It unfortunately was a productive Summer of 2019 for the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), an invasive pest present in Pennsylvania and some other eastern states.
The SLF threatens grape production, tree health and can damage high-value ornamentals in home landscapes.
At stake are Pennsylvania’s grape, tree-fruit, hardwood, nursery and landscape businesses, which generate agricultural crops and forest products worth nearly $18 billion annually.
Native to parts of Asia, the SLF...
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Wednesday, September 25: Herb roasted turkey, mashed sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roll, fruit bread pudding.
Thursday, September 26: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, roll, cottage cheese and berries.
Friday, September 27: Oven baked chicken legs, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, roll, fresh melon.
Monday, September 30: Roast pork with sauerkraut, carrots, mashed potatoes, roll, baked apples.
Tuesday, October 1: Cranberry...
A multicultural program featuring outstanding soloists will mark the Allentown Band’s concert, 3 p.m. Sept. 29, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St, Allentown as part of the “Arts at St. John’s” series.
A Curtis Institute trained trumpet player, an Allentown mezzo-soprano who has performed internationally and St. John’s cantor highlight the program that includes selections from eight different countries, says Ronald Demkee, conductor of the Allentown Band.
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, September 25: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, oven roasted fresh vegetable blend, Italian bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.
Thursday, September 26: Roast pork w/ gravy, maple sweet potatoes, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh...
Don Braden brings “Earth, Wind and Wonder” to the “Jazz Upstairs” series, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall.
Braden, adept on saxophone and flute, is a prolific composer, arranger and educator. He has toured worldwide with such jazz greats Kenny Barron, Betty Carter, Tom Harrell, Roy Haynes, Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis and Tony Williams, as well as with the Mingus Big Band, the Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars, and the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band.
Q. My husband and I separated six months ago. We have a custody agreement for our children, ages 7 and 10, that works well. My husband spends a lot of money taking the children to the movies and out to eat. I can’t afford to entertain them that way. What can I do?
The discussion of this question began with panelist Mike Ramsey explaining that spending on children in situations like this may be based on two things: guilt over the separation, and competition.
“If these are the...
Wonder jazz: “Don Braden: Earth, Wind & Wonder,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, opens the “Jazz Upstairs” fall season, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. With Braden on saxophone and flute, his latest CD, “Earth Wind and Wonder,” features his quartet performing jazz interpretations of songs by Earth Wind and Fire and Stevie Wonder. Braden has toured the world leading his own ensembles, and as a sideman, including for Betty Carter and Wynton Marsalis. He has recorded 21 CDs, and...
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network hosts a Spinal Cord Injury Resource Fair, 1 - 4 p.m. Sept. 28, Good Shepherd Health and Technology Center, middle level, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown.
Patients, families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend to learn about the latest technology, services, community organizations and treatments available for those living with spinal cord injuries.
Good Shepherd clinical and support resources will demonstrate some of the latest...
I have an important formal dining event coming up and I’m getting flustered thinking about it. I often get overwhelmed when I see a formal place setting. I need a few dining etiquette tips so I do not embarrass myself.
Dear Reader, Dining etiquette standards have relaxed a great deal in recent decades.
However, there still are certain dining guidelines that will be useful when you want to make a good impression.
You may be confronted with all sorts...
“We Love Mozart and Bach” opens the 2019-2020 season of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown.
A snowstorm canceled a Mozart program in March by the Sinfonia. Dr. Allan Birney, Music Director of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, programmed two pieces from that program and added a third piece by J. S. Bach for the season-opening concert.
The program includes Mozart’s “Symphony No. 17 in G,” K. 129; “Violin Concerto No. 4 in...