May 21, 20181:01 PM

Mayor Donchez of the City of Bethlehem formally designated May 20th thru May 26th 2018, as EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK. Calling upon the residents of Bethlehem to remember those EMS personnel who are called to care for all people, with knowledge and integrity.

May 21, 201812:59 PM

A special call out during the EMS recognition to John W. Patterson, M.D., for providing thirty-six years (1982-2018) of dedication as the Service Medical Director for Bethlehem Emergency Medical Services, and for being the longest-serving Service Medical Director in the Eastern PA.,EMS Council Region.

May 17, 201811:01 AM

Congratulations to Lehigh University on its official ground breaking for the future Southside Commons dormitory. Bethlehem looks forward to the continued partnership and success of the University, as it expands and brings new life to our city.

May 11, 20181:21 PM

A big thank you to the Bach Choir of Bethlehem for arraniging Bach Outdoors at Payrow Plaza. It was a lunch-break treat.

May 10, 20183:47 PM

Welcome the City’s newest police officer, Silver. Silver is a 2-year-old yellow lab that is trained to detect arson accelerants while aiding in fire investigations around the Lehigh Valley.

May 9, 201810:48 AM

The Chamber’s giant scissors snipped through the ribbon this morning, making Church Street Market officially open for business. Congratulations!

May 8, 201812:17 PM

Congratulations to Juan Carlos and Rafael Palomino, on the grand opening of Main Street’s new Urbano Mexican Kitchen & Bar.

April 27, 20183:09 PM

Thank you Bethlehem Garden Club for choosing to make the Bethlehem Rose Garden home of Bethlehem's first Blue Star Memorial Marker in recognition of those who have served, are serving or will serve in our Armed Services.

April 27, 201811:35 AM

Celebrating Arbor Day with Nitschmann Middle School students and planting of a Red Bud in the Rose Garden. Thank you Bethlehem Garden Club for donating one of three trees planted today. Trees provide multiple benefits to a community including increase in property values, reduce to home cooling costs, remove air pollutants and provide wildlife with a habitat.

April 27, 20189:19 AM

The City of Bethlehem has received a "Growth Award" from the Arbor Day Foundation this year. Stop by City Hall today to get a free tree seedling and help our city contiue to grow its arboretum.

April 25, 201811:17 AM

Friday, April 27, 2018 is Arbor Day! The City of Bethlehem is proud to announce the continuation of its traditional distribution of tree seedlings in celebration of Arbor Day. The trees are free - one per person - to Bethlehem residents on a first come basis starting at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall. The City will be offering Black oak, Tamarack, Kousa dogwood, Striped maple, and Washington Hawthorne.

April 24, 20188:23 AM

Thank you Donegan Elementary Leadership Students for visiting City Hall yesterday. Your questions were excellent and well thought out. @DoneganBASD

April 23, 20182:24 PM

Bethlehem is proud to host sister city's Mayor Kosta Nikolouzos of Corfu, Greece this afternoon.

April 21, 20189:21 AM

S. New Street: The City’s Water Department will be repairing trenches on New Street on Monday April 23 between 3rd Street and Mechanic Street and will need to close the road to southbound traffic from 9am-3pm. Main St / Goepp Street / Ettwein Street: UGI will be continuing their work in the area of Main Street, Goepp Street and Ettwein Street next week. On Monday, April 23, they will begin work on Main Street between Goepp Street and Fairview. Two-way traffic will be maintained with an occasional temporary closure between 9am and 3pm. They will also begin work on Ettwein St between Main St and New Street on Wednesday. Also this week, UGI will continue to work on Goepp Street moving from Main Street east to New Street. There may also be times where this road is closed between 9am and 3pm.

April 18, 20181:20 PM

It was an honor to pick up a shovel and break ground this morning at Habitat for Humanity Keystone Ave site. Four families will be home by the end of the houses' construction. For volunteer opportunities visit site, http://habitatlehighvalley.volunteerhub.com

April 16, 20183:30 PM

BETHLEHEM WINS 2018 INSURIFY GREENEST CITIES AWARD. Award winners were determined by a nationwide analysis of household vehicular carbon footprints, based on data submitted to the Insurify insurance comparison website. The analysis was based on over 1.5 million vehicles, and factored in fuel efficiency, engine type, annual mileage, commuting patterns, and count of cars per household. It identified the communities in each state with the lowest average environmental impact score. “Statistics show that cars represent one of the single greatest sources of polluting emissions in the United States,” said Snejina Zacharia, CEO of Insurify. “These awards recognize the cities in each state that have the lowest average household impact on the environment, based on vehicle choice and driving habits.” For a full list of 2018 Greenest City Award winners visit https://insurify.com/insights/greenest-city-awards/

April 13, 20184:17 PM

A contractor will be working on a building on Mauch Chunk Road between Geissinger and Fairview Streets and will need to close the road 24/7 Monday through Friday the week of April 16th. Traffic will be diverted to Fairview and Monocracy Street.

April 13, 20183:25 PM

The City of Bethlehem and Bethlehem Police Department are honored to receive the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Seven Seals Award for leadership and initiative in support of the men and women who serve America in the National Guard and Reserve.

April 12, 20182:44 PM

Congratulations to our students for achieving the DAR Good Citizens Award. (front from left) Nichole Somers, Caroline Hawk, Jack Weiner; Andrew Wieder, Isabella Pompa and Michael Spirk.

