Salisbury Press

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Nurse Aide program

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is registering students for its Nurse Aide noncredit program, with classes being offered in Lehigh and Schuylkill counties.

The program prepares students for eligibility to take the state certification exam and be placed on the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide registry.

Class times vary and are offered in the day and evening. Classes are Aug. 7, Sept. 25 and Oct. 23 at LCCC’s Allentown campus, 718 W. Hamilton St. An additional session is Sept. 11 at LCCC Tamaqua, 234 High St.

Ben Franklin approves $397,543 in area economic development

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $397,543 in support of regional economic development.

Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage company investments that are provided in the form of loans with warrants.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, August 2: Barbecue chicken breast, Spanish rice, flame roasted corn, wheat bread w/ margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, August 3: Vegetable juice, smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/ egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit w/ margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, August 4: Baked meatloaf w/ gravy, oven browned potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tapioca pudding.

Monday, August 7: Fresh crab patty w/ tartar sauce, roasted rosemary potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread w/ margarine, cherry turnover.

The Musikfest experience: 34th annual Bethlehem event adds new venues, attractions

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The 34th annual Musikfest, Aug. 4-13, features more than 400 performers from the United States, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, The Netherlands, Scotland and South Korea, performing on 16 stages on the north and south sides of Bethlehem.

Headlining the Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza are ticketed concerts: Carlos Santana, Aug. 4; Chicago, Aug. 5; Father John Misty, Aug. 6; Live, Aug. 7; Aloe Blacc, Aug. 8; Godsmack, Aug. 9; Toby Keith, Aug. 10; The Band Perry, Aug. 11; Lee Bice, Justin Moore, Aug. 12, and Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson, Aug. 13.

Gloria S. Melcher

Thursday, August 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Gloria S. Melcher, 89, of Wescosville, died July 29, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Health Network. She was the wife of the late Donald F. Melcher. Born in Gilbertsville, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Mandilla (Romig) Sterner.

She was a 1946 graduate of Allentown High School and was a long time employee of Towles & Co., Inc.

She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ where she was an active crafter in its bazaars and was a member of the former Salem United Church of Christ.

April I. Cameron

Thursday, August 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

East Penn School District bus driver

April I. Cameron, 73, of Macungie, died July 28, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Ronald H. Cameron, who died in November 2016. Born in Lompoc, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Irene (Smith) Coates.

She was a bus driver for the East Penn School District for the past 33 years.

She attended St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.

William Theel

Thursday, August 3, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

William Theel, 85, died suddenly July 30, 2017, at his home in Macungie. He was the husband of the late Barbara A. (Mick) Theel. They were married for 58 years. Born in Passaic, N.J.,he was the son of the late Frank William Theel and Rose Mary (Dunst) Theel. He lived in Pequannock, N.J., until his family moved to Livingston, N.J.