 30

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Open Gate Farm Tours will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 29 and 30 at Burnside Plantation,

There will be workshops by Penn State Master Gardeners, open house and live Colonial cooking demonstrations, games and crafts.

There will be a farm tour of Burnside Plantation, established in 1748 as the first privately owned home of Bethlehem Moravians James and Mary Burnside. The grounds include the original farmhouse, barns, farm buildings and one of only two operating high horse-...

LIVING BY FAITH - Learning to be a good teacher

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by CARINA STOVES in Opinion

Oki! When I moved to Montana, I thought that I knew how to be a great teacher. I knew what the textbooks said, and I did really well in my classes at Lehigh Carbon Community College and Bloomsburg University, but boy have I learned a lot in the past few months.

Yes, I know the facts and theories, however I didn’t know how to put them into practice. In fact, I am still working on it; teaching is quite a difficult job. I think the books leave out the part about students bringing in...

SOUTHSIDE NMIH Museum Day Sept. 22

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

As part of Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day, the National Museum of Industrial History will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 22.

Museum Day tickets may be purchased and downloaded at One ticket is permitted per email address. A list of participating museums, which will be continually updated as more museums continue to register, can be found at


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in School

Penn State University

Kyle Benner, of Bethlehem, graduated this past spring from Penn State University Park.

Penn State University’s main campus is located at 201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802.

For information, call 814-865-4700 or visit

Wentworth Institute

Kevin McPeek of Bethlehem Township has earned a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology,...

DA Morganelli enlists CHC for war on college drinking

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by BERNIE O’HARE in Local News

On July 18, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli met with Northampton County’s four college presidents to see what could be done to curb college drinking. “Alcohol is still the drug of choice,” he said. He wants to avoid tragedies like last year’s death of a Lafayette College freshman, who fractured his skull in an apparent fall during a weekend of drinking.

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1,825 college students between the ages of...


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

THE CENTER FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with a.m. cleanings, attend off site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help. If interested in helping, please contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722, ext. 4 or email

CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS AND LITERACY, Allentown, is looking for volunteer tutors for its adult...


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by The Press in School

Moravian College

2018 Cohen Arts & Lecture Sept. 12

Alec Ross, the former State Department senior advisor for Innovation, will be the speaker for this year’s free Cohen Lecture, “The Industries of the Future,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 in Johnston Hall, north campus, Moravian College.

The artificial intelligence and robotics to cybersecurity and cybercrime expert will speak to the trends and developments that will shape the next decade, illuminating issues around trade,...