Q. What are the most common food allergies?
Foods that produce most allergic reactions in adults include fish, shrimp, lobster, crab, peanuts, eggs and tree nuts such as walnuts and pecans. Common children’s allergic reactions are caused by eggs, milk, wheat and peanuts.
A true food allergy is an abnormal response by your immune system to certain foods. All reactions to foods are not allergies. When you have a reaction that doesn’t involve the immune system, this reaction is...
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Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, home to the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, had a “great season” for 2016-17, and Allentown Symphony Association Executive Director Sheila K. Evans has an even better season in store for 2017-18.
“It was a great season. We had an amazing season last year,” Evans says.
Maestra Diane Wittry is in her 22nd season as Allentown Symphony Orchestra Music Director-Conductor, bringing world-class artists to Miller Symphony...
Eclipsing history:Long-time amateur astronomer Peter Kern presents a slide lecture, “The Solar Eclipse in History,” 1 p.m. July 8, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown. A solar eclipse will cross the United States Aug. 21. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon’s path causes the moon to cover the sun. The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from the contiguous United States was in 1979. Kern will show images of the total solar eclipse of February 1979. Everyone...
“Transformers: The Last Knight.”
Or is it?
“Transformers Universe: Bumblebee” is set for a June 2018 release. A sixth “Transformers” is set for a June 2019 release.
In this, the fifth movie, the Transformers don’t do all that much transforming. When they do transform, from cars and vehicles to Autobots, they mostly do so lurking behind a building support column or accompanied by flare effects.
The fascination with “Transformers” is to see them transform. Isn’t...
The howls you hear during “The Hound of the Baskervilles” stage play at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival aren’t those of the titular hound, although there is that.
No, the howls are nearly nonstop from the audience at “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” a regular laugh-riot through July 16, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley. The opening night June 23 performance was seen for this review.
“The Hound of the Baskervilles,” adapted...
Robert and Dianne Troxell of Cetronia, South Whitehall Township, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary June 17.
They were married June 17, 1972, in Dubbs Memorial Church, Allentown.
Bob is the co-owner of TnT Home and Business Cleaning Services, LLC. Dianne is retired.
They are the parents of two children, Chris of Allentown and Tamie Thewlis of Allentown, as well as the grandparents of Austin and Ashley Troxell and Ian and Steven Thewlis.
They will celebrate...
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Wednesday, July 5 - Fourth of July meal: Orange juice, Circle “R” burger, pasta salad, fresh watermelon, holiday cookie.
Thursday, July 6: Roast turkey w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, white bread with margarine, fresh plum.
Friday, July 7: Cranberry juice, sausage sandwich w/ green peppers and onions, Pennsylvania “Dutch” potato salad, citrus breeze.
Monday, July 10: Apple juice, chili con carne w/ cheddar cheese...
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Wednesday, July 5: Chicken with gravy, potatoes, carrots, sugar cookie, seasonal fruit.
Thursday, July 6: Pot roast, smashed potatoes, broccoli, strawberries.
Friday, July 7: White fish, brown rice, asparagus, summer vegetables, oatmeal cookie.
Monday, July 10: Sloppy joes, warm berry crisp, side salad.
Tuesday, July 11: Sausage, sauteed noodles, sauteed cabbage, canteloupe.
Wednesday, July 12: Chicken with gravy,...