Bethlehem Press

Monday, June 24, 2019

Farmers market vouchers available for seniors

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Service employees will distribute farmers market nutrition program vouchers to eligible senior citizens, while supplies last. The vouchers are available to Lehigh County residents 60 years or older whose total gross household monthly income is not more than $1,925.58 for a single person and $2,607.00 for married couples.

Proof of age and residency must be provided. Participants will be required to sign that they read and understand their rights and responsibilities.

COLLEGE NOTES

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

NCC’s Erickson elected

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges announced May 14 that Northampton Community College President Dr. Mark Erickson was elected as vice chair of the executive committee of the group’s board of directors. The committee is instrumental in determining the statewide direction and policy interests of PACCC’s 14 community colleges.

Dr. Erickson’s two-year term begins July 1.

ARC grants for NCC CDL program

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, June 5: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, wax beans, Italian bread w/margarine, fresh pineapples.

Thursday, June 6: Roast pork w/gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread w/margarine, applesauce.

Friday, June 7: Orange juice, beef barbecue on a bun, pasta salad, fresh seedless grapes, peanut butter cookie.

LCCC transfer agreement with Lebanon Valley

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) and Lebanon Valley College (LVC), Annville, Lebanon County, signed an agreement in a May 22 ceremony, giving LCCC students a transfer to receive a bachelor’s degree from Lebanon Valley.

LCCC graduates can pursue a bachelor’s degree in certain LVC programs, moving from receiving an associate degree at LCCC into junior standing at LVC.

LCCC president Dr. Ann D. Bieber and Lebanon Valley president Dr. Lewis E. Thayne met at LCCC to sign the paperwork.

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Sweet 16 film fest: The 16th annual SouthSide Film Festival begins at 6:30 p.m. June 11 with the “Opening Night Party and Screening” sponsored by PBS39. The party is at WLVT PBS 39 Studios, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. The feature film, “The Weight of Water,” is at 8 p.m. June 11, Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, 321 E. Third St., Bethlehem. The “Late Night Movie” is the feature, “DeadTechtives,” 11 p.m. June 14, Touchstone Theatre. 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. The “Closing Night Screening” is the feature, “Gay Chorus Deep South,” 7:20 p.m. June 15, Charter Arts School.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, June 5: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, Asian vegetables, banana.

Thursday, June 6: Turkey Salisbury steak, mashed potato, zucchini, seasonal fruit.

Friday, June 7: Alaskan fish cake, brown rice, beets, Mandarin oranges.

Monday, June 10: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, pineapple.

Tuesday, June 11: Chicken taco salad, seasonal fruit.

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

FAIR QUEEN Applications being sought

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The search is on for the 2019 Great Allentown Fair Queen who will be selected to represent the fair’s mission during fair week and in the community throughout the year.

The Lehigh County Agricultural Society is looking for contestants from Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties.

An ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate enthusiasm for the Allentown Fair, local farming and the agricultural industry. Young women ages 16 to 20 are encouraged to enter the competition that awards a $1,500 scholarship.

Platz renamed for Countess Benigna

Friday, June 7, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

MUSIKFEST

The former Experienceplatz, located at Main and Lehigh streets, has been renamed Zinzenplatz as a result of an open to the public contest. The site will feature live music, food, the Prismatica art installation and more.

Zinzen is a short form of von Zinzendorf, the maiden name of Moravian Countess Benigna, wife of Johannes von Watteville and the daughter of city founder Count Nicholas von Zinzendorf.