Community Voices Spotlight: Jill Schennum

One of Bethlehem’s most defining landscapes is the Bethlehem Steel factory.  Approaching South Bethlehem from any direction, the retired steel stacks are the first thing anyone sees.  They are the city’s major historical attraction, and Bethlehem Steel is arguably Bethlehem’s greatest claim to fame.  The once multinational corporation impacted the lives of nearly every family…

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Community Comes Together through the Global Youth Climate Declaration (GYCAD)

On October 30th, Lehigh University students and members of the community came together for public discussion of the Global Youth Climate Declaration (GYCAD), which is a document that reflects the collective youth voice demanding specific policy interventions to heads of state and policymakers at all levels of governance. The public consultation held at Lehigh is…

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Community Voices Spotlight: Tony Silvoy

Tony Silvoy considers himself “just a humble sandwich maker,” according to his twitter account (@thegoosemen); however, to call Tony the guy who makes sandwiches, or the guy who owns The Goose does not accurately describe his character or influence on the South Side Bethlehem community.  For a number of people, Tony is the first connection…

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