Bethlehem Press

Monday, October 22, 2018

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Focus

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

Wednesday, Oct. 10: Spaghetti and meatballs, parmesan cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, Oct. 11: Orange juice, chicken noodle bake, California vegetable blend, wheat bread with margarine, fresh fruit cup.

Friday, Oct. 12: Apple juice, tuna salad hoagie, potato chips, carrot raisin salad, peanut butter cookie.

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 10: BBQ beef rib-a-que, roasted potato, green beans, banana.

Thursday, Oct. 11: Pulled pork, warm bean salad, creamy spinach, applesauce.

Friday, Oct. 12: Cheese ravioli with meatballs, Brussels sprouts, apricots.

Monday, Oct. 15: Vegetable lasagna w/ meat sauce, Mediterranean vegetables, cinnamon apples.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Potato crusted fish, brown rice, peas and carrots, fresh orange.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Marinated chicken, Caesar salad, diced pears, oatmeal cookie.

Book talk, signing

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Focus


Dr. Sally McMurry will speak about and sign copies of her book, “Pennsylvania Farming: A History In Landscapes,” 1 p.m. Oct. 13, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

Her slide-lecture will include images from Pennsylvania farms. McMurry, who received a PhD from Cornell University, is Professor Emerita of American History at The Pennsylvania State University.

Information:; 610-435-1074


Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Tenors of our times: The Allentown Symphony Pops series presents “The Broadway Tenors: Ultimate Broadway,” 7:30 pm. Oct. 13, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Featured are Broadway show actors Brent Barrett (“Chicago”), Matt Cavenaugh (“West Side Story”) and Kyle Dean Massey (“Pippin”). Ronald Demkee, Pops Conductor, leads the symphony. The three tenors will sing songs from Broadway’s Golden Age. “Individually, each is a spectacular artist. Together, they present an infinite and kaleidoscopic range of musical possibilities ...

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Sports


Suburban Dart League


Star of Beth 13 2 .867

St. Paul’s 7 2 .778

Bath Luth 8 4 .667

Christ UCC 6 6 .500

Dryland 7 8 .467

Salem UCC 5 7 .417

St. Stephen’s 6 9 .400

Emmanuel 6 9 .400

Ebenezer 6 9 .400

Light of Christ 4 8 .333

Farmersville 4 8 .333

Star of Beth (5-1, 4-0, 4-3) at Light of Christ

SB - Bryan Frankenfield 7-12, Scott Hoffert 6-14, Bill Hoke Sr. 5-12, Bill Hoke Jr. 4-12, Kyle Taylor 4-12, Jason Biggs 4-15.

Ramonita Garcia, born in Ponce

Monday, October 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Ramonita Garcia, 88, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 3, 2018. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she was the wife of the late Adrian Garcia Sr. for 62 years.

She is survived by 10 children, Anselmo Jr., Carmen Milagros, Ramonita, Ramon Luis, Trinidad, Raul, Elvin, The Reverend Father Angel Luis, Militza, and Maria del Rosario; 25 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Digna Maria.

She was predeceased by three children, Lydia Ester, Adrian Jr, and Edna S.

Contributions may be made to Holy Infancy Roman Catholic Church, 312 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, PA 18015.

Halloween Hauntings

Monday, October 8, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Trick or Treat Nights

October 26, 6 to 8 p.m.: Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Fountain Hill, Freemansburg, Hanover Township (Northampton County), Upper Saucon.

October 28, 3 to 5 p.m.: Hellertown, Lower Saucon.


Oct. 21, 2 p.m.: Saucon Valley Spirit parade.

Oct. 28, 2 p.m.; rain date: 2 p.m. Nov. 4: City of Bethlehem parade.

Fall Halloween festival

Oct. 13, 3 p.m.; Freemansburg Fall Fest, bonfire at dusk.

Ongoing events

Friday - Sunday, in September and October:

STUDENT PROFILE - Maddie Schaffer, Saucon Valley HS

Monday, October 8, 2018 by The Press in School

Grade: 12

Family members: Ted Schaffer (father), Jill Schaffer (mother), Cayla Schaffer (sister), Elizabeth Schaffer (sister), Margaret Schaffer (sister)

Favorite subject: English, I enjoy writing and analyzing literature

Activities: Cross country, track and field, Debate Team, UNICEF club, SADD Club, Global Scholars Program, NHS

Next steps: Attend a university and major in English

Career goals: Become a high school English teacher

Heroes: My parents, because they always work hard at what they do

Hobbies: Writing, running, baking