Ideal Food Basket

‘Ideal Food Basket’ to Open Inside Former Ahart’s Market

Est. Read Time: 2 mins

When news broke earlier this spring that a landmark grocery store on Bethlehem’s South Side would soon close, concerns grew that the area would slip further into the “food desert” category. Fortunately, that won’t be the case, after the Ahart’s building was purchased by a businessman who owns other supermarkets in the area.

Ahart's Food Desert

With Ahart’s Set to Close, Concern Over Food Insecurity Grows

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

Ahart’s Market in South Bethlehem has offered healthy and affordable food options to locals for nearly 20 years, however that’s about to change. The neighborhood grocery store recently announced it will close April 30 due to what it said were profitability issues related to COVID-19.

Giant Supermarket Store Pandemic

5 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 at Local Giant Store

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

Representatives for the Giant Food Company have confirmed that a number of workers at the company’s store at 1880 Leithsville Road in Lower Saucon Township have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few days. Company officials said they are working to ensure the safety of other staff and customers.