Bethlehem Press

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Music therapy added to St. Luke’s program

Friday, October 20, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network has added a therapeutic component, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), to its Partial Hospitalization Program-Innovations, an outpatient group therapy program for those struggling with depression, anxiety, stress issues and other mental-health challenges.

Music therapy uses listening, singing and playing music and musical instruments to improve and maintain a patient’s mental health. Music therapy groups focus on the four main components of DBT: Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance and Interpersonal Effectiveness.

Baum Gala celebrates family ties

Friday, October 20, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The Baum School of Art annual Fall Gala honors the Baum Family, who have supported the school since it was founded in 1926 by Walter Emerson Baum.

J. Lawrence “Larry” Grim, Jr. and Kathleen O’Dea will receive recognition. Grim is the grandson of Walter Emerson Baum.

The Gala at The Baum School of Art begins with a silent auction with approximately 70 items and a cocktail hour at 6 p.m. Oct. 21. Dinner, provided by Catering by Karen Hunter, begins at 8 p.m. Attire is black-tie optional.

CDL Career Fair

Friday, October 20, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


Companies participating in Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) upcoming Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Career Fair, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 21, truck driving range, parking lot J, main campus, Schnecksville, include:

Wegmans, TMC Transportation, Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority, The Coca-Cola Company, F.T. Silfies and J.P. Donmoyer, Inc., Eastern Freight Ways, Inc., A. Duie Pyle, Lazer Spot, Inc., and Estes Express Lines.

The event is free and open to the public. There will be music and food.


Sixth Fall Fest

Friday, October 20, 2017 by The Press in Focus


Independent designers, crafters and vendors are invited to sell their wares at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Foundation’s sixth annual scholarship Fall Festival, Nov. 4, main campus,

Proceeds benefit student scholarships.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in a larger facility this year, Berrier Hall, to accommodate more vendors. The gymnasium facility, which meets ADA requirements, has wireless internet, tables and chairs, and free parking.

Reservations are first-come, first-served.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, October 20, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Now you see him:Fresh off a television appearance on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” on the CW Network, iIllusionist David Caserta returns to the State Theatre Center for the Arts with “Haunted Illusions,” 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Caserta performed one of his new illusions, “Cutting,” on the show that aired July 20. Caserta had many goals when he was learning magic at the age of 6.

Armando Patino, coke works employee

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Armando Patino, 93, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 7, 2017, at Holy Family Manor. Born in Sulphur Mine, La., he was a son of the late Lorenzo and Carolina (Gomez) Patino. He was the husband of the late Antonia V. (DeLeon) Patino.

He worked for the Bethlehem Coke Works for 33 years until he retired in 1986.

He was a member of Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church.

He was a member of the Steelworkers Union local #2599.

Martha L. Cassano, steel private secretary

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

MMartha A. MacNeal, 90, of Allentown, died Oct. 8, 2017, at Arden Courts, Easton. Born in Bethlehem Township, she was a daughter of the late Arthur H. and Marion (Phifer) Arbogast. She was the wife of the late Rev. George D. MacNeal.

She was a 1944 graduate of Wilson Borough High School. She attended Temple University and graduated from Churchman’s Business School.

She was a private secretary at Bethlehem Steel Corporation for many years until she took retirement.

LANTA, union team up for Puerto Rico relief

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in Local News

LANTA and its Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) are joining together to help provide relief for the hurricane-ravaged Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Jointly announce by LANTA Executive Director, Owen O’Neil and ATU President Ricky Vega, LANTA will have buses stationed at local shopping centers Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

People are encouraged to bring new household goods and toys and non-perishable food items to help lessen the suffering on the Island, a U.S. territory.