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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hold scholastic sports to same high standardsnewspaper, who suffered a heart attack just before a basketball game he was to
Hold scholastic sports to same high standards
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 minutes ago
newspaper, who suffered a heart attack just before a basketball game he was to cover at Freedom High School in Bethlehem.) Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport, an arm of the trainers’ association, and the American Medical... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS NOTEBOOK: Football camps coming to NEPAthe Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Also, r
HS NOTEBOOK: Football camps coming to NEPA
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Also, recently named Parkland head coach and former Bethlehem Liberty coach Tim Moncman, who has led teams to four PIAA Class AAAA finals and a state championship, will speak on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Arts news: Comedian Josh Blue, Cultural Camp, South Mountain students on billboardsStreet; Jefferson and Lehigh Street; Hamilton Boulevard at the Atrium Building;
Arts news: Comedian Josh Blue, Cultural Camp, South Mountain students on billboards
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
Street; Jefferson and Lehigh Street; Hamilton Boulevard at the Atrium Building; and Union Boulevard at Plymouth Street; Bethlehem at Marcon Boulevard at Irving Street; Stefko Boulevard at Rockland Street; Postal Road at the Post Office; and 2108... Read more
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The Morning Call
Medical marijuana law doesn't mean fight is overevents like last Wednesday night's Medical Cannabis Educational Seminar, sponso
Medical marijuana law doesn't mean fight is over
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
events like last Wednesday night's Medical Cannabis Educational Seminar, sponsored by Keystone Compassionate Care, at the Bethlehem Area Public Library. The few dozen attendees learned a lot from the four panel members about the science and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Students dance to raise money for pediatric cancerSunday, a new record set by Bethlehem Area School District miniTHON. The distr
Students dance to raise money for pediatric cancer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 hours ago
Sunday, a new record set by Bethlehem Area School District miniTHON. The district raised $147,892.63 to help fight pediatric cancer, with over 50 corporate sponsors. "There is a lot of hip hop going on and it is high energy and everybody is dancing... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Louisville City FC hits road to face Stelle, Toronto FCits soccer ball and head east for a two-game road trip beginning this weekend.
Louisville City FC hits road to face Stelle, Toronto FC
WLKY Louisville / Posted 2 hours ago
its soccer ball and head east for a two-game road trip beginning this weekend. It starts at 7 p.m. EDT Sunday when it hits Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, for a matchup with the Steel, then, Wednesday against Toronto FC. Three games in one week for Lou... Read more
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The Morning Call
Boycotting Target over bathroom policy ridiculousanywhere else, for that matter — is completely unfounded. Humans have resisted
Boycotting Target over bathroom policy ridiculous
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
anywhere else, for that matter — is completely unfounded. Humans have resisted change for hundreds of years. That doesn't mean the change is wrong. We are all human and all deserve equal respect. Even in the bathroom. Deborah Fulmer ... Read more
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The Morning Call
Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Hardcover fictionarrest was racially motivated, sparking a national controversy. While the Serra
Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Hardcover fiction
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
arrest was racially motivated, sparking a national controversy. While the Serrat family works through their grief, Sean begins to suspect the authorities arrested the wrong person. Moravian Book Shop in Bethlehem is America's oldest... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley news in brief: Monroe, Pike master gardeners workshop12:15-1:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, May 9 through June 16, at the NCC Fo
Lehigh Valley news in brief: Monroe, Pike master gardeners workshop
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
12:15-1:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, May 9 through June 16, at the NCC Fowler Southside Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem. The course is open to students who need to complete only the math section of the GED Test and to students who... Read more
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The Morning Call
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residentsstudents of immigrant parents. Dennis McCarthy, Allentown Central Catholic Hig
