"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.
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.
"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
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
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.
A pancake and sausage breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 7 at Bethlehem Catholic HS, 2133 Madison Ave. The event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Valley Industrial Park and its Key clubs at Bethlehem Catholic and Liberty high schools. There is a cost. Each child receives a book. Call 610-360-6334 for information.