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  • Bryan Callahan announces run for Bethlehem City Council

     
    Bryan Callahan, a teacher and the mayor’s brother, is looking to his own mark in Bethlehem politics. He launched his campaign this week for a seat on council that would begin next year when his brother, Mayor John Callahan, leaves office. Bryan...
  • Hall of Fame

     
    I wanted to follow up with a few things I couldn't get in today's column about the 2013 Hall of Fame nominees. First, though, I'll encourage you to read the list and then pass along either your comments on those......
  • What did Mayor Callahan give for a 50th anniversary?

     
    Anniversary gifts are tough enough to figure out for your other half. But what do you buy for the golden anniversary of a friendship forged with people from another country seven years before you were born? That’s the challenge that was posed to...
  • Bethlehem's not-so-secret mayoral matchup

     
    Take a look at the newest signs that Bethlehem’s not-so-secret mayoral matchup this year will include councilmen Robert Donchez and J. William Reynolds: The councilmen, who are not up for re-election this year, emailed those updated headshots to the...
  • Formal announcements set in Bethlehem mayor's race

     
    Let the campaign season begin! Bethlehem City Councilman J. William Reynolds is expected to be the first to announce his bid for mayor Tuesday when he makes his formal announcement in front of his Elizabeth Street home. He sent out a news release over the...
  • Welcome to the family, Corfu

     
    Bethlehem, get ready for a new sister. Mayor John Callahan announced this week that his city will be signing a “sister city” agreement with Corfu, Greece. Corfu, a picturesque island located off Greece’s northwest coast, will be...
  • Callahan lets tax ordinance become law without his signature

     
    Bethlehem taxpayers will see a 7 percent rise in their real estate tax bills this year. That's 1.5 percent less than what Mayor John Callahan first proposed in November. So, why did Callahan refuse to sign the tax ordinance, letting it become law...
  • Callahan to endorse Reynolds as successor in Bethlehem

     
    Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan, the well-heeled mayor who guided Bethlehem over the last decade, is expected Friday to throw his support behind Councilman J. William Reynolds to be his successor, snubbing veteran City Councilman Robert Donchez. Reynolds...
  • Musikfest opening ceremonies signify a change? And honor a constant supporter

     
    Little attention was paid to the fact Friday that when Musikfest held the opening ceremonies for the 29th run of the 10-day Bethlehem festival, it wasn’t held where it’s been for the first 28 years. Musikfest opening ceremonies were at......
  • Local leaders call for end of sequester

     
    Considering the financial challenges public schools already face, the funding districts will lose because of the federal government's sequester is adding "a tremendous insult to a very bad injury," Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan said Thursday. Callahan was...
  • Bethlehem Council: all business for 7-1/2 minutes

     
    By Douglas Graves Special to The Morning Call It took about seven and half minutes for Bethlehem City Council to conduct its business on Tuesday. The short meeting included the traditional prayer from a guest clergyman and recitation of the Pledge of...
  • Bethlehem mayor and BASD staff to push for better after-school funding

     
    One of the best commercials on TV shows kids playing Ping-Pong back and forth until the ball bounces away. It lands at a woman's foot, she smiles and then crushes it. One of the kids calls her mean. It's a brilliant public service message about supporting...