Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

STATE Special election Dec. 5 for McNeill’s seat

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-28th, has ordered a special election be held Dec. 5 to fill the vacant seat in the 133rd Legislative District in Lehigh County.

The vacancy was created by the Sept. 8 death of State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-133rd.

CThe district office will remain open under supervision of the House to assist constituents with issues or problems and continue constituent inquiries already in progress. The office will remain until a new representative takes office and decides how to manage the district.

Events at SteelStacks,

Friday, November 10, 2017 by The Press in Focus

VETERANS DAY:

Veterans Day events in the Lehigh Valley include:

“The Greatest Generation: Untold Stories of World War II,” 1 p.m. Nov. 11, ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Free and open to the public. Reserve tickets: ArtsQuest Center Box Office, 610-332-3378. Information: www.steelstacks.org. Presented by Embassy Bank and partnership between Phoebe Ministries, Lehigh University Veterans Association, Lehigh Valley Veterans History Project and ArtsQuest.

Ben Franklin TechVentures dedicates new West Wing

Friday, November 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

R. Chadwick Paul, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP), dedicated the West Wing of the Ben Franklin TechVentures® incubator-post-incubator facility at a ceremony on the afternoon of Oct. 19. Approximately 100 business and community leaders, including elected officials, attended the event on the fourth floor of the new facility.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, November 10, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Nov. 8: Spaghetti with meatballs, parmesan cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, applesauce.

Thursday, Nov. 9: Italian wedding soup, chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, succotash, wheat bread w/ margarine, Mandarin oranges.

Friday, Nov. 10: Closed for Veterans Day.

Monday, Nov. 13: Beef stew, fresh biscuit w/ margarine, green peas, tossed salad w/ French dressing, dark, sweet red cherries.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, November 10, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Nov. 8: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Nov. 9: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.

Friday, Nov. 10: Centers closed. Veteran’s Day.

Monday, Nov. 13: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, green beans, grapes.

Tuesday, Nov. 14: Three cheese ziti with meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit.

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Salisbury steak w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana.

Week of

Friday, November 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Business Enterprise Center (BEC) holds Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 13-16, with a speaker series in the Alumni Center and Rooms 107-108, Rothrock Library, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Entrepreneurs in the media, arts, food, retail, graphics, film, funding, fashion and patents will speak. The event is free and open to the public.

Information: lccc.edu/bec; Amy Quick: aquick@lccc.edu

Medical staffs save NFL player’s leg

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Sports

Whether you are a fan of the National Football League or not these days, one thing that can’t be denied is the league has a lot of issues.

On top of the whole anthem debate, concussions are a big topic of conversation, and as much as my family and I love to watch the sport every Sunday, it’s a scary enough concern that my wife and I don’t plan to let our twin, 6-year-old boys ever take to a football field.

DEAN’S LISTS

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in School

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Lehigh Carbon Community College has announced the summer 2017 dean’s list for the semester. Local students included, who had an academic grade point average of at least 3.50, are Nicole Campbell, Andrea Deibert, Mia Gonzalez, Nicholas Krout, Emily Tierney and Sean Wilson, all of Bethlehem.

Lehigh Carbon Community College is located at 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. For more information, call 610-799-2121 or visit www.lccc.edu.