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  • Familiar face in the next race for Bethlehem mayor?

     
    Bethlehem could be looking to its past again to help guide its future. Former Bethlehem Mayor Don Cunningham isn't ruling out a run for mayor when his term as Lehigh County executive expires in 2013 -- the year Bethlehem elects a new mayor. A law firm...
  • Callahan raised no money during the last reporting period

     
    One-time congressional hopeful John Callahan has shown every sign that he's not looking for a rematch against Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent next year. He just hasn't announced his decision yet. A financial report filed this week at the Federal......
  • Bethlehem council candidates tangle over taxes, 9-1-1 center

     
    In a pair of spirited candidates forums this week, some of the clearest contrasts between the three Republicans and three Democrats running for Bethlehem City Council came down the future of the 9-1-1 center and the redevelopment of Martin Tower. GOP...
  • Retired judge takes his case to Bethlehem City Council

     
    In their courtrooms, judges often dress down defendants and, sometimes, attorneys for their failings or transgressions. But it was in Bethlehem City Council chambers this week where retired Northampton County Judge William Moran held court. Speaking...
  • Moving day at a Bethlehem fire station? Only for some, city says.

     
    Bethlehem firefighters were busy Thursday morning moving items out of the North Central fire station -- the station Mayor John Callahan is exploring whether to close and turn into a paramedics facility. But Fire Commissioner George Barkanic said the...
  • Bethlehem recognized for its network of cameras

     
    Bethlehem Police Commissioner Jason Schiffer on Thursday accepted the 2011 Mobilizer Award for the city’s wireless mesh network of surveillance cameras. The award, presented by Mobilizer Magazine, recognizes the most effective and innovative...
  • Bethlehem councilman sends message of displeasure with proposed budget

     
    Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan may have proposed a no tax-increase, near-level budget for next year. But he still has some selling to do. On the first reading of the ordinances -- in which many council members vote "aye" without prejudice so they can get...
  • Bethlehem fire station dominates public comments at budget meetings

     
    Bethlehem City Council has yet to get to the meaty details behind whether a dedicated tax should be put toward turning the North Central fire station into a paramedics facility – that could come as early as Dec. 7. Still, the debate has dominated...
  • So, who's responsible for Bethlehem's tax hike this year?

     
    So who’s responsible for this year’s .75-mill real estate tax hike in Bethlehem? Apparently not three of the city officials who spent 2 1/2 minutes debating it at a budget hearing Monday night. Mayor John Callahan pointed out that council...
  • Separated at Birth at Musikfest

     
    That title notwithstanding, this post really is about my Wednesday night at Musikfest and a reminder to both check my top 10 list of Musikfest food and to visit Festblog to vote for your own favorites. But some of you......
  • Heated email exchange in Bethlehem

     
    A heated, late-night email tiff between two community leaders became public Tuesday during a committee meeting over how to spread the pain of cuts to a federal grant aimed to help the poor. While the tiff had been settled hours......
  • 'That's what I call high quality H2O'

     
    Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan and his staff accepted this week the city's third consecutive state award recognizing the city's water treatment plant. The Area Wide Optimization Program award is given to two top performing plants of the 122 plants in the...