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St. Luke’s, Rodale Institute expand organic farming in Bethlehem Township

Friday, September 9, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

The St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm has added variety and forged partnerships over the past year that will increase its impact on the health and wellness of the Lehigh Valley community, according to Ed Nawrocki, President, St. Luke’s Anderson Campus.

The farm, a collaborative initiative of St. Luke’s University Health Network and Rodale Institute in its third season at the Anderson Campus, Rt. 33 and Freemansburg Avenue, Bethlehem Township, provides organic produce to...

Exercise classes

Friday, September 9, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers noncredit exercise classes for fitness, recreation and dance this fall.

Piloxing is a combination of Pilates, boxing and dance. Two sessions will be offered, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 14-Oct. 19 and Oct. 26-Dec. 7, Kratzer Elementary School, 2200 Huckleberry Road, Allentown.

Two dance classes will be offered for couples only. A flat or low, wide “Cuban” heel shoe is recommended. “Ballroom Sampler I,” fox trot, single...

Healthy Geezer: visual hallucinations

Friday, September 9, 2016 by FRED CICETTI in Business Showcase

Q. Since my eyes started to go, I’ve been hallucinating and I’m afraid to tell anyone about it. Any ideas?

Hallucinations can be a symptom of a variety of problems, both physical and mental. They can be caused by schizophrenia, dementia, depression, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, fever, drugs, and alcohol. You should see a doctor immediately about this symptom.

You wrote that your hallucinations started with impaired vision. Visual loss (worse than 20/60 in both eyes) is a common...

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, September 9, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Sept. 7: Roast beef with gravy, mashed red potatoes, garden blend vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, fresh nectarine.

Thursday, Sept. 8: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, Romaine salad with ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, blueberry pie.

Friday, Sept. 9: Orange juice, smoked sausage, grilled potatoes with egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit with margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Monday, Sept. 12:...

Eaton Pointe has OB-GYN practice

Friday, September 9, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network has announced that Richard Baker III, MD, has returned to St. Luke’s University Health Network as head of St. Luke’s OB-GYN at Eaton Pointe.

Angela MacMillan, CRNP, also joins the practice, Suite 202, 800 Eaton Avenue, Bethlehem.

The two have been in practice together for eight years.

Dr. Baker will deliver babies at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Fountain Hill.

Baker graduated from the University of Scranton and Thomas...

Lehigh Valley house sales plummet 11.4 percent in July

Friday, September 2, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Closed sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley took a dramatic drop of 11.4 percent in July to 714, compared to 806 in July 2015, according to figures released by the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).

The July downturn reverses a three-month increase in closed sales and an increase each month this year, with only March posting a decrease.

For the year-to-date, closed sales are up 8.6 percent to 4,432 from 4,080 in 2015.

Pending sales of houses increased 13.4 percent in...

‘Volunteer Fair’

Friday, September 2, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Career Development Center hosts a “Volunteer Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 13, Scheller-Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

LCCC students will have an opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities with representatives of organizations from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.

The event is free and open to the public.

Space is available for agencies and...

Boretzky-Zoghby

Friday, September 2, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Marty and Barb Boretzky of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, announce the engagement of their daughter, Candace, to Jeffrey Zoghby, son of Dave and Pam Zoghby of New Tripoli, Lynn Township.

Candace is a graduate of North Hills High School, Pittsburgh, and The Pennsylvania State University, where she received a degree in biological engineering. She works for Nestle Purina, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County.

Jeffrey is a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School and The Pennsylvania...

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, September 2, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 31: Honey mustard chicken, roasted redskin wedges, broccoli, muffin.

Thursday, September 1: Meatloaf, mashed potato, zucchini, banana.

Friday, September 2: Stuffed tortellini and meatballs, roasted asparagus, warm peach crisp.

Monday, September 5: Centers closed. Labor Day.

Tuesday, September 6: Turkey sausage, green beans, German potato salad, Jello.

Wednesday, September 7: Salisbury steak, whipped...

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, September 2, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, August 31: Chicken paprikash, wide noodles, green beans with mushrooms, wheat bread with margarine, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Sept. 1: Roast pork with gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, chilled applesauce.

Friday, Sept. 2: Labor Day meal-Orange juice, Circle “R” burger, pasta salad, fresh watermelon, holiday cookie.

Monday, September 5: Centers closed. Labor Day.

Tuesday,...