EQ Part 4 Social-Awareness

Bar Talk: The EQ Series, Week 4 (Social Awareness)

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Social awareness can be improved by becoming an active observer, columnist Eric Bartosz writes. To work on improving yours, begin by thinking about one of your recent conversations and try to be as objective as possible in determining how focused you were on what the person was saying.

Lehigh University

Assault Followed Statement Concerning Victim’s Race, Police Say

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Bethlehem Police are investigating the assault of a college student near S. New and Morton streets Saturday as a case involving ethnic intimidation. A statewide civil rights organization Monday condemned what it called the “alleged racist attack targeting a Black student at Lehigh University.”

Police Hiring

Bethlehem, Lower Saucon Police Departments are Hiring

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The sentence “All I want for Christmas is…” often ends with the name of a popular toy, a trendy article of clothing or an exotic vacation locale. In Lehigh Valley municipalities like the City of Bethlehem and Lower Saucon Township, however, what many officials may be asking Santa for this holiday season is a bit more practical: more police officers.

Fresh Market

Fresh Market Announces Holiday Fundraising Initiatives

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The Fresh Market is inviting its one-million-plus Ultimate Loyalty Experience members to help make a difference the weekend after Thanksgiving by participating in its “Members Helping Millions” initiative–with the goal of helping to provide more than a million meals to people in need this holiday season.


Boy Scouts Honor St. Luke’s President for Distinguished Service

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John Nespoli, President of the St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Lehighton and Carbon campuses, was chosen by the Boy Scouts of America’s Minsi Trails Council to receive its 2022 Carbon County Friends of Scouting Distinguished Citizen award. He received the award Oct. 27 during a dinner held at Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton.