Bethlehem Press

Monday, June 24, 2019

Barbara Ann Monfre, bookkeeper

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Barbara Ann Monfre, 66, of Stockertown, died in St. Luke’s Hospital - Anderson Campus, Palmer Towship, on, June 4, 2019. Born in Yonkers, New York, she was a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Anna Lou (Barrett) Sheehan.

She was a bookkeeper for many years before retiring.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by two sons, Dominic and his wife Brandice of Fountain Hill and Michael of Woodhaven, New York; a daughter, Alison of Bethlehem; three brothers, John, Joseph and Timothy; four sisters, Liz, Ruth, Theresa and Evelyn; and three grandchildren.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

There will be free Northampton Community College information sessions for medical secretary (3 p.m. June 24 and 1 p.m. July 25) and community health worker (CHW) (1 p.m. June 24 and 3 p.m. July 25) courses; all at the Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St.

Medical secretaries ensure that a medical practice, healthcare facility or treatment care center operate smoothly by greeting patients, maintaining schedules and accessing medical records.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, June 12: Peach balsamic chicken, whole wheat pasta, Brussel sprouts, apricots.

Thursday, June 13: Pork Marsala, brown rice, carrots, applesauce.

Friday, June 14: Pennsylvania “Dutch” turkey barbecue, German potato salad, green beans, pear.

Monday, June 17: Veal parmesan, whole-wheat pasta, wax beans, melon.

Tuesday, June 18: Honey lime tilapia, confetti rice, Capri vegetables, apple.

Wednesday, June 19: Hamburger, broccoli / cauliflower, peaches.


Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Gone Polly Wood: “A Tribute to Polly Wood” (1946–2016) continues through July 3, The David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, The Baum School of Art, Allentown. A memorial reception, with wine, beverages and light fare, is 6-8 p.m. June 20 as part of Allentown’s “Third Thursday.” The exhibition of colorful and creatively-playful artwork by the Allentown native, including “Edna” (mixed media), above, in her “Ordinary Women” and ”Space Guitars” series, was spearheaded by her son, Jonas.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, June 12: Cranberry juice, fried chicken patty on bun, w/lettuce, tomato, mayo; Amish potato salad, citrus breeze.

Thursday, June 13: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby kale and spinach salad w/ranch dressing, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled peaches.

Friday, June 14: Father’s Day meal. Barbecue pork “Hawg Wing”, roasted red potatoes, flame roasted corn, wheat roll w/margarine, Black Forest cake.

St. Luke’s plans fifth fitness center

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network is to open its fifth Fitness & Sports Performance Facility in the Lehigh Valley, one designed specifically for athletes.

The 30,000-square-foot building along Union Boulevard, Allentown, is to open in September. It joins facilities in West End Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and Phillipsburg.

The location is that of the former Pig Pen Fun Bar, in the vicinity of Coca-Cola Park.

Good Shepherd Women’s Circle event June 20

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

The Women’s Giving Circle of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network is holding a 10th anniversary celebration, 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 20, Gather Meetings & Events, Hilltop Gardens Chestnut property, 5402 Chestnut St., Emmaus.

Hors d’oeuvres prepared by 29 Cooks Catering and wine will be served. The event is open to women who would like to support Good Shepherd’s mission of improving the lives of adults and children with disabilities.