Northampton Press

Monday, January 22, 2018

Lehigh County senior menus

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 17: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Jan. 18: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.

Friday, Jan. 19: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, vegetable medley, pineapples.

Monday, Jan. 22: Chicken a la king, whole wheat pasta, carrots, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Jan. 23: Three cheese ziti with meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit.

Wednesday, Jan. 24: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana.

BREAKING: NHS hires Kyle Haas as next football coach

Friday, January 19, 2018 by The Press in Sports

The Northampton Area School district announced Friday that pending Northampton Area School Board of Directors approval on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, and receipt of acceptable documentation, Kyle Haas will be named Northampton head football coach, effective for the 2018-2019 school year.

Haas’s biographical information can be found below. He was recently an interim coach for Bethlehem Catholic during the 2016 season.

The Press’ Peter Car will have more in next week’s edition of the Northampton Press.

● 1991-1993: Glassboro State College/Rowan University

13th annual Student Poetry Project announces 2018 call for entries

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

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.

Grumbine Giunta- Foulk:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Butch and Janie Grumbine of Phillipsburg, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Grum- bine Giunta, to Austin Foulk, son of Thomas and Faye Foulk of New Tripoli.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Phillipsburg High School and DeSales University.

She works for Dun & Bradstreet, Center Valley.

Her fiance is a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, New Tripoli, and Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre.

He also works for Dun & Bradstreet.

The couple is planning a May 18 wedding.

Duo exhibition

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

BAUM SCHOOL:

“Assembled Curiosities” at the Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, features Domenick Naccarato’s mixed-media assemblages, Lindsay Woodruff’s photographic works, and a collaborative project.

The opening reception, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Jan. 18, is part of “Destination Arts: Third Thursday,” Downtown Allentown’s monthly arts-focused evening of opening receptions and gallery events, meet-and-greets, and happy hour and restaurant specials. Exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Kings of Sing: The King’s Singers bring their 50th anniversary world tour to Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, at 8 p.m. Jan. 20. The King’s Singers, a British a cappella vocal ensemble, is named after King’s College in Cambridge, England, where the group was formed in 1968 by six choral scholars. The repertoire encompasses Renaissance madrigals, Gilbert and Sullivan, and the Beatles. The double Grammy Award-winning artists were honored for “Simple Gifts” (2009) and contributions to Eric Whitacre’s “Light and Gold” album (2012).

Young Artist contest

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Focus

FRIENDS OF MUSIC:

The video auditions and applications deadline is Feb. 28 for the Friends of Music of Bethlehem “Outstanding Young Artist Competition” for Lehigh and Northampton counties voice students up to age 20 and instrumentalists up to age 19.

The winner will receive a recital, 3 p.m. April 29, Wesley United Methodist Church, Bethlehem, and $600.

Performers must present a 25-minute recital of music from the standard repertoire. Competitors provide their own accompanists.

Editor’s View

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Reset for 2018 by choosing your word carefully

How’s the New Year’s resolution coming along?

Not so great, you say?

You’re not alone.

This is about the time the frustration sets in and the giving up begins, according to researchers.

Approximately 50 percent of the population makes a resolution to start the new year. Jan. 1 signifies a new beginning. We start the year with super hero-sized powers to do things differently than the year before. There’s a special kind of energy that comes with a chance for change.