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Bethlehem is a city of 75,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania - a city known for its rich colonial and industrial history. Today Bethlehem is experiencing an economic and cultural renaissance promising a future as bright as the city's past.

Musikfest Parking Fines

On Tuesday night, City Council unanimously approved raising parking fines on both the north and south sides of town during Musikfest 2014 – beginning at noon Aug. 1 and continuing until 11:59 p.m. Aug. 10.

Fines will be $30 -- twice as much as usual -- if paid within 14 days, then $45 until a citation is issued and $65 after a citation is issued.

Someone who still fails to pay will face additional costs and even the possibility of up to 10 days in jail.

Those who illegally park at spaces reserved for handicapped drivers face much steeper fines, beginning at $100 and climbing as high as $250 if not promptly paid.

Musikfest designated special event parking districts are both north and south of the Lehigh River.

The North Side Special Events Parking Area extends north from the river along Eighth Avenue to Eaton Avenue, east on Eaton to Elizabeth Avenue, east on Elizabeth to Linden Street and south on Linden back to the river.

The South Side area extends south from the river along Wyandotte Street to Third Street, east on Third to Brodhead Avenue, south on Brodhead to West Packer Avenue, east on Packer to Hillside Avenue, south on Hillside to Thomas Street, east from Thomas along Sixth Street through St. Michael’s Cemetery and continuing along Sixth to Lynn Avenue, north on Lynn to Fourth Street, east on Fourth to Emery Street and north along Emery to the river.

NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED TIME
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 – 5:30 PM

Bethlehem City Council has rescheduled the time of its first meeting in August on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 5:30 PM in Town Hall, instead of 7:00 PM.

The normal time for City Council Meetings is 7:00 PM. Since Musikfest occurs during that week, the meeting time has been rescheduled to 5:30 PM.

Purchasing

Request for Proposal No. 2014-P03 - City of Bethlehem Phone System Upgrade

Flushing Schedule – 2014

Week 16

7/21/14
O5-2 /Oakhurst Rd.
O4-1,2,3,4 /Laurel Ln., Glengate Dr., Clarinbridge Way East, Laurel Ln.
P4-1 /Bittersweet Rd.

7/22/14
P4-2 /Bittersweet Rd.
O4-5,6 /Laurel Ln., Balsam Rd.
P4-3 Hawthorne Rd.
O4-7 /Bittersweet Rd.
P4-4 /Bittersweet Rd.

7/23/14
P4-5,6 /Barberry Rd., Bittersweet Rd.
O5-3 /Old Bethlehem Pike
P5-1,2,3 /Saucon Valley Rd., Old Philly Rd., 378

7/24/14
P5-4,5,6 /Saucon Creek Rd., Miners Village  
P5-7,8,9 /Camp Meeting Rd., Aldi’s    
P5-10,11 /Camp Meeting Rd., East Valley Rd.
P5-12,13 /Camp Meeting Rd.  
P4-7,8,9 /Corporate Parkway   

P6-1,2 /Saucon Valley Country Club

Week 17

7/28/14
O6-9,10,11 /Weyhill Farm Rd., Saucon Valley Rd., Beans Estate
O6-12,13 /Weyhill Farm Rd., Country Rd.

7/29/14
O6-14,15 /Stonehill Way, Linden Oaks Ln.
 P6-3,4,5,6 /Saucon Valley Country Club, Spring Valley Rd.

7/30/14
N6-41 /Mountain Dr. South
N7-7 /Friedensville Rd.
N6-42,43,44 /Mountain Dr. South, Carriage Knoll Dr., Stone Stack Dr.

7/31/14
N7-8,9,10 /Duh Dr., Brad Ln.
N7-11,12,13 /Obrien’s Ct., Red Hawk Way, Meadow’s Rd.

8/1/14
N7-14,15 /Skibo Rd.                   
O7-1,2,3 /Meadows Rd., Viola Ln.          
O7-4,5 /Clarence Dr., Meadows Rd.


Runner's World Half Marathon

The Runner’s World Half Marathon & Festival will be held in Bethlehem from October 17th-19th, and they are looking for volunteers to assist with this! With hundreds of positions available, there is a spot for everyone; including teams, groups, or just friends and family. We are currently looking for volunteers to help in the following areas:

  • Race Expo
  • Start/Finish
  • Course Marshalls/Bike Marshalls
  • Water Stations
  • Cheer Zones
  • Kids Races
  • Environmental Crew

All volunteers will receive community service hours for their time.  Runner’s World will also provide all volunteers with special package including a virtual swag bag and gifts from our sponsors.

We encourage groups to volunteer with friends and family, if your group will have 30 or more volunteers please contact Gabrielle at gabrielle@leaddogmarketing.com or call 212-488-6713 for more information.  Small group and individual sign-ups are still greatly appreciated.

Volunteer spots are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis, so sign up now!

South Bethlehem Greenway
 

 
 
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