State Sen. Lisa Boscola said in a release June 30 she voted yes to the bipartisan passage of the 2017-18 state appropriation bill, which must now go to the House for approval.
She said, “I voted for this budget bill [House Bill 218] because it makes key investments in education and successful economic development programs and will make our state government run more effectively and efficiently.
Helen G. Barbarics, 95, of Bethlehem died July 10, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice. Born in Hellertown, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Gubish and Magdalena Lazar Gubish. She was the wife of the late Ernest Barbarics.
She worked for the Bethlehem Steel, the U.S. Navy (in California) and for Hellertown Manufacturing until she took retirement, after which she worked part time at Rich Mar Florist and Muhlenberg Hospital.
She was an altar coordinator and was on the church council and the music and worship committee at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church for 22 years.
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin and Lehigh County Agency on Aging and Adult Services want to alert area seniors about a scam that recently came to light. It involves seniors receiving phone calls purportedly from the agency on aging and adult services.
Consumers are getting calls that appear to come from that office’s general telephone number – 610-782-3034. Aging and adult services is not making these calls. In fact, the office’s caller ID number would not show that number.
The Focus section in The Press newspapers hopes to resume publication of the “Bud’s View” column as soon as possible.
Please keep Bud Cole in your prayers, and if you would like to send him a card, his address is:
Priscilla Payne Hurd Pavilion
St. Luke’s University Hospital
801 Ostrum St.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Sacred Heart Hospital Laboratory based on results of an on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.
The facility’s director, Diane Guerrero, MT, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. Sacred Heart Hospital Laboratory is one of more than 7,700 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide.
Sean LaSalle, a sales associate in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, Realtors® Macungie Office, was installed as president-elect of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors® (GLVR). LaSalle will work to improve the GLVR and advocate for home ownership and economic growth.
LaSalle resides in Salisbury Township with his wife, Patricia, and their two children.
Butterflies have long fascinated people with their beautiful wings and whimsical flight.
They are also extremely important ecologically. Butterflies pollinate flowering plants and serve as food for other organisms, thus forming an important link in the food chain.