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Tuesday, December 9, 2014


December 10, 2014

COVER STORIES
  Prayers for peace: Payrow Plaza Rally
People of many races gather Sunday afternoon at Payrow Plaza to question recent events in Ferguson, Mo., New York City and Cleveland. Looking at the “Pray for Peace and Justice” sign held by a young man, Bethlehem Police Chief Mark DiLuzio said, “That’s what everybody wants.”
By Bernie O’Hare

  Prayers for Peace: 49th Advent Breakfast
A record crowd turned out for the 49th annual Community Advent Breakfast at Moravian Village Dec 6. The ecumenical event, organized by the Citizens Christmas City Committee of the Bethlehem Area Chamber of Commerce, marks the religious arrival of the Christmas season. Photo: Yvonne Walther, Jean Piper, Betty Jaxheimer and Marie Leyden hold their candles during the candle lighting ceremony.
By Linda Anthony and Tim Gilman


LEHIGH VALLEY
  Health study results discussed
A two-year study of the Lehigh Valley, funded with a $3 million Sustainable Communities HUD grant, was the focus of a Nov. 18 public meeting at Northampton Community College’s Southside campus. Eric McAfee, director of community planning for the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, summarized the report to an audience of about 35 people, each of whom was supplied with a hard copy, along with a tote bag and water bottle. Photo: Southside Steely, Bethlehem’s latest Super Hero, drops by to keep everyone safe ... and entertain the kids.
By Bernie O’Hare


ED’S WORLD
Graphic commentary by Ed Courrier


SOUTHSIDE
  Trees of the season
South Bethlehem Historical Society hosted its 23rd annual ethnic Christmas tree lighting event Nov. 30 at the Comfort Suites on Third Street. The tree lighting serves as a fundraiser for the society. Volunteers from several South Bethlehem church and ethnic organizations decorated 19 Christmas trees. The trees will be displayed in the lobby of Comfort Suites through Jan. 3 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Photo: Frank Podleiszek leads the crowd in singing Christmas carols.
By Ruth Grady

CLASSROOM
  Freedom HS stages Parent Reunification drill
Every student knows what to expect when an earthquake, a tornado or another natural disaster strikes. The procedures are standard: get low, stay covered and wait for a teacher or administrator to give direction on what to do next. But what happens after an intruder enters the premises and students evacuate the building? How do those students get reunited with their parents? 
By Caitlin McCadden and Karla Erdman

THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
  Winter previews: Bacahi moves to 3A
It’s not only the biggest story line in District 11, but it may be the most talked about story in the state with Bethlehem Catholic moving up to 3A this year for wrestling. After winning three straight 2A team titles, the Golden Hawks open their 2014-15 calendar at home Wednesday night against Northampton.
By Peter Car

OTHER STORIES
BASD: Same leaders, new technology
Northampton County: Council approves 1 mill tax hike
Saucon Valley: District teachers seek COL increase
Bethlehem: Live Christmas pageant this weekend
Bethlehem: Getting ready for Luminaria Night
Bethlehem: Tony Orlando Day

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014


December 3, 2014

COVER STORY
  Let them lead the way
The holiday season officially got under way in the Christmas City with the decorating of the Mayor’s Tree and the 50th annual Christmas treelighting ceremony in Payroll Plaza. Photo: Selected students from Calypso and Lincoln elementary schools with Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez. Students Spencer Sabo, Gabriella Robinson, Marksym Johnson, Trevor Martucci and Jacob Rivera were chosen to be the mayor’s assistants, primarily turning on the lights during the Nov. 28 Christmas City Tree Lighting ceremony.
By Tim Gilman


