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Friday, October 19, 2018


Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

“Early Elton”: The “Stage on Stage” series continues at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 with “Early Elton: A Tribute to the Trio Tours of ’70-’72,” State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton. The main stage is transformed into a “club” atmosphere, with band and audience on stage. A cash bar is available on stage. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. “Early Elton” is a tribute to the Elton John, Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson trio tours.

Parker Quartet

Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

chamber music:

The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem begins its 2018-19 season with the Parker Quartet, 3 p.m. Oct. 7, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Church and Main streets, Bethlehem.

The program is: Debussy, Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10; Paul Wiancko, “Strange Beloved Land,” 2013, and Beethoven, “Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, “The Harp.”

The Grammy Award-winning string quartet has been in residence at Harvard University, performs in the United States and Europe, and has made numerous recordings.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 3: Baked low salt ham, yams, asparagus, angel food cake.

Thursday, Oct. 4: Chicken breast with creamy pesto sauce, roasted potatoes, carrots, pineapple tidbits.

Friday, Oct. 5: Crispy fish sandwich, wild rice blend, spinach, fresh fruit.

Monday, Oct. 8: Terkiyaki chicken, brown rice, broccoli, diced pears, sugar cookie.

Tuesday, Oct. 9: Turkey Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, zucchini, fresh fruit.

Wednesday, Oct. 10: BBQ beef rib-a-que, roasted potato, green beans, banana.

Article By: The Press

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in Sports

DARTS & trapshooting


Suburban Dart League


Star of Beth 10 2 .833

Bath Luth 6 3 .667

St. Paul’s 4 2 .667

St. Stephen’s 6 6 .500

Christ UCC 6 6 .500

Salem UCC 4 5 .444

Light of Christ 4 5 .444

Dryland 5 7 .417

Ebenezer 5 7 .417

Emmanuel 4 8 .333

Farmersville 3 6 .333

Salem UCC (2-1) at

St. Paul’s (4-3, 3-0)

SP - Kevin Gross 5-12, Paul Slimmon 4-11, Amber Gross HR.

S - Bob Krause 5-12, Ed Taylor 3-10, Larry Fehnel HR.

Pearl V. Thomas

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ member

Pearl V. (Stever) Thomas, 91, formerly of Treichlers, died Sept. 21, 2018, at Cedarbrook-Fountain Hill annex. She was the wife of the late Thomas G. Thomas Jr.

Born in Treichlers, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Grace (Kuntz) Stever.

She was a 1945 graduate of Northampton High School.

She worked at the former Western Electric Corporation, Allentown.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Indianland.

She is survived by two sons, Mark C. of Coplay and Dale A. of Bangor.

She was predeceased by a brother, Carl.

Walter T. Jones Jr.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua Fire Department volunteer

Walter “Tom” T. Jones Jr., 76, of Catasauqua, died Sept. 18, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Gloria (Faust) Jones for 56 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Walter Sr. and Esther (Gerhard) Jones.

He was a Catasauqua High School graduate.

He was an U.S. Navy veteran and was an aviation boatswain’s mate during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He is a plank owner of the USS Enterprise CVA(N)65.

He was a 41-year employee of Mack Trucks where, after his retirement, he was an ambassador.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

Eugenia D. Bruchak

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Annunciation BVM Church member

Eugenia D. Bruchak, 82, of Catasauqua, died Sept. 16, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of Edward Bruchak for 57 years.

Born in Swoyersville, she was a daughter of the late Philip J. and Evelyn (Rydzewski) Brennan.

She graduated from St. Mary’s High School, Wilkes-Barre, and earned a teaching degree from Mansfield College.

She was a member of the Annunciation Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Catasauqua.

Mae J. Peacock

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Mae J. Peacock, 82, of Whitehall, died Sept. 13, 2018, at home. She was the wife of the late Russell W. Peacock Jr.

Born in Whitehall, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Clara (Bartholomew) Oswald.

She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Allentown, where she volunteered with the food pantry and assisted with church services.

She was a manager for more than 30 years at McDonald’s, MacArthur Road, until she retired in 1991.