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The Family Project: Ice-cream intervention for bickering children

Friday, May 8, 2020 by CAROLE GORNEY in Focus

Q. My three children ages 8, 11 and 13, constantly bicker. What can I do to keep them from fighting?

The problem here, according to panelist Joanne Raftas, is sibling rivalry. “The children are vying for the attention of the parents,” Raftas said.

This rivalry is normal, Erin Stalsiz said. “Siblings fight, and it is a normal part of growing up. You could let them work things out as long as they are not hurting each other. But if it gets out of hand, have parents take turns and...

Students eligible for COVID funds

Friday, May 8, 2020 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) students impacted by COVID-19 will have access to grants through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act that is part of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

LCCC has received nearly $2 million for emergency grants to students who experience unexpected educational expenses or financial hardship because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic while a student at LCCC.

The college has...

LCCC offers virtual open-house

Friday, May 8, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will provide seven virtual information sessions via Zoom May 11-14.

Each session focuses on a career pathway. Students who are undecided on a major may attend any of the sessions, as general information will be shared at each of them. A question and answer session will follow the presentations made by faculty in the department.

In addition, after each session with the faculty, participants will have an opportunity to speak with a...

Coronavirus impact: The Baum School of Art postpones 35th auction

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

COVID-19 has again canceled conviviality.

The Baum School of Art is postponing its 35th Annual Art Auction, one of the most popular events in the Lehigh Valley cultural landscape, because of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Baum school officials say that although this year’s May 16 event will not be held, they plan to hold the auction “virtually,” so that art enthusiasts may bid online from their homes.

“Although we are saddened that we will not be able to hold this...

Coronavirus impact: The Baum School of Art postpones 35th auction

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

COVID-19 has again canceled conviviality.

The Baum School of Art is postponing its 35th Annual Art Auction, one of the most popular events in the Lehigh Valley cultural landscape, because of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Baum school officials say that although this year’s May 16 event will not be held, they plan to hold the auction “virtually,” so that art enthusiasts may bid online from their homes.

“Although we are saddened that we will not be able to hold this...

Lehigh Valley Press wins 12 Keystone Media Awards

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Lehigh Valley Press newspapers received 12 awards in the 2020 Keystone Media Awards for articles, columns, photography, illustrations, headline writing and page designs published in 2019.

The Bethlehem Press and its contributors received nine Keystone Awards.

East Penn Press received one Keystone Award.

Salisbury Press received one Keystone Award.

Northampton Press received one Keystone Award.

Hundreds of journalists were recognized in the contest for their...

Get behind the wheel for LV Auto Show with WFMZ telecast

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

While you can’t go car-shopping in auto dealers’ showrooms because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the showrooms will be brought to you on “The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers 2020 Virtual Auto Show,” 6:30 p.m. May 9, WFMZ-TV.

This feature program, a collaboration between WFMZ-TV and the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association, was created to enable consumers to check out many of the new models in one place, filling the void left when the pandemic canceled the 23rd...

Lehigh Valley Health Network resumes elective surgery

Sunday, May 3, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has reopened COVID-free hospitals for elective surgery.

The three COVID-free hospitals are:

• Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) - Tilghman, 4815 Tilghman St., Allentown. (Opened May 1)

• Coordinated Health Allentown, 1503 N. Cedar Crest Blvd. (Opened April 30)

• Coordinated Health Bethlehem, 2310 Highland Ave. (Opening May 11)

A COVID-free facility is a hospital that has been quarantined throughout the pandemic, a stand...