Northwestern Press

Saturday, March 28, 2020

EMMAUS: ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in Focus

A turn-of-the-century matchmaker arrives on the stage in “Hello, Dolly!,” 7 p.m. March 18, 19, 20, 21 and 2 p.m. March 21 and 22, auditorium, Emmaus High School, 500 Macungie Avenue, Emmaus.

Director Jill Kuebler is assisted by music director Rita Cortez and set designer Chris Kollar.

Based on Thornton Wilder’s “The Matchmaker,” the music and lyrics are by Jerry Herman and the book is by Michael Stewart.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, March 11: Beef stew, peas, potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, fresh fruit salad.

Thursday, March 12: Honey glazed turkey, Brussels sprouts, mashed sweet potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, cinnamon baked apples.

Friday, March 13: Vegetable lasagna, Italian green beans, cauliflower, diced peaches.

Monday, March 16: Cheeseburger, potato and ham chowder, coleslaw, whole wheat sandwich roll, fresh melon.

Tuesday, March 17: Chicken Francaise, broccoli, parslied potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, rice pudding.

SEED deadline

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in Focus


If you are you a student with a disability, striving to be successful in college and would benefit from being connected with a peer mentor and-or the ability to work with an academic career coach, Lehigh Carbon Community College’s SEED program might be your answer.

The application deadline is March 27 at:

Information: Michelle Mitchell,

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in Focus

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

Wednesday, March 11: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread w/margarine, fresh tropical fruit.

Thursday, March 12: Pasta fajioli soup, baked smoked ham, maple sweet potatoes,green beans, rye bread w/ margarine, rice pudding.

Friday, March 13: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad w/ hot bacon dressing, wheat bread w/ margarine, pound cake w/ strawberry topping.


Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Stories and Photos by ED COURRIER

With the spotlight on Lehigh Valley high school musicals on the road to the 18th annual Freddy Awards, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section continues its annual preview series.

The 2020 Freddy Awards ceremony, 7-10 p.m. May 21, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, is telecast live on WFMZ and

For a list of the 29 participating high schools, musicals, performances and ticket information:;

With school closings March 16-27, consult district websites for updates.

NORTHAMPTON: ‘Cinderella’

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in Focus

The popular fairy tale with a social justice point-of-view waltzes onto the stage at Northampton Area High School with “Cinderella (2013 Broadway Version),” 7 p.m. March 19, 20, 21, and 2 p.m. March 22, auditorium, Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Avenue, Northampton.

Director and choreographer Gianna Neal is assisted by music director Phil Diaz, costume designer Judy Pursell, set designer Damon Gelb and set builder Tony Beleno.

With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, the book is by Oscar Hammerstein II and Douglas Carter Beane.

Local residents on dean’s list

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in

Seton Hall

Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J., has announced the following local students qualified for the fall 2019 dean’s list.

Allentown: Erin Neupauer, Amaris Roberts; and

Schnecksville: Laura Sorrentino.

After the close of every semester, undergraduate students completing all courses with a GPA of 3.4, with no grades lower than “C”, qualify for the dean’s list.