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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 9: Chicken with gravy, potatoes, carrots, sugar cookie, milk.

Thursday, August 10: Pot roast, smashed potatoes, broccoli, strawberries.

Friday, August 11: White fish, brown rice, asparagus, summer vegetables, oatmeal cookie.

Monday, August 14: Sloppy joes, warm berry crisp, side salad.

Tuesday, August 15: Sausage, sauteed noodles, sauteed cabbage, canteloupe.

Wednesday, August 16: Chicken with gravy, roasted potatoes, vegetable, mini-muffin.

‘Garden lore’

Friday, August 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LV Museum:

Lehigh County Historical Society’s Pennsylvania Dutch “Food & Garden Lore” is 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the historic 1756 Troxell-Steckel Farm, 4229 Reliance St., Egypt, Whitehall Township.

Visitors can tour a farmhouse built 20 years before the Declaration of Independence and see vintage wagons, farm tools, and much more. The event will feature displays and activities related to Pennsylvania Dutch gardening, garden produce, and foods.

Catherine Steckel, who lived there in 1842, will be portrayed. She will explain harvest time in the garden and kitchen.

Le My Thi Vu-Castaldi

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Lehigh Valley Hospital nurse

Le My Thi Vu-Castaldi, 31, of Lower Macungie Township, died Aug. 7, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Michael J. Castaldi. They would have celebrated their second wedding anniversary in October. Born in Easton, she was a daughter of Hoang M. Nguyen and Thiep T. Vu, of Nazareth.

She was a nurse at Lehigh Valley Hospital for many years.

She enjoyed basketball, running and motorcycles and loved spending time with her family.

She was very generous with her time and cared for many people.

Michael J. Stewart

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

2006 Emmaus H.S. graduate

Michael J. Stewart, 30, of Camp Hill, formerly of Macungie, died July 29, 2017, in a kayaking accident. He was the loving husband of Melissa R. (Larsen) Stewart. He married the love of his life Aug. 14, 2016. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Paul M. and Jane J. (Monahan) Stewart, of Macungie.

He was a 2006 graduate of Emmaus High School and a 2011 graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

He was a certified public accountant working for Zelenkofske, Axelrod, LLC in Harrisburg.

He was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church family, Wescosville.

Nancy A. Dries

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of local church

Nancy A. (Siegfried) Dries, 82, of Allentown, died Aug. 4, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Donald L. Dries. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow W. and Alice G. (Beary) Siegfried.

She was a member of Zion’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.

She was active in the Red Hat Society and was very passionate about continuing the Pennsylvania German culture and cooking.