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News from around Bethlehem, PA. Provided by The Morning Call.



Published: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:00:39 GMT

Last Build Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:00:39 GMT

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OraSure adds new chief science officer

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:47:56 GMT

BETHLEHEM—OraSure has hired a new chief science officer.

Michael Reed has been named the company's senior vice president of research and development and chief science officer. He replaces Stephen Lee, who left OraSure in 2014 and is now an independent consultant in the field of In Vitro diagnostics.

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Bethlehem police horses get new ride

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 02:59:11 GMT

BETHLEHEM — Bethlehem's four police horses have a set of new wheels.

Mayor Robert Donchez and police Chief Mark DiLuzio on Thursday announced the purchase of a new trailer for the city's Mounted Unit. The trailer is big enough to carry the city's recently expanded unit of four horses.

The $26,000...




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Bethlehem's SteelStacks celebrates a birthday

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 02:20:00 GMT

BETHLEHEM — From the balcony at Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest CEO Kassie Hilgert probably had the best seat at SteelStacks last summer.

She could clearly see music legend David Crosby on stage, his shock of white hair flowing over a dark suit as the rusted blast furnaces formed the backdrop through...




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Bethlehem makes it official: Goodman Furniture building blighted

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 02:16:00 GMT

BETHLEHEM — The long-deteriorating former Goodman Furniture store on East Third Street was certified blighted by the Bethlehem Planning Commission on Thursday.

Among the problems are holes in the roof, bricks falling out and cracked windows, according to Craig Hynes, the city's chief building inspector,...




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Woman who shoplifted with child pleads guilty to 6 t h retail theft conviction

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:20:05 GMT

EASTON — Maria Esther Rodriguez claims she is too disabled to work, but — as a Northampton County judge pointed out Thursday — she's not too disabled to steal.

The 41-year-old Allentown woman was in court pleading guilty to shoplifting with her 7-year-old child in tow, then assaulting the Colonial...




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Convicted sex offender admits enticing two girls to pose naked

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:19:42 GMT

EASTON — When Colonial Regional police forced open the door of the Northampton County hotel room, they found a convicted sex offender passed out naked on the floor, and two 6-year-old girls in the bed.

There were beer cans and sexual lubricant in the room at the Hampton Inn in Hanover Township....




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Diana Ross hurt when SUV hits limo in Bethlehem, police say

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:17:35 GMT

BETHLEHEM — Bethlehem police said a woman who ran a stop sign Wednesday afternoon crashed her sport utility vehicle into a limo shuttling Diana Ross to the Sands casino where she was scheduled to perform that evening.

The crash happened just before 5 p.m. in the 100 block of East Third Street, police...




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'Real Housewife' Danielle Staub coming to Bethlehem, bringing a camera crew

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 22:27:00 GMT

Danielle Staub, who appeared on Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey," will be in Bethlehem on April 23 and she'll have a camera crew with her.

Staub is arguably one of the most recognizable, controversial and polarizing stars of the popular reality TV franchise.

On the first season of the hit...




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A polished Jewel readies for her return to Bethlehem

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:57:24 GMT

Two decades after Jewel exploded onto the music scene with the album "Pieces Of You," she's made an album that brings her back to the core of who she is as a musician and a person.

It's called "Picking Up The Pieces," and it follows a period in which the singer had a son, Kase (now 4), divorced...




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Bethlehem goes after owner of former Goodman Furniture building

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:27:36 GMT

A simmering feud over the old Goodman Furniture store is boiling now as Bethlehem officials step up their efforts to tidy a stretch of the South Side Business District they've worked hard to rebuild for decades.

A district judge last week threatened to jail owner Alvin Kanofsky, a 76-year-old physics...




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Bethlehem's SteelStacks at age 5 offers $5 movies

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:04:00 GMT

On a spring day in 2011, a few dozen people made their way to a new arts center located amid the ruins of the former Bethlehem Steel plant. It was a sleek building made of concrete, steel and glass that stood in stark contrast to the towering, old blast furnaces across the street that reminded...




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Bethlehem streets closed for milling and paving

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:06:00 GMT

BETHLEHEM — Paving work on several city streets will cause parking and traffic restrictions this week and next.

Church Street will be closed to parking and all traffic Thursday while it is milled by the city's Streets Bureau.

The milling will occur 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. between North New Street West,...




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New Jersey OKs Carl Icahn's Tropicana to run Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:33:49 GMT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey casino regulators have approved billionaire Carl Icahn's Tropicana casino to manage his newest Atlantic City acquisition, the Trump Taj Mahal.

But they did so Wednesday with no guarantee that Icahn will invest the $100 million into the Taj Mahal that he had long...




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UGI to repair gas mains in Palmer, Bethlehem

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:54:00 GMT

There will be lane restrictions on two roads in Palmer and Bethlehem townships starting this week as UGI installs and repairs gas mains.

Starting April 13, there will be weekday lane restrictions for installation of a gas main on PA Route 248/Easton Nazareth Highway, between Van Buren Road and...




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Review: Johnnie Lustig's Frankfurters in Bethlehem takes hot dogs seriously

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:27:00 GMT

Food you can get at a county fair or gas station doesn't usually have culinary clout. But hot dogs, the butt of many bad-food jokes, are enjoying an upgrade as more eateries give these treats their due respect.

Johnnie Lustig's Frankfurters, a take-out spot that opened in January at 835 N. New...




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This Way to the Egress will play soundtrack to 'Reefer Madness' in Bethlehem

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:10:00 GMT

Taylor Galassi and Sarah Shown both laugh when asked, "Why Reefer Madness?" Their Bethlehem band This Way to The Egress will provide the soundtrack to the 1936 American propaganda film about the dangers of marijuana, along with a few songs before and after the screening, Saturday at the Frank Banko...




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See Coen Brothers films at Bethlehem's Frank Banko Cinemas

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:03:00 GMT

Filmmakers can get typecast as easily as actors — how about Michael Bay, who never met an over-the-top action extravaganza he didn't like, or David Lynch, whose every movie seems to take place in a twisted, lurid dreamscape.

The Coen Brothers, by contrast, are always unpredictable. Who'd think...




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Seven Lehigh Valley taverns, 2 others cited for liquor violations, officials say

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 04:45:11 GMT

Nine taverns and liquor businesses in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding counties have been cited liquor law violations, state officials said Tuesday.

According to the state Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement:

Ovations Food Services at 701 Hamilton St., Allentown was cited for failing in January...




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Teen killer to get new sentence on weapons offense

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 23:49:00 GMT

A former Bethlehem man sentenced to 51 years to life for fatally shooting a man during a brawl when he was only 17 lost his bid for a new trial, but will nonetheless get a new sentence following a ruling by an appeal court.

The state Superior Court rejected Lucas J. Cabassa's argument that a Northampton...




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Bethlehem's birthday beer: Brewer Chris Bowen creates ale for anniversary

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 20:59:00 GMT

Not many people would sit outside in February for hours in the snow with a friend to cook up a special type of sugar for a beer recipe.

Chris Bowen would.

The Bethlehem beer historian teamed with Fegley's Brew Works to brew a beer — steeped in history, of course — that will be used to toast at...




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