Bethlehem Press

Friday, December 15, 2017

NOTRE DAME HS NOTES-Noting fall accomplishments by Aniela Verbin

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in School

As the winter season approaches, students reflect on the great accomplishments they have done for Notre Dame HS. On the sports side of things, senior Danny Leary’s hat trick helped the boys’ soccer team make history by bringing home a District XI 2A title. For girls cross country, freshman Grace Medei placed fifth at Districts and 33rd place at PIAA 2A State Cross Country Championships. Junior John Koons placed 14th at the PIAA 2A State Cross Country Championships. As for tennis, juniors...

Spotlight on dark consequences of U.S. foreign policy

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by ED COURRIER in Local News

YWCA Bethlehem’s Great Decisions Foreign Policy Lecture series featured a preview event with “Consequence: A Conversation About Interrogation and the Iraq War” at Kirkland Village Oct. 11. Bethlehem-based author and army veteran Eric Fair was interviewed about his experiences as a contract interrogator by Brian Mello, associate professor of political science at Muhlenberg College.

“Eric’s experiences are his and not mine. But the war in Eric’s memoirs is ours,” said Mello as he...


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, November 29

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

Hanover Twp. Supervisors, 7 p.m. 3630 Jacksonville Road.

Northampton Co. Council (2018 proposed budget), 4:30 p.m. 669 Washington St., Easton.

Monday, December 4

BASD reorganization and board combined, 6 p.m., Edgeboro Room, Education Center, 1516 Sycamore St.

Bethlehem City Council, 7 p.m. 10 E. Church St.

Bethlehem Twp....

High schools will add courses

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by HEATHER NIGRONE in Local News

Liberty HS student representative Sarafina Schultheis described all of the exciting events occurring over the next few weeks, including concerts and tree lighting ceremonies, at the Nov. 20 meeting. Student representative Andrew Youwakim proudly announced that 105 students were recently inducted into the National Honor Society at Freedom HS.

The board then breezed through passing a number of agenda items, with board President Mike Faccinetto pausing to remind the audience that the...

Class of ‘47 meets for 70th time

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

Twenty-seven members of the Liberty HS Class of 1947 and their guests gathered at the Palace Restaurant for their 70th reunion in October, for what some were calling the last reunion after the class treasury had been spent down to cover the costs of the event. Conversations among the classmates elicited laughter and knowing looks as they brought each other current on their lives and families. Comprised of former educators, scientists, steel workers and many other avocations among them, they...


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in School

BASD: Pre-K open houses

The Bethlehem Area School District will hold open house nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for local Pre-K parents/guardians, students and providers. Attendees will meet the principal, a kindergarten teacher and a guidance counselor, visit a kindergarten classroom, hear from guest speakers and tour the school.

The schools and the open house dates are Dec. 4; Governor Wolf and Spring Garden, Dec. 5; Calypso, Dec. 6; Lincoln, Dec. 7; Farmersville and Miller...