Q. Are glucosamine and chondroitin good for arthritis?
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of the condition. An estimated 27 million adults in the United States live with osteoarthritis.
You get osteoarthritis when cartilage, the cushioning tissue within the joints, wears down. The disease affects both men and women. By age 65, more than 50 percent of us have osteoarthritis in at least one joint.
Osteoarthritis can affect...
A “Genealogy Workshop” will be held 9 a.m. - noon March 23, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown. Workshop participants may use the Museum’s Research Library, 1:30 - 4 p.m. March 23.
There’s a workshop fee for Lehigh County Historical Society members and non-members. Preregistration is required: Alyce Templeton, 610-435-1074, ext. 14.
Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074Lehigh...
With dark, razor-sharp wit, “Sweeney Todd School Edition: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” comes to the stage, 7 p.m. April 3, 4, 5, 6 and 2 p.m. April 7, theater, Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, 321 E. Third St., Bethlehem.
With book by Hugh Wheeler from an adaptation by Christopher Bond and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the musical is based on the lurid tale of a vengeful, murderous barber from a popular Victorian “penny dreadful” novella. His victims get...
Historian and engineer Peter Kern presents a lecture, “Fly Me to the Moon … The Events Leading to the Historic 1969 voyage of Apollo 11,” 1 p.m. March 23, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
Fifty years ago this summer, the United States made world history when the Apollo 11 astronauts became the first humans to set foot on the moon.
Kern will discuss the U.S. Space Program, events leading to the...
“Anything Goes,” with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, sails to the stage, 7 p.m. April 4, 5, 6 and 2 p.m. April 7, auditorium, Freedom High School, 3149 Chester Avenue, Bethlehem.
“Anything Goes” features the misadventures of Billy Crocker, a stowaway aboard an ocean liner, who falls in love with American debutante Hope Harcourt. Crocker is aided by gangster Moonface Martin and nightclub singer Reno Sweeney in his pursuit of the heiress, who is engaged to stuffy Englishman Lord...
Stories and Photos by ED COURRIER
With the spotlight on Lehigh Valley high school musicals on the road to the 2019 Freddy Awards at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section continues its annual preview series.
The 17th annual Freddys recognize accomplishments in musical theater in high schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties, and Warren County, N.J.
The list of the 30 schools participating in the 2019 Freddy Awards, along...
A Broadway musical swirls around a theater fan as he sits in his apartment in “The Drowsy Chaperone,” 7 p.m. April 4, 5 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 6, Masson Auditorium, Allentown Central Catholic High School, 301 N. Fourth St., Allentown.
The show-within-a-show is a parody of Broadway musical comedies of the 1920s and 1930s. The “Man in Chair” brings his favorite musical to life as he plays a recording of it.
Kateri Swavely-Verenna directs the Central Catholic production....
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Wednesday, March 20: Chopped steak w/ onion gravy, scalloped potatoes, carrots, tropical fruit, wheat dinner roll.
Thursday, March 21: Roasted turkey breast, bread stuffing, green beans, orange.
Friday, March 22: Battered fish w/ tartar sauce, confetti rice, Mediterranean medley, apple, wheat bread.
Monday, March 25: Spaghetti w/ meatballs, broccoli, fruit cocktail.
Tuesday, March 26: Veal w/mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes...
Lisa Stauffer, of Macungie and Thomas Keyser, of Emmaus, announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica M. Keyser to Anthony Coraggio, son of David Coraggio, of Whitehall and Kathy Tschudy, of Lehigh Valley.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Emmaus High School and Pennsylvania College of Technology. She is a pastry chef at House & Barn, Emmaus.
The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Whitehall High School and Welder Training & Testing Institute, Allentown. He...
Things get “freaky” between a mother and daughter in “Freaky Friday the Musical,” 7 p.m. April 4, 5 and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 6, auditorium, Salem Christian School, 8031 Salem Bible Church Road, Macungie.
An overworked mother and her teenage daughter discover they have magically swapped bodies the day before mom’s big wedding. They only have one day to find the magic hourglass to reverse the spell. They learn to appreciate what it’s like to be each other, fostering mutual respect....