Lightfoot legend continues: Gordon Lightfoot, acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter performs at 8 p.m. Nov. 1, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. After 50 active years of hit song-making and international album sales into the multi-millions, Lightfoot’s songs include “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Carefree Highway,” “Sundown,” “(That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me” and “The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald.” His United States tour, “Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: The Legend Lives On,” features his well-known hits, lesser-known songs, and anecdotes. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The year is 1928. The Roaring ‘20s are nearing their conclusion and the Great Depression’s desolation awaits.
In West Allentown, a stately, regal and artful movie palace opens known as the Nineteenth Street Theatre.
Ninety years later, years of planning, months of renovations and $5.5 million have created a refurbished Civic Theatre of Allentown, which officially reopened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 11.
‘Rise’ to the occasion Daniel Rodriguez sings, Daniel Roebuck narrates, in ASO Veterans’ Day concerts
The Armistice of Nov. 11, 1918, was the document that ended the fighting on land, sea, and air in World War I between the Allies and their opponent, Germany. The signing of this document took place at the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918. It is a national holiday in many countries.
Over time, the name was changed in the United States in order to honor veterans who have served in the military. We now call Nov. 11 Veterans Day.
Q. My five-year-old son likes to play hide and seek, but it has started to become a problem because he will hide without telling me, whether at home or at the store. I become frantic trying to find him. He doesn’t always answer me when I call him, and I become afraid that he has gotten lost or that someone has taken him. When I do find him, he just laughs. I can’t get him to stop. What should I do: Put a leash on him when we go out?
Leaving a voicemail message makes me uncomfortable. I don’t know what to say and how much information to leave. Many times, when I hear the dreaded recording, I just figure, I’ll try again later when they’re there. When I do muster up the courage to leave a voicemail message, I tend to stumble a bit or I feel like I’m rambling on. How much information do I really need to leave? Any tips would be appreciated.
“First Man” is fiery, from the incendiary launch of the Saturn rocket during liftoff at Cape Kennedy.
“First Man” is jolting, from the vibrations of the seat in the Imax theater where the movie was seen for this review.
“First Man” is tender, in scenes between Ryan Gosling, who portrays Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, as he comforts his two-year-old daughter, who died of a brain tumor.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Oct. 17: Marinated chicken, Caesar salad, diced pears, oatmeal cookie.
Thursday, Oct. 18: Creamy Swedish meatballs, wheat pasta, green beans, tropical fruit.
Friday, Oct. 19: Peach glazed pork chops, mashed yams, cauliflower, fresh fruit.
Monday, Oct. 22: Alaskan white fish, brown rice, roasted beets, Mandarin oranges.
Tuesday, Oct. 23: BBQ chicken breast, wheat pasta, roasted carrots, tropical fruit.
Wednesday, Oct. 24: Stuffed peppers, wax beans, seasonal fruit.
When Belinda Davids was 8, she chanced to hear her brother playing one of his LP records which featured the duet “Hold Me” by Teddy Pendergrass and Whitney Houston. The moment would make a lasting impression.
“It was the first time I heard her and I was struck,” Davids says of Houston. “There was something about the purity of her voice.”
Even at that young age, Davids says she also realized she could sing a lot like Houston.
Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, Oct. 17: Pork rib BBQ, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread with margarine, chilled applesauce.
Thursday, Oct. 18: Sweet and sour pork over rice, oriental vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, Mandarin oranges.
Friday, Oct. 19: Cranberry juice, Tater Tot casserole, fresh golden beets, tossed salad with Thousand Island dressing, wheat bread with margarine, chilled peaches.
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Q. I find myself thinking one sad thought after another and it makes me depressed. Is there anything I can do to stop this?
Everyone gets depressed occasionally, but gloom should not be persistent in your life. Go to your doctor for a checkup. You might need medication or therapy.
The cause of your depression could be a physical illness, life events, personality problems, side effects from drugs or combinations of these elements. Your doctor’s choice of treatment, or no treatment, will be based upon symptom frequency and test results.