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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Philadelphia children’s TV show star has movie costumes from legendary collection in Allentown Art Museum exhibition

Friday, November 8, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The exhibit is “Designing Hollywood.”

It’s really Gene London’s Hollywood.

The exhibit, subtitled “Golden Age Costumes from the Gene London Cinema Collection,” through Dec. 22, Allentown Art Museum, includes 60 vintage costumes from the Golden Age of Hollywood movies, including those worn by Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Katharine Hepburn, Charlton Heston, James Cagney and many more.

London, a Philadelphia children’s...

Movie Review: ‘Addams Family’: Snap, snap

Friday, November 8, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

At the Addams Family household, it’s Halloween all-year-round.

“The Addams Family” animation feature film celebrates that, especially with the theme song.

You know: That rolling melody (dah, dah ... dah, dun) and then two snaps of the fingers.

It was the theme song, written by Vic Mizzy, for “The Addams Family” TV show (1964 - 1966).

The theme song has been a part of pop culture for 55 years. The Addams Family characters have been with us for 81 years.

Snap...

Healthy Geezer: Techniques to improve your memory

Friday, November 8, 2019 by FRED CICETTI in Focus

Second of two parts

The difference between normal and abnormal memory difficulties comes down to this:

If you forget a name or where you left your keys, you’re probably OK.

If you can’t remember how to brush your teeth, you need medical attention.

Here are more memory problems that aren’t part of normal aging:

Noticeable deterioration of memory over several months

Repeating stories you told only minutes before, or asking the same questions over and...

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, November 6: Italian pork chop, Italian green beans, roasted red potatoes, dinner roll, grapes.

Thursday, November 7: Pineapple chicken, tropical vegetable medley, cilantro lime, brown rice, crackers, tropical fruit.

Friday, November 8: Beef w/ Monterey Jack cheese, cheesy mashed potatoes, sautéed peppers and onions, dinner roll, scalloped peaches.

Monday, November 11: Closed for Veterans Day.

Tuesday, November 12...

Webinar for

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College holds a virtual open house for online students, 7 - 8 p.m. Nov. 12, via a webinar.

There will also be a question-and-answer session, during which participants can ask questions in real time.

Interested students may register at: lccc.edu.

Information: Admissions Office, admissions@lccc.edu; 610-799-1575

Respectfully Yours: How to be gracious Thanksgiving dinner host

Friday, November 8, 2019 by JACQUELYN YOUST in Focus

Dear Jacquelyn,

This year, I host my first Thanksgiving dinner for family and friends. I have my recipes and menu ready, but I am not sure what other details I should consider. Can you please provide tips for being a gracious host?

Dear Reader,

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest family holidays of the year and it can be daunting whether it’s your first time hosting or your 20th time.

As the host, not only are you preparing a feast, you are also responsible for...

Korean War vets

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

STEELSTACKS:

Phoebe Terrace Korean War Veterans Richard “Dick” Reider, Louis “Lou” Wolf and The Rev. Wilbur “Bill” Albright discuss “The Forgotten War: Stories from the Korean War,” moderated by Frank Gunter, followed by a screening of “Unforgettable: The Korean War,” 7 p.m. Nov, 11, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. The event is free and open to the public. Ticket reservations: steelstacks.org; 610-332-3378