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Friday, December 15, 2017

Keenan taps web expert

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Rick J. Flores has joined Keenan-Nagle Advertising as a web developer and process manager. With more than a decade of experience in web development and design, he previously held posts as an independent web developer and IT solutions specialist and as a trend analyst supervisor and web developer for T-Mobile USA.

Flores, a Bethlehem native, received a B.S. in Information Systems Management from Muhlenberg College and an A.S. in Applied Science from the Art Institute of Philadelphia.

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Dec. 13: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Dec. 14: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.

Friday, Dec. 15: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, vegetable medley, pineapples.

Monday, Dec. 18: Chicken a la king, whole wheat pasta, carrots, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Three cheese ziti w/ meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit.

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Salisbury steak w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana.

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Dec. 13: Pork rib-B-Q, cabbage and noodles, fresh Waldorf salad, wheat bread with margarine, pumpkin bar.

Thursday, Dec. 14 – Special activity menu: Chicken Kiev, baked potato w/ sour cream, cut green beans, wheat bread w/ margarine, blueberry fluff.

Friday, Dec. 15: Cheeseburger soup, fried haddock sandwich w/ lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce, cole slaw, chilled apricots.

Monday, Dec. 18: Beef Stroganoff, extra-wide noodles, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread with margarine, fresh seedless grapes.

Slide-lecture

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LV MUSEUM:

A slide-lecture, “Hess’s Department Store,” will be presented 1 p.m. Dec. 16, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“No store in America could surpass the magic of a visit to Hess’s Department Store, especially at the holidays,” said Joseph Garrera, executive director of the Museum.

Drawing on more than 1,000 vintage photographs, the slide-lecture will re-create the spirit of awe and excitement that once drew national celebrities to Allentown, including Johnny Carson and Rock Hudson.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Christmas swings:The Frank DiBussolo Philly Reunion Group presents “A Swinging Philly Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, “Jazz Upstairs” series, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. DiBussolo, above, eight-time Grammy nominee, has accompanied Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Diana Ross, Diane Carroll, and Vicky Carr. He has performed with the bands of Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Bucky Pizzarelli and Lester Lannin. In addition to DiBussolo, guitar, the Reunion Group includes James Del Orefice, piano; Dave DePalma, woodwinds; Bruce Kaminsky, bass, and Bruce Klauber, drums.

Dwyer-Selig:

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Bill and Monica Dwyer of East Brunswick, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara, to Justin Selig, son of Brian and Karen Selig of Germansville, Heidelberg Township.

Tara is a 2011 graduate of East Brunswick High School and a 2015 graduate of Kutztown University with a bachelor’s degree in social work.

She is pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Kutztown University.

Justin is a 2007 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School and a 2012 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife sciences.

Group holds

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LV WRITERS:

The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group (GLVWG) holds its “Writers Café Craft Discussion with Read & Critique,” 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Dec. 14, Palmer Branch, Easton Area Public Library, 1 Weller Place, Palmer Township.

Participants are invited to bring original pieces of about 500 words to read to the group. Any genre, fiction or non-fiction, poetry, screenplays or memoirs are welcome.

HEALTH NEWS

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Chang named chief of thoracic surgery

Richard S. Chang, M.D., has been named Lehigh Valley Health Network’s new chief of thoracic surgery. He specializes in using daVinci Xi surgical robots to remove patients’ tumors of the lung, chest and esophagus.

LVHN is the first, and currently the only, network in the area using this type of robot.

Chang will train other surgeons to use the Xi robot, the most exact device of its kind available.