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Burns & McDonnell hires manager

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Burns & McDonnell has hired Frank Maurek of Blandon, Berks, County, as Project Procurement Manager, working out of offices in Allentown and Dunmore, Lackawanna County.

Maurek has more than 28 years of industry experience to Burns & McDonnell, most recently as Senior Procurement Manager, Worley Parsons, Reading.

Maurek's duties on the Susquehanna-Roseland Project are to procure and distribute material for a 101-mile long portion of the electric infrastructure improvements project.


Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Volunteer Fair

The Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Career Development Center hosts a Volunteer Fair, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 11, Community Services Center, LCCC main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

LCCC students will have an opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities with organizations from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area on National Day of Service, a remembrance of 9/11.

This event is free and open to the public.

Information: 610-799-1090.


Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Breakfast talk on healthcare

Paul Kane, .Vice President Underwriting, Independence Blue Cross, Philadelphia, is the speaker for "Healthcare in the Workplace: ethical issues in the federal reform," a Forum for Ethics in the Workplace breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 12, DeSales University Center, Center Valley, Upper Saucon Township.

There will be a buffet breakfast, discussions based on the keynote address and a book sale and signing following the event.

Registration and breakfast is $25 per person or $175 for a table of 8.

Turf luck: Grubs do damage

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Focus

It's a good time to scout turf areas for white grub populations. You may not have seen many of the adult beetles, but conditions were ideal during egg-laying, especially during a year like this one when soil moisture has been plentiful.

You may find Oriental beetles, Japanese beetles, masked chafers, Asiatic garden beetles, or Green June beetles, depending on your location. These beetles lay their eggs in the soil and successful hatches depend in part on soil moisture. We have had plenty of that.


Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Barn photos in exhibit

A photography exhibit of Saucon Valley Barns will be held Sept. 7 - 29, Heller Homestead Art Gallery, 1890 - 92 Friedensville Road, Lower Saucon Township.

Photographs by Priscilla deLeon, Timothy Frey, Judson Kratzer, Gregory Pirnik, Vickie Pirnik, Kay Schweyer, Frank T. Smith, and Dave Willard will be featured.

Smith, an award-winning local photographer, led Barn Photo Workshops for the Saucon Valley Conservancy in 2012 and 2013. Other featured photographers are showing their work from the 2012 workshop

New wrinkles for aging skin?

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Q. Is there anything I can do about all these wrinkles?

The common causes of wrinkles include genetic influences, normal aging, sun exposure and smoking.

People who smoke tend to have more wrinkles than nonsmokers of the same age, complexion, and history of sun exposure. Cigarette smoking causes biochemical changes in our bodies that accelerate aging.

Here's some advice from the American Academy of Dermatology about reducing the signs of aging:

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor

Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.

Wed. Prayer & Bible - 7:30 p.m.