Delaware Avenue Improvement Group

A Public-Private Cooperative Group to evaluate, promote and support Delaware Avenue Improvements, including especially public-private, voluntary and cooperative efforts. The overarching goal is to maintain and improve this Main Street corridor for commercial, social and civic benefit. Improvements to include beautification, commercial success, traffic flow, safety, pedestrian convenience, and civic improvement.

CHA Companies has been hired as the Town’s design engineer for the the Delaware Avenue Streetscape Enhancement project (Adams Street to Elsmere Avenue.)  CHA and Town staff will review the project schedule and streetscape components in an effort to facilitate feedback and discussion from the Group.

An agenda and any materials will be posted prior to the meeting.

Next meeting is Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in room 101 of Town Hall

Meeting Agenda

Delaware Ave Complete Streets Public Meeting #1 Summary - Feb 16, 2017

Delaware Ave Hamlet Streetscape Enhancement Development Project pages



Chamber of Commerce – Jennifer Kilcoyne, President (Co-Chair)

Delaware Plaza Associates – Debbie Battaglia

Delmar Marketplace – Mary Hooper

Hallwood Delaware Corp – Tom Drake

Jimmy Makes Pizza – Jim Gallagher

Kleinke Associates – Ed Kleinke

Main Square – Dennis Corrigan/Mark Kelly

Our Towne Bethlehem – John Guastella

Perfect Blend Café – Daniel Casey/Brendan McCann

Phillips Hardware – Jon Phillips

Quality P.M., Inc. – Gregg Biche

Realty USA – Bill Alston


Bethlehem Garden Club – Virginia Acquario, Ellie Prakken

Delmar Progress Club – Wilma DeLucco/Carolyn Bennett

Elsmere Elementary PTA – Melanie Kvam

Friends of the Rail Trail – Scott Lewendon

Mark Warner, Architect, Neighborhood Resident

Jeremy Martelle, Bethlehem Town Library Board Member, Neighborhood Resident


John Clarkson, Supervisor (Co-Chair)

Julie Sasso, Councilwoman, Delaware Avenue business owner

Brent Meredith, Highway Superintendent, neighborhood resident

Rob Leslie, Director of Planning
Liz Staubach, Economic Development Coordinator