I attend numerous networking events and I am presented with many business cards. In the moment, I find myself trying not to break eye contact and stare at the card. What should I do when someone hands me his or her business card? And what’s the proper way to present one?
Dear Reader, I want to start by giving you a little history on business card handling. Japanese protocol teaches us everything we know about business card protocol.
Until recently, most...
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Wednesday, April 18: Marinated turkey cutlet, au gratin potatoes, country vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh seedless grapes.
Thursday, April 19: Beef vegetable soup, roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, rye bread with margarine, chilled applesauce.
Friday, April 20: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby greens w/ ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, raspberry filled cookie.
Monday, April 23...
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Wednesday, April 18: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, applesauce.
Thursday, April 19: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, Oriental vegetable, banana.
Friday, April 20: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, mixed fruit.
Monday, April 21: Roasted pork, whipped potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce.
Tuesday, April 24: Chicken dumplings, Capri blend vegetables, pineapple.
Wednesday, April 25:...
Q. My five-year-old niece lives in a chaotic household with extended family members. She has had a number of injuries in the last few months that I believe were caused by her seven-year-old cousin. I am concerned that the parent-caregivers in the home are not watching the children. How can I or other family members keep my niece safe?
“At the ages of five and seven, supervision is key,” panelist Erin Stalsitz said. “Supervision is the parents’ or caregivers’ job.
I was reminded of just how superb Neil Simon is as a playwright when I attended Pennsylvania Playhouse’s impressive staging of “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” a semi-autobiographical comedy about a Jewish teenager growing up in the turmoil of a Great Depression-era Polish-American family.
“Brighton Beach Memoirs,” through April 22 at the Playhouse, is full of hilarious one-liners, as well as Simon’s unfailing insights into the human condition.
Director Rody Gilkeson has created a...
Leonard Bernstein is an iconic figure in the history of music.
As a composer, conductor, author, and lecturer, he was a person who influenced so many people’s lives, especially with his Young People’s Concerts with the New York Philharmonic.
Bernstein (1918 - 1990) would have been 100 in August. Orchestras all over the world are celebrating his centennial.
Leonard Bernstein was a trail-blazer, and without him and his influence, I am not sure if I would be standing on a...
“Ready Player One” is an elaborate, labyrinthine, challenging movie. In some ways, “Ready Player One” is a non-movie. Rather, it’s a cinematic videogame.
Its storyline is about a complicated virtual reality videogame played in real time, simulataneously in the real world and in the virtual world. It’s a movie that folds back on itself, turns inside out, moves backwards and forwards, up and down, and sideways with plot twists and visual twists that wiil test the most attentive movie-...
The Lehigh Valley Press newspapers received 25 awards in the 2018 Professional Keystone Press Awards for work published in 2017.
The Bethlehem Press and its contributors received 12 Keystone Awards.
Salisbury Press received four Keystone Awards.
Parkland Press received three Keystone Awards.
Northampton Press received three Keystone Awards.
Catasauqua Press received two Keystone Awards.
East Penn Press received one Keystone Award.
Touchstone Theatre is holding a “telethon” on stage through April 15 for a very unworthy cause, that is, celebrating political tyrants, and raising funds so that their children’s despotic dreams can come true.
The “Tyrants of Tomorrow Telethon” is the fictional setting for the musical satire, “Dictators 4 Dummies,” written and directed by Christopher Shorr, with input from his fellow Touchstone company members. The April 6 performance of the world premiere production was seen for this...
With the spotlight on Lehigh Valley high school musicals on the road to the annual Freddy Awards at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section concludes its annual preview series.