Fight Against Mariner East and PennEast Pipelines Continue as Public Hearing Approaches

*Map courtesy of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Bethlehem is not immune to the trouble that plagues many communities in Pennsylvania: fracked gas pipelines. Here, Southsider takes a look at the ongoing fights against the Mariner East II and the PennEast pipeline, which highlight a common concern that unites Pennsylvanians across counties. This article will…

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What is “affordable housing”?

This article by Anna Smith provided courtesy of The Bethlehem Gadfly. Anna Smith is a life-long Southside resident and Director of the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life in South Bethlehem by fostering economic opportunity, promoting community development, and empowering residents to actively participate in the…

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