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Corrective lenses challenging

Friday, December 14, 2012 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

First of four parts

Q. I'm getting fed up with my bifocals and I want to make a change to something else. What are my options?

This is a big subject that is important to seniors, so I'm going to do a series of columns on this topic. I want to start out with my personal history because it is a perfect example of the universal problem of correcting faulty vision as we age.

I started wearing eyeglasses when I was 24. When I reached my early 40s, I noticed that my right arm...

Lehigh County Senior Menus

Friday, December 14, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 12: Stuffed green pepper with tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruited yogurt.

Thursday, Dec. 13: Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, apple muffin, Mandarin oranges. BB: Roast beef.

Friday, Dec. 14: Baked white fish, roasted grains with vegetables, peas and pearl onions, roll, banana.

Monday, Dec. 17: Chili con carne, rice, Capri blend vegetables, mini corn muffin, orange.

Tuesday, Dec. 18: Rotisserie baked chicken with...

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Friday, December 14, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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Northampton - 610-262-5645


Northampton County senior menus

Friday, December 14, 2012 by For locations call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 12: Beef vegetable soup, meatball sandwich with mozzarella cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Mandarin oranges.

Thursday, Dec. 13: Chicken noodle bake, sliced carrots, wheat roll with margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.

Friday, Dec. 14: Italian wedding soup, marinated turkey cutlet, red potatoes, succotash, wheat bread with margarine, peanut butter cookie.

Monday, Dec. 17: Homemade chicken croquettes, gravy, mashed potatoes, garden blend...

Their own cyber space

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Melissa Hawk could not help but notice the crowds of teenagers gathered at the Northampton Area Public Library after school each day.

Hawk, who has served as the library director since the spring, could see them from the windows of her office overlooking the main room of the library.

"Often, we had kids on the floor," said Hawk. "Adults didn't have room to get to computers."

Monday afternoon marked the introduction of a creative solution to the problem – an after-school...

Konkrete Kids are Nazareth bound

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The Northampton Area School District Konkrete Kids football team will play its home games at the Nazareth Area School District Stadium.

Portions of Al Erdosy Memorial Stadium will be reconstructed as part of the $80-million Northampton Area Middle School and campus reconstruction project.

NASD Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik said sports teams and the marching band will not be able to use the stadium field for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. The stadium may not be available for the...

Planning commission to discuss new middle school building Wednesday

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The Northampton Planning Commission will hold its final meeting in a series of public meetings Wednesday, Dec.12. The meeting will cover plans by the Northampton Area School District for a new $80 million middle school.

The anticipated new school will replace the circular pods and would be built on lands just south of the present structure.

The five-member planning commission is holding a final plan review of the proposed middle school involving other projects, including the...

It's Christmas at the station

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Angels have occupied the Siegfried Railroad Station in Northampton.

The angels are part of the Northampton Area Historical Society's Christmas at the Station. The event is expected to draw large numbers of visitors Saturday and Sunday to the Siegfried Railroad Station on 21st Street.

The theme for the 2012 Christmas display is angels and snowmen, and representatives of each are seemingly everywhere at the station – in glass showcases, suspended from the ceiling, on top of...