Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations; or visit www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, July 17 - National Hot Dog Day: Hot dog on a bun, baked beans, cole slaw, fresh seasonal melon, chocolate brownie.
Thursday, July 18: Chicken cordon bleu casserole, wide noodles, green beans almondine, wheat bread w/margarine, tropical fruit.
Friday, July 19: Orange juice, Italian beef, cheese and noodle casserole, Caesar salad, Italian bread w/ margarine, chilled pears.
The Allentown Band free outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m. July 21, Haines Mill, Cetronia, South Whitehall Township, has been postponed because of the Extreme Heat Warning issued for the Lehigh Valley.
The concert, hosted by the Lehigh County Historical Society, is to be rescheduled.
The nationally-renowned Allentown Band has played for 10 United States presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Jimmy Carter.
The Allentown Fair gates department is taking applications and conducting interviews to work at the upcoming fair running Aug. 27 - Sept. 2.
Candidates must be 18 years or older to be eligible for available non-carnival paid jobs as cashiers, ticket scanners and a limited number of leader positions.
Prospective gates employees are asked to contact the Gates Department: firstname.lastname@example.org; 610.433.7541, ext. 224.
Provide full name and phone number. A gate superintendent will respond to messages to initiate the application process.
Free summer lunches for students at St. Luke’s Sacred Heart are being provided with help from Wells Fargo and West Side Hammer Electric.
St. Luke’s University Health Network launched the Summer Meals Program in Allentown to make sure no child goes without a nutritious lunch during summer months.
Children and teens ages 18 and younger can visit St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, noon - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday for a free healthy meal.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, July 17: Chicken pot pie, roasted red potatoes, green beans, fresh pineapple.
Thursday, July 18: Roast beef, parsley boiled potatoes, peas and carrots, roll, apple bread, pudding.
Friday, July 19: Chicken primavera, tomato basil soup, whole wheat penned, crackers, mixed berries.
Monday, July 22: Swedish meatballs, broccoli and carrots, whole wheat noodles, fresh melon.
Tuesday, July 23: Caribbean fish, Caribbean vegetable blend, black bean and corn salad, brown rice, orange, sugar cookie.
Counter Culture tenor: Art Garfunkel is in concert, 8 p.m. July 24, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton. The New York Times described Garfunkel as a “beautiful countertenor.” Garfunkel is best-known as one half of 1960s’ counter culture folk-rock group, Simon & Garfunkel. Highlights of Garfunkel’s solo music career include a Top 10 hit, three Top 20 hits, six Top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary Top 30 singles and five Adult Contemporary No. 1 hits. Through his solo and collaborative work, Garfunkel has received eight Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award.
“Valley Vivaldi” continues at 7 p.m. July 21, Wesley Church, Bethlehem. The concert theme is baroque music.
The program is: Locatell, “Concerto in C minor for Strings,” Op. 1, No. 11; Corelli. “Trio Sonata in D for Two Violins,” Op. 1, No. 12; Leclair, “Deuxième Récréation de Musique” for two flutes; Vivaldi, “Sinfonia al Santo Sepolcro,” RV 169, and J. S. Bach, “Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G,” BWV 1049.
The year was 1899 when The Allentown Hospital opened its doors at what is now Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - 17th Street in Allentown.
One-hundred-twenty years later, the Lehigh Valley Health Network has grown to provide care at eight hospital campuses throughout eastern Pennsylvania, numerous physician practices, health centers and ExpressCARE locations.
Growing up in the projects on the South Side of Chicago, Nicole Huff would help her younger siblings learn to read. Later, in high school, she was part of a peer ministry that would tutor elementary students.
Huff’s love of sharing knowledge would ultimately bring her to St. Luke’s University Health Network as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer and, eventually, as an adjunct professor at DeSales University and Moravian College.
John B. Mesics Sr., 71, of Macungie, died July 12, 2019. He was the husband of Shelley (Strauch) Mesics. They were married for 47 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late James and Patricia (Marsh) Mesics.
After graduating high school, he went to work for Mack Trucks where he retired after 44 years and had served in the past as a union steward.