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Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board Considers 70-Unit Apartment Complex at Armory

Darlene Heller prepares presentation. Behindher are City Council members Eric Evans and Michael ColonMary Toulouse teaches French at Lafayette College. But last night, as President of Bethlehem’s Mount Airy Neighborhood Association (MANA), she gave a h…

Bethlehem Zoners Approve 98′ High LNG Facility

LNG tank being built in SteeltonBy a 4-0 vote, Bethlehem’s Zoning Hearing Board granted UGI dimensional variances and a special exception last night for a 98′ high, 78′ wide liquefied natural gas facility. This tank,which has a 2 million gallon capacit…

Bethlehem’s Zoning Board To Allow Self-Storage Facility

Would you like to live next to a 500,000-volt power line?  That’s one of the questions that Bethlehem’s Zoning Hearing Board considered at their June 28 meeting. Their answer was No.  At one time, the area near a 500,000-volt electrical trans…

Testimony for 98′ High LNG Tower Continues

Bethlehem’s Zoning Hearing Board listened to over four hours of testimony last night in connection with UGI’s request for a 98′ high, 78′ wide liquefied natural gas facility in Bethlehem at 2470 Ringhoffer Road. It will be located on an 83.91 acre trac…

Moravian To Build New Restaurant at New Health and Sciences Building

Moravian’s Mark Reed explains the project. Moravian College is currently in the middle of building a $23 million Health Sciences building at its Main Street campus. A 55,000 sq ft three story facility, named after alumna Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz…

UGI Proposes 78′ High LNG Facility on Ringhoffer Rd

In an effort to deliver natural gas more efficiently to its Lehigh Valley customers, UGI is planning to build a 98′ high, 78′ wide liquefied natural gas facility in Bethlehem at 2470 Ringhoffer Road on an 83.91 acre tract of former Bethlehem Steel land…

Negrao Wants Swim School on Linden Street

Joe Negrao is the owner of Alexandria Manor, a popular assisted living facility with locations in Nazareth and in Bath. In 2014, he received permission for a third facility in Bethlehem. But he’s changed his mind. Instead of the personal care faci…

Atiyeh’s Kabuki Dance

Though most of Bethlehem was celebrating Christmas early, its Zoning Hearing Board must be on Santa’s naughty list. The Board, minus Linda Shay Gardner, conducted three hours of hearings on December 21. This included a new zoning application from color…

Bethlehem ZHB Approves Gas Station at New Walmart

Bethlehem’s Zoning Hearing Board, at their October 26 hearing unanimously approved a gas station at a new Walmart Supercenter proposed at the intersection of Commerce Center Boulevard and Hellertown Road. this is the only zoning relief needed for the n…

Plans For Behavioral Health Hospital Pulled in Bethlehem

A rare special meeting of Bethlehem’s Planning Commission, scheduled for Thursday afternoon, has been canceled. The Board had been scheduled to review an 80-bed behavioral health hospital at Center and Dewberry streets, proposed by Arcadia Healthcare. …