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  • A double blast of smokin' blues for Levitt Pavilion in Bethlehem

     
    Guitarists Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Robert Cray brought their bands to the Musikfest Café at SteelStacks in Bethlehem last night for a double blast of blues to benefit free summer concerts at the outdoor Levitt concert Pavilion. Both offered up smoking...
  • Treat down traffic signals as four-way stops

     
    There is still parts of Bethlehem without power -- including the traffic signals. Officials have been stressing to treat those intersections as a four-way stop. Now, police are starting to ticket violators. Bethlehem police announced the enforcement...
  • Bethlehem continues cleanup in Sandy's wake

     
    Bethlehem workers took to the streets again this morning to continue clearing the trees and other destruction caused when the remnants of Hurricane Sandy blew through the Lehigh Valley. “We will continue to work with PPL to remove trees and downed...
  • BASD Honor Roll

     
    Parent-teacher conferences are going on during this shortened Thanksgiving Day week in the Bethlehem Area School District. What a perfect time to publish online, the first-quarter honor roll. Jump to the next page to find your child's name at Broughal,...
  • Bethlehem kicks off Christmas season

     
    In a few hours, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan and his elementary school helpers will flip on a switch and usher in the holiday season in the Christmas City at the annual tree-lighting ceremony. It marks the 75th year that Bethlehem has branded itself...
  • Who pays the amusement tax?

     
    Bethlehem is not alone in considering a tax on fun as a way to ease the amount of taxes a homeowner has to pay to cover the city bills. From Pittsburgh to Easton, municipalities with big entertainment draws have instituted to the amusement tax since the...
  • Altoona, I'm Sorry

     
    One of my columns last week commented on the fact that Altoona is the only Pennsylvania city besides Bethlehem that doesn't contract with one hauler. I didn't mention it there, but Altoona at least has the city divided into zones......
  • Pawlowski and Callahan

     
    I lumped the mayors of Allentown and Bethlehem together in Thursday's column, suggesting that both were trying to convince their residents to accept bold proposals that don't seem to be particularly popular. I ended up focusing on Mayor John Callahan's......
  • 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...
  • 'Music' partner leaves Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    The partner in Sands Bethlehem Event Center credited with having the idea for the venue has left, he and his partners confirmed. Jerry Deifer Jr., a concert promoter from Whitehall Township whose vision for a medium-sized concert venue paired with......
  • Callahan announces economic development plan

     
    Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan on Wednesday toured Martin Guitar in Nazareth before announcing his economic development plan for Northampton County. Callahan, who is running for Northampton County executive, said the county needs to get back in the...
  • Reibman wants Callahan investigated

     
    Northampton County executive candidate Glenn Reibman said he wants Mayor John Callahan investigated further for using federal grant dollars to balance Bethlehem's 2010 and 2011 budgets. Reibman, a former two-term county executive, is in a three-way race...