Two up-and-coming Bethlehem businesses awarded KIZ grants

February 5, 2018 by  

The Southside Bethlehem Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) recently issued a press release to announce the awarding of a $15,000 grant each to Vidura Tech and Revivify.

The product development company Vidura Tech will use its [Read more]

St. Luke’s Network grows with addition of Blue Mountain system

January 9, 2018 by  

Recently, final federal and state approval was granted for the merger of Blue Mountain Health System with St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN).

St. Luke’s, which is [Read more]

Liberty student prompts new language option in Bethlehem

December 3, 2017 by  

A Liberty High School student’s experience learning sign language facilitated Bethlehem High School to add it as a foreign language choice.

The decision was made by [Read more]

Internet to brick-and-mortar location for Greek Meat Guy

November 1, 2017 by  

After success posting cooking videos, Nikos Malitsis has decided to open his own eatery in Bethlehem.

An inspired Malitsis decided to [Read more]

Bethlehem audit shows city with surplus from 2016

October 6, 2017 by  

A draft audit provided to City Council revealed good news for Bethlehem – $3.2m left over from the 2016 budget thanks to a slight increase in fees and taxes and an upturn in [Read more]

Tax break for Bethlehem new development and renovation

September 12, 2017 by  

In a recent announcement, Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez said that the old Dempsey’s restaurant site and the once-lavish Wilbur Mansion were prime candidates for the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone tax [Read more]

Time spent on standardized test-taking reduced under new plan

August 9, 2017 by  

After the controversy of ‘No Child Left Behind’, educators and parents are primed for the changes that the ‘Every Student Succeeds Act’ (ESSA) can [Read more]

StoryWalk program encourages children to walk and read

July 9, 2017 by  

StoryWalk is a program created in Montpelier that has since popped up in all 50 states, and Bethlehem is the latest city to join in this initiative creating locations throughout the city.

The program creates storybooks mounted on [Read more]

Cleaning service provides support for cancer patients

June 11, 2017 by  

Merry Maids of Bethlehem owner, Audrey Rehnert, wanted to give back to her community. Partnering with the non-profit, Cleaning For A Reason, has enabled her to do just that. Rehnerts franchise is providing free cleaning services to [Read more]

Art nonprofit to bring temporary job boost

May 11, 2017 by  

ArtQuest, which is located in Bethlehem, is looking to hire about 300 seasonal employees this year.

The organization is a [Read more]

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