Laura McHugh is Director of Communications and Media Relations for United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV).
McHugh, an Emmy award-winning content manager, producer and writer, joined UWGLV after a 10-year career with PBS39 WLVT, the greater Lehigh Valley public media station.
McHugh manages UWGLV’s internal and external communications strategies, promotional campaigns, and media relations in the Lehigh Valley and Carbon County area, working with Director of Marketing and Design Zandra Whalen and reporting to Marci Ronald-Lesko, Executive Vice President at UWGLV.
Sean LaSalle, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, Macungie, is president of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).
“I am very honored, and humbled, to be the new president of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors,” LaSalle said before a packed room of GLVR leadership and members at the Hotel Bethlehem.
LaSalle, a Realtor for 14 years, replaces former GLVR President Cass Chies, broker-owner of Re-Max Diamond 1st Realty, Palmerton.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, April 18: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, applesauce.
Thursday, April 19: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, Oriental vegetable, banana.
Friday, April 20: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, mixed fruit.
Monday, April 21: Roasted pork, whipped potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce.
Tuesday, April 24: Chicken dumplings, Capri blend vegetables, pineapple.
Wednesday, April 25: Salisbury steak, scalloped potatoes, carrots, orange.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, April 18: Marinated turkey cutlet, au gratin potatoes, country vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh seedless grapes.
Thursday, April 19: Beef vegetable soup, roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, rye bread with margarine, chilled applesauce.
Friday, April 20: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby greens w/ ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, raspberry filled cookie.
As the Allentown Band warms up for its annual series of concerts in West Park, Allentown, and at other Lehigh Valley outdoor bandshells and parks, the Focus section profiles the band’s long-time conductor, Ronald Demkee, and the band’s eldest musician, Ezra Wenner.
Pennsylvania State Police Troop M has released information regarding 16 unsolved homicides on the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers website, crimewatchpa.com/crimestoppers/316.
Some of the cases from Northampton, Lehigh and Bucks counties are decades old, with one dating back to the 1950s.
Some of the highlighted cases include the following.
• Kelly McBride was residing in her home in Northampton Borough at the time of her murder. Her husband was convicted of her murder in 2001, but her remains were never recovered.
April is National Autism Awareness Month. There are many ways people spread awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), such as hosting special fundraisers, wearing blue or posting photos of the iconic colorful puzzle pieces. On World Autism Awareness Day, which was April 2 this year, Sesame Place decided to kick it up a notch and announce it is officially designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC).
The Bucks County children’s amusement park is the first theme park in the world to achieve CAC status.
Whitehall High School Chorale will perform a concert at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., 7 p.m. April 21.
This elite, auditioned ensemble consists of 13 high school singers under the direction of Mr. Eddie Hong.
The group performs advanced chorale repertoire, largely a cappella, around the Lehigh Valley. Recent appearances include the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, WFMZ morning show, Lehigh Valley Zoo and Lehigh Valley International Airport.
The Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., has a bag sale going on until April 21. Please stop in.