James A. Ritter, Esquire has returned to private practice, providing his clients with personalized service in the areas of elder law, estate planning and administration and real estate.
His office remains in Emmaus, at 111 E. Harrison St., where he has practiced for over 17 years.
Attorney Robert (Bob) B. Roth, of The Roth Law Firm, has joined Ritter in the Emmaus office.
ASO season opening: The Allentown Symphony Orchestra 2019-2020 Classical Season opens, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and 2 p.m. Sept. 22, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, with guest soloist, renowned pianist Olga Kern, accompanying the ASO to perform Rachmaninoff’s “Piano Concerto No. 2.” Kern received a Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the first woman to do so in more than 30 years.
John F. Malloy, Chairman, President and CEO of Victaulic Company, and his wife Jane H. Malloy will co-chair the 2019 campaign for United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV).
“As a number of workplace campaigns kickoff this month, we’re proud to announce John and Jane Malloy as co-chairs and thankful for their extraordinary volunteer service in this role,” said David Lewis, President of UWGLV.
United Way’s annual campaign runs through March 31, 2020.
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will hold an open house for prospective students and their families, 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 24, Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville.
LCCC admission and financial aid representatives, academic advisors and academic program coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.
The 40th annual Greater Allentown CROP Hunger Walk, locally sponsored by The Lehigh Conference of Churches, will be held Oct. 13, with registration at 1 p.m. and the walk starting at 1:30 p.m., at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown, for a five-mile loop, with rest stops along the way, that will join the Allentown Halloween Parade.
An accessible “Golden Mile” will be held in the neighborhood around St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church.
The Allentown Symphony Chorus hosts an “Open Sing-Along,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St. Allentown.
This free event is open to singers who would like to informally sing with the Allentown Symphony Chorus as it sing the choral repertoire for the 2019-2020.
The event will be led by Allentown Symphony Chorus Master Eduardo Azzati. Allentown Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Conductor Diane Wittry of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra will attend.
A “Pennsylvania-Dutch Fall Harvest Festival” will be held 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at the 1756 Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum, 4229 Reliance St., Egypt, Whitehall Township.
The festival features vintage farm equipment, tours, crafts and activities.
“Visitors will travel in time as they see wagons, carriages, sleighs, and other history relics, dating back almost 200 years,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum.
The Baum School of Art’s annual Fall Gala Oct. 19, honors Janet and Malcolm Gross and their service, compassion, philanthropy and support for the arts in Allentown, particularly for The Baum School of Art.
The annual gala recognizes community members who have made significant contributions to The Baum School’s long history of enriching lives through arts education.
Lehigh Valley native Daniel Roebuck will emcee the SILK Festival on the Bushkill, 6 - 11 p.m. Sept. 21, Simon Silk Mill, 13th Street and Bushkill Drive, Easton.
SILK Festival features local and international film shorts, including a world premiere. Food and beverages will be available. A deejay dance party will be held.
Roebuck made his directorial feature movie debut with “Getting Grace,” filmed in the Lehigh Valley. Roebuck is in pre-production on “The Hail Mary,” also scheduled for production in the Lehigh Valley.
Among films scheduled to be screened are: