Bethlehem Press

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, May 10: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cookie.

Thursday, May 11: Turkey w / gravy, biscuit, peas & carrots, Mandarin oranges.

Friday, May 12: Chicken Caesar salad, oatmeal cookie, fresh fruit.

Monday, May 15: Pulled pork, vegetable medley; peaches.

Tuesday, May 16: Crab cake, roasted potatoes, diced beets.

Wednesday, May 17: Barbecued chicken, lentils, carrots, tropical fruit.

Thursday, May 18: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, Asian vegetables, angel food cake with strawberries.

110th Bethlehem Bach Festival unfolds the weekends of May 12, 19

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and Bach Festival Orchestra

Greg Funfgeld, Artistic Director and Conductor

Festival soloists: Agnes Zsigovics, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano; William Sharp, baritone; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Dashon Burton, bass

Festival artist-in-residence: Tricia van Oers, recorder

Guest artists: Doug Roysdon & Mock Turtle Marionette Theater

Pre-concert performances: Festival Brass Choir, Suzuki Violin Program of the Lehigh Valley

Fridays May 12, 19

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

12th on 13th:Touchstone Young Playwrights’ Festival celebrates its 12th year as local students, community members, and professionals showcase new plays written by elementary, middle, and high school students, May 13, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Cente. Young Playwrights’ Lab is an eight-week arts and literacy residency developed by Touchstone Theatre and the Bethlehem Area School District. Through improvisation, writing exercises, and collaborative critique, each student writes an original one-act play. Above, a scene from one of last year’s plays.

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, May 10- Mother’s Day meal: Chicken Marsala, orzo with spinach, seasoned miniature carrots, wheat roll with margarine, strawberry crème shortcake.

Thursday, May 11: Orange juice, fried haddock sandwich with lettuce-tomato-tartar sauce, cole slaw, ambrosia.

Friday, May 12: Vegetable juice, smoked sausage, grilled potatoes with egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit with margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

City beats Suburban

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Sports

In the 62nd Lehigh Valley Championship Series between the City and the Suburban leagues, Fritz-Wesleyan of the City League beat Salem Lutheran 3-0 for the Lehigh Valley Championship.

In game one, Salem jumped out to a 2-0 lead. Both Fritz and Salem scored runs in the 5th inning to make it 3-1. In the top of the 6th, Salem added a run to make it 4-1. But, Fritz went ahead 5-4 in the bottom of the 6th on two home runs, a solo HR from Brad Wanamaker and a three-run HR by Bob Carl, his second HR of the game.

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

TOPTON Flea market set for May 19

The Lutheran Home at Topton is holding a free community-wide flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19 and 8 a.m. to noon May 20 on the main campus, 1 S. Home Ave., Topton, 19562.

Items for sale will include crafts, jewelry, household goods, tools and collectibles. Seller tables are available for a cost.

For more information, call 610- 682-1413.

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH VALLEY Place for Mom care available

Home Care Assistance of the Lehigh Valley has entered into a partnership with A Place for Mom to provide the best quality home care for seniors.

Their approaches enable older people to live happier, healthier lives at home.

For information, visit, or or call 484-350-3874 or visit the office st1104 S. Cedar Crest Blvd.- suite 200, Allentown.

Helen O. Rayner, layout operator

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Helen O. Rayner, 88, of Bethlehem, died May 4, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Zemlansky) Osio. She was the wife of Frank L Rayner for 50 years.

She was a layout operator for 34 years until she retired from Western Electric.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother-in-law, Steven and his wife Phyllis Rayner; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, George Osio.


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

HOLY FAMILY MANOR, Bethlehem, needs volunteers to escort residents to appointments in the facility. Contact Rose Lance, 610-865-5595, ext. 522,

COMMUNITY BIKE WORKS, Allentown, needs “Earn-A-Bike” instructors for children ages 9-17. Contact Dave Edinger, 610-434-1140,

COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR CHILDREN INC., Allentown, needs general office assistant volunteers to help with occasional bulk mailings, filing, and shredding tasks. Contact Stacy Perlaki, 610-437-6000, ext. 2113,