Northwestern Press

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, December 20, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, December 18: Ranch baked chicken, mashed sweet potatoes, green and wax beans, dinner roll, pineapple.

Thursday, December 19 - Christmas dinner: Baked ham, dilled carrots, mashed potatoes, rice pudding.

Friday, December 20: Mustard dill baked whitefish, potatoes au gratin, broccoli, dinner roll, raisin cookie.

Monday, December 23: Roast turkey, roasted carrots and parsnips, green bean casserole, bread stuffing, pumpkin mousse.

Tuesday, December 24: Closed for Christmas Eve.

Registration open

Friday, December 20, 2019 by The Press in Focus


New students who have applied for the spring 2020 semester at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) and continuing students may attend “Fast Track Admission and Registration” at the main campus in Schnecksville and LCCC Allentown at the Donley Center. No appointments are needed and the sessions are open to new and continuing students.

1 - 5 p.m. Jan. 8, LCCC Allentown, Donley Center, 718 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Continuing students may schedule an individual appointment with an advisor by calling 610-799-1940. New students are encouraged to attend.

Presentation about

Friday, December 20, 2019 by The Press in Focus


A presentation, “The Holidays at Hess’s Department Store,” will be given, 1 p.m. Dec. 21, 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.

The slide-lecture is to include more than 1,000 vintage photographs. The former downtown Allentown department store drew national celebrities to Allentown, including Johnny Carson and Rock Hudson.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, December 20, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, December 18: Pasta fajioli soup, potato crusted cod, garlic roasted potatoes, zucchini and tomatoes w/ shallots, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh fruit cup.

Thursday, December 19 - Christmas meal: Christmas Day chicken, mashed red potatoes, green beans almondine, molded fruit salad, fresh baked roll w/ margarine, triple chocolate Tiger Cake.

Jason C. Roeder

Thursday, December 19, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

1991 Parkland graduate

Jason C. Roeder, 47, of Allentown, died Dec. 14, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Salma Nelly (Odhiambo) Roeder were married for the last 16 months.

Born Sept. 10, 1972, in Allentown, he was the son of Charles A. and Linda S. (Baer) Roeder of Allentown. He was employed in the Environmental Services Department of St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown campus, for the last 28 years.

A 1991 Parkland High School graduate, he was a member of United Church of Christ, Greenawalds, South Whitehall.

Harold R. Heintzelman

Thursday, December 19, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Copeechan Fish, Game Club

Harold R. Heintzelman, 77, of Neffs, died on Dec. 12, 2019, in his home.

He and his wife Joan M. (Kadtke) Heintzelman were married 55 years.

Born May 31, 1942, in Berwick, Columbia County, he was the son of the late Harold R. and Thelma M. (Slusser) Heintzelman.

He was a supervisor of inventory control at Kenco Corp., Fogelsville, for several years before retiring.

Before that, he worked at Sherwood Medical and Dana Corp.

He served in the National Guard.

Leonard V. Santee

Thursday, December 19, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

drove race car at Dorney Park

Leonard V. Santee, 74, of North Whitehall Township, died peacefully Dec. 11, 2019, in his home.

Born Sept. 21, 1945, in Slatington, he was a son of the late Earl and Lillian (Braker) Santee.

He was the owner and operator of Len Santee Trucking Inc. for more than 50 years.

He drove race car at Dorney Park, Evergreen Raceway and Nazareth Speedway for many years.

He enjoyed going to auctions with family and friends.

Marlin Paris Newcomer

Thursday, December 19, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Cetronia volunteer firefighter

Marlin Paris Newcomer, 82, of Cetronia, died peacefully on Dec. 11, 2019, in his home.

He was the husband of the late Nancy J. (Baker), who died in 2007.

Born June 17, 1937, in York, he was the son of the late John H. and Frances (Bostic) Newcomer.

He was a technician for York Heating and Air Conditioning for 30 years.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

An avid sportsman, he enjoyed hunting and collecting guns, and he loved the outdoors.

He was a volunteer firefighter for many years with Cetronia Fire Company.