East Penn Press

Saturday, May 25, 2019

2019 Freddy Awards nominations

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Bangor, 16; Freedom, 14; Emmaus, 13;

Nominations for the 2019 Freddy Awards were announced May 9 during a live broadcast of “69 News at Noon” on WFMZ-TV.

Of 155 Freddy nominatons, Bangor received the most with 16 Freddy nominations.

Freedom was next with 14 Freddy nominations, followed by Emmaus, 13 nominations; Nazareth, 13 nominations, Parkland, 12 nominations, and Easton, 12 nominations.

Rehearsals for the opening number of the live broadcast featuring four students from each of the 30 participating schools began May 9 at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton.

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

“The Moment” is now: Viktorija Gečytė with Gene Perla Trio is on the 11th annual tour, “In The Moment,” including 7:30 p.m. May 17, “Jazz Upstairs,” Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. In addition to Gečytė, vocals, performing will be Gene Perla, double bass; Edsel Gomez, piano, and Adam Nussbaum, drums. Gečytė, a native of Lithuania, attended Lafayette College on a scholarship, and performed at New York jazz clubs. In 2008, she moved to Paris where she performs regularly at jazz clubs and festivals. Tickets: Miller Symphony Hall box office, 23 N.

Lehigh County senior menus

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, May 15: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, apple.

Thursday, May 16: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, oriental vegetable, banana, wheat bread.

Friday, May 17: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, fruit cocktail.

Monday, May 20: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, carrots, pineapple, wheat bread.

Tuesday, May 21: Low salt baked ham with maple mustard, whipped sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, angel food cake.

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP COMMISSIONER

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

No Democratic candidates and three Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for Lower Macungie Township Commissioner. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than two. All photos are contributed.

Biggest issue for residents

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What do you see as the biggest issue for residents in Lower Macungie Township?

Ron R. Beitler

east penn school district board of directors

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Seven Democratic candidates and eight Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for East Penn School Board. This is a 4-year term. Vote for five. All photos are contributed.

Biggest issue for residents

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What do you see as the biggest issue for the residents in the East Penn School District?

Democratic and Republican

Ken Bacher

JUDGE OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Seven candidates are on the May 21 ballot for judge of the Court of Common Pleas. This is a 10-year term. Vote for one. All photos are contributed.

Quality of a judge

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What is the most important quality of a judge?

Cross filed as Democrat and Republican

Tom Capehart,

Upper Milford Township

Shirley C. Lentz

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Shirley C. Lentz, 85, of Wescosville, died May 9, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the beloved wife of Joseph S. Lentz. They celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary April 4. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Henry N. and Lilian M. (DeLong) Fegley.

She was a 1951 graduate of Allentown High School and worked for a couple of years as a dental assistant for the late Dr. Robert Minogue in Allentown.