Northampton Press

Monday, April 22, 2019

Diffenderfer- Sorensen:

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Diffenderfer of Columbia, Lancaster County, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katlyn, to Kyle Sorensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Sorensen of New Tripoli, Lynn Township.

The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School and a 2014 graduate of DeSales University, Center Valley, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise and, in 2017, a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Awards April 18

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus


United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley presents awards April 18 at its annual “Celebration of Caring,” April 18, DeSales University.

The 2018-19 award recipients include: City Center Allentown, Buckeye Partners, L.P., ArtsQuest, Dennis Hower of Teamsters Local 773, Tony Cioffi of Adams Outdoor Advertising, Anne Baum, Bob Jacobs, Samantha Moyer, Ashley Russo and Sonia Vasquez.

Pianist Sam Post

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus


Pianist Sam Post wraps up the Second Sunday 2018-19 season, 3 p.m. April 14, The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem.

The program is expected to include Bach preludes and fugues, ragtime favorites, and Post’s rag-infused compositions.

Post is substituting for Kara Huber, the originally-scheduled artist.

There will be a meet-the-artist post-concert reception.

Tickets, at the door;; 610-866-7652. Students are free.

Auditions set

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus


Crowded Kitchen Players will hold auditions for its original comedy, “Topsy Turvy.”

In the early 1930s, having grown tired of the vapid romantic comedies and historical dramas that made her a star, Louise Antoinette strikes a self-compromising bargain with a rapacious movie studio boss that will enable her to direct and play the lead in a motion picture intended to help liberate and empower women, a screen adaptation of the bawdy Greek anti-war comedy, “Lysistrata.”

Horszowski Trio

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus


The Horszowski Trio performs 7:30 p.m. April 19, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem.

The trio will be joined by Masumi Per Rostad, violin.

The program is: Germaine Tailleferre, Piano Trio; Shostakovich, Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67 (1944), and Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26.

The Horszowski Trio performed in the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem (CMSOB) series in 2014.

Also performing at 7 p.m. April 19 in Foy is the Young People’s Philharmonic String Quartet.

St. Luke’s - Bethlehem named top teaching hospital in nation

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Three of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals are St. Luke’s hospitals, said to be an unprecedented achievement.

St. Luke’s are the only hospitals in Lehigh Valley to achieve this honor.

St. Luke’s University Hospital - Bethlehem, Fountain Hill, has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in the Major Teaching Hospital category by IBM Watson Health for the fifth year in a row and the seventh time.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, April 10: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, broccoli florets, Italian bread w / margarine, fresh seedless grapes.

Thursday, April 11: Roast pork w / gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread w / margarine, applesauce.

Friday, April 12: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby kale and spinach salad w / hot bacon dressing, wheat bread w / margarine, chilled plums.