LEHIGH VALLEY
  Early ed programs lead to trained workforce
Tomorrow’s science, technology, engineering and math workforce starts with early education. Sadly, there is an education gap in these areas that needs to be closed if children are to become the STEM-skilled workers that businesses need to compete globally. Photo: Sponsored by Community Services for Children, the Lehigh Valley Early Learning Coalition and PBS39, the Nov. 12 Early Education STEM Summit focused on the need for support and funding in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Fred Rogers Company CEO William Isler, who chairs the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission, speaks to a group of about 50 community leaders at PBS39 in Bethlehem.
By Carol Smith


WEALTH
  Task force blames disparity on racism
Thanks in part to a $3.4 million sustainable communities grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2011, a local “Task Force on Wealth Disparity” has found a provocative culprit: Racism. Photo: Olga Negron and the Rev. Gregory Edwards take turns reading portions of the report.
By Bernie O’Hare


SOUTHSIDE
  Light the night
With the blessing of the City of Bethlehem and Lehigh University law enforcement officials, the Lehigh University Student Senate undertook its annual ‘Light Up Off Campus’ program Oct. 22. Photo: Members of the Lehigh University Student Senate gather before heading out to pound the area sidewalks in neighborhoods between Pierce and Carlton streets from West Fourth Street south to the campus.
By Dana Grubb


BETHLEHEM
  First snowstorm not so bad
A pack of canine-lovers walks along a snow-covered sidewalk on Broad Street Bridge on Thanksgiving Day. Craig Biehl with his black Australian dog brings up the rear, Kasey Leibenroth with a cattle dog mix and husband Will Leibenroth, visiting from Maine, and Jillian Eaton, who recently moved to Broad Street.
By Tim Gilman


ENTERTAINMENT
  Apple festival seed planted
The Burnside Sale and Apple Days festival had a successful debut the first weekend of September, according to Charlene Donchez Mowers, president of Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites. “We were very pleased with the number of people from the Lehigh Valley community who came out to enjoy our new event at Burnside Plantation in Bethlehem. Photo: Gabriella Vacaro of Bethlehem Township offers her partly eaten apple to a toy sheep during storytelling by Regina Kochmaruk of the Bethlehem Area Public Library. The new Burnside Sale and Apple Days featured a variety of activities for visitors of all ages.
By Tim Gilman


DOWNTOWN
  Christmas Village returns
Lisa and Kyle Kuester of Bethlehem walk their dog past some Christmas Village huts near Central Moravian Church and Main Street. The outdoor holiday season event which features 35 wooden stalls is modeled after a traditional German holiday market which sells a variety of native wares and food.
By Tim Gilman


THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM HISTORY
  Christmas in South Bethlehem
In 1985, author Joan Campion (1940-2011), along with five like-minded friends, founded and incorporated South Bethlehem Historical Society. Over the past 29 years, the society has offered many events that have delighted its membership, supporters and friends throughout Bethlehem. Photo: A decorated Slovak tree from a previous Christmas display.
By Ken Raniere






LEHIGH UNIVERSITY
  Marathon tops $50,000
Lehigh’s Dance Marathon was founded by Alex Stephanou and Katie Walters last year, making Lehigh one of the first schools to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Last year, Dance Marathon raised close to $40,000, and this year they hoped to raise $50,000, and exceeded that number by more than $4,000.
By Lisa Kocay

THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
  Becahi season ends with loss to Somerset
Based on their comparative seasons, Becahi looked like they would likely advance to the PIAA Class 3A semifinal against high-powered Archbishop Wood this weekend. Somerset, their opponent, did enter Chambersburg High School with an overall 12-1 record, but they tangled with mostly Class A and AA teams, while Becahi also posted 12 wins and appeared primed to advance as they marched through ever-competitive East Penn Conference this fall. A lopsided victory could have been in the offing.
By Jeff Moeller



OTHER STORIES
BASD: Bailey named BAEF head
Bethlehem: Homicide darkens holiday week
Bethlehem Township: No tax hike budget proposed
Bethlehem Township: Monthly report highlights
Hanover Township: Another ‘on-target’ budget year
Hanover Township: Proposed adult daycare approved
Letter: Ted Martz remembered
Northampton County: Another view-Concerns raised over reimbursements