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
students of immigrant parents. Dennis McCarthy, Allentown Central Catholic High School class of 1981; Joseph Uliana, Bethlehem Catholic High School class of 1983; Gregg Shemanski, Reading Central Catholic High School class of 1977, are being... Read more
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The Morning Call
Volunteers plant 100 trees in BethlehemBETHLEHEM — To celebrate of the 100th anniversary of Bethlehem's unification ne
Volunteers plant 100 trees in Bethlehem
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
BETHLEHEM — To celebrate of the 100th anniversary of Bethlehem's unification next year, more than 130 volunteers spread out across the city Saturday to plant 100 trees. The trees were planted in nine city parks: Elmwood, Enix, Fairview, Friendship,... Read more
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The Morning Call
May 1, 2016A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle after a rollover crash at Fiot
May 1, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle after a rollover crash at Fiot Avenue and Broadway Saturday evening in Bethlehem. The crash occurred around 5:25 p.m. when a white sedan and a black Jeep Cherokee collided, causing the Jeep to roll... Read more
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The Morning Call
Trucking industry retirees could face big pension cutsand the only way to save it is to cut monthly payments to members. It's a scen
Trucking industry retirees could face big pension cuts
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
and the only way to save it is to cut monthly payments to members. It's a scenario that's played out in this area before. Bethlehem Steel workers had their pensions reduced when a federal agency took them over after the company shut down. This... Read more
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The Express-Times
Julio Piazza shares Penn Relays honor with his athleteson the Franklin Field turf just after the USA versus The World competition as P
Julio Piazza shares Penn Relays honor with his athletes
The Express-Times / Posted 4 hours ago
on the Franklin Field turf just after the USA versus The World competition as Piazza's family and friends looked on. The Bethlehem resident coached at Lafayette for 27 years and at Penn for eight. He enjoyed considerable success as a runner at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Driver extricated from vehicle after Bethlehem crashA driver had to be extricated from their vehicle after a rollover crash at Fiot
Driver extricated from vehicle after Bethlehem crash
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle after a rollover crash at Fiot Avenue and Broadway Saturday evening in Bethlehem. The crash occurred around 5:25 p.m. when a white sedan and a black Jeep Cherokee collided, causing the Jeep to roll... Read more
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The Morning Call
Freedom, Liberty team up in Mini-THON to fight childhood cancerdances as 1,200 students from Liberty and Freedom High Schools team up for a Mi
Freedom, Liberty team up in Mini-THON to fight childhood cancer
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
dances as 1,200 students from Liberty and Freedom High Schools team up for a Mini-THON dance fundraiser Saturday in Bethlehem to benefit the Four Diamonds foundation's fight against childhood cancer. Liberty Junior Seinn Wai (center) dances... Read more
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The Morning Call
Driver extricated from vehicle after rollover crash in BethlehemBETHLEHEM – A driver had to be extricated from a vehicle after a rollover crash
Driver extricated from vehicle after rollover crash in Bethlehem
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
BETHLEHEM – A driver had to be extricated from a vehicle after a rollover crash at Fiot Avenue and Broadway Saturday evening in Bethlehem. The crash occurred around 5:25 p.m. when a white sedan and a black Jeep collided, causing the Jeep to roll... Read more
3 related stories
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The Morning Call
Driver extricated from vehicle after Bethlehem crash A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle after a rollover crash at Fi
Driver extricated from vehicle after Bethlehem crash
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle after a rollover crash at Fiot Avenue and Broadway Saturday evening in Bethlehem. The crash occurred around 5:25 p.m. when a white sedan and a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Volunteers work to revitalize historic Turner Station communityand to help low-income residents in the historic African-American community in
Volunteers work to revitalize historic Turner Station community
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
and to help low-income residents in the historic African-American community in Dundalk — once home to workers at the Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point. The area has struggled since the plant's closure, and the loss of other blue collar... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Palestinian Authority Flag Banned — With Others — at Eurovisionon Saturday. Writing to EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot, Erekat expressed hi
