In the world of entertainment, winning an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) is considered a grand slam.
In the world of Health Information Technology (HIT), Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) achieved a similar multifaceted achievement during the summer of 2017 by receiving Healthcare and Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) EMR Adoption Model Stage 7 designation (for inpatient and ambulatory care) in May, three Most Wired awards, including Innovator and Advanced in June, and the prestigious HIMSS Davies Award in August.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has granted the Sacred Heart Sleep Disorders Center re-accreditation for a period of five years beginning September 2017.
Sleep facility accreditation through AASM includes accreditation for all types of sleep testing, including in-center polysomnography (PSG), multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), maintenance of wakefulness testing (MWT), and home sleep apnea testing (HSAT).
This status distinguishes Sacred Heart Hospital as meeting or exceeding national quality of care measures for sleep disorder treatment.
Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program will host a career fair, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 21, truck driving range, Parking Lot J, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.
The event is free and open to the public. Those seeking career prospects may tour the firms’ transportation vehicles. Representatives of trucking companies will recruit qualified drivers. There will be food and music.
There’s a registration fee for employers. Information: Jack Bruer, jbruer@LCCC.edu; 610-799-1704.
Pennsylvania’s Infamous Witch Trial, known as “The Witch of Ridley Creek,” will be presented in a re-creation, 1 p.m. Oct. 14, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum Saturday, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
“Witchcraft accusations are infamous history, mass hysteria, and the crucible of darkness,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the museum.
The trial of Pennsylvania’s Margaret Matson, called “The Witch of Ridley Creek,” took place eight years prior to the Salem Witch Trials. The trial was presided over by Pennsylvania Proprietor William Penn.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Oct. 4: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.
Thursday, Oct. 5: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.
Friday, Oct. 6: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, vegetable medley, pineapples.
Monday, Oct. 9: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, green beans, grapes.
Tuesday, Oct. 10: Three cheese ziti w/ meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit.
Thursday, Oct. 11: Salisbury steak w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, Oct. 4: Fried chicken breast on bun w/ lettuce-tomato-mayo, red skinned potato salad, fresh cantaloupe.
Thursday, Oct. 5: Country fried steak with gravy, baked potato with sour cream, roasted cauliflower /sour cream, wheat bread with margarine, dark sweet red cherries.
Friday, Oct. 6: Hot dog w/ kraut on a bun, baked beans, fresh watermelon, iced brownie.
Monday, Oct. 9: Chili con carne over bread bowl with cheddar cheese garnish, Romaine salad w/ ranch dressing, chilled pears.
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Gregory D. Feldman, 30, of Lower Macungie Township, lost his long-fought battle with heroin and depression Sept. 25, 2017, in Chester County. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Janet and Ken Feldman, of Lower Macungie Township.
He graduated from Emmaus High School where he played varsity baseball.
He had a newspaper route during his high school years.
He earned a degree in bio-medical engineering from Penn State University, where he was a brother in good standing of the SAM fraternity.
He had an avid interest in coins, loved animals and had many friends.
Nicholas Lee Diehl, 35, of Macungie, died Sept. 30, 2017. He was the husband of Adrea L. (Rushatz) Diehl, devoted father of Cadence and Autumn. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Lee A. Diehl and Donna M. (Rhoads) Diehl.
He honorably served his country in the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
He worked as a truck driver for US Foods.
He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.