Bethlehem Press

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, May 26, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, May 24: Peach glazed pork chops, whipped yams, summer vegetables, plums.

Thursday, May 25: Braised beef dip, parmesan potatoes, broccoli, seasonal fruit.

Friday, May 26: Chef’s salad with turkey and ham, cheese, croutons, ranch dressing.

Monday, May 29: Centers closed. Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 30: Pineapple glazed ham, mashed yams, green beans, seasonal fruit, mini muffin, graham crackers.

Wednesday, May 31: Dijon chicken, lentils, carrots, sugar cookie, seasonal fruit.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, May 26, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, May 24: Apricot nectar, spaghetti with meat sauce, parmesan cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, applesauce.

Thursday, May 25- Memorial Day meal: Hot dog with kraut, baked beans, red potato salad, fresh cantaloupe, iced brownie.

Friday, May 26: Orange juice, chicken and grape salad on a croissant, marinated vegetable salad, cranberry coconut macaroon.

Monday, May 29: Closed for Memorial Day.

Freddy Awards area nominees listed

Friday, May 26, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The 2017 Freddy Awards Ceremony will be broadcast at 7 p.m. May 25 on 69 WFMZ-TV and from the State Theatre for the Arts, Easton.

Emmaus High School’s “Miss Saigon” received 18 Freddy nominations, the most of any nominated high school musical production in the 2017 Freddy Awards.

Parkland High School’s “Pippin” was next with 17. Southern Lehigh High School’s “Sister Act” received 12. Dieruff High School’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” received 12. Rounding out the Top Five, also in double-digits, was Freedom High School’s “Peter Pan,” with 10.

Geza Paul Burkit, truck driver

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Geza Paul Burkit, 63, of Bethlehem, died May 16, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late William and Rita (Talijan) Burkit. He was the husband of the late Bonnie Kaufman.

He was in the U.S. Navy.

He was a truck driver for B. Braun Medical Inc.

He is survived by three children, Robert and his wife Malinda of Slatington and Geza Jr. and Kathleen, both of Bethlehem; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Julianne; and his significant other, Wendy Mohar.

He was predeceased by a sister, Veronica Mackaravitz; and two brothers, Jack and William Burkit.


Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

COMPEER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown, needs volunteers for one-on-one friendship matches. Compeer matches volunteers from the community with members who are in stable, mental health recovery. Call 610-774-1450 or email

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville, needs volunteers to be an integral part of the zoo family by providing Smart fun for over 200,000 visitors annually. Contact Julia Bieski, 610-799-4171,