Northwestern Press

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Dec. 13: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Dec. 14: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.

Friday, Dec. 15: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, vegetable medley, pineapples.

Monday, Dec. 18: Chicken a la king, whole wheat pasta, carrots, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Three cheese ziti w/ meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit.

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Salisbury steak w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana.

Keenan taps web expert

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Rick J. Flores has joined Keenan-Nagle Advertising as a web developer and process manager. With more than a decade of experience in web development and design, he previously held posts as an independent web developer and IT solutions specialist and as a trend analyst supervisor and web developer for T-Mobile USA.

Flores, a Bethlehem native, received a B.S. in Information Systems Management from Muhlenberg College and an A.S. in Applied Science from the Art Institute of Philadelphia.

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Dec. 13: Pork rib-B-Q, cabbage and noodles, fresh Waldorf salad, wheat bread with margarine, pumpkin bar.

Thursday, Dec. 14 – Special activity menu: Chicken Kiev, baked potato w/ sour cream, cut green beans, wheat bread w/ margarine, blueberry fluff.

Friday, Dec. 15: Cheeseburger soup, fried haddock sandwich w/ lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce, cole slaw, chilled apricots.

Monday, Dec. 18: Beef Stroganoff, extra-wide noodles, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread with margarine, fresh seedless grapes.

Slide-lecture

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LV MUSEUM:

A slide-lecture, “Hess’s Department Store,” will be presented 1 p.m. Dec. 16, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“No store in America could surpass the magic of a visit to Hess’s Department Store, especially at the holidays,” said Joseph Garrera, executive director of the Museum.

Drawing on more than 1,000 vintage photographs, the slide-lecture will re-create the spirit of awe and excitement that once drew national celebrities to Allentown, including Johnny Carson and Rock Hudson.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Christmas swings:The Frank DiBussolo Philly Reunion Group presents “A Swinging Philly Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, “Jazz Upstairs” series, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. DiBussolo, above, eight-time Grammy nominee, has accompanied Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Diana Ross, Diane Carroll, and Vicky Carr. He has performed with the bands of Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Bucky Pizzarelli and Lester Lannin. In addition to DiBussolo, guitar, the Reunion Group includes James Del Orefice, piano; Dave DePalma, woodwinds; Bruce Kaminsky, bass, and Bruce Klauber, drums.

Dwyer-Selig:

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Bill and Monica Dwyer of East Brunswick, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara, to Justin Selig, son of Brian and Karen Selig of Germansville, Heidelberg Township.

Tara is a 2011 graduate of East Brunswick High School and a 2015 graduate of Kutztown University with a bachelor’s degree in social work.

She is pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Kutztown University.

Justin is a 2007 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School and a 2012 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife sciences.

Group holds

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LV WRITERS:

The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group (GLVWG) holds its “Writers Café Craft Discussion with Read & Critique,” 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Dec. 14, Palmer Branch, Easton Area Public Library, 1 Weller Place, Palmer Township.

Participants are invited to bring original pieces of about 500 words to read to the group. Any genre, fiction or non-fiction, poetry, screenplays or memoirs are welcome.

CNN Heroes

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Parkland graduate named semifinalist

Parkland High School 2010 graduate Samir Lakhani is running for CNN’s 2017 Hero of the Year Award for his founding and work with Eco-Soap Bank.

He is one of 10 individuals chosen.

The bank is a global initiative that recycles leftover hotel soap and distributes them to Cambodia and other villages in need of improved hygiene.

The winner will be revealed during “CNN Heroes: An All-Start Tribute,” airing live Dec. 17.

There is more information about his program available at ecosoapbank.org.

College Corner

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

Local resident presents paper

Wilkes Univ.

Daulton Good of Germansville, was one of 35 undergraduate students from Wilkes University’s Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership, Wilkes-Barre, to present at the inaugural Sidhu Research Day on Dec. 1.

The event, a first for the Sidhu School, celebrates academic achievement and mentorship.

The conference theme, “Value Chain Innovations in Digital, Social Media, and Mobile Commerce,” featured research topics as social media advertising, cyber security, women in entrepreneurship, and social networking addiction.

State Police Beat

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Two skimmers found at Exxon

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say Trooper John P. Marsteller was dispatched 1:20 p.m. Dec. 5 for a report of two skimmers found on fuel pumps at the Exxon, 2298 Golden Key Road, Weisenberg Township.

Police say the skimmers were on the pumps for approximately one month.

A 61-year-old New Tripoli man also reported his information was used to make an unauthorized purchase at a separate location.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call state police at 610-395-1438.