April 7, 20188:30 AM

Center Street: PennDOT’s contractor for the Center Street Project will begin roadway replacement work on Monday, 4/9/18 between Lehigh Street and Church Street. This work will necessitate long term lane closures consisting of the closure of the northbound side of Center Street and shifting traffic into the southbound side. Two-way traffic will be maintained and N. New Street East & West will remain open until the intersection is to be reconstructed. Timing changes will be made to the New St / Center St intersection. Minsi Trail Bridge: PennDOT will have inspection crews on the Minsi Trail Bridge on the following days / times with lane closures: 04/09 - Southbound Lane Restriction from 9:00AM to 12:00pm 04/09- Northbound Lane Restriction from 12:00PM to 3:00PM 04/10- Northbound Lane Restriction from 9:00AM to 3:00PM 04/11- Southbound Lane Restriction from 9:00AM to 3:00PM

March 26, 20184:18 PM

Welcome students from the Northampton Community College Center for Global Education to City Hall. All the best in your future endeavors.

March 26, 20182:50 PM

South Side's New Street parking garage located police department substation is officially open for business. Thank you Lehigh University President John Simon, Lehigh Police Chief Jason Shiffer, and Bethlehem Police Chief Mark DiLuzio, for joining Mayor Donchez to cut the caution tape on the new facilitiy.

Fine Arts Commission Meeting June 4, 2018 5:15 PM

Meeting Location: Laros Room, Bethlehem Public Library, 11 W. Church Street

City Council Meeting June 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Bethlehem Housing Authority Meeting June 11, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Monocacy Towers, Community Room

Bethlehem Authority Meeting June 14, 2018 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Planning Commission Meeting June 14, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Board of Historical and Architectural Review Meeting June 16, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room A205

City Council Meeting June 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Redevelopment Authority Meeting June 21, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Parking Authority Meeting June 27, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: 85 West North Street

Human Relations Commission Meeting June 27, 2018 6:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting June 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Fine Arts Commission Meeting July 2, 2018 5:15 PM

Meeting Location: Laros Room, Bethlehem Public Library, 11 W. Church Street

City Council Meeting July 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Board of Historical and Architectural Review Meeting July 4, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room A205

Bethlehem Housing Authority Meeting July 9, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Monocacy Towers, Community Room

Bethlehem Authority Meeting July 12, 2018 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Planning Commission Meeting July 12, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

City Council Meeting July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Redevelopment Authority Meeting July 19, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Parking Authority Meeting July 25, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: 85 West North Street

Human Relations Commission Meeting July 25, 2018 6:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting July 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Board of Historical and Architectural Review Meeting August 1, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room A205

Fine Arts Commission Meeting August 6, 2018 5:15 PM

Meeting Location: Laros Room, Bethlehem Public Library, 11 W. Church Street

City Council Meeting August 7, 2018 5:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Bethlehem Authority Meeting August 9, 2018 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Planning Commission Meeting August 9, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Bethlehem Housing Authority Meeting August 13, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Monocacy Towers, Community Room

Redevelopment Authority Meeting August 16, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

City Council Meeting August 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Parking Authority Meeting August 22, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: 85 West North Street

Human Relations Commission Meeting August 22, 2018 6:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting August 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Fine Arts Commission Meeting September 3, 2018 5:15 PM

Meeting Location: Laros Room, Bethlehem Public Library, 11 W. Church Street

City Council Meeting September 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Board of Historical and Architectural Review Meeting September 5, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room A205

Bethlehem Housing Authority Meeting September 10, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Monocacy Towers, Community Room

Bethlehem Authority Meeting September 13, 2018 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Planning Commission Meeting September 13, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

City Council Meeting September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Redevelopment Authority Meeting September 20, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Parking Authority Meeting September 26, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: 85 West North Street

Human Relations Commission Meeting September 26, 2018 6:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting September 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Fine Arts Commission Meeting October 1, 2018 5:15 PM

Meeting Location: Laros Room, Bethlehem Public Library, 11 W. Church Street

City Council Meeting October 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Board of Historical and Architectural Review Meeting October 3, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room A205

Bethlehem Housing Authority Meeting October 8, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Monocacy Towers, Community Room

Bethlehem Authority Meeting October 11, 2018 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Planning Commission Meeting October 11, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

City Council Meeting October 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Redevelopment Authority Meeting October 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Parking Authority Meeting October 24, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: 85 West North Street

Human Relations Commission Meeting October 24, 2018 6:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting October 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Fine Arts Commission Meeting November 5, 2018 5:15 PM

Meeting Location: Laros Room, Bethlehem Public Library, 11 W. Church Street

Board of Historical and Architectural Review Meeting November 7, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room A205

City Council Meeting November 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Bethlehem Authority Meeting November 8, 2018 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Planning Commission Meeting November 8, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Bethlehem Housing Authority Meeting November 12, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Monocacy Towers, Community Room

Redevelopment Authority Meeting November 15, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

City Council Meeting November 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Parking Authority Meeting November 28, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: 85 West North Street

Human Relations Commission Meeting November 28, 2018 6:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting November 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Fine Arts Commission Meeting December 3, 2018 5:15 PM

Meeting Location: Laros Room, Bethlehem Public Library, 11 W. Church Street

City Council Meeting December 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Board of Historical and Architectural Review Meeting December 5, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room A205

Bethlehem Housing Authority Meeting December 10, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Monocacy Towers, Community Room

Bethlehem Authority Meeting December 13, 2018 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Planning Commission Meeting December 13, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

City Council Meeting December 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Redevelopment Authority Meeting December 20, 2018 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street

Parking Authority Meeting December 26, 2018 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: 85 West North Street

Human Relations Commission Meeting December 26, 2018 6:30 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Room 504

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting December 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Town Hall, 10 East Church Street