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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Donald J. Herzog

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club member

Donald J. Herzog, 69, of Northampton, died Feb. 22, 2017, at St Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Bonnie E. (Ruch) Herzog for 46 years.

Born in Danielsville, he was a son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Brickler) Herzog.

He was a 1967 graduate of Northampton High School where he was a member of the football, wrestling and baseball teams.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and served a second tour in Germany in the early 1980s.


Monday, March 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns


• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton.

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 6 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua


• Hoagie sale, at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. The sale continues March 15.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Pulling out all the stops:The world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s “Concertino for Organ and Orchestra” is performed by organist Hector Olivera, above, in the “Symphonic Organ Festival” concerts by the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. March 11 and 3 p.m. March 12, Miller Symphony Hall. The week-long “Organ Extravaganza” includes Stephen Williams, Lenten Music Organ Recital, 6:30 p.m. March 7, First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman Street and Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, and Don Kinnear, organ, “The Beloved Rogue,” silent film, 7 p.m. March 9, Civic Theatre of Allentown, 527 N.

‘Spring Job Fair’

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts a “Spring Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 30, Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Local and regional employers will 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 professional attire.

Employers may register through the LCCC Cougar Claw:

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, March 8: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.

Thursday, March 9: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, apple.

Friday, March 10: Fish, confetti rice, Mediterranean medley, strawberry almond delight.

Monday, March 13: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, green beans, grapes.

Tuesday, March 14: Cheese ziti, meatballs, zucchini, fresh fruit.

Wednesday, March 15: Beef tips with gravy, scalloped potatoes, glazed carrots, banana.

American Bank posts earnings; Zachary Jaindl named to board

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

American Bank Inc. (OTC Pink: AMBK), parent company of American Bank, has announced earnings for the year ending Dec. 31, 2016.

Net income for the year was $4,444,000, or $0.70 per diluted share, an increase of $409,000, compared to net income of $4,035,000, or $0.65 per diluted share, reported for the year ending Dec. 31, 2015.

The increase in net income for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016, was primarily attributable to an increase in net interest income.

American Bank Inc. also announced the appointment of Zachary Jaindl to its Board of Directors.

Phoebe appoints Alburtis woman

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Alison M. Lance has been appointed Social Services Director for the Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center.

She supervises the social services department, is a resident advocate, and provides psychosocial support in skilled care to promote life enhancement and resident centered care.

Lance was previously a Case Manager at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

She received a Master of Social Work form Marywood University Graduate School and a Bachelor of Science from Kutztown University with a concentration in sociology and social work.

She is a resident of Alburtis.

‘Authentic Moments’

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


“Authentic Moments Art Exhibit” continues 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. through March 15, Assembly Room, Second-Floor Conference Center, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown.

Sacred Heart Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services is presenting the exhibition of artwork created by participants in Sacred Heart’s art therapy program.

The artists, in various stages of recovery, allowed the creative process to be the vehicle of expression without fear of judgment or consequence.

The art exhibit is free and open to the public.