Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards have been announced.
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, and televised live on the ABC television network.
The person who chooses the most correct number of Oscar recipients receives a $50 Penn's Peak gift card; tickets to movies at the Roxy Theatre, Northampton, a Lehigh Valley Press prize package; and may have his or her photo appear in the Focus section.
For an Oscar Contest entry form, see Page B5.
The February meeting of the Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 16, Jacob's Music Store, 2223 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.
A free concert will be presented.
New members are welcome. Membership is open to those ages 5 - 18.
Audition information: Emily Reyes, 610-398-0781
Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.
The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.
Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Readers Pick the Oscar recipients contest for the 85th Academy Awards.
@$: 5 "Amour"
5 "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 "Django Unchained"
5 "Les Misérables"
5 "Life of Pi"
5 "Silver Linings Playbook"
5 "Zero Dark Thirty"
@$: 5 Michael Haneke, "Amour"
5 Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"
5 Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"
5 David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
25th & Livingston Streets
Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712
8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer
9 a.m. Holy Communion
'28 Book of Common Prayer
9 a.m. Church School
Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service
Rev. Joseph S. Falzone
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
3449 Cherryville Road
Northampton - 610-262-5645
Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor
Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.
Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.
PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN
Erik Kratz, above left, former Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball player and now a Philadelphia Phillies catcher, and Kevin Frandsen, above right, former IronPigs third baseman now playing for the Phillies, were among honored guests and speakers at the Phillies Winter Banquet IronPigs Charities benefit.
Seventh Grader Jacob Zettlemoyer is named the new school spelling bee champion at Salisbury Middle School Jan. 18. Zettlemoyer and other middle school students competed in the 27th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. He will also compete at Northampton Community College (the final local spelling bee) in the written preliminary round Feb. 21. Qualifiers from the written round will be invited to participate in the Regional Finals in March. The final word Zettlemoyer spelled correctly was "impeccable."
PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH
Crew members from Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department respond to a citizen assist call after a tree from a neighboring yard fell into a home at 2825 Andrea Drive, shortly before 5 p.m. Jan. 31 during windy weather. Fire Chief Joshua Wells and Firefighter John Hucko are shown securing the tree to the home's deck so it would not fall into a nearby storage shed. The falling tree punctured the roof of the dwelling.
Easton Mayor Sal Panto, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan, Allentown Mayor Edward Pawlowski and Whitehall Mayor Edward D. Hozza, Jr. will discuss green initiatives and sustainability strategies, 11:30 a.m. March 28, Wood Dining Room, Iacocca Hall, Mountaintop Campus, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.
The session, organized by the Lehigh Valley Branch of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, will be moderated by Amy Burkett, manager of WLVT-TV and host of the Emmy-nominated series "Tempo in Depth."
Reservations: dvgbc. org/event/2013-03
The Salisbury Middle School's Interact Club will host its second annual 12-hour dance-a-thon March 22 to benefit Lehigh Valley Health Network cancer patients.
The event is raising funds to replenish the Prager Cancer Patient Assistance Fund of the Lehigh Valley Health Network. This fund supports oncology/hematology patients of LVHN for nonclinical services such as transportation to and from appointments, home services such as telephone, heat, light, wigs, laundry/cleaning help or other nonclinical services.