East Penn Press

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, May 26, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, May 24: Peach glazed pork chops, whipped yams, summer vegetables, plums.

Thursday, May 25: Braised beef dip, parmesan potatoes, broccoli, seasonal fruit.

Friday, May 26: Chef’s salad with turkey and ham, cheese, croutons, ranch dressing.

Monday, May 29: Centers closed. Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 30: Pineapple glazed ham, mashed yams, green beans, seasonal fruit, mini muffin, graham crackers.

Wednesday, May 31: Dijon chicken, lentils, carrots, sugar cookie, seasonal fruit.

Freddy Awards area nominees listed

Friday, May 26, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The 2017 Freddy Awards Ceremony will be broadcast at 7 p.m. May 25 on 69 WFMZ-TV and wfmz.com from the State Theatre for the Arts, Easton.

Emmaus High School’s “Miss Saigon” received 18 Freddy nominations, the most of any nominated high school musical production in the 2017 Freddy Awards.

Parkland High School’s “Pippin” was next with 17. Southern Lehigh High School’s “Sister Act” received 12. Dieruff High School’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” received 12. Rounding out the Top Five, also in double-digits, was Freedom High School’s “Peter Pan,” with 10.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, May 26, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, May 24: Apricot nectar, spaghetti with meat sauce, parmesan cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, applesauce.

Thursday, May 25- Memorial Day meal: Hot dog with kraut, baked beans, red potato salad, fresh cantaloupe, iced brownie.

Friday, May 26: Orange juice, chicken and grape salad on a croissant, marinated vegetable salad, cranberry coconut macaroon.

Monday, May 29: Closed for Memorial Day.

Troy A. Gilbert

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Troy A. Gilbert, 51, of Macungie, died peacefully May 17, 2017, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Robert A. and Dorothea M. (Helfrich) Gilbert.

He was a 1984 graduate of Emmaus High School. He was a route salesman for various companies.

He was an avid and dedicated fan of the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Penguins. He was an expert dart shooter and was inducted into the Trexlertown Hall of Fame for softball.

Thomas F. Higgins

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Thomas F. Higgins, 85, of Macungie, died May 21, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. He was the husband of Eleanor M. (Hamm) Higgins. They were married for 60 years last July 21. Born in Willow Grove, Montgomery County, he was the son of the late Ferdinand and Elva Marie (Wallace) Higgins.

He was the owner and founder of Insulation Corporation of America since 1981. Prior to that, he was the president and owner of the former Northern Lehigh Erectors, Inc., Allentown.

Jason W. Walton

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Jason W. Walton, 35, of Macungie, died May 20, 2017, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Born in Fayetteville, N.C., he was the son of Randy and Kathy (Luizzo) Walton, of Macungie.

He was a graduate of Olathe South High School, Olathe, Kan.

He worked in IT Support for Evolve IP, Allentown for the past year.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He enjoyed music and was a member of several bands over the past 20 years.

Caroline M. Reifinger

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Zionsville

Caroline M. (Roeder) Reifinger, 82, of Zionsville, died May 9, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Richard H. Reifinger Jr. Born in Hosensack, she was a daughter of the late David and Anna (Holben) Roeder.

She was locally known as “Hosie,” having grown up in Hosensack on the well-known Roeder’s Dairy farm which served the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia area.

She worked at the Flag Factory/Hosiery Mill in Vera Cruz and Boyer’s Greenhouse in East Greenville. She retired from Air Products and Chemicals Inc. culinary service in Trexlertown in 1993.