Bethlehem Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

David Stone brings the Johnny Cash Experience to Alburtis

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

David Stone, of Media, recently performed a unique portrayal of entertainer Johnny Cash at Alburtis Tavern and Lodge.

In addition to singing, Stone told the life story of Johnny Cash throughout his performance by telling a story about every song before he sang it. Stone also included the love story of Johnny Cash and June Carter and Leighann Burke from the Wilkes-Barre area joined him on the stage as June Carter.

Stone has been a Cash fan and admirer since his childhood. He...

Fair set for June 15-17

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Kempton

The Kempton Fair, which started in 1957, is alive and well in Kempton, Berks County.

Sponsored by the Kempton Community Center, 83 Community Center Drive, the fair is set for June 15-17.

The refurbished event will bring new energy and direction, but with more of the feel of yesteryear.

There will be three evenings of tractor and truck power pulls, and drags; and popular musical talents Crazy Hearts, Scott Marshall and Marshall’s Highway, and the Hannah...

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Sabwa Sula, 41, of Freemansburg, was issued a summary citation for harassment following an alleged incident at a home in the 700 block of Mortimer Street 1 p.m. May 17. Sula allegedly pushed and hit the victim in the face.

Brenden Arnold, 30, of Allentown, was issued a summary citation 11:08 p.m. May 18 following an alleged incident at a home in the 1400 block of Stanley Avenue.

Sabwa Sula, 41, of Freemansburg, was charged with alleged terroristic threats, simple assault and...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

June 14

Community blood drive at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. The blood drive, 4 to 8 p.m., is in memory of Wayne Leibensperger Jr. Call Deana for an appointment at 610-217-3155.

Lower Milford Fireman’s Carnival, 1601 Limeport Pike, Limeport, through June 17. Grounds open 6 p.m. each night; music begins 7 p.m. each night. Proceeds benefit emergency services in Lower Milford Township.

Lehigh Valley Active Life...

AREA VBS PROGRAMS

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

There may be costs and registration restrictions/deadlines. Visit or call the organization as listed for more information.

June 12-16

“Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God!” 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. East Hills, Advent and Central Moravian Churches meeting at Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Road. Children age four years old to those entering sixth grade. To register, visit...

HS GRADUATIONS 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by The Press in School

Tuesday, June 6

Freedom HS graduation practice, 7:45 to 9:45 a.m. in the FHS gym, 3149 Chester Road.

Liberty HS graduation, 7 p.m. Stabler Arena, 124 Goodman Drive.

Bethlehem Catholic HS baccalaureate, 7 p.m. auditorium, 2133 Madison Ave.

Wednesday, June 7

Freedom HS graduation practice, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Stabler Arena, 124 Goodman Drive.

Freedom HS graduation, 7 p.m. Stabler Arena, 124 Goodman Drive.

Bethlehem Catholic HS graduation, 7 p.m....

Memorial Holiday traffic incidents

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Memorial Day weekend is one of high spirits and countless social gatherings. Many people are on the road with plenty on their minds, and during such times police are doubly alert toward traffic safety. The Pa. State Police recently released the numbers of traffic incidents statewide and regionally.

The PSP considers the holiday weekend May 26-29. During that four-day period, state troopers participated in about 32,000 enforcement indicents statewide, 757 of which were crashes they...