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Christmas on the Southside

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Oh, it's the most wonderful time of the year!

Last week, I brought to your attention an ongoing attempt to gather memories of Christmas right here in the Christmas City. The response has been great. Keep the letters coming.

A piece of mail I received from James Ammend paints a spectacular picture of what Christmas was like on the Southside. Ammend was raised on Ontario Street and attended Holy Ghost School from 1948 to 1956. Here's what he had to say:

"During this period...

Alec Talsania Moravian Academy

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Father, Jay Talsania; mother, Diana Talsania; sister, Brooke Talsania

Favorite subject: Physics because I love to solve problems which include math while looking at those problems and scenarios in real life situations

Activities: Soccer, running, weightlifting, golf, skiing, travel

Next steps: College, medical school

Career goals: Orthopedic surgeon

Heroes: Hugo Suarez is a hero to me because he puts the welfare of poorer...

Lehigh County Senior Menus

Friday, December 14, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 12: Stuffed green pepper with tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruited yogurt.

Thursday, Dec. 13: Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, apple muffin, Mandarin oranges. BB: Roast beef.

Friday, Dec. 14: Baked white fish, roasted grains with vegetables, peas and pearl onions, roll, banana.

Monday, Dec. 17: Chili con carne, rice, Capri blend vegetables, mini corn muffin, orange.

Tuesday, Dec. 18: Rotisserie baked chicken with...

STATE: PENNDOT volunteers lauded

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch lauded the efforts of the more than 141,000 volunteers who cleaned 13, 589 miles of roads, trails and shorelines in this year's Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, which lasted from March 1 through May 31.

"The department is very thankful for the thousands of people who turned out this year to beautify Pennsylvania," Schoch said. "Pennsylvania is fortunate to have so many people who want to keep this state beautiful and combat the actions of...


Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

BAVTS: Author visit Dec. 17

Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School will sponsor a free talk by Ali Warren from 1 to 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at the school, 3300 Chester Ave. She is the author of "Where Hope Lives," which chronicles her life as a professional firefighter.She had previously shared her story with the Protective Service students at BAVTS.

Bethlehem Catholic HS

Bethlehem Catholic High School's Sursum Corda Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted several new...

Article By: The Press

Friday, December 14, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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Notre Dame HS: 'Quite a history to this little school'

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

Alumni of Easton Catholic HS reunite once a year, but this time it was an extra special occasion, as the graduates celebrated the 100th anniversary of the school's alumni association recently at Green Pond Country Club.

The high school held its classes in a Victorian home on Sixth Street in Easton. The class sizes were small and each grade had its own classroom. The students would stay in their room all day and the teachers would move from classroom to classroom. The building did not...