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Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

At the Hall: There’s lots going on at Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, including “Laughs at the Lyric,” Nov. 20; “Third Thursday,” Nov. 21, and The Dover Quartet, Nov. 24. The Dover Quartet performs in concert, 2 p.m. Nov. 24, in the “Chamber OnStage Series,” whereby performers sit on the hall’s main stage facing the audience, which sits on the stage facing the musicians.

Buchanan talk

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus


Dr. Michael Birkner, Professor of History at Gettysburg College, speaks about James Buchanan and the Civil War, 1 p.m. Nov. 23, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

Buchanan, of Franklin County, was the only United States president from Pennsylvania (1857 - 1861).

Birkner is the author or editor of 14 books and many articles on 19th and 20th century U.S. political history, including three edited volumes about Buchanan and three others on President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, November 20: Herbed roast pork, dilled carrots, sauteed cabbage mixed with noodles, crackers, cantaloupe.

Thursday, November 21: Roast turkey, roasted carrots and parsnips, green bean casserole, bread stuffing, pumpkin mousse.

Friday, November 22: Mustard dill baked whitefish, potatoes au gratin, broccoli, dinner roll, raisin cookie.

Monday, November 25: Spaghetti with meat sauce, minestrone soup, garlic spinach, pineapple.

Tuesday, November 26: GInger chicken, stir fry vegetables, brown rice, dinner roll, orange.

Bethlehem Area School District Middle School Honor Roll Report 2020 School Year - Marking Period 1 Broughal East Hills Nitschmann Northeast

Monday, November 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade 06: Angel Yadiel Acosta Chavez, Sharleen Juleisy Acosta Cruz, Adriana Lynn Batiz, Rafael Bonilla,

Emma Rose Cameron, Michael Lee Chinchilla JR, Julia Cho, Naiya Lynn Christman, Jayden Luis Cintron,

Yaidelis Collazo Santiago, Melanie Colon Santiago, Jansarie Colon-Vicens, Jose Antonio Cruz III, Alexandra

Isabel Cuenca, Asad George Dayoub, Xavier Stallone De Jesus, Rayssa Cristina Dos Santos, Ethan William

Estojak, Geanna Marie Figueroa, Hazel Desteen Fonseca, Vincent Michael Fontanez, Cynthia Karen Galeana,

Bethlehem Area School District High School Honor Roll Report 2020 School Year - Marking Period 1 Freedom Liberty

Monday, November 18, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade 09: Patience Asikuor Adodoadji, Asaf Necip Akbas, Anas Ahmed Altayeb, Jamell Alvarez, Jonas Tobit

Lima Alves De Almeida, Sophie D Amatore, Emily Claire Amend, Olivia Glen Anders, Angelica Rose

Freanila Aquino, John A Assad, Ami Badman, Rachel Baffour, Amal Usman Bajwa, Zoha Usman Bajwa,

Victoria Lynn Balboni, Prisha Banerjee, Mark Anthony-Meade Barger, Jenna M Barton, Sarah Angela Bataille,

Joseph Bauer, Juliana Catherine Beck, Mohamed Mouaad Berziz, Adam L Billiard, Zayne G Billiard, Katelyn

Dawson-Amoah named tourney MVP

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Sports

Senior Kweku Dawson-Amoah (Bethlehem Catholic) was named the Tournament Most Valuable Player leading the DeSales University men’s basketball team past Alvernia University, 75-72, to take home the Quality Inn Tournament title at Oneonta on Saturday afternoon.

A back-and-forth first-half saw Alvernia finish the half on a short 8-5 spurt to take a 37-32 lead into the halftime locker room.

DeSales quickly erased the halftime deficit using a 10-2 run to take a one-point lead early in the second half.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Sports



Suburban Dart League


Star of Beth 20 7 .741

Dryland 21 9 .700

Salem UCC 13 11 .542

Light of Christ 16 14 .533

Bath Luth 16 14 .533

Emmanuel 14 16 .467

St. Paul’s 14 16 .467

St. Stephen’s 12 15 .444

Christ UCC 13 17 .433

Farmersville 11 19 .367

Ebenezer 9 21 .300

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St. Stephen’s 2-4, 1-7, 5-1

SS - Ed Wychock 6-13, John Hoysan 5-12 2HR, Allan Beahm HR.

Eb - Steve Gountis 5-12, Vick Pacchioni 5-13, Robert McDonald HR.

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MS hockey team off to good start

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Sports

The Bethlehem middle school ice hockey team got off to a fast start in the 2019-2020 season.

The team won a back and forth battle with Salisbury. Five minutes into the first period Caden Dudeck scored an unassisted goal to give Bethlehem a 1-0 lead. Salisbury answered three minutes later to tie the score. Salisbury had three, first-period power plays, but Bethlehem’s defense limited Salisbury’s opportunities. With six minutes left in the second period Nick Moniz scored for Bethlehem to break the tie.

Lehigh boys soccer team wins league title

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Sports

For the third time in program history, the Lehigh men’s soccer team has won the Patriot League Men’s Soccer Championship, defeating rival Lafayette, 1-0 Saturday night at the Ulrich Sports Complex in front of a packed crowd of 1,705 people. After finishing the regular season with an unblemished 6-0-3 record, the Mountain Hawks head into the NCAA Tournament with an overall record of 13-4-3, the team’s most wins since 2015 when they won the title for the second time.