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  1. THE FALL HHW EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

    The Fall Household Hazardous Waste collection event has been cancelled due to safety concerns and budget constraints from the Covid-19 pandemic. For information on how to safely deal with certain wastes prior to our next event, visit Recycling's FAQs. Read on...
  2. Lane Closures on Route 9W in Glenmont for NYS DOT repaving

    The NYS Department of Transportation is advising motorists that beginning Monday, September 21, one lane in each direction will be closed on Route 9W between the Normans Kill Bridge and the Delmar Bypass (Rt 32) for two weeks for a repaving project. Read on...
  3. BIDA Now Accepting Grant Fund Applications

    Businesses and not-for-profits that are located in the town with no more than 50 full time employees in operation prior to March 7, 2020 are encouraged to apply for reimbursement of up to $500 for purchase/installation of PPE and fixtures. Read on...
  4. NYS Dept of Transportation Project - work on State Rte 140 bridge; lane closures expected *UPDATE*

    NYS DOT will be conducting rehabilitation of the State Route 140 (Cherry Ave Ext) bridge, just north of the intersection of Kenwood Ave. The project will require 1 lane road closures in both directions and includes night work. Read on...
  5. Bethlehem Town Supervisor and Town Board to Advance Gina Cocchiara as New Police Chief

    On Wednesday, Bethlehem Town Supervisor David VanLuven will advance Detective Sergeant Gina Cocchiara to serve as the new Police Chief for the Town of Bethlehem before the full Town Board at its regularly scheduled meeting. Read on...
  6. Route 9W Center Turn Lane Construction at Glenmont Plaza – *NEW DATE* Expected to Begin August 31

    The work is expected to last 4 to 6 weeks and to occur during the day time hours. Two-way travel will be maintained at all times. Note this work is not associated with the Glenmont Roundabout project, which is expected to begin later this Fall. Read on...
  7. Residential Data Improvement Project - *8/12 update* Appraisers taking photos

    In conjunction with the residential data recollection project, an appraiser from GAR Associates will be taking pictures of properties for the next several weeks. Photos will be taken from the right of way. Read on...
  8. Police Press Release - Bethlehem Police Offer Consolidated Services in Wake of MeTooBethlehem Posts

    The BPD has been in close contact with BCSD & our police school resource officers are prepared to assist in any manner possible. We encourage all victims of crime to contact us in the manner that they feel most comfortable & discuss options they have. Read on...
  9. Domestic Violence/Abuse Telephone Numbers and Resources

    As we all deal with the multiple effects that COVID-19 is having on us, the BPD and many other local law enforcement agencies are seeing a substantial increase in domestic violence related offenses and incidents. Know that there is help. Read on...
  10. From the BPD - Are any fireworks legal in New York State?

    With the summer upon us, there have been many questions on legal and illegal fireworks. The Bethlehem Police Department would like to clarify what fireworks are legal and which are not. Read on...
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