Palestinian Authority Flag Banned — With Others — at Eurovision
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 hours ago
on Saturday. Writing to EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot, Erekat expressed his “outrage and indignation” according to the Bethlehem-based Ma’an news agency, and a post on Twitter. Erekat called the decision “discriminatory and a serious offense... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Thousands mark Greek Orthodox Holy Fire rite in Jerusalemto bring the flame back to their villages around Russia and Eastern Europe. Tra
Thousands mark Greek Orthodox Holy Fire rite in Jerusalem
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 14 hours ago
to bring the flame back to their villages around Russia and Eastern Europe. Traditionally, an olive lamp lit by the "Holy Fire" is transferred soon after the ceremony to the West Bank town of Bethlehem, revered as the birthplace of Jesu... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem man sentenced for sexually assaulting 8-old girlA Bethlehem man charged with raping an 8-year-old girl will serve one to two ye
Bethlehem man sentenced for sexually assaulting 8-old girl
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
A Bethlehem man charged with raping an 8-year-old girl will serve one to two years in state prison under a plea bargain that spared his victim from having to testify. Juan C. Chavez, 42, pleaded no contest Friday to statutory sexual assault, and he... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
AfriForum steps in to assist Senekal community with water crisisbranches in Kempton Park‚ Alberton‚ Nigel‚ Springs‚ Heidelberg‚ Vanderbijlpark‚
AfriForum steps in to assist Senekal community with water crisis
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 hours ago
branches in Kempton Park‚ Alberton‚ Nigel‚ Springs‚ Heidelberg‚ Vanderbijlpark‚ Primrose‚ Frankfort‚ Reitz‚ Harrismith‚ Bethlehem‚ Heilbron‚ Krugersdorp‚ Vereeniging‚ Sasolburg‚ Randfontein‚ Westonaria and Petrus Steyn are all working together... Read more
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Naples Daily News
California leaders: Gov. Rick Scott’s trip to the state not likely to produce high-paying jobsto New York but that yielded no announced results. Scott promoted his latest t
California leaders: Gov. Rick Scott’s trip to the state not likely to produce high-paying jobs
Naples Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
to New York but that yielded no announced results. Scott promoted his latest trip to California with an announcement that Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based B. Braun Medical would build a factory in Daytona Beach, creating 175 jobs. Scott said he... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
3 seek family court seatLane, Weirton, and Michael Safscak of 3618 Orchard St., Weirton; and incumbent
3 seek family court seat
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Lane, Weirton, and Michael Safscak of 3618 Orchard St., Weirton; and incumbent William F. Sinclair of 21 Ridgecrest Road, Bethlehem. Family Court Judge Joyce Dumbaugh Chernenko, also an incumbent, is unopposed because her seat is in a separate... Read more
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The Morning Call
Nazareth's Dotson leads Blue Eagles to gold in Allen Track and Field InvitationalPowlette (Stroudsburg) 5:13.28; 3. Olivia Dyer (North Penn) 5:14.97; 4. Mikayla
Nazareth's Dotson leads Blue Eagles to gold in Allen Track and Field Invitational
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Powlette (Stroudsburg) 5:13.28; 3. Olivia Dyer (North Penn) 5:14.97; 4. Mikayla Stoudt (Parkland) 5:17.78; 5. Kassi Yocco (Bethlehem Catholic) 5:19.20. 3200: 1. Michelle Joyce (Stroudsburg) 11:08.63; 2. Raisa Kochmaruk (Liberty) 11:08.80; 3. Amy... Read more
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The Morning Call
No: Olga Negron-Dipiniparticularly bad on the city's South Side, with spikes of black carbon particul
No: Olga Negron-Dipini
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
particularly bad on the city's South Side, with spikes of black carbon particulate matter occurring during rush hours." – Bethlehem Environmental Advisory Council. This is one reason why children who live on the South Side have levels of asthma... Read more
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The Morning Call
Yes: Bethlehem City Councilman Bryan Callahanyou satisfied that parking revenue can cover the cost of the garage? Yes, the
Yes: Bethlehem City Councilman Bryan Callahan
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
you satisfied that parking revenue can cover the cost of the garage? Yes, the … latest pro forma shows that the Bethlehem Parking Authority has the ability to finance the proposed South Side garage, maintain the ability to pay its... Read more
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The Morning Call
Should a 626-spot parking garage be built in south Bethlehem?Bethlehem City Council is expected Tuesday to decide whether to sign off on a $
Should a 626-spot parking garage be built in south Bethlehem?
