The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the government of Puerto Rico have announced transitional sheltering assistance (TSA) is available to Puerto Ricans who are unable to return to their homes because they are displaced as a result of hurricanes Irma and Maria. This is one of several short-term housing options being offered to meet the demand for post-storm safe housing.
NuTec Design Associates, Inc., an integrated engineering and architectural firm, announces that Kimberlee McKitish, PE, LEED Green Assoc. has been named Young Engineer of the Year by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers.
The Good Shepherd Physician Group announces the addition of Yahira Acevedo-Santiago, M.D. to its staff. Acevedo-Santiago will see outpatients on Good Shepherd’s south Allentown campus and perform sub-acute consultations at area skilled nursing facilities.
Acevedo-Santiago, a native of Puerto Rico, received a medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. She completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Acevedo-Santiago is fluent in English and Spanish.
On the eve of Veterans Day, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) dedicated and held an open house for the newly-completed Dick and Peggy Fleming Military and Veteran Resource-Information Center (MAVRIC).
Harold and Dolores (Houseknecht) Sell, of Macungie, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 15.
The couple was married at Mennonite Bretheran in Christ Church, Emmaus, now called Bethel Bible Fellowship, by the Rev. W. W. Hartman, in 1952.
Harold is the son of the late Harold and Annie Sell, of Allentown.
Dolores is the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha Houseknecht, of Emmaus.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Nov. 29: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, applesauce.
Thursday, Nov. 30: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, oriental vegetable, banana.
Friday, Dec. 1: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, mixed fruit.
Monday, Dec. 4: Roasted pork, whipped potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce.
Tuesday, Dec. 5: Chicken dumplings, Capri blend vegetables, pineapple.
Wednesday, Dec. 6: Salisbury steak, scalloped potatoes, carrots, orange.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hutchison, of Emmaus, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katrina, to Joseph Tomanik III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tomanik Jr., of Allentown.
The couple plans an April 2018 wedding in Kutztown, Berks County.
Holiday tours are 11 a.m., with the last tour starting at 3 p.m., Dec. 2 at the 1756 Pennsylvania Dutch Troxell-Steckel Farmhouse, 4229 Reliance St., Egypt, Whitehall Township. Tours depart every 15 minutes from the farmstead’s barn.
“This is a rare opportunity for children and adults to experience the history of Christmas before it became a shopping frenzy,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum.
The 1756 Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum is owned and operated by the Lehigh County Historical Society,