Northampton Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Five compete for title of 2018 Allentown Fair Queen

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Focus

The new 2018 Allentown Fair Queen to reign over the upcoming 166th agricultural and entertainment exposition will be crowned during the contest finals, 3 p.m. Aug. 12, Christopher’s Restaurant at the Columbian Home, 1519 Greenleaf St., Allentown.

The event is free and open to the public for this pre-Fair event. The Allentown Fair runs Aug. 28 through Labor Day Sept. 3.

Russian prodigy returns for ‘Bach At Noon’ concert

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Kristina Moditch, a Russian classical pianist, performs at noon Aug. 14 in the final concert of the 2018 summer “Bach At Noon” concert series at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown.

The fourth summer of Bach’s music in Allentown concludes in August with the third “Bach At Noon” performance by The Bach Choir of Bethlehem. In collaboration with the Arts at St. John’s series, the “Bach At Noon” program is presented on the second Tuesday of the month in June, July and August. The event is free and open to the public. A free-will donation is accepted.

Kutztown U. offers retirees, 62, free tuition for college courses

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Business Showcase

With the fall course registration deadline right around the corner, Kutztown University is reminding the local community of the KU Advant*age program, which allows retired Pennsylvania residents 62 and older the ability to access free tuition at KU for college-level courses, while only being responsible for minimal fees.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 8: Marinated chicken, Caesar salad, diced pears, oatmeal cookie.

Thursday, August 9: Creamy Swedish meatballs, wheat pasta, green beans, tropical fruit.

Friday, August 10: Peach glazed pork chops, mashed yams, cauliflower, fresh fruit.

Monday, August 13: Alaskan white fish, brown rice, roasted beets, Mandarin oranges.

Tuesday, August 14: BBQ chicken breast, wheat pasta, roasted carrots, tropical fruit.

Wednesday, August 15: Stuffed peppers, wax beans, seasonal fruit.

Steel knock off Richmond

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Led by second-half goals from Santi Moar, Omar Holness and Michee Ngalina, Bethlehem Steel FC completed a three-game sweep of the Richmond Kickers with a 3-0 shutout on the road.

After a scoreless but eventful first half, Steel FC picked up its scoring form established last weekend with three goals in 31 minutes to claim the club’s third road victory and third clean sheet of the season.

Moore Township: Peach festival is set for Aug. 11 at Salem UCC

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moorestown, will have a peach festival 3-9 p.m. Aug. 11 in the church grove. In case of rain, the food will be sold in the church 3-7 p.m.

There will be food, games, a cake walk, 50/50 prize raffle, bingo and live music by Dan Flok and the Ravens.

For more information, contact the church at 610-759-1652.

Also, Salem UCC is having a flea market Aug. 18 in the church grove. Food will be available.

The event opens early morning and closes when the vendors leave in the afternoon.

Northampton: Flea market, bake sale is set

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

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Reminder: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities throughout the month.

Aug. 10, 9 p.m., karaoke with DJ PK

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24, 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Allen/East Allen townships: Send in your news!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Do you have news to share with our readers? Email the information to tklutter@ptd.net, and I’ll include it in an upcoming column.

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Clam night at Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will be held 4 p.m. Aug. 11.

The event is first come, first served and is open to the public.

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Lappawinzo Fish and Game will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 19.

There is a cost.

The event is open to the public.

College corner

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in

Degrees are announced

Kutztown University

Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 1,225 students during the winter and spring semesters. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year.

The cumulative GPA necessary for honor distinction is with honor (cum laude) 3.4, with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.6 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.8.

The following students have been awarded degrees.