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Bethlehem City Council is expected Tuesday to decide whether to sign off on a $17.4 million parking authority bond to build a 626-spot garage near New and Third streets on the South Side. Supporters say it's vital to a $20 million office/retail... Read more
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The Express-Times
See who's with high society at Roaring '20s Ball (PHOTOS/VIDEO)Main Street hotel with a Roaring '20s Ball. The hotel organized the ball during
See who's with high society at Roaring '20s Ball (PHOTOS/VIDEO)
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Main Street hotel with a Roaring '20s Ball. The hotel organized the ball during the 275th anniversary celebration in Bethlehem to mark the hotel's more than 90-year history. The hotel opened in 1922 and served as a hub for the city elegance... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Affordable Care Act premiums could be on the risecompanies are realizing major losses associated with the law," said Michael Hit
Affordable Care Act premiums could be on the rise
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
companies are realizing major losses associated with the law," said Michael Hitcho, an insurance expert in Bethlehem. According to Hitcho, insurance companies all over the country have been in the red since the law went into effect... Read more
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The Morning Call
Medicine adapts to end-of-life carefeel like murderers." Whew! I am puzzled. I was privileged to hear her heartfe
Medicine adapts to end-of-life care
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
feel like murderers." Whew! I am puzzled. I was privileged to hear her heartfelt presentation at Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, on April 20. I distinctly heard her say, "I don't blame the doctors… I respect them … I blame the system." I... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
George R. 'Randy' Walker, insurance executive and board member of Dyslexia Training Program, diessaid David Kelly, chief organizational officer for Kelly & Associates Insurance
George R. 'Randy' Walker, insurance executive and board member of Dyslexia Training Program, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
said David Kelly, chief organizational officer for Kelly & Associates Insurance Group. "When he was 17, he went to work at Bethlehem Steel to help out his family," said Carol Sommer of Lutherville, his fiancee. After graduating from St. Paul's,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Popular restaurant in Hellertown set to closefood were coming out of the kitchen at a fast pace Friday. "We've been coming
Popular restaurant in Hellertown set to close
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
food were coming out of the kitchen at a fast pace Friday. "We've been coming here for 34 years now," said Thomas Nagle of Bethlehem. "The food's always great here." Now, it's time for the owners to retire, and customers said the tears aren't from... Read more
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The Express-Times
New Bethlehem police program helps families with autistic kidsThe Bethlehem Police Department unveiled a new program on Friday to help famili
New Bethlehem police program helps families with autistic kids
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
The Bethlehem Police Department unveiled a new program on Friday to help families with special needs children and those with family members with dementia. Chief Mark DiLuzio said SNAP, the Special Needs Assistance Program, will provide families with... Read more
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The Morning Call
First responders train for Autism recognitionattended a training seminar specializing in Autism training for first responder
First responders train for Autism recognition
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
attended a training seminar specializing in Autism training for first responders at NCC Fowler Family Southside Center in Bethlehem on Friday. 45 first responders from 10 different area agencies attended a training seminar specializing in Autism... Read more
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My Suburban Life
West Suburban Chamber of Commerce's first female president leaves behind legacy of activismF. Brown Jr., on the first day of grade school at Mary Queen of Heaven School i
West Suburban Chamber of Commerce's first female president leaves behind legacy of activism
My Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
F. Brown Jr., on the first day of grade school at Mary Queen of Heaven School in Cicero. The couple lived together in Bethlehem Woods, a retirement community in La Grange Park, before Thomas died at the age of 82 in 2005. Together they founded... Read more
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Times News
Banquet held to honor scholar-wrestlerswere selected by a panel from senior athletes nominated by their coaches and sc
Banquet held to honor scholar-wrestlers
Times News / Posted yesterday
were selected by a panel from senior athletes nominated by their coaches and schools. Lehighton’s Tegan Durishin and Bethlehem Catholic’s Cole Karam were acknowledged for having the top essays submitted by scholar-wrestlers. Other Class AA... Read more
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Times News
Report: Mold in 2 Schuylkill officesin the Schuylkill County courthouse, according to the results of an inspection
Report: Mold in 2 Schuylkill offices
Times News / Posted yesterday
in the Schuylkill County courthouse, according to the results of an inspection done by Air Care & Restoration Inc. of Bethlehem. The affected areas were removed and the air ducts cleaned and sanitized on April 8 and April 9, the company’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Schuylkill County commissioners discuss radon, mold issues at courthousetwo contracts worth $57,850 for radon mitigation in the courthouse. The agreeme
Schuylkill County commissioners discuss radon, mold issues at courthouse
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
