East Penn Press

Friday, November 15, 2019


Thursday, November 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Gift card donations requested


Officers of the Emmaus Police Department are again participating in No Shave November to benefit the less fortunate.

Officers will be required to pay for the right to violate department policy and not shave for the month of November. Officers pay for the privilege with a $50 gift card to Target.

The gift cards will be used to buy holiday presents for those in need.

Korean War vets

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus


Phoebe Terrace Korean War Veterans Richard “Dick” Reider, Louis “Lou” Wolf and The Rev. Wilbur “Bill” Albright discuss “The Forgotten War: Stories from the Korean War,” moderated by Frank Gunter, followed by a screening of “Unforgettable: The Korean War,” 7 p.m. Nov, 11, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. The event is free and open to the public. Ticket reservations: steelstacks.org; 610-332-3378

Lewis heads DeSales division

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Anne Lewis, DeSales University associate professor, has been named division head, Division of Performing Arts, DeSales University.

Lewis is the fourth person, the first woman and the first DeSales alumna to head the division, which is noting its 50th anniversary.

Lewis succeeds John Bell, who stepped down after serving as division head for 12 years.

Lewis, a 1980 DeSales theatre program graduate, began teaching at DeSales in 1998, and, in 2003, became a full-time faculty member.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, November 6: Italian pork chop, Italian green beans, roasted red potatoes, dinner roll, grapes.

Thursday, November 7: Pineapple chicken, tropical vegetable medley, cilantro lime, brown rice, crackers, tropical fruit.

Friday, November 8: Beef w/ Monterey Jack cheese, cheesy mashed potatoes, sautéed peppers and onions, dinner roll, scalloped peaches.

Monday, November 11: Closed for Veterans Day.

Tuesday, November 12: Baked onion, lemon whitefish, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, macaroni and cheese, ambrosia.

LVH Cancer Center adds staff doctor

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Christine Kim, MD, board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology, has joined the staff at the Dale and Francis Hughes Cancer Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - Pocono, East Stroudsburg, and at the Cancer Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - Muhlenberg, Bethlehem.

Kim is joining Martin Martino, MD, and M. Bijoy Thomas, MD, with LVPG Gynecologic Oncology. Kim specializes in robotic surgery and treatment of cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, uterine cancer, benign gynecologic conditions and endometriosis.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, November 6: Spaghetti and meatballs, parmesan cheese, tossed salad/Italian dressing, Italian bread w/ margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, November 7: Cream of mushroom soup, chicken paprikash, wide noodles, succotash, wheat bread w/ margarine, dark sweet red cherries.

Friday, November 8: Navy bean soup, tuna salad hoagie, potato chips, pasta salad, oatmeal cranberry cookie.

LVHN hospitals honored by HAP for patient safety

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Five Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) hospitals are being honored as part of the inaugural class of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s (HAP) Excellence in Patient Safety Recognition program.

Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township; LVH - Muhlenberg, Bethlehem; LVH - Hazleton, Hazleton; LVH - Pocono, East Stroudsburg, and LVH - Schuylkill, East Norwegian Street, Pottsville, received HAP’s Excellence in Patient Safety Recognition for 2018.