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Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in School

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s President Ann D. Bieber announced the August 2019 graduates, including those with honors, which included three Bethlehem area residents. They are Amy Dresh (Cum Laude), Destiny Soto and Karen Strohl.

West Chester University

Dana E. Pollock, of Bethlehem, graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Chester University this past May with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a minor in Spanish.

Wilkes University


Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in School

Students complete summer program

She has wanted to be a nurse ever since she was a child and saw newborns in a neonatal unit. So every weekday this summer, the Freedom HS student has risen early so she can make the 30-minute walk from her home to St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem campus.


Monday, September 30, 2019 by DANA GRUBB in School

Schools host open houses

Students and their families at both Donegan and Fountain Hill elementary schools attended an open house at each school Sept. 5, meeting educators, gathering information, and relaxing afterward at a block party. At Donegan, they were welcomed by principal Erin Medina and BASD superintendent Dr. Joseph Roy while enjoying pizza and refreshments courtesy of Wind Creek Hospitality, followed by a block party on the school’s outdoor recreation area, which was sponsored by Graceway Community Church.

It’s a back to school party

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by The Press in School

Xariz Family Worship Center held a Back to School party in the parking lot at 81 E. North St. in Bethlehem Aug. 17. Festivities included face painting, a coloring station, a D.J., a raffle, and a bouncy house. Children were given backpacks (while they lasted), bags filled with school supplies, and snacks. There was also a station of shoes and clothing for children and adults. Volunteers from the worship center staffed the stations, and made sure every family knew what was being offered. There was also a raffle of more supplies for the children.

Community partners give away

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by DANA GRUBB in School

500 backpacks, school supplies

Hispanic radio station La Mega 99.5, Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Pennsylvania Career Link, H.G.S.K. P.C., Merge Barber School, Gateway Health, and JCS Professional Staffing, Inc. combined to provide over 500 backpacks, school supplies, haircuts and handouts to area families with school age children Aug. 17 at the Fowler Community Wellness Center.


Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by The Press in School

BATVS: Car show Sept. 21

Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School will host an open to the public car show from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 to benefit SkillsUSA. There will be food vendors, cars, music, bikes and a basket raffle. The event will be held on campus at 3300 Chester Ave. To register to enter a car, call 610-866-8013, ext. 192, or visit

Food truck in operation