Salisbury Press

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Good Shepherd names chair, three to trustees’ board

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has announced three new members to its Board of Trustees as well as a new board chair.

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected Polly Beste, David Fessler and Thomas J. Lynch to three-year terms.

Gary Schmidt, MA, has been named the chair of Good Shepherd’s Board of Trustees. Schmidt succeeds David DeCampli, whose term has ended. Schmidt is a Human Resource business leader for Mondelēz International, for which he has worked since 1989.

LCCC Early Learning Center lauded

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Early Learning Center has been awarded the highest four-star rating through the Keystone STARS initiative through the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning.

The performance standards are grouped into four levels and address staff qualifications and professional development, the early learning program, partnerships with family and community, and leadership and management. Each level utilizes research-based best practices to promote quality early learning environments and positive child outcomes.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Eder in concert:Linda Eder’s repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The award-winning actress returns to the State Theatre of the Arts stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. As the tragic character, “Lucy,” in the Broadway musical, “Jekyll & Hyde,” Eder belted out the signature songs, “Someone Like You” and “A New Life.” Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Orange juice, roast turkey and Swiss on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, carrot raisin salad, Rice Krispie treat.

Thursday, Oct. 12: Cranberry juice, chicken cheese steak on a roll, potato chips, Italian marinated vegetable salad, chilled peaches.

Friday, Oct. 13: Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, wheat bread w/ margarine, iced carrot cake.

Monday, Oct. 16: Apricot nectar, Salisbury steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.

Alumni Wall of Honor presentations Nov. 15

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Local News



The Salisbury Township School District has established the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor.

The program is designed to recognize notable Salisbury Township School District alumni who have brought honor to the Salisbury Township School District.

Each year, the district seeks nominees who have distinguished themselves and contributed to society in an exemplary manner.

Awards are given annually with the number of nominees inducted at the discretion of the selection committee.

Frederick H. Bernecker Jr.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Air Force veteran of Korean War

Frederick H. Bernecker Jr., 83, of Macungie, died Oct. 6, 2017, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Betty Frances (Joyner) Bernecker. They were married for 61 years, 8 months. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frederick H. “Fritz” Bernecker Sr. and the late Theresa “Tess” (Mirth) Bernecker.

He was a roofer with Roofers Local #30, for 45 years until retiring.

He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member and past commander of the Howard L. Peter American Legion Post #576, Allentown.

June V. Laudenslager

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

former floral designer

June V. Laudenslager, 93, formerly of Allentown, died Oct. 8, 2017, in The Lutheran Home at Topton. She was the wife of the late Robert H.A. Laudenslager. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late J. Walter and Laura V. (Wonn) Smith and the late Helen (Weida) Smith.

She was a very supportive and encouraging mother of five children.

She was a floral designer in the Lehigh Valley for many years.