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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Upper Macungie police offer tips on living alongside black bears

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Upper Macungie Township police are advising residents there has recently been some reports of bear activity in Upper Macungie Township, as well as in other areas in the Lehigh Valley.

Police are sharing some insight directly from the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s website on living with black bears.

If You Live in Bear Country

Golf classic

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Foundation holds its 24th annual golf classic Aug. 7 at Lehigh Country Club, Allentown.

This year’s honorary chairs are the Rothrock Family, in memory of the late Bruce L. Rothrock, Sr. Proceeds benefit the Bruce L. Rothrock Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund.

The registration fee includes green fees, cart use, box lunch and promotional gift for every golfer. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Golfers will play a scramble format with a shotgun start at noon and conclude with an evening dinner reception and awards.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 2: Peach glazed pork chop, whipped yams, summer vegetables, plums.

Thursday, August 3: Braised beef dip, potatoes, broccoli, seasonal fruit.

Friday, August 4: Chef’s salad with turkey and ham, cheese, croutons, ranch dressing.

Monday, August 7: Grilled hamburger, cole slaw, warm fruit cobbler, jello.

Tuesday, August 8: Pineapple glazed ham, mashed yams, green beans, seasonal fruit, mini-muffin, Graham crackers.

Wednesday, August 9: Chicken with gravy, potatoes, carrots, sugar cookie, milk.

Nurse Aide program

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is registering students for its Nurse Aide noncredit program, with classes being offered in Lehigh and Schuylkill counties.

The program prepares students for eligibility to take the state certification exam and be placed on the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide registry.

Class times vary and are offered in the day and evening. Classes are Aug. 7, Sept. 25 and Oct. 23 at LCCC’s Allentown campus, 718 W. Hamilton St. An additional session is Sept. 11 at LCCC Tamaqua, 234 High St.

Ben Franklin approves $397,543 in area economic development

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $397,543 in support of regional economic development.

Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage company investments that are provided in the form of loans with warrants.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, August 2: Barbecue chicken breast, Spanish rice, flame roasted corn, wheat bread w/ margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, August 3: Vegetable juice, smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/ egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit w/ margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, August 4: Baked meatloaf w/ gravy, oven browned potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tapioca pudding.

Monday, August 7: Fresh crab patty w/ tartar sauce, roasted rosemary potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread w/ margarine, cherry turnover.

The Musikfest experience: 34th annual Bethlehem event adds new venues, attractions

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The 34th annual Musikfest, Aug. 4-13, features more than 400 performers from the United States, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, The Netherlands, Scotland and South Korea, performing on 16 stages on the north and south sides of Bethlehem.

Headlining the Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza are ticketed concerts: Carlos Santana, Aug. 4; Chicago, Aug. 5; Father John Misty, Aug. 6; Live, Aug. 7; Aloe Blacc, Aug. 8; Godsmack, Aug. 9; Toby Keith, Aug. 10; The Band Perry, Aug. 11; Lee Bice, Justin Moore, Aug. 12, and Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson, Aug. 13.

Article By: The Press

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Sports

The North Parkland Jr. Legion baseball team won the Muhlenberg Eastern Regional defeating Newtown 3-1 in the championship game. The Buffaloes went 5-1 in the tournament, winning a double header on the final day to overcome an earlier round loss to Newtown. North Parkland won the first game of the day 6-5 to force the final and deciding game. The Buffaloes had secured their Regional playoff berth as the Lehigh Valley regular season champ with an undefeated 16-0 record. During the season, the team gave head coach Jason “Cracker” Marakovits his 100th career win in his 5th season at the helm.

Golf tournament on Sept. 9

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will be having its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath.

Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and at 1:15 p.m. The cost per player includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

Payment can be made to: Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1, Germansville, PA 18053.