Salisbury Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

LCCC students, graduates may apply for JKC awards

Saturday, August 31, 2019 by The Press in Focus

The Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Foundation has announced the opening of its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Application, which provides selected community college students, including Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC), with up to $40,000 per year for up to three years to complete their bachelor’s degrees. In addition to the monetary award, students selected as Cooke Scholars will receive college transition support and ongoing advising.

LVHN partners with Strata for updated cancer diagnosis

Saturday, August 31, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Strata Oncology, a precision oncology company, announced that Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is among five health systems and the only one in the Lehigh Valley region joining the Strata Precision Oncology Network™ (the “Network”).

The others are Baptist Health, Kentucky; MultiCare Health System, Washington; Prisma Health, South Carolina, and Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin.

St. Luke’s aide in ‘Next Step’ of Workforce Board program

Saturday, August 31, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Makita McFarlane of Easton saw her dream of becoming a nurse put on hold when she became pregnant.

Ordered to bed rest, McFarlane, 22, had to stop taking the prerequisite classes she needed to get into nursing school.

Then, when Alexandria was born four weeks early in October, McFarlane had to quit her job as a reserve nursing home aide because the hours were too irregular to get the tiny infant on a schedule.

Bach Choir holding new member, scholar auditions

Saturday, August 31, 2019 by The Press in Focus

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will hold New Member Auditions by appointment Sept. 5, 7 and 8, Heckewelder House, 440 Heckewelder Place, Bethlehem.

Singers accepted into the internationally-renowned choir will participate in five concerts during the 2019-2020 concert season, as well as the 113th Bethlehem Bach Festival. They will have the option to perform at the Bachfest in Leipzig Germany in June 2020 and to participate in The Choir’s acclaimed “Bach to School” and “Bach at Noon” educational outreach programs.

Northampton County senior menus

Saturday, August 31, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, August 28: Chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, Scandanavian vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, blueberry fluff.

Thursday, August 29 - Labor Day meal: California cheeseburger w/ lettuce - tomato- mayo, Amish potato salad, fresh canteloupe, holiday cookie.

Friday, August 30: Apple juice, pork barbecue on a bun, cole slaw, fresh plum.

Monday, September 2: Closed for Labor Day.

Lehigh County senior menus

Saturday, August 31, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 28: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, roll, cottage cheese and berries.

Thursday, August 29: Oven baked chicken legs, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, roll, fresh melon.

Friday, August 30: Roast pork with sauerkraut, carrots, mashed potatoes, roll, baked apples.

Monday, September 2: No meals. Labor Day.

Tuesday, September 3: Franks & beans, broccoli slaw, corn chowder, crackers, Greek yogurt.

Wednesday, September 4: Lemon pepper fish, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, orange.

Gertrude Cora Moyer

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Gertrude Cora Moyer, 89, of Macungie, died Aug. 16, 2019, in Franklin, Tenn. She was the wife of the late Clare Moyer for 61 years, until his death in 2016. Born in 1930, she was the youngest of 14 children.

She was a homemaker who spent her life caring for her family and those around her. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, playing bingo and spending time with her friends and relatives.

She is survived by a daughter, Jan (Jim) Runnels, of Franklin, Tenn.; sister, Helen Schmick, of Emmaus; grandchildren, Jameson (Leonela) Runnels and Jacey Runnels.

Claudia Ann Samer

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

part-owner, Total Imaging

Claudia A. Samer, 75, of Macungie, died peacefully Aug. 24, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Frank S. Samer. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary in May. Born in Coaldale, she was the daughter of the late Claude F. and Mary Agnes (Piaia) Whitehead.

She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown.

She was the part-owner/operator “Boss Lady” of Total Imaging, Emmaus.

She was past president of the Woman’s Guild at St. Thomas More Church and past secretary of the Woman’s Club, Tinton Falls, N.J.