Northwestern Press

Monday, March 18, 2019

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, March 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

20th Anniversary Tour: “Rhythm of the Dance” has been performed in 50 countries around the world before more than 7 million fans during the past 20 years. The 20th Anniversary Tour dances into the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, 7:30 p.m. March 7. The heritage of more than 2,000 years-plus of dance and music from pre-Celtic times to modern day is presented in a two-hour concert. It’s full of flailing feet and fiddles, futuristic dances, eye-catching lighting and costumes, and sensational sound effects.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, March 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, March 6: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, apple.

Thursday, March 7: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, oriental vegetable, banana, wheat bread.

Friday, March 8: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, fruit cocktail.

Monday, March 11: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, carrots, pineapple, wheat bread.

Tuesday, March 12: Low salt baked ham with maple mustard, whipped sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, angel food cake.

LCCC to host FAFSA completion nights

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in School

Lehigh Carbon Community College has scheduled FAFSA completion nights at both the main campus in Schnecksville and the Donley Center in Allentown.

Current and future applicants for fall 2019 enrollment are encouraged to attend a free work session with LCCC financial aid staff who will guide applicants through the FAFSA form completion and submission process.

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is a critical component for students applying for financial aid.

Senior center plans events

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors.

Various groups and disc jockeys will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

March 9: Blue Notes; March 16: Gary Dee

Saturday dances will be 7-10 p.m. The Wednesday dance will be 1-4 p.m. Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples welcome.

March 11-April 29: Peggy Sue will lead a line dancing class 1:45-3:15 p.m. Mondays.

ANOTHER VIEW

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

The cost of winter weather

You might be reading this in the aftermath of another snow day.

On March 3, when serious work began on this piece, forecasters anticipated snow in various accumulations in a storm expected to last mid-afternoon to early morning March 4.

Predictions of inclement weather prompted Northwestern Lehigh School District to cancel the afternoon performance of the spring musical “The Addams Family” at the high school on March 3 and to offer details about securing ticket refunds via a special bulletin on the district website.

Chosen Words

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Snow

Snow is simply beautiful,

as it comes tumbling down.

It silences the world outside,

and spreads itself around.

Building snowmen was such fun.

It was a joy to me.

Sometimes we’d build a lot of them,

maybe two or three.

Another thing we used to do,

make snow angels, that was fun too!

When I was young, I couldn’t wait,

to go outside to play;

But, now that I am older,

I simply stay away.

We used to build snow forts;

snow balls were fun, indeed.

Now we stay inside our home;