two contracts worth $57,850 for radon mitigation in the courthouse. The agreements were with Air Care & Restorations, Bethlehem, for $9,456, and Next Step Environmental Services LLC, Macungie, for $48,394. In a statement that was issued to... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pollen, soot may link Lehigh Valley to cold-case murder of girl in Ohioactivity, he says. The latter perhaps gives more credence to the Lehigh Valley
Pollen, soot may link Lehigh Valley to cold-case murder of girl in Ohio
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
activity, he says. The latter perhaps gives more credence to the Lehigh Valley theory. Remember, this happened in 1981. Bethlehem Steel's was running around the clock back then and other industries such as cement production also had a major... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How the Labour Party embraced an ideology that has race hate at its heartspread, and gradually broadened into the all-encompassing account of dispossess
How the Labour Party embraced an ideology that has race hate at its heart
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
spread, and gradually broadened into the all-encompassing account of dispossession and oppression – applicable from Bethlehem to Belfast to Birmingham, Alabama – which it is today. One might have thought that September 11 2001 would have... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mississippi governor signs law allowing guns in churches, loosening gun licensingwith guns say about us as people who claim to be following God, who preach abou
Mississippi governor signs law allowing guns in churches, loosening gun licensing
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
with guns say about us as people who claim to be following God, who preach about peace and love?" At the Greater Bethlehem Temple in west Jackson, Pastor Ervin Ricks finds a bullet lodged in the walls about nine times a year. Many in his... Read more
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The Morning Call
Want to work for zulily in Bethlehem? Retailer to hold hiring eventBETHLEHEM — Want to work for online retailer zulily? Then you might want to at
Want to work for zulily in Bethlehem? Retailer to hold hiring event
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
BETHLEHEM — Want to work for online retailer zulily? Then you might want to attend a hiring event scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon May 7 at the company's new fulfillment center at 10 Emery St. in Bethlehem. The company said Friday it is seeking to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Nancy Tate: Citizens rise up to safeguard environment against powerful forcesthat are able to coexist in a dignified way, in a way that protects life." Nan
Nancy Tate: Citizens rise up to safeguard environment against powerful forces
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
that are able to coexist in a dignified way, in a way that protects life." Nancy Tate is a staff-person with the Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern in Bethlehem. She lives in Riegelsville, where another pipeline, PennEast, is propose... Read more
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The Express-Times
Why's the Matey's cheesesteak so great? Reviewers explain as closing loomsI know, but in my humble opinion this place has the best cheesesteaks in the Le
Why's the Matey's cheesesteak so great? Reviewers explain as closing looms
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
I know, but in my humble opinion this place has the best cheesesteaks in the Lehigh Valley. My family is from Allentown and Bethlehem and so I've been coming to Crossroads since I was a kid," another five-star review on Google says. "My fav... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem man arrested after pointing gun at girlfriendA Bethlehem man faces charges after allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend’
Bethlehem man arrested after pointing gun at girlfriend
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
A Bethlehem man faces charges after allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend’s head during an argument over personal property. Police responded to the 600 block of Ontario Street about 12:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of an assault. That’s where... Read more
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The Morning Call
New jazz festival announced for this summer at Bethlehem Ice Rinkannounced for the Lehigh Valley. The Christmas City Summer Jazz Festival will
New jazz festival announced for this summer at Bethlehem Ice Rink
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
announced for the Lehigh Valley. The Christmas City Summer Jazz Festival will bring more than 60 regiuonal jazz artists to Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink, 345 Illicks Mill Road, from noon-10 p.m. July 16, according to Pennsylvania Jazz Collective,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dorney Park, Musikfest teaming up for Battle of the BandsPark and Musikfest are teaming up for a Battle of the Bands that will give the
Dorney Park, Musikfest teaming up for Battle of the Bands
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Park and Musikfest are teaming up for a Battle of the Bands that will give the winner a performance slot at the huge Bethlehem festival in August. Dorney Park Battle of the Bands will have qualifying rounds on May 13 and May 20, with the... Read more
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The Express-Times
An iPad and special classmates shake up Freedom theater (VIDEO)the iPad chimed in. And that was when Jennifer Wescoe's advanced theater class
An iPad and special classmates shake up Freedom theater (VIDEO)
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
the iPad chimed in. And that was when Jennifer Wescoe's advanced theater class lost it. Tumminello, 19, of Bethlehem Township, beamed, happily returning all the congratulatory fist bumps his classmates offered. "I like it when I... Read more
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