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Rotunda Gallery reception set for 'Backsliding' photo exhibit

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Backsliding," an exhibit of photographs by Ralph Lindgren, continues through April 29, Rotunda Gallery, Bethlehem Town Hall, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem.

An opening reception is 2 - 4 p.m. April 7.

"Backsliding" is composed 41 images, each of which illustrates how digital images can be enhanced by drawing upon aesthetic principles and techniques long admired in many of the more traditional visual media. The sources of inspiration include oil, pastel, acrylic, gouache, ink, engraving, pencil and several multi-media pieces.

Sacred Heart taps medical specialist

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Dr. Jose Uribe has joined Sacred Heart HealthCare System at Sacred Heart Medical Associates - Ears Nose and Throat, Sigal Center, Suite 203, 450 Chew St., Allentown.

Dr. Uribe received a medical degree from PonUniversidad Javeriana and completed a residency in otolaryngology at the Hospital of Universitario de Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia.

Uribe maintained a private practice in otolaryngology in Colombia 1991 - 2000 until emigrating to the United States where he completed an ear, nose and throat residency at Montefiore Medical Center, New York City.

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," 10 a.m. April 11, 16, 18, 25; 12:30 p.m. April 4, 18, May 2; Act 3 Children's Theatre Company of DeSales University, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. desales.edu/act1, 610-282-3192

"Company," 8 p.m. April 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28; 3 p.m. 21, 25, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem. paplayhouse.org, 610-865-6665

Unity Bank names vice president

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Debbie Godt has joined Unity Bank as Vice President-SBA Business Development Executive.

Godt, with more than 25 years of banking, accounting and finance experience, previously held business development positions with UPS Capital Business Credit, Temecula Valley Bank, Washington Mutual Bank and Johnson-McClean Technologies.

Godt, a graduate of Bucknell University, also worked as a Certified Public Accountant with a big- five accounting firm.

Ben Franklin invests $315,700

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $315,700 in support of regional economic development.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and is funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority.

BFTP-NEP owns and manages Ben Franklin TechVentures, an award-winning business incubator, post-incubator facility on Lehigh University's campus in Bethlehem at which it is headquartered.

L.S.T.H.S. : History Day set for April 27

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The annual Saucon Valley History Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, rain or shine, at the three historical properties. The Hellertown Historical Society, 150 W. Walnut St., the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society and the Lutz-Franklin schoolhouse, 4216 Countryside Lane, and the Heller Homestead, 1890-92 Friedensville Road, will feature special activities such as quilting, tole painting, colonial paper craft demonstrations and live music. Call 610-625-8771 or email lshistorical@yahoo.com for information.

NORCO: Arcelay drops from council race

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Ismael Arcelay has announced that he is dropping out of the race for Northampton County Council.

"My commitment to my job with the City of Allentown simply does not allow me the time to run an effective campaign," he said, "and I don't want to waste anyone's time and effort if I can't run an effective campaign in such a large field of candidates."

Arcelay, a former Bethlehem City Councilman, is currently a special assistant for Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski.

George P. Takacs Jr., of Bethlehem

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

George P. Takacs Jr., 65, of Bethlehem, died March 25, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenburg. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Anna (Popovich) and George P. Takacs Sr.

He was a Liberty High School graduate.

He is survived by a brother, Richard P. and his wife Denice Takacs of Bethlehem.

Contributions may be made to the Trinity soup kitchen, Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 E. Market St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.