Northwestern Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Northampton County senior menus

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, May 17: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby greens w/ ranch dressing, wheat roll with margarine, raspberry filled cookie.

Thursday, May 18: Cranberry juice, Swedish meatballs over noodles, succotash, wheat bread with margarine, tropical fruit.

Friday, May 19: Apple juice, marinated turkey cutlet, rice pilaf, country blend vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, fresh seedless grapes.

Monday, May 22: Chili con carne with cheddar cheese garnish over bread bowl, pepper slaw, Mandarin oranges.


Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Aaron and Joan (Krause) Miller of Laurys Station, North Whitehall Township, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 15.

The couple was married April 15, 1967, in St. John’s United Church of Christ, Laurys Station, by the Rev. Harry Kissinger.

Both their wedding day and anniversary were on Saturdays.

Joan is the daughter of the late Ray and Peg Krause.

Her husband is the son of the late Evelyn and Frank Miller.

Emmaus ‘Miss Saigon’ tops Freddy nominations

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Emmaus High School’s “Miss Saigon” received 18 Freddy nominations, the most of any nominated high school musical production in the 2017 Freddy Awards.

Parkland High School’s “Pippin” was next with 17. Southern Lehigh High School’s “Sister Act” received 12. Dieruff High School’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” received 12. Rounding out the Top Five, also in double-digits, was Freedom High School’s “Peter Pan,” with 10.

The 2017 Freddy Awards Ceremony will be broadcast at 7 p.m. May 25 on 69 WFMZ-TV and from the State Theatre for the Arts, Easton.

110th Bethlehem Bach Festival continues May 19, 20

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and Bach Festival Orchestra

Greg Funfgeld, Artistic Director and Conductor

Festival soloists: Agnes Zsigovics, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano; William Sharp, baritone; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Dashon Burton, bass

Festival artist-in-residence: Tricia van Oers, recorder

Guest artists: Doug Roysdon & Mock Turtle Marionette Theater

Pre-concert performances: Festival Brass Choir, Suzuki Violin Program of the Lehigh Valley

Friday, May 19

Events planned for May

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Lynnport Fire Company, 7164 Behler Road, New Tripoli, will be having an adult bingo May 19.

Doors open 6 p.m. Games begin 7:30 p.m. Kitchen will be open.

To reserve tickets or for more information call 610-972-0381 or 610-217-2397.

Community Appreciation Day is planned for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 20.

There will be a Miller-Keystone blood drive, games, crafts, music by DJ Shawn and door prize baskets including a laptop.

Free hot dogs, drinks and chips will be available.

Lowhill Township incumbent wins Municipal Primary Election

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Lowhill Township voters had a choice between two Republican candidates in Tuesday’s Municipal Primary Election as no Democrat was listed on the ballot.

According to unofficial results from Lehigh County Voter Registration, incumbent Supervisor Richard Hughes, garnered 61 percent of the vote to Paul Fisher Jr.’s 39 percent of votes cast.

Hughes received an unofficial 127 votes to Fisher’s unofficial 80 votes.

Hughes, who was first elected supervisor in 1982, will return to his seat on the board barring a successful write-in challenge in the November General Election.

Colonial League Track and Field Championship Results

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Sports

The Colonial League Track and Field Championship Meet was held Tuesday-Wednesday, May 9-10 at East Stroudsburg South High School.

The following results include the top four finishers in each as well as all Northwestern Lehigh athletes.

Tuesday, May 9


3200 – 1. Ethan Bernstein (SV) 9:41.61, 2. Thomas Matsumura (SL) 9:43.13, 3. Stephen Gray (SL) 9:43.92, 4. Colin Cramer (SL) 9:46.13, 12. Phillip Castrine (NW) 10:31.87, 14. Robert Leiser (NW) 10:44.94, 18. Dominic Mertz (NW) 11:02.42;

Golf tournament

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will be holding its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath. Shotgun starts are at 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

The per player fee includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Your Tee Time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.