More Infill, Less Lowe’s

I appreciate what Bryan Callahan is saying here, and agree with him that what Bethlehem needs are more bold ideas and less political wimpishness. But I do think there needs to be a distinction drawn here: Bethlehem City Council candidate Bryan Callahan said the opening of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and Lowe’s on Eighth Avenue [...]

Chris Morales Should Make His Bethlehem Council Race About the Anti-Competitive Food Vendor Law

Chris Morales, the only guy to successfully establish a mobile food vendor business in Bethlehem, is going to be running for Bethlehem City Council, and I think his entry into the race provides a great opening to inject the issue of overhauling Bethlehem’s anti-competitive food vendor ordinance into the discussion. I’ve written about this here, here and [...]

Universal Pre-K FTW!

I was psyched to see President Obama endorse the idea of universal pre-K last night, since that seems to be something the education profession believes could make a huge difference in student achievement all through life. That’s especially the case when it comes to learning self-command skills. Naturally this will be a contentious because one [...]