Northwestern Press

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Respectfully Yours: Welcome guests

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by JACQUELYN YOUST in Focus

Dear Jacquelyn,

My husband and I stayed with his brother and wife over the holidays. I am never sure what to do about host-hostess gifts when invited for an overnight stay with friends or family. Should I bring a hostess gift to my sister-in-law?

Dear Reader,

A good hostess will never expect anything in return, but a good guest should bring something.

Bringing a gift is a nice gesture and will keep everyone’s spirits bright. While hotel etiquette is a simple...

State puts fans on stage

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Focus

The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, has announced a new series, “Stage on Stage,” where the bands and fans share the stage.

The series kicks off 8 p.m. Jan. 27 with “A Night of Southern Rock,” featuring The Trongone Band and Acoustic Kitty Project.

The main stage will be transformed into a “club” atmosphere, with the bands and audience on-stage. The production area in the right wing of the stage will be used as cash bar. Doors open at 7 p.m

The Trongone Band,...

Art of technology

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by ED COURRIER in Focus

In the exhibition, “Still Rendering,” through Jan. 15, Martin Art Gallery, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, artists Anthony Panzera and Chris Coleman apply science and technology to aesthetics.

Leonardo da Vinci’s writings and anatomical renderings are the inspiration for Panzera’s “The Leonardo Series,” including “AP 149” (sanguine pencil on paper with ink on Mylar overlay; 24 in. x 24 in.), above.

Panzera studied da Vinci’s writings and anatomical drawings....

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 10: Breaded pork chop, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled apricots.

Thursday, Jan. 11: Baked lasagna, seasoned roasted cauliflower, Caesar salad, Italian bread with margarine, sliced pears.

Friday, Jan. 12: Manhattan clam chowder, smoked turkey, salami and provolone on roll/mustard, carrot raisin salad, peanut butter cookie.

Monday, Jan. 15: Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. day....

Healthy Geezer: radon-testing

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by FRED CICETTI in Focus

Q. I’m in the process of selling my house and the Realtor told me to have radon-testing. I had no idea radon was in my house until it was tested. You should write about this health hazard.

About one in 15 houses in the United States contain high levels of radon, an invisible, odorless, radioactive gas. High radon levels have been found in every state. Radon levels vary greatly throughout the U.S., even within small geographic regions. A stretch from New York through Pennsylvania to...