When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, radiation therapy is often part of the treatment plan for those receiving breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence. Results based on older technology have shown, along with cancer control, attention to radiation injury to normal structures is imperative. This is especially important for left-sided breast cancers where the heart may be in close proximity. Minimizing radiation doses to the heart prevents...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering a basic welding course at Welder Training & Testing Institute, 729 E. Highland St., Allentown.
“Welding I” teaches basic skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick) on steel. Classes are 6 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 25 - Dec. 13.
Noncredit course and registration information: lccc.edu, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-799-1197
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts “Fall Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 27, The Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, Main Campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.
Local and regional employers are expected to be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.
LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend.
The event is free and open to the public.
Bring resumes and wear...
In recognition of Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week, Oct. 1-7, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) has announced that its work with clients resulted in the creation or retention of 10,762 manufacturing jobs from 1994 to 2015. Clients attributed these jobs to their work with BFTP-NEP.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and is funded by the Ben Franklin...
William Penn Family Practice has moved to a new office suite and added a physician, Louis Cimorelli, DO, to its staff.
The practice is in Suite 100 in the same building at 4379 Easton Avenue, Bethlehem.
The move was made in part to accommodate the addition of Dr. Cimorelli, a family practice physician who received a medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and did his internship and residency at the Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla.
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $136,000 in support of regional economic development. BFTP-NEP owns and manages Ben Franklin TechVentures, Lehigh University, Bethlehem. Ben Franklin Tech investments total $639,055 so far in 2016.
Following are the investments approved for firms in the Lehigh Valley Press circulation area.
Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage company...
Chris and Steph Maurer, of Emmaus, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin, to Mike Bailey, son of Tom and Wendy Bailey, of Macungie.
The couple are 2011 graduates of Emmaus High School.
Erin is a 2015 honors graduate of the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise and movement science. She is an exercise specialist at St. Luke’s Sports and Rehabilitation, Jim Thorpe.
Mike is a 2015 graduate of the Smeal College of Business at The...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) holds an “Open House” for prospective students and their families, 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Lisa Scheller-Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville.
LCCC admission and financial aid representatives, academic counselors and academic program coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.
Information and to register, LCCC web site, lccc.edu/openhouse; LCCC Admissions Office, 610-799-1575.
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) holds an “Open House,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 7, for its new state-of-the-art manufacturing center, Room 107, Technology Center, main campus, Schnecksville.
The event is open free of charge to the public, students and area employers.
The manufacturing center is part of the Pennsylvania Advanced Training and Hiring grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. The training lab enables...
Q. I was told that a copper bracelet can help relieve arthritis pain? True?
I’ve also heard that you can get relief by rubbing WD-40 on painful joints. I’m not being facetious. There are people who believe the multi-purpose liquid is an arthritis fixer.
There is no scientific evidence that copper bracelets do anything more than make a fashion statement. However, there is no proof that the bracelets don’t provide relief to arthritis sufferers.
Copper bracelets for...