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KidsPeace PCs donation

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Shire Pharmaceutical, of Wayne, Delaware County, donated 56 used Dell laptops and docking stations to KidsPeace. The computers, worth about $28,000, replace older models. Left, Shire Pharmaceutical representative Christian Bauer delivers one of the laptops to Patrick Slattery, right, KidsPeace director of development.

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The Easter Lily: A symbolic journey

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum), native to the Ryukyu Islands of southern Japan, was discovered by plant explorer Carl Peter Thunberg in 1777 and sent to England in 1819.

Missionaries and sailors carried the Easter Lily to Bermuda in 1853. Considerable commercial bulb production took place in Bermuda during the late 1800's, hence the other name for this bulbous plant: Bermuda Lily. When a virus destroyed the crop there in 1898, production moved to Japan where it continued until...

Children's Hospital benefit

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

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The Children's Hospital at Lehigh Valley Hospital received a check for $25,000 as beneficiary of the March 20 Preview Party Gala, Stabler Arena, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, for the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show, presented by the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA). Above, are: Todd Haldeman, incoming GLVADA board of directors president; Dr. Elaine Donoghue, Interim Chair, LVHN Pediatrics Department; Mary Bianchi, Women's and...

Lehigh Valley Press wins 20 Keystone Press Awards

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Lehigh Valley Press print and online newspapers have won 20 Keystone Press Awards for work published in 2012.

Winners will be honored at the Keystone Press Awards Banquet during the 2013 Pennsylvania Press Conference May 18 at the Hilton Harrisburg. Award recipients receive plaques.

Award recipients were announced March 22 and are listed at: panewsmedia.org/Events/contest/awardkeystonepress

The Keystone Awards received, by Lehigh Valley Press editors, reporters,...

HS jazz band winners chosen

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Following three rounds of competition in February and March, the Quakertown Community High School Jazz Ensemble has been named the winner of the 2013 SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase presented by King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC.

The 24-member band, directed by Frank C. Parker, opens for Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m. May 9, during RiverJazz presented by Concannon Miller at SteelStacks.

A one-hour TV special on the SteelStacks High School Jazz Band...

THEATER REVIEW 'Chocolate' delight at DeSales' Act 3

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

It doesn't pay to be a bad kid as spoiled Golden Ticket winners find out in the Act 3 Children's Theatre Company of DeSales University's production of Richard R. George's adaptation of Roald Dahl's "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory."

The show, 10 a.m. Thursdays and one Tuesday through May 2, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, and ably directed by Emiley Kiser, is perfect for all ages and for anyone who likes chocolate.

Marc Bitler is...

MUSLIM ASSN.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

A Potluck Supper and Program presented by Muslims and Christians United will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 4, Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley, 1988 Schadt Avenue, Whitehall.

The public is invited to this seventh in the 2012 - '13 series of events devoted to increasing interfaith understanding. organized by members of Wesley United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem and the Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley.

Information: muslimschristiansunited.org...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Header: CINEMA

@Body.8 Days Head:ARTSQUEST CENTER, STEELSTACKS

@Body.8 Days:Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"Amour," 7:45 p.m. March 27; 1:30, 4:15 p.m. March 28

"Quartet," 5:30 p.m. March 27; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. March 28

"Adam's Rib," 7:15 p.m. April 2. Audrey & Katharine Hepburn Film Series

"Sabrina," 7:15 p.m. April 8..Audrey & Katharine Hepburn Film Series

"Bringing Up Baby," 7:15 p.m...

Butch Patrick talks collecting at annual LVHM 'History Expo'

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster on the hit television series "The Munsters" (1964 - 1966), will speak and greet visitors at the annual History Expo 2013, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. April 6, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum (LVHM), 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The event is free and open to the public. The museum admission fee is waived for the day.

"Little known to the public is Butch Patrick's obsession with history," said Joseph Garrera, LVHM Executive Director. "He collects...