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  • Bethlehem, debt and the death penalty

     
    There aren't many times when the death penalty is discussed at your local municipal meeting. But this week, Bethlehem City Council Solicitor Christopher Spadoni did just that. He used capital punishment as a case study as to why council shouldn't...
  • The 'Brett Favre and Cal Ripken Jr.' of Bethlehem retires

     
    With the early retirement incentive kicking in this year, Bethlehem City Council has been doling proclamations honoring those recent retirees for working, collectively, hundreds of years for Bethlehem. But on Tuesday, city officials singled out one worker...
  • Bethlehem: Weihnachtsmarkt is Comin' to Town

     
    You've likely heard that Bethlehem's historic downtown will be losing Christkindlmarkt this year when it moves to the new SteelStacks campus. But what you probably don't know is that there will be another craft venue featured on Main Street as well....
  • Callahan manager back on the campaign trail

     
    The man who ran Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan's unsuccessful congressional bid is back on the campaign trail, this time in Indiana's second largest city. The News-Sentinel is reporting that Justin Schall is now managing the reelection campaign for Fort...
  • Biden in Philadelphia: GOP blame victims

     
    In case you missed it, Vice President Joe Biden headlined a Democratic fundraiser in Philadelphia on Friday and the Inquirer's Tom Fitzgerald provided the afternoon's official pool report. According to Fitzgerald's thorough account of the event at the...
  • And the award goes to ....

     
    Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan was recognized this week for his work in recreation. The Pennsylvania Recreation and Parks Society presented him with its Local Government Award at the Lehigh Valley Forge Radisson Hotel in King of Prussia. Diane Kripas of...
  • Vet hospital slated for west Bethlehem

     
    A hospital for pets is expected to open this June in west Bethlehem. The Christmas City Veterinary Hospital, run by Dr. Lisa Cawley, is being built inside a former bank branch at 1003 W. Broad St. It was vacated about a year ago when PNC Bank move a few...
  • Bethlehem Steel's redevelopment takes international stage

     
    Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan is in Israel this week to speak about his city's projects, particularly the redevelopment of Bethlehem Steel, at the Israeli Mayors Institute on City Renewal. Before an international audience, Callahan will detail how the...
  • Bethlehem: in search of a planning commissioner

     
    Bethlehem City Councilwoman Karen Dolan said she can't say enough positive things about M. Arif Fazil, whose D'uy Engineering has done numerous projects around the city and for the Bethlehem Area School District. But she couldn't support his nomination to...
  • Bethlehem GOP begins trash talking

     
    The three Republicans vying to break the Democratic stronghold on Bethlehem City Council is beginning to do some trash talking. Next week, Al Bernotas, Tom Carroll and Tony Simao plan to hold a news conference about garbage hauling in the Bethlehem....
  • Bethlehem Council to consider Human Relations Commission

     
    Nearly members of nearly 100 community groups are expected to turn out at a Bethlehem City Council committee meeting Thursday to support proposal to create a Human Relations Commission. The proposal, offered by Mayor John Callahan last year, is aimed at...
  • Bethlehem council committee recommends Human Relations Commission

     
    A Bethlehem City Council committee gave its stamp of approval to create a Human Relations Commission. The commission, proposed by Mayor John Callahan, would help speed up the resolution of discrimination complaints and offer new protections for people...