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Sunday, May 20, 2018


Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Side-by-Side: The annual “Side-by-Side Concert” is 7 p.m. May 6, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Student musicians from area high schools play side-by-side with members of The Allentown Band. Guest conductor is Dr. Virginia Allen. Guest soloist is Carol Jantsch, above, playing the tuba. Jantsch is Principal Tuba with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Tickets: Miller Symphony Hall box office, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown;; 610-432-6715

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, May 2: Stuffed peppers, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, Mandarin oranges.

Thursday, May 3: Fresh salmon patty, brown rice, roasted beets, diced pears.

Friday, May 4: Chopped steak w/onion gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, banana.

Monday, May 7: Grilled hamburger, broccoli and cauliflower mix, warmed peaches.

Tuesday, May 8: Pork Marsala, creamy rice pilaf, carrots, applesauce.

Wednesday, May 9: Tilapia with bread crumbs, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, chocolate pudding.

Summer camp

Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Early Learning Center offers STEM summer camp at its main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Townshhip.

The camp is for children ages 3 - 6. Participants can choose from one to four two-week camp sessions. All sessions are 9 a.m. - noon.

Session 1: Build It, July 2-6, Exploring Simple Machines (no class July 4); July 9-13, Building with Tools

Session 2: Plan It, July 16-20, City Planning; July 23-27, Bridges and Transportation

Session 3: At the Beach, July 30-Aug. 3, Exploring Sea Life; Aug. 6-10, Beach Fun

First-Aid classes

Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus


Lehigh Carbon Community College, The American Heart Association and the American Health and Safety Institute offer First-Aid classes for adults and children, as well as in specialty cases, at the main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Pediatric First-Aid is intended for day-care providers, school staff, Scout leaders, coaches or others who work with youth. It includes CPR, AED and First-Aid for children. Class are 6-9 p.m. May 15, 16.

To register, call 610-799-1197;;

Resource fair on May 5

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Parkland School District and the Education Foundation are hosting a community resource fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 in the cafeteria at Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall Township.

More than 50 different agencies will be on hand to discuss transportation, disabilities, health care, mental health, employment, housing, aging, and women’s, children, veterans and emergency services, churches, food banks and more.

There will be snacks, prizes and giveaways. All are invited to attend.

Water workshop on May 22

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Heidelberg Township’s Environmental Advisory Committee and Penn State Extension Office is offering a no-cost home water and septic workshop 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 22 at the Heidelberg Township Municipal Building, 6272 Route 309, New Tripoli.

The workshop will help homeowners:

·Understand their drinking water supply and septic system.

·Learn how to protect, test, and treat water from wells and springs.

·Learn how to maintain and inspect septic systems to keep them functioning properly.

Event offered on May 12

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log


Lehigh County Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force has scheduled a free vehicle identification number etching event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at the Whitehall Township Public Works Building, 3219 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County, and there is no limit to the number of vehicles motorists can bring to the event.

VIN etching is the process of chemically etching a vehicle’s unique identification number on all windows and sunroofs.

lunch menus

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in School

Friday, May 4: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, sliced cucumbers, baby carrots, fruit, garden salad.

Monday, May 7: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Popcorn chicken, soft pretzel stix, baked fries, fruit, garden salad, pizza.

Tuesday, May 8: Elem., H.S.: Sloppy Joes, baked beans, baby carrots with dip, fruit, garden salad, pizza. M.S.: Spaghetti with meat balls, dinner roll, side salad, baby carrots with dip, fruit, garden salad, pizza.

Wednesday, May 9: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pancakes, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, fruit, garden salad, pizza.