Northampton Press

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, March 23, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, March 21: Lasagna soup, fried chicken breast on bun w/ lettuce, tomato, mayo; red skinned potato salad, fresh seedless grapes.

Thursday, March 22: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby greens w/ ranch dressing, wheat bread w/ margarine, peanut butter cookie.

Friday, March 23 : Broiled crab patty w/ lemon, roasted rosemary potatoes, green beans almondine, wheat bread w/ margarine, peach jello mold.

Zinc lecture at LVHM

Friday, March 23, 2018 by The Press in Focus

The story of zinc production in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania is the subject of a lecture, 1 p.m. March 24, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The program is presented by Peter L. Kern, a former Senior Vice President of Research and Development for the New Jersey Zinc Company.

“The New Jersey Zinc Company exerted a tremendous influence on twentieth-century Pennsylvania, and that’s the emphasis of our program,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, March 23, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, March 21: Salisbury steak, scalloped potatoes, carrots, orange.

Thursday, March 22: Roasted turkey breast, bread stuffing, green beans, oatmeal cookie, tropical fruit.

Friday, March 23: Fish, confetti rice, Mediterranean medley, apple crisp.

Monday, March 26: Spaghetti and meatballs, broccoli, fruit cocktail

Tuesday, March 27: Veal w/ mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, butternut squash, diced pears.

Wednesday, March 28: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.


Friday, March 23, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Mummenschanz is the word: Mummenschanz, 7 p.m. March 28, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, is back with a brand-new show, “You & me.” Performers bring to life large-scale masks and revive the historic tradition of acrobatics. The show also includes some of the troupe’s classic sketches. “You & me” was created by Mummenschanz founding member Floriana Frassetto. These visual theater pioneers make the ordinary extraordinary and speak volumes, all without saying a word. The Swiss-based theater troupe has been dazzling audiences worldwide for more than 45 years.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Steel, Royals win

Led by a strong offensive showing, Bethlehem Steel FC picked up its first victory of the season, defeating the Richmond Kickers, 4-1, in the club’s home opener at Goodman Stadium.

Playing on the campus of Lehigh University, Steel FC saw Philadelphia Union midfielders Derrick Jones and Eric Ayuk score first-half goals while forward Brandon Allen tallied a second-half brace in his Steel FC debut.

Catherine M. Eckhart

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Emmanuel Lutheran Church member

Catherine M. (Sherman) Eckhart, 86, of Northampton, died March 11, 2018, at Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lehighton. She was the wife of the late Ernest E. Eckhart Sr.

Born in Gerrardstown, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Edgar P. and Rosie (Adams) Sherman.

She was a seamstress for the former D&D Shirt Company, Northampton, until she retired in 1985.

She was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bath.