Parkland Press

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Hawk Mountain receives $5,000 grant from PPL

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

A $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will contribute to educational events, workshops, and lectures that are provided for members and the public, as well as continued support for ongoing conservation research.

“This type of grant supports everything we do at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, from global training and research to leading school groups to welcoming hikers,” said Director of Development Mary Linkevich.

“We at PPL believe in environmental stewardship,” said Carol Obando-Derstine, PPL Electric Utilities’ regional affairs director.

Good Shepherd names chair, three to trustees’ board

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has announced three new members to its Board of Trustees as well as a new board chair.

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected Polly Beste, David Fessler and Thomas J. Lynch to three-year terms.

Gary Schmidt, MA, has been named the chair of Good Shepherd’s Board of Trustees. Schmidt succeeds David DeCampli, whose term has ended. Schmidt is a Human Resource business leader for Mondelēz International, for which he has worked since 1989.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Eder in concert:Linda Eder’s repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The award-winning actress returns to the State Theatre of the Arts stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. As the tragic character, “Lucy,” in the Broadway musical, “Jekyll & Hyde,” Eder belted out the signature songs, “Someone Like You” and “A New Life.” Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Orange juice, roast turkey and Swiss on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, carrot raisin salad, Rice Krispie treat.

Thursday, Oct. 12: Cranberry juice, chicken cheese steak on a roll, potato chips, Italian marinated vegetable salad, chilled peaches.

Friday, Oct. 13: Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, wheat bread w/ margarine, iced carrot cake.

Monday, Oct. 16: Apricot nectar, Salisbury steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.

Geraldine D. Richard

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC Greenawalds

Geraldine D. Richard, 89, formerly of Neffs, died Oct. 6, 2017, in Sacred Heart Senior Living by the Creek, Northampton.

She was the wife of the late Edwin J. Richard Sr.

Born May 4, 1928 in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Leroy A. and Elsie M. (Noll) Becker.

She was a member of UCC Greenawalds, South Whitehall, and a member of the Eulalia Order of the Eastern Star, Coudersport.

She was a former Den Mother, Cub Pack 8, Greenawalds.

Melvin L. Wilson

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

senior operations supervisor for LANta

Melvin L. “Mike” Wilson, 82, of Allentown, died Oct. 2, 2017, at home.

He and his wife Hope (Davis) Wilson were married 21 years in February. He was also the husband of the late Barbara J. (Blose) Wilson.

Born in Salisbury, Md., he was a son of the late Howard L. and Gwendolyn R. (Elliott) Wilson.

The senior operations supervisor and trainer for LANta for 37 years, he enjoyed spending time with his family and taking trips to the casino.