Cedar Crest College
Diversity center opens
Cedar Crest College cut the ribbon on the Center for Diversity and Global Engagement on Jan. 15 in front of the Allen House, Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown. A reception and tours of the new facility followed the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The renovated building will house the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Global Initiatives and International Programs, and International Student Services.
Kleintop named BS-LGBT board chair
Wednesday, February 7
Historical Architectural Review Board. 4 p.m. 10 E. Church St. 6
Freemansburg Council, 7 p.m. (as needed) 600 Monroe St.
Thursday, February 8
Bethlehem Authority, 3:30 p.m. Town Hall, 10 E. Church St.
Bethlehem Housing Authority, 4:30 p.m. Monocacy Towers, 645 Main St.
Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m. 669 Washington St., Easton
Monday, February 12
This is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section “Readers Pick The Oscar Recipients Contest” for the 90th Academy Awards.
- “Darkest Hour”
- “Phantom Thread”
- “Get Out”
- “The Post”
- “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
- “The Shape of Water”
- “Lady Bird”
- “Call Me by Your Name”
- Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread”
- Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
- Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”
- Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”
Submissions are now being accepted for the 13th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 25 and April 26 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, Jan. 31: “Winter Blues.” Chicken cordon bleu, scalloped potatoes, oven roasted vegetables, wheat roll w/ margarine, fresh blueberry fluff.
Thursday, Feb. 1: Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, wheat bread with margarine, iced carrot cake.
Friday, Feb. 2: Toasted orzo chicken soup, cheese steak sandwich, Italian marinated vegetable salad, chilled peaches.
Monday, Feb. 5: Cream of tomato soup, Tater Tot casserole, succotash, pickled beets. wheat bread with margarine, rice pudding.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Jan. 31: Chicken Marsala, brown rice, green beans, pineapple tidbits.
Thursday, Feb. 1: Meatloaf with gravy, whipped potatoes, vegetable medley, pudding.
Friday, Feb. 2: Tilapia, whole grain pilaf, beets, fresh fruit.
Monday, Feb. 5: Swedish meatballs and gravy, whole wheat pasta, Capri blend, vegetables, whipped berries.
Tuesday, Feb. 6: Turkey, peas and carrots, biscuit, orange.
Wednesday, Feb. 7: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, applesauce.
Lehigh Carbon Community College offers a cooperative work experience for LCCC students at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., or Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif., for the fall 2018 semester.
Students can receive six college credits while learning at Disney World or Disneyland. Since the program began in September 1989, more than 400 LCCC students have participated.
Informational meetings are 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Room 111, Academic Resource Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township. Relatives and friends are welcome.
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the Academy Awards for 2017 outstanding film achievements, 8 p.m. (EST) March 4, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, televised live on the ABC-TV.
Kirk Lawrence plays the Wizard in the national tour of “The Wizard of Oz,” which was presented Jan. 19 and 20 at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton. The actor playing the role was misidentified in an article published in the Jan. 17 Focus section of The Press.
In celebration of the Pennsylvania-German holiday, “Groundhog Day,” anthropologist Dr. William Donner of Kutztown University will present a slide-lecture, “Ethnic & American: Three Centuries of Pennsylvania German Experience,” 1 p.m. Feb. 3, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
“Dr. Donner’s talk offers a fascinating look at the process by which the Pennsylvania-Germans maintained their unique culture while becoming American,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.