Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx for the most recent updates.
Editor’s Note: In observation of Natioinal Poetry Month in April, poems selected from entrants in the 15th annual Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project will be published in the Focus section in the April 22 edition of the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and websites.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, April 1: Stuffed peppers w / meat sauce, dilled carrots, mashed potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, cherry gelatin.
Thursday, April 2: Pulled pork sandwich, vegetable soup, coleslaw, whole wheat sandwich roll, sugar cookie
Friday, April 3: Cheese ravioli w/tomato sauce, Italian vegetable medley, crackers, Greek yogurt, cantaloupe
Monday, April 6: Steak Diane, Capri vegetable blend, baked potato wedges, whole wheat dinner roll, chocolate pudding
Editor’s note: The “High School Musicals” series resumes in the Focus section of the April 8 editions of the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and websites.
The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Farmers Care Program recognizes the commitment of farm families to raising healthy food for communities in the commonwealth.
And, at the same time, it shows one way farmers volunteer to help those in need.
The Pennsylvania and the Lehigh, Bucks, Montgomery, Northampton/Monroe and Berks farm bureaus support this program by collecting food, and monetary donations for Ronald McDonald House Charities, or other local charities.
Each year, the Women’s Leadership Committee of the farm bureaus participate in the Farmers Care Program.
So now we know what we are up against.
The federal government is preparing for up to 200,000 dead Americans and at least another month of social distancing.
The United States now has fully mobilized its national power against the coronavirus and President Donald Trump is preparing the nation for a long and difficult challenge ahead.
This weekend, on April 3 and 4, Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong is asking for Lehigh County residents to come together for “Lights On Lehigh Valley.”
At this time, residents are asked to turn on their porch lights from 7-10 p.m. to show solidarity during the county’s stay-at-home order.
Residents are encouraged to take pictures of their porch lights and use the hashtag #lightsonlehighvalley to show their support.
War and conflict have been a ceaseless part of human history. The battle against the COVID-19 virus is an enemy no nation has ever met.
COVID-19 never tires. COVID-19 ceaselessly attacks, and COVID-19 is a survivor. COVID-19 is an awesome enemy but like all enemies in all wars, COVID-19 will be defeated.
In the battle to defeat COVID-19, there are an amazing number of organizations adopting military-style principles to defeat the disease and win the war for human health.
Diakon Adoption and Foster Care will host a virtual information session on adoption and child foster care 6 p.m. April 21.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, information sessions are currently being conducted online.
Diakon staff will explain foster parenting, as well as the processes involved in adopting a child.
Participants also will learn about children and youths available for adoption, foster care and foster-to-adopt as well as medically-fragile foster care.
Viola M. Takacs, 97, formerly of Ironton, died March 28, 2020, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.
She was the wife of the late John L. Takacs.
Born Jan. 26, 1923, in Slatington, she was the daughter of the late Henry H. and Florence S. (Stahley) Henritzy.
She was a sewing machine operator in various textile mills for many years before retiring.
Before that, she worked at the former Western Electric, Allentown, for several years.