Northwestern Press

Monday, September 23, 2019

Daniel Roebuck to emcee Easton Silk film festival

Friday, September 20, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Valley native Daniel Roebuck will emcee the SILK Festival on the Bushkill, 6 - 11 p.m. Sept. 21, Simon Silk Mill, 13th Street and Bushkill Drive, Easton.

SILK Festival features local and international film shorts, including a world premiere. Food and beverages will be available. A deejay dance party will be held.

Roebuck made his directorial feature movie debut with “Getting Grace,” filmed in the Lehigh Valley. Roebuck is in pre-production on “The Hail Mary,” also scheduled for production in the Lehigh Valley.

Among films scheduled to be screened are:

Seeking teens for new club

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in School

VOTING

Neighborhood Voter Network Steering Committee is starting a new Teenage Republican Club in northeast Berks County, primarily Albany, Greenwich and Lynn townships.

Any high school age kid who is interested in learning about conservative politics, volunteering in political campaigns, meeting and hearing from elected officials or those seeking office, making new, like-minded friends and preparing to perform the civic duties of a United States citizen is welcome to join.

For information, contact Theo Judson at 484-507-2650, or email theodore.judson@gmail.com.

Resource fair on Sept. 28

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will host a free spinal cord injury resource fair from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the health and technology center, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown.

Information on the latest technology, services, community organizations and treatments will be available.

Patients, families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend.

There will be demonstrations of the Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton®, which helps individuals with lower extremity weakness walk again.

Register by Sept. 24. Email ckreider@gsrh.org or call 610-776-9231.

Car seat checks

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

The Allentown Health Bureau and its partner agencies will conduct a car seat check event as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from Sept. 15-21.

The safety check will take place 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Lehigh Valley Pediatrics, 401 N 17th St, Allentown.

For appointments at this safety check, call 484-523-5254.

The car seat check event is open to the public.

lunch menus

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Sept. 19: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Spaghetti with meat sauce. Elem.: Mozzarella sticks, also.

Friday, Sept. 20: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza.

Monday, Sept. 23: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken patty sandwich.

Tuesday, Sept. 24: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Tacos.

Wednesday, Sept. 25: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Breakfast sandwich with bacon on a croissant.

Thursday, Sept. 26: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hamburger or cheeseburger, baked beans.

Friday, Sept. 27: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza.

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Register by Sept. 21

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Herbstfest

Everyone is invited to welcome fall at the Herbstfest (fall festival) 2-6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Schnecksville Fire Hall, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville. Doors open at 2 p.m.

A German-style light lunch will be served from 2-3 p.m. and there will be music, dancing and entertainment with Joe Kroboth from 3-6 p.m.

Reservation deadline is on Sept. 21. To purchase tickets, call 610-767-6981.

The Neffs National Bank bids farewell to longtime banker

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The Neffs National Bank has announced the retirement of Ronald Gildner.

After 45 years of service, the vice president of retail lending is hanging up his suit and tie in an effort to spend more time with his family and the community.

Gildner started as a bank teller in July 1974 and rose to security officer and vice president of retail lending.

Over the years, Gildner helped generations of local families meet their financial needs.

Basket social on Sept. 28

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s Lynnville Church, 5129 Schochary Road, New Tripoli, is hosting a basket social 1-3 p.m. Sept. 28.

There will be a variety of baskets, craft vendors, baked goods, food, and kids activities.No need to be present to win.

One sheet will give a player 26 chances to win and five sheets offers players 130 chances to win.

For information, call 610-298-8064 or go to stpeterslynnvill.com.

Heidelberg 5K takes off on Sept. 21

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The second annual Heidelberg 5K and 1-mile walk for kids will take place, rain or shine 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at Heidelberg Union Church, 5187 Irvin Road, Heidelberg Township.

There will be special activities for the kids, and all 1-mile walk participants, age 14 and younger, will receive a ribbon.

Kids who are age 14 and older, and those who are younger, are welcome to participate in the 5K walk/run as well.

In addition to the kids 1-mile, there will be Boy Scout and Girl Scout events and a craft area designated with products donated by Crayola.

Child seat check on Sept. 21

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SAFETY

The Allentown Health Bureau and its partner agencies will conduct a car seat check event as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from Sept. 15-21.

The safety check will take place 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Lehigh Valley Pediatrics, 401 N 17th St, Allentown.

For appointments at this safety check, call 484-523-5254.

The car seat check event is open to the public. In Pennsylvania, children under the age of two must be secured in a rear-facing car seat, and children under the age of four must be restrained in an approved child safety seat.