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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Diabetes class

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

For anyone struggling to manage diabetes, The Penn State Extension “Dining with Diabetes” program could be what you are looking for.

The class will be held at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall, from 10 a.m. to noon March 4, 11, 18 and April 1 and 8.

A follow-up session will be on June 3.

This nationally accredited program is for adults with Type 2 diabetes.

Family members are also invited to attend the program.

Classes are offered weekly for five weeks and kicks off with an orientation session.

Discussion on

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut S., Allentown, will host Kutztown University Professor Gregory Hanson at 1 p.m. on Jan. 11.

Dr. Hanson will be speaking about a local 1940s radio play featuring Asseba and Sabina, a fictional Pennsylvania Dutch couple.

He has studied the show extensively and translated many of the radio scripts from the original Pennsylvania Dutch to author his book “The Radio Adventures of Asseba and Sabina.”

Class for

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Audobon society

The Lehigh Valley Audubon Society will host its fifth Christmas Bird Count for Kids 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 at Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.

Youth ages six to twelve are invited to join LVAS for this fun introduction to birding and citizen science that will teach them how to use binoculars, identify common birds, and collect scientific data.

The CBC4Kids is based on the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count, a 120-year-old citizen science event that has become a cherished holiday tradition for birders nationwide.

Focus 2019 theater review list

Friday, January 3, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Here is a list of theater reviews published in 2019 by the Lehigh Valley Press Focus, listing play, theater, date of publication date and reviewer.

Theater reviews can be searched by title, theater and review publication date on the Focus page of Lehigh Valley Press:

Focus 2019 Lehigh Valley theater reviews

“Who’s Holiday,” Civic Theatre, Dec. 21, Carol Gorney

“Christmas Carole 1944,” Civic Theatre, Dec. 12, Carole Gorney

“She Loves Me,” Pennsylvania Playhouse, Dec. 12, Carole Gorney

Lehigh Valley Health Network acquires Coordinated Health

Friday, January 3, 2020 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has acquired the assets of Coordinated Health (CH).

Coordinated Health became part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, with formal closing completed Dec. 19.

LVHN and CH jointly announced in September the signing of a binding Letter of Intent for LVHN to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, pending reviews by the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office. Those reviews concluded in November.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, January 3, 2020 by The Press in Focus

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

Wednesday, January 1: Closed. Happy New Year.

Thursday, January 2: Cream of mushroom soup, chicken paprikash, wide noodles, succotash, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh blueberry fluff.

Friday, January 3: Onion Romano soup, cheeseburger on bun w/ lettuce-tomato-mayo, Amish potato salad, Mandarin oranges.