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Friday, November 28, 2014

November 26, 2014
COVER STORY
  New star lights night
This Christmas season a new star will light the skyline of Bethlehem: for the first time this year, a giant Moravian star will be hanging in the belfry of Central Moravian Church. The six-foot star was donated to Central Church by the Moravian Star Factory in Herrnhut, Germany, as a symbol of the connection between Bethlehem and Herrnhut.
Photo by Dana Grubb






NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
  Hayden Phillips: ‘We need a tax increase’
Is Northampton County poised to adopt a tax hike, even though none has been proposed by the county executive? Will it actually be proposed by the most conservative voices in the county? Will a desire for good government finally transcend party ideologies on the county level? Photo: Bob Werner and Hayden Phillips are arguably the most liberal and conservative members, respectively, of Northampton County Council.
By Bernie O’Hare

ED’S WORLD
  Happy Thanksgiving
Commentary by Ed Courrier


CHRISTMAS CITY
  22nd Christkindlmarkt opens
The Christkindlmarkt entrance was not so busy on its first day, Nov. 20, which marked the start of the the festival’s four-day weekends though Dec. 21. The unusually cold weather may have been a factor in the low visitor turnout at the seasonal event. The 22nd annual Christkindlmarkt features two giant heated tents at SteelStacks in South Bethlehem.
BY TIM GILMAN


NIGHT OF HEROES
  'It's about teamwork and collaboration'
Dr. James Cipolla, of St. Luke’s University Health Network, speaks to honorees and guests at “A Night of Heroes.” Cipolla and his wife, Dawn, started this event 10 years ago to recognize and honor all members of the St. Luke’s University Health Network trauma team members. Each year, two former trauma patients are also honored.
By Joanna Ireland


VETERANS DAY
  Honoring the 500
Veterans Day service attendees stand solemnly at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier. They are Bob Bendesky, Alex Pena (Moravian College student) Abigail Shelly, Captain Douglas Bender of the 6th Pa. re-enactors and Bob Abbott, treasurer of the Valley Forge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
By Tim Gilman


COMMUNITY
  Rotary event benefits military families
Bethlehem’s Rotary Club held its second annual Taste and Tunes benefit at the Hotel Bethlehem in October.  The proceeds go the Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council (LVMAC), to support needs of local veterans and their families. The evening included silent and live auctions, wine tasting, music and of course a variety of food donated by Lehigh Valley restaurants and caterers. Photo: Terry and Antoinette Tranter look over some auction items.
By Ruth Grady


NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
  Faithful servant honored
For the past 24 years, Joe Meischeid has been the first person many people see when entering the Northampton County Courthouse. After retiring from Equitable Life, he went to work as a court security officer, greeting people who visit the courthouse. What most of them would never guess is that this greatgrandfather is 93 years old. Photo: Joe Meischeid receives a County Council citation from Bob Werner, honoring him for 23 years of faithful service.
By Bernie O’Hare


CELTIC CLASSIC
  Downtown expansion a success
Festgoers Bernie Newman and his daughter Rachael visit the Bethlehem Brew Works food booth outside the Main Street restaurant and bar. Jocelyn Kleintop of Bethlehem works the temporary food booth during the Celtic Classic Festival. A half-dozen businesses on Main Street were encouraged to operate booths during the festival for the first time.
By Tim Gilman


CLASSROOM
  Honoring the champs!
Senior captains Morgan Keim and Jessica Attieh share the joy of holding the PIAA State Championship trophy after the school assembly honoring the volleyball team last Tuesday. The formalities may have ended, but the celebration continued in the halls of the Bethlehem Catholic HS.
By Tim Gilman

THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
  Hawks top Crestwood; prep for Somerset
It’s been nearly 15 years since Bethlehem Catholic has been alive this deep in the PIAA championships, but the Hawks hope they can keep that winning momentum going when they take on District 5 champion Somerset this Saturday at Chambersburg. Photo: Becahi’s Freddie Simmons goes up for touchdown catch during the first round of the PIAA playoffs.
By Peter Car

OTHER STORIES
Bethlehem: New council member sworn in
Bethlehem: Zoners approve 30-unit apartment project
Bethlehem: Year’s last book sale opens Dec. 3

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

November 19, 2014

SOUTH BETHLEHEM
  Steelworkers Veterans Memorial to move
City officials announced Nov. 11 that the Steelworkers Veterans Memorial at East Third and Fillmore streets will soon be moved to a more visible location in the proposed Greenway Commons development. Photo: An artist’s rendering of the proposed public plaza hosting the Southside Veterans Memorial and a steelworkers tribute.
By Nate Jastrzemski


THE SEASONS
  First snow leaves light blanket
Kate Kendall gets out her snow brush for the first time after an early winter snowfall of half-inch Thursday night. “I was a little surprised, fortunately it came a lot later than last year,” she said.
By Tim Gilman


VETERANS DAY 2014
  Southside ceremony honors veterans
Donald Trexler, chairman of the Steelworkers Veterans Memorial commitee, welcomes visitors to the 20th Memorial Day ceremony. Special guests include Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez and Congressman Charlie Dent, sitting in the front row.
By Tim Gilman

  ArtsQuest recognizes area veterans
Veteran David Evancho makes a glass paperweight under the direction of ArtsQuest Glass Studio volunteer Michelle D’Amico at the Banana Factory in South Bethlehem. Evancho worked for Bethlehem Steel when he was not serving in the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Defense for 23 years.
By Tim Gilman

  Remembrance at First Presbyterian
Guest musician Kent Seagreaves of Allentown plays with the Lehigh Valley Italian-American Band at the First Presbyterian Church in Bethlehem.
By Tim Gilman

  ‘A wonderful example’
Miller Heights ES conducted its 14th annual Veterans Day Program Nov. 10, honoring several dozen veterans in attendance. Greeting guests and students, Principal Deborah Roeder said the annual event “sets a wonderful example for how important a day Veterans Day is.” Photo: Eighty-seven-year-old George Gallagher, a World War II veteran who was a U.S. Navy Seabee in Pearl Harbor and on Guam and Okinawa, stands during the “Armed Forces Medley.” Gallagher served in the Pacific Theater from 1940 until 1943. 
By Dana Grubb




THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM HISTORY
  The amazing Schrempels
Four generations of the Schrempel family have contributed their great gifts in the areas of music, photography, business and communal service to Bethlehem.
The first of the Shrempels arrived in Bethlehem from Philadelphia around 1870. Emil Sr. had worked as a weaver in a textile mill in Kensington, Pa. He was accompanied by his wife, Theresa (Ehrlich), and children, Elizabeth and Emil Jr.
By Karen M. Samuels

THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
  Volleyball team state champs
Bethlehem Catholic’s victory over Fort LeBoeuf in the PIAA Class AA volleyball championship match was, in a number of ways, a fitting end to the tournament for the Golden Hawks. Photo: Volleyball captains Morgan Keim, Julianne Kollar, Alyssa Brown, Lauren Biege and Jessica Attieh proudly hold up the state trophy following their five-game victory. For more photos check out: http://www.tnonline.com/gallery/bethlehem-catholic-piaa-state-volleyball-champions.
By Patrick Mansinko/Photos by Bob Ford

