Bethlehem Press

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lehigh County senior menus

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, May 17: Barbecued chicken, lentils, carrots, tropical fruit.

Thursday, May 18: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, Asian vegetables, angel food cake with strawberries.

Friday, May 19: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, applesauce.

Monday, May 22: Three cheese ziti with meat sauce, cauliflower, tropical fruit.

Tuesday, May 23: Fish, mushroom polenta, vegetable medley, applesauce.

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

Article By: The Press

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Here is the list of the 2017 Freddy Awards nominations.

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

Outstanding Performance by an Orchestra

Bangor Area, “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”

Easton Area, “Anything Goes”

Emmaus, “Miss Saigon (School Edition)”

Freedom, “Peter Pan”

Hackettstown, “42nd Street”

Liberty, “West Side Story”

Parkland, “Pippin”

Southern Lehigh, “Sister Act”

Outstanding Use of Scenery

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

All about the bass:The Peter Paulsen Quintet performs in the “Jazz Upstairs” series, 7:30 p.m. May 19, Rodale Room, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Paulsen, Principal Bass of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, is Assistant Professor of Double Bass-Jazz Studies at West Chester University. The quintet will present two world premieres, “Chair Suite” by Paulsen, and “Concrete & Fireflies” by Jonathan Ragonese, which utilize and combine specifically composed ensemble passages with improvised, interactive sections.

Northampton County senior menus

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, May 17: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby greens w/ ranch dressing, wheat roll with margarine, raspberry filled cookie.

Thursday, May 18: Cranberry juice, Swedish meatballs over noodles, succotash, wheat bread with margarine, tropical fruit.

Friday, May 19: Apple juice, marinated turkey cutlet, rice pilaf, country blend vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, fresh seedless grapes.

Monday, May 22: Chili con carne with cheddar cheese garnish over bread bowl, pepper slaw, Mandarin oranges.

Miller:

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Aaron and Joan (Krause) Miller of Laurys Station, North Whitehall Township, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 15.

The couple was married April 15, 1967, in St. John’s United Church of Christ, Laurys Station, by the Rev. Harry Kissinger.

Both their wedding day and anniversary were on Saturdays.

Joan is the daughter of the late Ray and Peg Krause.

Her husband is the son of the late Evelyn and Frank Miller.

Emmaus ‘Miss Saigon’ tops Freddy nominations

Sunday, May 21, 2017 by The Press in Focus

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.

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

110th Bethlehem Bach Festival continues May 19, 20

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and Bach Festival Orchestra

Greg Funfgeld, Artistic Director and Conductor

Festival soloists: Agnes Zsigovics, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano; William Sharp, baritone; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Dashon Burton, bass

Festival artist-in-residence: Tricia van Oers, recorder

Guest artists: Doug Roysdon & Mock Turtle Marionette Theater

Pre-concert performances: Festival Brass Choir, Suzuki Violin Program of the Lehigh Valley

Friday, May 19

CCA Scholarships; baking contest set

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

The Celtic Cultural Alliance announced that more than $9,000 in Celtic dance and music scholarships will be awarded during the 30th annual Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival in downtown historic Bethlehem. The categories are 8-12 and 13-18 years of age for both the dance and music categories. The application deadline is July 15.

There will be a free shortbread baking contest from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 23. For information, registration and entry forms, visit www.celticfest.org/view_event/celtic_classic_shortbread_contest.

William W. Wolfe Sr., born in Freemansburg

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

William W. Wolfe Sr., 80, died Feb. 20, 2017, at Lehigh Valley-Muhlenberg Hospital. Born in Freemansburg, he was a son of the late Harry and Marion (Searfoss) Wolfe. He was the husband of the late Nancylee M. (Hahn) Wolfe for 25 years.

He was a paratrooper in the U. S. Army.

He is survived by two sons, William Jr. and Daniel; four daughters, Sondralee and April Wolfe, Rachel Rasley and Darlene Shannon; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son, David Wolfe.