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The courtyard of the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley at 520 East Fourth St. now has a large mural depicting Roberto Clemente and symbolically linking him in art to his passions during his life: professional baseball and philanthropic works for the world-wide Latino community. The painting by Lancaster, Pa., artist Salina...
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Bethlehem mural honoring Roberto Clemente highlights commitment to diversity in communities

Norman Bristol Colón joined the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley Friday for the unveiling of a mural commemorating Pennsylvanian Roberto Clemente, a prominent figure in the Puerto Rican community and a legendary baseball player. Colon is director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the state Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).

Hispanic Center mural honors Roberto Clemente, his career and his humanity

South Bethlehem recently welcomed a new pop of color and culture. A mural outside the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley by artist Salina Almanzar-Oree focuses on Puerto Rican baseball player Roberto Clemente. “De Boriken al Mundo” was unveiled Friday on the East Fourth Street building. Clemente, who died in a...

HCLV Unveils New Mural Commemorating Legacy, Humanitarianism of Roberto Clemente | WDIY Local News

"De Boriken, al Mundo," a new mural commemorating Puerto Rican baseball star Roberto Clemente, was unveiled June 10 at the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley in Bethlehem. The Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley recently unveiled a new mural celebrating the legacy of a famed baseball legend and humanitarian. WDIY’s James Johnson bring this report on the ceremony, and attendees’ reflections on the larger inspiration behind the artwork.

Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley Unveils Roberto Clemente Mural

South Side Bethlehem visitors and residents have a new mural to admire, and for many in the community the man to whom it pays homage will be a familiar face. On Friday, the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley (HCLV) unveiled a mural commemorating legendary Puerto Rican baseball star and humanitarian Roberto Clemente outside the center building, which is located at 520 E. Fourth Street in Bethlehem.
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Yankees Social Media Spotlight: Anthony Rizzo honors Roberto Clemente

Since the start of the pandemic, we have kept you posted on what the Yankees have been up to on social media. Now that the season is no longer in a lockout and spring training is underway, we’ll see more action from our favorite players and Yankee figures. Here’s your weekly update on what your favorite Yankees have been doing on social media!

Faith wins in OT over Roberto Clemente

BENSALEM — Faith Christian’s determination spilled into overtime Tuesday night, as the Lions saw themselves to a satisfying 49-45 victory over Roberto Clemente in the opening round of the PIAA-A Tournament. “We just brought the intensity,” the Lions’ Chris Evans said of the extra session. “We set screens,...

Let’s pay tribute to Roberto Clemente

I would like to see one of the recreational centers renamed in memorial to Roberto Clemente, the best outfielder I ever saw play . That guy had the best gun in throwing out players, and he was also a great hitter. He died in a plane crash while delivering humanitarian aid to the people of Nicaragua. Now that’s an All-Star!

How the Dodgers signed, then lost, Roberto Clemente

Imagine Willie Mays and Roberto Clemente in the same outfield for the Giants. Now imagine you’re the 1954 Dodgers imagining Willie Mays and Roberto Clemente in the same outfield for the Giants. The Dodgers-Giants rivalry is famous for its long and rich lore, but a little-known chapter in that...

Rehab project set to close Roberto Clemente bridge until Dec. 2023

PITTSBURGH, Pa (WTAJ) — One of Pittsburgh’s most popular bridges, the Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street) Bridge, will be closed until Dec. 2023. So what’s going to happen with all those locks left along the rails? The Department of Public works announced yesterday, Feb. 1, that starting on Feb. 14, 2022, at 6 a.m. the bridge […]

Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge to Close February 14 for Long-Term Rehabilitation Project

Allegheny County’s Department of Public Works announced today that the Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street) Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh will close to vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, February 14, 2022. The closure, which is expected to end in December 2023, is required for a $34.4 million bridge rehabilitation project.

Roberto Clemente: American Experience

Baseball great Roberto Clemente's talent and inimitable style drew legions of fans, but as this AMERICAN EXPERIENCE production reveals, he was more than an exceptional baseball player. He was also a committed humanitarian who challenged racial discrimination and worked for social justice. Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds. Episode...