East Penn Press

Friday, October 20, 2017

Special election Dec. 5 for McNeill’s seat

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-28th, has ordered a special election be held Dec. 5 to fill the vacant seat in the 133rd Legislative District in Lehigh County.

Turzai filed the writ of election, the formal document setting the date of a special election, with the Department of State. A copy of the writ is also being filed with the Lehigh County Board of Elections.

The vacancy was created by the Sept. 8 death of State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-133rd.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 4: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, Oct. 5: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.

Friday, Oct. 6: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, vegetable medley, pineapples.

Monday, Oct. 9: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, green beans, grapes.

Tuesday, Oct. 10: Three cheese ziti w/ meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit.

Thursday, Oct. 11: Salisbury steak w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 4: Fried chicken breast on bun w/ lettuce-tomato-mayo, red skinned potato salad, fresh cantaloupe.

Thursday, Oct. 5: Country fried steak with gravy, baked potato with sour cream, roasted cauliflower /sour cream, wheat bread with margarine, dark sweet red cherries.

Friday, Oct. 6: Hot dog w/ kraut on a bun, baked beans, fresh watermelon, iced brownie.

Monday, Oct. 9: Chili con carne over bread bowl with cheddar cheese garnish, Romaine salad w/ ranch dressing, chilled pears.

St. Luke’s appoints two at Northern Primary Care

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s Northern Valley Primary Care has expanded its health care team by adding Tony Ohanian, MD, and Ashleigh Lara Crozier, PA-C.

The practice has three offices in the Lehigh Valley: in Allentown, Bath and Northampton.

Dr. Ohanian, a graduate of Moravian College and the American University of Antigua College of Medicine, New York City, treats patients at Northern Valley Primary Care.

Dr. Ohanian is licensed in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support. He also holds certifications in HIPAA, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control.

Lehigh Valley Health Network receives top info tech awards

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

In the world of entertainment, winning an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) is considered a grand slam.

In the world of Health Information Technology (HIT), Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) achieved a similar multifaceted achievement during the summer of 2017 by receiving Healthcare and Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) EMR Adoption Model Stage 7 designation (for inpatient and ambulatory care) in May, three Most Wired awards, including Innovator and Advanced in June, and the prestigious HIMSS Davies Award in August.

Sacred Heart re-accredited for Sleep Disorders Center

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has granted the Sacred Heart Sleep Disorders Center re-accreditation for a period of five years beginning September 2017.

Sleep facility accreditation through AASM includes accreditation for all types of sleep testing, including in-center polysomnography (PSG), multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), maintenance of wakefulness testing (MWT), and home sleep apnea testing (HSAT).

This status distinguishes Sacred Heart Hospital as meeting or exceeding national quality of care measures for sleep disorder treatment.

Truck drivers

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program will host a career fair, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 21, truck driving range, Parking Lot J, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

The event is free and open to the public. Those seeking career prospects may tour the firms’ transportation vehicles. Representatives of trucking companies will recruit qualified drivers. There will be food and music.

There’s a registration fee for employers. Information: Jack Bruer, jbruer@LCCC.edu; 610-799-1704.

‘The Witch of Ridley Park’ trial to be re-enacted at LV Museum

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Pennsylvania’s Infamous Witch Trial, known as “The Witch of Ridley Creek,” will be presented in a re-creation, 1 p.m. Oct. 14, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum Saturday, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Witchcraft accusations are infamous history, mass hysteria, and the crucible of darkness,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the museum.

The trial of Pennsylvania’s Margaret Matson, called “The Witch of Ridley Creek,” took place eight years prior to the Salem Witch Trials. The trial was presided over by Pennsylvania Proprietor William Penn.