OTHER STORIES
South Bethlehem: Ethnic tree display lighting Nov. 30
Bethlehem: School board ponders $2.2M wireless upgrade
Bethlehem: Board considers full-day kindergarten
Bethlehem: Local scout leader honored
Bethlehem: Scouting for Food
Bethlehem: Tradition of hanover-‘Supporting these heores’
Bethlehem: A familiar fall scene
Bethlehem: Speaker—A multicultural majority nation
Bethlehem: Billy’s grand re-opening ‘a munster-ous occasion’
Bethlehem: VIA run on a late summer day
Bethlehem Township: Board ponders pipeline protection
Bethlehem Township: Survey says area in question is a wetland
Bethlehem Township: Board considers single trash hauler
Hellertown: 2015 budget approved without tax increase

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Sunday, November 16, 2014


November 12, 2014
COVER STORY
  ‘A young, vibrant guy’
Bethlehem native Dick Stiles remembers 1st Lt. Robert Pfeifle Wehinger’s World War II service well. Stiles, 87, has been researching Wehinger’s service records for several years. He is inspired by a family connection: Stiles’ late wife June was Wehinger’s cousin and former Mayor Robert Pfeifle’s granddaughter. Wehinger was Mayor Pfeifle’s grandson. Photo: Robert Pfeifle Wehinger around the time of his daughter’s birth in 1950. Wehinger participated in four battles and campaigns in the Pacific Theater; Okinawa, Ie Shima, Kakeroma Shima and Japan.
By Dana Grubb

ED’S WORLD
By Ed Courrier


ELECTION DAY
  At the polls
Adrienne Gosztonyi votes in person in her hometown of Bethlehem 15th ward 1st district after using absentee ballots in college. She was with her parents, Ray and  Lisa Gosztonyi.
By Tim Gilman









BETHLEHEM
  Protecting against the flu
Bethlehem Police Department Detective Chris Beebe gets a flu shot at the Rotunda in City Hall from Bethlehem Health Bureau employee Amy Higgins, a registered nurse. The city’s flu protection program concludes Nov. 13 with shoit available at the Westgate Mall from 5 to 7 p.m.
By Tim Gilman


NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
  Gracedale celebrates 20th Family Fest
Gracedale, Northampton County’s nursing home, celebrated its 20th annual Family Fest several weeks ago. Its spacious grounds provide the perfect opportunity for residents and their loved ones to enjoy a picnic before the cold weather arrives.
By Bernie O’Hare


HALLOWEEN
  Spooktacular night in Bethlehem
Mother and daughter Stephanie Santiago and Alaniz leave their Bethlehem home on Garrison Street.

By Tim Gilman













CLASSROOM
  Halloween at St. Anne School
Spectator Carrie Smith carries her youngest daughter Kaiya, wearing a witch hat, during Halloween Day outdoor activities at Saint Anne School in Bethlehem on Oct. 31. Kaiya’s sister, Jerzie Phillips, is a first-grader at the school.
By Tim Gilman






CLASSROOM
Halloween at Our Lady
Chrissy Frederick, of Bethlehem, parent of kindergarten student Jason Frederick, puts the finishing touches on the trunk of her car. The outdoor Trick-or-Trunk event gives parents a chance to show off their creative decorating skills and gives little kids a chance to go haunting in a safe environment.
By Dianne Pelaggi


THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
  Pates top Zephs again
If Freedom’s win over Whitehall last week says anything about the Patriots, it’s that they’re tough. Freedom (9-2) held on to an impressive 17-14 victory over the Zephyrs in the District 2-4-11 4A subregional quarterfinals, but it was their defensive and mental toughness that gives them the confidence needed heading into this Friday’s showdown with an undefeated Easton (11-0) squad.
Photo: John Deely and teammates raise their helmets to the crowd who helped to cheer them on to victory over Whitehall last weekend at home.
By Pete Car

OTHER STORIES
Election: Wolf win stirs caution, optimism
Election: Unofficial results
Northampton County: Council’s no vote may mean yes
Bethlehem: Council fills vacant seat
Fountain Hill: Mayor thanks, laments police
Bethlehem Township: Duplex approved over objections

