Northampton Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Orrien O. Griesemer III

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Orrien O. Griesemer III, 73, of Whitehall and formerly of North Catasauqua, died June 16, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Pamela (Long) Griesemer for 49 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Orrien II and Naomi (Cope) Griesemer.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He was an electrician for various companies, including IBEW Local 375, Mack Trucks and Nestle.


Monday, June 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Summer day camp begins (for ages 5 to 14 and organized by Suburban North Family YMCA), 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., at Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Camp will continue Mondays through Thursdays until Aug. 9. Campers have the option of attending field trips and/or swimming at the pool at Catasauqua Park and Playground on Fridays. Information, registration and cost: or 610-264-5221

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, June 12: Peach balsamic chicken, whole wheat pasta, Brussel sprouts, apricots.

Thursday, June 13: Pork Marsala, brown rice, carrots, applesauce.

Friday, June 14: Pennsylvania “Dutch” turkey barbecue, German potato salad, green beans, pear.

Monday, June 17: Veal parmesan, whole-wheat pasta, wax beans, melon.

Tuesday, June 18: Honey lime tilapia, confetti rice, Capri vegetables, apple.

Wednesday, June 19: Hamburger, broccoli / cauliflower, peaches.


Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Gone Polly Wood: “A Tribute to Polly Wood” (1946–2016) continues through July 3, The David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, The Baum School of Art, Allentown. A memorial reception, with wine, beverages and light fare, is 6-8 p.m. June 20 as part of Allentown’s “Third Thursday.” The exhibition of colorful and creatively-playful artwork by the Allentown native, including “Edna” (mixed media), above, in her “Ordinary Women” and ”Space Guitars” series, was spearheaded by her son, Jonas.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

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

Wednesday, June 12: Cranberry juice, fried chicken patty on bun, w/lettuce, tomato, mayo; Amish potato salad, citrus breeze.

Thursday, June 13: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby kale and spinach salad w/ranch dressing, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled peaches.

Friday, June 14: Father’s Day meal. Barbecue pork “Hawg Wing”, roasted red potatoes, flame roasted corn, wheat roll w/margarine, Black Forest cake.

St. Luke’s plans fifth fitness center

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network is to open its fifth Fitness & Sports Performance Facility in the Lehigh Valley, one designed specifically for athletes.

The 30,000-square-foot building along Union Boulevard, Allentown, is to open in September. It joins facilities in West End Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and Phillipsburg.

The location is that of the former Pig Pen Fun Bar, in the vicinity of Coca-Cola Park.

Good Shepherd Women’s Circle event June 20

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

The Women’s Giving Circle of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network is holding a 10th anniversary celebration, 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 20, Gather Meetings & Events, Hilltop Gardens Chestnut property, 5402 Chestnut St., Emmaus.

Hors d’oeuvres prepared by 29 Cooks Catering and wine will be served. The event is open to women who would like to support Good Shepherd’s mission of improving the lives of adults and children with disabilities.

SteelStacks soccer clinic June 16

Thursday, June 13, 2019 by The Press in Sports

Girls and boys ages 5-12 are invited to enjoy a fun-filled morning honing their soccer skills and learning new ones during the free Youth Soccer Clinic presented by Women’s Premier Soccer League team Lehigh Valley Tempest June 16 at SteelStacks. The event, which is part of the FIFA World Cup ™ SoccerFest & Viewing Party, will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. and is open to all skill levels. Anyone interested in attending should sign up in advance at

Robert Wilson Newhard Sr.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of East Allentown

Robert Wilson Newhard Sr., 75, of East Allentown, died June 1, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Margaret “Maggie” C. (Matthews) Newhard for 21 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harry and Ardella (Klutz) Newhard.

He was a 1961 graduate of Dieruff High School.

He retired from Penske Truck Leasing after 34 years of service. He was a part-time carpet installer for Royal Furniture and was a bartender at the East Allentown Fire Company.