Salisbury Press

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Theater Review: ‘Fairway’ links comedy to the fore at Pa. Playhouse

Monday, June 4, 2018 by CAROLE GORNEY in Focus

You don’t have to know anything about golf to enjoy the Pennsylvania Playhouse’s zany production of “The Fox on the Fairway,” continuing through June 17. You just need to sit back and enjoy the hilarity.

Written by Tony-Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig, “The Fox on the Fairway” is a farce about two country club rivals and the absurd bet they make on the outcome of a golf match. The dubious lengths one of the men goes to keep from losing the bet leads to uproarious consequences....

Article By: Paul Willistein pwillistein@tnonline.com

Monday, June 4, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Movie Review: Back to the ‘Star Wars’

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” takes us back to the halcyon days of Hollywood science-fiction film-making: You know, the days when characters, stories and plot development meant something.

“Solo” tells the story of the young Han Solo (played with astonishing alacrity by handsome and fresh-faced Alden Ehrenreich) and how he met his compatriots Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and Lando Calrissian (the wonderful and compelling Donald Glover of Childish...

Growing Green: Keep Pa. waters clean

Saturday, June 2, 2018 by LEHIGH COUNTY EXTENSION in Focus

Pennsylvania is blessed with ample water resources, second only to Alaska in the number of stream miles in one state.

While water seems so abundant, clean water is not.

Our devotion to landscaped lawns, lovely gardens and beautiful properties, as well the region’s farming and agriculture, can have a substantial impact on the health of our streams and rivers. Stormwater has become a major pollutant in Pennsylvania.

When it rains in developed areas, rainwater washes...

An ‘Enchanted’ ‘Dream’: Lehigh Valley Ballet Guild presents Shakespeare classic and new work

Saturday, June 2, 2018 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE in Focus

The comedy and misadventures written by Shakespeare, and some of Grimm’s beloved fairytale characters, will appear in the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s presentation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “The Enchanted Woods,” 7 p.m. June 1, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Bethlehem.

Produced by Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley Artistic Director, Karen Kroninger Knerr, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with score by Felix Mendelssohn, is based on the 1595...

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Saturday, June 2, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Playing through: The Pennsylvania Playhouse, Bethlehem, presents “A Fox on the Fairway,” written by award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig, and directed by George B. Miller, June 1-2, 8-10 and 14-17. A tribute by Ludwig (“Lend Me A Tenor,” “Moon Over Buffalo”) to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, “A Fox On the Fairway” takes place at a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, dueling golf clubs, and romantic shenanigans, the comedy has been called “...

Respectfully Yours: Best practices for business calls

Saturday, June 2, 2018 by JACQUELYN YOUST in Focus

Dear Jacquelyn,

What do you do when a friend or business client has time to kill and keeps you on the phone for an extended period of time? How do you end the conversation politely without sounding rude?

Dear Reader, In a perfect world, the caller would ask if it’s a good time to talk.

This would allow you the opportunity to either take the call or reschedule for a later time. Simply letting the caller know from the beginning that you have some time to talk or not would...

Healthy Geezer: from the e-mail bag

Saturday, June 2, 2018 by FRED CICETTI in Focus

Q. What are the most common symptoms that you’re having a stroke?

The most common stroke symptoms include: sudden numbness, weakness, or paralysis of the face, arm or leg, usually on one side of the body; trouble talking or understanding; sudden blurred, double or decreased vision; dizziness, loss of balance or coordination; a sudden headache with a stiff neck, facial pain, pain between the eyes, vomiting or altered consciousness; confusion, or problems with memory, spatial...

Nathan Kline

Saturday, June 2, 2018 by The Press in Focus

LVHM:

Maj. Nathan Kline (USAF-Ret), a WW II bombardier-navigator, will speak aa part of the “D-Day Remembrance Program,” 1 p.m. June 2, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The program will open with a PowerPoint presentation about the Allied invasion at Normandy, France, said Joseph Garrera, LVHM Executive Director.

Kline was a student at Muhlenberg College when he enlisted in the Army Air Corps November of 1942. As a bombardier-navigator in the...