Feb. 20. 2013
For the Kids
Notre Dame students participating in the miniTHON follow the movements of Frances Svetec, who came to “pep them up.” Svetec is head of the English Department and also teaches aerobics.
By Mary Paige Nesdefer and Linda Anthony
Observing the start opf Lent
Seton Academy students attend their last Ash Wednesday Mass at Saints Simon and Jude Church in Bethlehem; the elementary school is closing this year. Kneeling attentively during the service are Faith Matuczinski and Rachel Watters with ash crosses on their foreheads marking the start of Lent.
By Tim Gilman
Moravian College support Wounded Warriors
Participants navigate the sand pit on elbows and knees while student volunteers in ROTC observe.
By Dorothy Glew
Housing gives 12th Berrios award
Gloria Mitchell, center, receives the 12th annual Josefina A. Berrios Community Service Award Jan. 28. She is flanked by Migdalia Berrios and Victoria Matos, daughters of the award’s namesake, a Lynfield resident who died in 2000.
By Nate Jastrzemski
Girl Scout cookies go big time
Girl Scouts Angelina Salerno, Junior Troop 1134, Sydney Mulcahy, Brownie Troop 1857, and Gianna Salerno, also from Brownie Troop 1857, enjoy sampling each of the desserts at Emeril’s Chop House on National Girl Scout Cookie Day.
By Dana Grubb
THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM HISTORY
Women became wartime workers
Artists Louis Hirshman and William Tasker created this poster in 1941 to encourage participation in civil defense efforts. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress)
By Karen M. Samuels
‘I was helping the Army’
Helen Chomyn holds the tools she used when she inspected shells at Bethlehem Steel during World War II.
By Chris Parker
‘It was a good place to work’
At Bethlehem Steel, Sue Kester worked different shifts. She worked five days on and had two days off but never on a regular schedule.
By Elsa Kerschner
‘Alice’ opens at East Hills
“I’ll be whoever you want me to be,” says the Megan Duchesneau, the caterpillar, to Phoebe Rusack, one of two students performing as Alice.
By Dana Grubb
THIS WEEK IN BETHLEHEM SPORTS
The Liberty boys team gets together for a photo following their LVC title victory over Parkland. Next up is the District 11 playoffs.
By Pete Car
Bethlehem sports on the Facebook.
City: Dolan seeks third term on council
City: Melnick seeks city council seat
Lehigh County: Ott seeks county exec job
Lehigh County: Camacho seeks board seat
Northampton County: Phillips seeks council seat
Northampton County: Bonso seeks council seat
Northampton County: Reibman to run for exec seat
Bethlehem: State of the City-‘Results speak for themselves’
BASD: Board approves budget draft
BASD: Nitschmann decision coming soon
Saucon Valley: Board OKs school calendar change
Northampton County: Council declines Stoffa’s gift
Fountain Hill: Council, police face tough decisions
People say: What do you think of Gov. Corbetts’ plan to privatize state liquor stores?
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