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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Movie Review: ‘Chappaquiddick’

Friday, May 4, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

“Chappaquiddick” reopens up a tragic case in United States history.

The film’s title refers to the island off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, an island off the coast of the southern tip of Cape Cod, Mass.

Senator Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke), a rising star in U.S. politics and the remaining great Kennedy hope, at least in the eyes of his ailing father, and Kennedy family patriarch, Joe Kennedy (Bruce Dern), after the assassinations of Ted Kennedy’s brothers, Robert Kennedy,...

Emmaus Film Fest schedule

Friday, May 4, 2018 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIIAMS in Focus

Happy Hour “Meet & Read” - Table read of feature screenplay, “Sunday Before Buddha,” 4 - 6:30 p.m. May 4, Big Woody’s Sports Bar & Restaurant, 3941 Chestnut St., Emmaus.

Opening night party - Celebrate the start of the festival with Period Drama, an all-female improv group, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. May 4, Big Woody’s Sports Bar & Restaurant.

Introduction to Filmmaking - Children’s workshop for 8-12 ages, 10 a.m. - noon May 5, Let’s Play Books, 244 Main St., Emmaus.

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Summer camp

Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Early Learning Center offers STEM summer camp at its main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Townshhip.

The camp is for children ages 3 - 6. Participants can choose from one to four two-week camp sessions. All sessions are 9 a.m. - noon.

Session 1: Build It, July 2-6, Exploring Simple Machines (no class July 4); July 9-13, Building with Tools

Session 2: Plan It, July 16-20, City Planning; July 23-27, Bridges and...

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, May 2: Stuffed peppers, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, Mandarin oranges.

Thursday, May 3: Fresh salmon patty, brown rice, roasted beets, diced pears.

Friday, May 4: Chopped steak w/onion gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, banana.

Monday, May 7: Grilled hamburger, broccoli and cauliflower mix, warmed peaches.

Tuesday, May 8: Pork Marsala, creamy rice pilaf, carrots, applesauce.

Wednesday, May 9: Tilapia...

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Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Side-by-Side: The annual “Side-by-Side Concert” is 7 p.m. May 6, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Student musicians from area high schools play side-by-side with members of The Allentown Band. Guest conductor is Dr. Virginia Allen. Guest soloist is Carol Jantsch, above, playing the tuba. Jantsch is Principal Tuba with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Tickets: Miller Symphony Hall box office, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown; allentownsymphony.org; 610-432-6715

Dad dudes: The Piano Guys, four...

Healthy Geezer: shoulder injuries

Friday, May 4, 2018 by FRED CICETTI in Focus

Second of two parts

The shoulder is made up of three bones: the collarbone, shoulder blade and upper arm bone.

The shoulder is the body’s most movable joint. It is also unstable because the ball of the upper arm is larger than the shoulder socket that holds it. The unstable shoulder is held in place by soft tissue: muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Common shoulder problems include dislocation, separation, torn rotator-cuff, frozen shoulder, fracture, arthritis, tendinitis...

Get your Bach on at the 111th Bach Festival, Bethlehem

Friday, May 4, 2018 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIAMS in Focus

There is Bach for every taste, as well as some exciting new concerts, at the 111th Bach Festival, May 11-12, 18-19, at various sites in Bethlehem.

The Festival features performances by the Bethlehem Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra, along with guest vocalists and musicians, conducted by Bach Choir artistic director Greg Funfgeld.

The choir, celebrating its 120th anniversary, is the oldest Bach choir organization in the United States.

The Festival kicks off both...

Respectfully Yours: office attire

Friday, May 4, 2018 by JACQUELYN YOUST in Focus

Dear Jacquelyn, With summer approaching, I could use suggestions regarding appropriate summer attire for work. I would like to put away the dark pants and wear some dresses. How can I update my office wardrobe while taking care to not overdo it?

Dear Reader,

It’s important to strike a balance between comfortable and appropriate when it comes to work attire.

The first thing you’ll want to do is consult dress code of the company. Businesses have a variety of policies...

First-Aid classes

Friday, May 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College, The American Heart Association and the American Health and Safety Institute offer First-Aid classes for adults and children, as well as in specialty cases, at the main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Pediatric First-Aid is intended for day-care providers, school staff, Scout leaders, coaches or others who work with youth. It includes CPR, AED and First-Aid for children. Class are 6-9 p.m. May 15, 16.

To register,...

The Press 13th annual Student Poetry Project

Saturday, April 28, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

To commemorate “National Poetry Month” in April, the Lehigh Valley Press presents the 13th annual Student Poetry Project.

Please see the Focus pages on the Press web sites for poems selected in the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories.

Students whose poems are published with their photos read their poems and were interviewed on the April 16 broadcast of “Lehigh Valley Arts Salon” on WDIY, 88.1, wdiy.org, Lehigh Valley Public Radio and NPR affiliate. The...