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Thursday, November 6, 2014


November 5, 2014

COVER STORY
 A broomstick wedding
A unique Halloween wedding ceremony was conducted at Bethlehem Memorial Park cemetery Oct. 31. Berks County Magisterial District Judge Kim Bagenstose was present to consecrate the marriage of Dean Kauffman and Shari Decker. Bagenstose said the unusual event was a first for her and was “something different and exciting.” Grace Reppert of Walnutport, wearing a witch outfit similar to the bride, is the “Best Friend of the Bride.”
By Tim Gilman


SOUTHSIDE
 ‘Spooktacular’ a great community event
Spooktacular is a free event hosted through the Lehigh University Community Service Office. It featured trick-or-treating at Trembley Park apartments, pumpkin carving at Psi Upsilon Fraternity, an assortment of 18 arts and crafts and activities, two haunted houses and food. The event was geared toward younger audiences, but remained family oriented and friendly for all ages. Photo: Lehigh student Chelsea Coffey presses a temporary tattoo of Frankenstein’s monster on Nevin Rosado’s hand.
By Lisa Kocay


FREEMANSBURG
 Annual Halloween parade a hit
Despite threatening skies, the sidewalks were full of people for Freemansburg’s recent Halloween Parade. Some were there to see marching bands, but the kids were there for the candy, supplied in great quantities by everyone. But it is more. That field served as the centerpiece the League’s second annual Trick or Treat Party.
By Bernie O’Hare


NITSCHMANN PROJECT
 ‘We are on the timeline’
Plans for the new Nitschmann MS continue on track as the Bethlehem Area School District selected the companies who will pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. The certification system was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council.
By Kris Porter


BETHLEHEM
 Floats, candy, costumes
Standing room only greeted the late comers to the annual Bethlehem City Parade Oct. 26 under sunny skies.  Hundreds of families from Bethlehem and beyond lined the parade route, starting at 13th Avenue and ending under the Hill to Hill Bridge. The parade featured floats, candy, activities and plenty of costumes. Photo: Wells Fargo Bank participated in the parade with horses and a carriage reminiscent of days gone by as the mid-afternoon sun cast a shadow along the route.   
By Linda Anthony


LV VALLEY
 Miracle League's trick or treat
It’s called the Miracle League. Located next to the Charles Chrin Community Center in Palmer Township, it’s a beautiful baseball diamond, known as Easton Rotary Field. With its own mascot, Homer, it’s a place where those who are physically or intellectually challenged can still experience the joy of swinging a bat and running down the baseline, as the crowd roars in delight.
By Bernie O’Hare


AT THE LIBRARY
 A building bonanza
The Bethlehem Area Public Library on Church St. is offering a free Building Bonanza which features Lego and Mega blocks for children, ages 3-10, accompanied by an adult. The monthly Saturday event, without registration, is held in the library’s basement activity room from 2-3 p.m. The remaining dates for this year are Nov. 8 and Dec. 6. Photo: Mother and daughter, Jessica Pope and Autumn, build together with Mega blocks at the Bethlehem Area Public Library. “We come to the library every week, mostly for books and movies,” said Jessica Pope of Bethlehem.
By Tim Gilman


CLASSROOM
 Halloween at Gov. Wolf
Like in many schools across the Bethlehem area, Governor Wolf ES students and teachers donned costumes, paraded and partied on Halloween afternoon. Photo: Eighty Governor Wolf fifth grade students gathered for a party in the school’s multi purpose room. Parents and teachers served snacks.
By Dana Grubb



THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
 Hawks take district VB title
If there was one thing that Bethlehem Catholic had going for them heading into game five of the District 11 2A volleyball championship against Notre Dame Green Pond last Thursday, it was experience. Photo: Becahi’s Jessica Hamati-Attieh, Julianne Kollar and Jordan Young raise the district trophy after the team knocked of Notre Dame.
By Pete Car

OTHER STORIES
Bethlehem: Zoners honor faithful citizen
South Bethlehem: HOM plans to build 4 homes

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