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Friday, February 23, 2018

Straight outta Cambridge: King’s Singers’ 50th tour

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by MAKENNA MASENHEIMER in Focus

Grammy and Emmy awards-winning British a cappella group, The King’s Singers, celebrates its 50th anniversary with the “Gold” concert tour, stopping at 8 p.m. Jan. 20, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown.

The group, which originated at King’s College, Cambridge, is made up of countertenors Patrick Dunachie and Timothy Wayne-Wright, tenor Julian Gregory, baritones Christopher Bruerton and Christopher Gabbitas, and bass Jonathan Howard.

“Like everyone who comes to the King’s Singers,...

The Family Project: Social media upsets

Saturday, January 20, 2018 by CAROLE GORNEY in Focus

Q. My 19-year-old daughter went away for the weekend with some friends. Someone posted photos on social media sites, and they include my daughter drinking and engaging in unacceptable behavior. One photo is definitely of her drunk. She is very upset and realizes that she made a few bad decisions. Should she be worried that someone could see these social media postings? She is applying to colleges.

The panel of experts first addressed the issue of photos on social media. “If the family...

Northampton County senior menus

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by JANE KNOTEK in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 17: Chicken corn chowder, fried haddock sandwich with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce, cole slaw, citrus breeze.

Thursday, Jan. 18: Onion Romano soup, smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/ egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit w/ margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, Jan. 19: Baked meatloaf with gravy, oven-browned potatoes, seasoned roasted carrots, wheat bread with margarine, fresh fruit cup.

Monday, Jan. 22:...

Healthy Geezer: E-mail bag

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by FRED CICETTI in Focus

Q. Are there different forms of urinary incontinence?

There are several types of urinary incontinence:

- If urine leaks when you sneeze, cough, laugh or put pressure on the bladder in other ways, you have stress incontinence.

- When you can’t hold urine, you have urge incontinence.

- When small amounts of urine leak from a bladder that is always full, you have overflow incontinence.

- If you have normal bladder control, but have difficulty getting to the...

Duo exhibition

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

BAUM SCHOOL:

“Assembled Curiosities” at the Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, features Domenick Naccarato’s mixed-media assemblages, Lindsay Woodruff’s photographic works, and a collaborative project.

The opening reception, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Jan. 18, is part of “Destination Arts: Third Thursday,” Downtown Allentown’s monthly arts-focused evening of opening receptions and gallery events, meet-and-greets, and happy hour and restaurant specials. Exhibitions and...

Grumbine Giunta- Foulk:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Butch and Janie Grumbine of Phillipsburg, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Grum- bine Giunta, to Austin Foulk, son of Thomas and Faye Foulk of New Tripoli.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Phillipsburg High School and DeSales University.

She works for Dun & Bradstreet, Center Valley.

Her fiance is a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, New Tripoli, and Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre.

He also works for Dun & Bradstreet.

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Respectfully Yours: Write thank-you note

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by JACQUELYN YOUST in Focus

Special to The Press

Dear Jacquelyn,

I am embarrassed to admit it, but I am terrible about writing thank-you notes. I am inconsistent about this basic rule of etiquette. I mean well, but I always end up putting it off or forgetting. When should you write a thank-you note? Or is this practice outdated?

Dear Reader,

Thank-you notes show appreciation for a thoughtful act or gift, and are absolutely necessary. Sitting down and writing a thank-you note is a warm,...

Young Artist contest

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

FRIENDS OF MUSIC:

The video auditions and applications deadline is Feb. 28 for the Friends of Music of Bethlehem “Outstanding Young Artist Competition” for Lehigh and Northampton counties voice students up to age 20 and instrumentalists up to age 19.

The winner will receive a recital, 3 p.m. April 29, Wesley United Methodist Church, Bethlehem, and $600.

Performers must present a 25-minute recital of music from the standard repertoire. Competitors provide their own...

Lehigh County senior menus

Saturday, January 20, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 17: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Jan. 18: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.

Friday, Jan. 19: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, vegetable medley, pineapples.

Monday, Jan. 22: Chicken a la king, whole wheat pasta, carrots, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Jan. 23: Three cheese ziti with meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit.

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