Five Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) hospitals are being honored as part of the inaugural class of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s (HAP) Excellence in Patient Safety Recognition program.
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township; LVH - Muhlenberg, Bethlehem; LVH - Hazleton, Hazleton; LVH - Pocono, East Stroudsburg, and LVH - Schuylkill, East Norwegian Street, Pottsville, received HAP’s Excellence in Patient Safety Recognition for 2018.
Neil Kirkwood’s Blue Invention Trio performs 3 p.m. Nov. 10, “Second Sunday Concert Series,” second-floor sanctuary, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem.
The Trio features Neal Kirkwood, piano and vibes; Tim Harrison, flute and piano, and Ron Horton, flugelhorn.
Concert guests may meet the artists at a post-concert reception.
Tickets: at the door; concertseries.uuclvpa.org; 610-866-7652
Last week, a co-worker read this quote aloud to me from the screen of his smartphone.
“Twenty years ago, the Internet was an escape from the real world. Today, the real world is an escape from the Internet.”
I am not sure, but I might have nodded in agreement.
In 1999, the Internet was akin to a frontier. A check of headlines from that year reveals a news article titled “AOL plans high-speed access.”
Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.
Police responded to a report of a Chihuahua being hit by a car in the unit block of South Front Street. The dog was picked up by Sanctuary at Haafsville for medical treatment.
Welfare checks were performed on North Seventh and Chestnut streets.
Children playing in the street in the area of South 12th and Hokendauqua streets were reported.
Officers investigated a report of a pit bull running loose in the area of South Front and Hokendauqua streets.
Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.
Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.
Whitehall Township Legal and Legislative Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Mary K. Fritzinger of Whitehall, died Nov. 1, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late Alfred H. Fritzinger Sr.
Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of Frank and Julia (Ferkovich) Kumernitsky.
She was a 1955 graduate of Whitehall High School where she was an honor society member.
She retired from Bell Telephone in 1986. She owned, managed and operated several family-run companies with her family and late husband until 1994.
Thursday, Nov. 7: Elem., M.S. — Cheese pizza (M.S.: or pepperoni) or PB&J, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk choice (M.S.: orange also); H.S. — Kasa pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Baked chicken, salad plate, steamed corn, chickpeas, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice
Friday, Nov. 8: No school
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be holding its next all-you-can-eat breakfast 8:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 10 in the parish social hall.
Come out and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast after Mass.
Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., will be holding a paint and wine party 6 p.m. Nov. 15.
The cost includes the supplies to paint a snow scene, wine and refreshments.
For cost and reservation, call 610-433-0675.
The deadline for a reservation and payment is no later than Nov. 8.