Honors Servicemen Who Have Served Our Country

EMBASSY BANK INVITES COMMUNITY TO SUBMIT IMAGES ‘OUR HOMETOWN HEROES’ Photo Display at SteelStacks Memorial Day Weekend Embassy Bank is inviting the community to submit photos of family members, neighbors and friends who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces for the third-annual ‘Our Hometown Heroes’ display at SteelStacks Memorial Day [...]

Children in Cambodia Benefit from Bethlehem Literacy Organization

Judith’s Reading Room Opens Libraries for “Scavenger Children” in Cambodia Robert Lucas is returned to his ancestral home in Cambodia Sunday, April 14 with two boxes full of children’s books, the latest donations from Judith’s Reading Room, a nonprofit literacy organization in Bethlehem, PA. The books, 163 in all and written in English, include titles [...]

History and Hospitality

Bachmann Publick House hosts Colonial Tea Party It will be like “old times” when the guests of Katrinna Bachmann enjoy a springtime tea party with a colonial flair. Set in the 1753 Bachmann Publick House, the tea party will give guests the opportunity to experience the hospitality of this historic tavern, while enjoying colonial era [...]

Lafayette Senior Erin D’Amelio Named Fullbright Scholar

Erin D’Amelio at Good Shepherd on the occasion of Judith's Reading Room's 32nd library dedication Judith's Reading Room's 2012-2013 intern, Erin D’Amelio, a senior at Lafayette College, has recently been named a Fulbright Scholar.  Erin will travel to Malaysia in January 2014 to serve as an English teaching assistant as a part of [...]

Many Moons Remembered

Portraits of Prominent Citizens by local artist Samuel Moon on Exhibit at Sigal Museum   Christian Bixler The names read like a “Who's Who” of prominent families of 18th Century Northampton County. Bixler, Mixsell, Drinkhouse, McKeen, these families are known for their accomplishments and achievements. In a time before photographs, it was customary [...]

Sigal Museum Lists Events for March and April

March 8 “Women in Pennsylvania History,” by members of Easton AAUW, 10:30 am, Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St., Easton. Reservations and Information: 610-253-1222. Audience will be joined by Easton Area school children as they learn about the contributions of local women to Pennsylvania history. March 9 Free Children’s Fraktur Art Workshop, led by art teacher [...]

Martin Amis to Speak at Lafayette February 26

Lafayette will present “An Evening with Martin Amis” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26. The venue for the event will be Colton Chapel, followed by a book signing and reception in Marquis Hall, Faculty Dining Room. Amis will read from his work and engage in conversation about his work and the life of the late [...]

The Magical Symphony Tour Starring Beatlemania

The Beatles never toured with an orchestra; in fact, they never performed any of their later albums live – but if they did they would have needed one. These albums are modern masterpieces, with beautiful orchestrations, and Beatlemania has decided to celebrate that its 2013 tour, dubbed “The Magical Symphony Tour.” Beatlemania will perform for [...]

President Jimmy Carter to Speak at Lafayette April 22

Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States, will deliver an address at Lafayette College 4 p.m. Monday, April 22. The address is scheduled to be held outdoors on the Quad. The rain location is Kamine Gymnasium. If it is held on the Quad, no tickets will be required. If the address is held in [...]

Gerald Charles Dickens Performs A Christmas Carol This Sunday, December 16 at 7 pm

This is a special year for Charles Dickens enthusiasts worldwide as 2012 marks the bicentennial of his birthday. In celebration of his life and work, Byers’ Choice is excited to announce that Gerald Charles Dickens will be returning to tour the United States and perform the beloved story "A Christmas Carol." Dickens’ Bethlehem, PA, engagement [...]