Aug. 27, 2014
Meals on Wheels gets a fresh look
Meals on Wheels of Northampton County chefs George Liros and Bob Adams, along with Nick Nonnemacher, MOW’s director of Food Services, admire the home-delivery service’s new logo at the 4240 Fritch Drive facility in Bethlehem. The modern leaf design replaces the old wheel logo.
By Carol Smith
Medical office building proposed
Dr. Hayman Salib, MD, bought the property at 736 Delaware Ave. eight years ago and now plans to tear down the current residence and replace it with an office building.
By Courtney Keenan
Lion fans party—new ice cream Shoppe opens
Wearing a PSU cheer outfit, Lila Parsons stands with the Nittany Lion in downtown Bethlehem during the Penn State Lehigh Valley Day activities. The girl was with her family from Lower Saucon Township. Matt Parsons, her father, is a Penn State alumnus.
By Tim Gilman
New sheriff in town
As his daughters hold a Bible supplied by President Judge Stephen Baratta, David Dalrymple is sworn in as Northampton County Sheriff on Aug. 11. A former Major in the New Jersey State Police, he was confirmed by county council in July. The ceremony was attended by about 40 supporters, many of them deputies.
By Bernie O’Hare
Family day doubles as blood drive
There was a little something for everyone at the Heights Federal Credit Union Aug. 21 as the organization sponsored a blood drive and coupled it with a kids day event. The family-oriented and community-spirited credit union offered face painting in the lobby, had clowns greeters at the door, beverages and grilled hot dogs. The Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile vehicle was parked on the access drive and 14 pre-registered donors gave blood. ABOVE: Giggles the Clown paints five-year-old Anthony Cruz’s face like Spider-Man. Cruz’s mother, Jessica Rivera, is a credit union member and they reside in Bethlehem.
By Dana Grubb
Back in the day of Moses
Children attending the Bethany UCC Vacation Bible School this summer experienced an Israelite Camp designed to reflect the time of Moses. About 45 kids aged 3 to 12 donned costumes of that time during each evening’s session in July. VBS director Diane Yocum said the encampment harkens back to the old world and doubles as a fundraiser for Operation Kid-to-Kid, where money raised helps children in under-privileged countries learn to purify water supplies. Photo: Tom Hoffert (Moses) tells the children in his tent, “God gives us what we need.”
By Dana Grubb
Sale benefits VBS program
Bethany U.C.C. held a rummage sale in its Fellowship Hall at 600 W. Market St. June 28. The event helped defray the cost of the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School. Leftovers were offered at a second sale Aug. 22-23. The children of the Sunday school program wanted to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer. Photo: Philip Haines serves clam chowder to a customer.
By Ruth Grady
Failure part of success, says coach
When she was in the seventh grade, Megan Dellegrotti experienced her first big disappointment when she was passed over for a basketball team on which all her friends were playing. Crushed, she was ready to pack it in, but her father gave her a dose of reality. Unlike her friends, she had been playing for only a year. Photo: Megan Dellegrotti, head girls basketball coach at Becahi, coached at Southern Lehigh for five seasons, leading those teams to three Colonial League Championships and a 104-28 record.
By Bernie O’Hare
THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
Hawks-‘Canes highlight opening weekend
It’s opening weekend to the high school football season and there is no better matchup in the area than this Friday’s showdown at Frank Banko Field between Liberty and Bethlehem Catholic.
With the Golden Hawks penciled in as favorites in the East Penn Conference’s North Division, the Hawks enter this week’s tilt in that same capacity.
By Peter Car
Bethlehem: Council looks to debt savings
Bethelehem: Food co-op hosts picnic
Bethlehem: Schools get energy conservation honors
Business: Broadway car wash opens
Business: Cigar International hosts open house
Northampton County: Council imposes residency rule on top officials
Northampton County: Morganelli to drug dealers-‘We’ll take your house, car and money’
Lehigh Valley: Dent meets with immigrant kids
Saucon Valley: Board, teachers at odds on contract
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