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Wednesday, July 17, 2019


Friday, July 5, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Bach in Allentown: The “Bach at Noon - Allentown” series continues, 12:10 p.m. July 9, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bach Choir of Bethlehem Artistic Director Greg Funfgeld conducts soloists, members of The Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra and discusses each work.

Fast-track admission

Friday, July 5, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase


New students who have applied for the fall 2019 semester at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) may attend Fast Track Admission and Registration.

No appointments are necessary. Sessions are open to new and continuing students:

1 - 5 p.m. Aug. 7, LCCC Allentown, Donley Center, 718 W. Hamilton St., and 9 a.m. - 5 pm. Aug. 14, LCCC Schnecksville, 4525 Education Park Drive, Student Services Center.

LCCC Admissions, Financial Aid, Business Office, Registrar and Advising officials will be available.

Students may register online: LCCC.edu/fast-track

LCCC receives $25,000 teachers grant

Friday, July 5, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College is one of the recipients of a statewide Teacher in the Workplace (TIW) grant, in partnership with the Workforce Board Lehigh Valley to shine the light on local manufacturing careers by introducing teachers to local companies.

The $25,000 grant is part of $2.6 million awarded statewide by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.

Teachers from Allentown, Salisbury and Whitehall-Coplay school districts are spending time over the next few weeks at Mack Trucks, Lutron, B. Braun Medical, Uline and ATAS.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, July 5, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, July 3: Roast pork w/ sauerkraut, carrots, mashed potatoes, roll, baked apples.

Thursday, July 4: Centers closed.

Friday, July 5: Franks and beans, broccoli slaw, corn chowder, crackers.

Monday, July 8: Lemon pepper fish, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, orange.

Tuesday, July 9: Honey mustard chicken, mashed sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roll, fresh apple slices.

Wednesday, July 10: Boneless pork ribs, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, roll, vanilla pudding.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, July 5, 2019 by The Press in Focus

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 3: July Fourth meal: Orange juice, Circle “R” burger, Amish potato salad, fresh watermelon, holiday cookie.

Thursday, July 4: Centers closed.

Friday, July 5: Apple juice, sausage sandwich w/ green peppers and onions, pickled cabbage, chilled peaches.

Bruce E. Ferris

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Bruce E. Ferris, 71, of Salisbury Township, died June 18, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Maureen (Phalon) Ferris. They were married for 34 years. Born in Hanson, Mass., he was the son of the late Edward and Rose (Cohen) Ferris.

He served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam.

He worked for Modern Concrete Co. for over 30 years.

The great constant in his life was the deep love he had for his family and his constant support of his wife Maureen. He was known to play guitar, sing and tinker with all things mechanical or wooden.


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log


An unknown person took an iPhone X from a storage room at AT&T, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, between March 20 and April 1. The phone was valued at $800.

A male suspect confused a cashier into giving him $100 through a quick change scam at Giant food stores, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, 4:32 p.m. June 19.

Lester J. Miller Jr.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Lester J. Miller Jr., 71, formerly of Emmaus, died peacefully June 15, 2019. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Lester Sr. and Charlotte (Soos) Miller.

He worked at American National Can Group Inc. for many years. He then worked and retired from J&J Luxury Transportation, Allentown.

He honorably served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was an avid bowler and golfer. He enjoyed coaching softball over the years.

Jessica Anne Fisher

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Jessica Anne (Paulsen) Fisher, 35, of Emmaus, died June 25, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Niskayuna, N.Y., she was the daughter of Michael J. Paulsen, of Emmaus and Marcia E. Green, of Kempton.

She worked in the fraud department for T-Mobile and most recently worked for iQor in Bethlehem.

She is survived by her father; mother; son, Jax, of Morgantown; brother, Michael W. Paulsen, of Emmaus; sister, Ashley and her husband, Joshua Louro, of Bethlehem; maternal grandmother, Anna C. Paulsen, of Greene, N.Y.; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.