Northwestern Press

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thomas E. Ford

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

advanced automobile mechanic

Thomas E. Ford, 52, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 12, 2019, in his home.

He was the husband of Maribel (Martinez) Ford.

Born Feb. 23, 1966, in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., he was the son of the late Thomas Edward and Cherrye Anne (Carter) Ford.

He was raised by his grandparents, the late Willie Jr. and Dorothy Faye (Carter) Peacock.

Having a love for cars, he was an advanced automobile mechanic and transmission specialist.

He was a former member of the Church of God of Prophecy, Brooklyn, N.Y.

James L. Knappenberger

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s UCC pastor emeritus

The Rev. James L. Knappenberger, 66, of Slatington, died Jan. 18, 2019, in his home.

He was the husband of the late Pamela Susan (Peters) Knappenberger.

Born March 12, 1952, in Allentown, he was the son of Shirley M.A. (Rumfield) Knappenberger at home and the late Warren W. Knappenberger.

A 1970 graduate of Parkland High School, and a 1974 graduate of West Chester University, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, Jan. 16: Chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, Scandinavian vegetable blend, wheat bread w / margarine, citrus breeze.

Thursday, Jan. 17: Lasagna soup, beer battered haddock, au gratin potatoes, seasoned carrots, wheat bread w / margarine, lemon meringue pie.

Friday, Jan. 18: Chicken corn chowder, sausage sandwich w / peppers and onions, macaroni salad, fresh seedless grapes.

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy opens new Northampton location

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy - Northampton has relocated to a larger facility, Suites D and E, 1825 Franklin St., Northampton.

It’s one of more than 60 facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated by Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy - Northampton offers rehabilitation services, from vestibular rehabilitation to headache therapy. Additional rehabilitation specialties include back-neck injuries, concussions, neurological conditions and strokes.

First Temple U. School grad hired by St. Luke’s Network

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Marissa Cohen Zwiebel, MD, a new emergency room physician at St. Luke’s Monroe Campus, is a familiar face to many at St. Luke’s University Health Network. She was a student in the first class to graduate from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University-St. Luke’s University Health Network in May 2015.

After graduation, Dr. Zwiebel completed her three-year residency in emergency medicine at St. Luke’s. Now she and her husband, whom she met while she was in medical school, are Emergency Medicine physicians at the Monroe Campus.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Focus

LV MUSEUM:

The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, commemorates the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a slide-lecture, 1 p.m. Jan. 21.

The slideshow program, “March to Freedom: The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.,” uses historical images and accounts to explore King’s inspirational rise to historical prominence.

Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Architecture of dance: Because of the City of Easton “Emergency Proclamation,” the Jan. 20 performance of Diavolo has been postponed. The new date is 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Original date tickets will be honored. Diavolo, seen by more than 90 million as one of the Top 10 finalists on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” was to perform at 5 p.m. Jan. 20, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 16: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Jan. 17: Beef pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple, wheat bread.

Friday, Jan. 18: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, pineapples.

Monday, Jan. 21: Centers closed. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Tuesday, Jan. 22: Soup and sandwich.

Wednesday, Jan. 23: Salisbury steak w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana, wheat bread.

Firearms courses

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC), a certified training center specified by the Pennsylvania Training Commission, offers courses for Pennsylvania police officers, Act 235 security officers and civilians who possess firearms or carry self-defense tools.

For a course list, including dates, times and fees: www.lccc.edu/publicsafety; 610-799-1780.

To register: ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu; 610-799-1197