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St. Thomas More honored

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Focus

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Tim Clark, above, left, and Natalie Seng Pionegro, above, right, display the Arts Ovation Outstanding Service to the Arts Award received by St. Thomas More Summer Music Theatre Magic at the 26th annual Arts Ovation May 8 awards at The Palace Center, Allentown. Summer Theatre Magic, with artistic director Seng Pionegro, assisted by Clark, began in 1999 at St. Thomas More Church, Salisbury Township, and has raised nearly $350,000 for local charities.

Stoneback contribution

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Focus

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Scott Stoneback, above, right, of Alburtis, received the Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award at the 26th annual Arts Ovation Awards May 8 luncheon at The Palace Center, Allentown. With him is his wife, Francee E. Fuller, above, left, East Penn School Board member and Marketing Manager, Barry Isett & Associates. Stoneback, executive producer, The Media People, has for 25 years produced Arts Ovation recipients' video presentations.

Beldon recognized

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Focus

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Charles Kalan, above, left, Arts Ovation co-chair and first vice president of the Allentown Arts Commission, and his wife, Susan Kalan, above, right, Arts Ovation committee member, both of South Whitehall Township, announced at the 26th annual Arts Ovation Awards that they are stepping down. With them at the May 8 luncheon attended by 260 at The Palace Center, Allentown, is Sanford T. Beldon, above, center, of Lower Macungie Township, 2014 Arts Ovation Special Recognition Award recipient.

Stoneback contribution

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Social News

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Scott Stoneback, above, right, of Alburtis, received the Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award at the 26th annual Arts Ovation Awards May 8 luncheon at The Palace Center, Allentown. With him is his wife, Francee E. Fuller, above, left, East Penn School Board member and Marketing Manager, Barry Isett & Associates. Stoneback, executive producer, The Media People, has for 25 years produced Arts Ovation recipients' video presentations.

St. Thomas More honored

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Social News

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Tim Clark, above, left, and Natalie Seng Pionegro, above, right, display the Arts Ovation Outstanding Service to the Arts Award received by St. Thomas More Summer Music Theatre Magic at the 26th annual Arts Ovation May 8 awards at The Palace Center, Allentown. Summer Theatre Magic, with artistic director Seng Pionegro, assisted by Clark, began in 1999 at St. Thomas More Church, Salisbury Township, and has raised nearly $350,000 for local charities.

Closed sales of Valley houses decline for 4th month in row

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Business Showcase

Pending home sales 9.7 percent increase said positive real estate market indicator

Closed sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley have decreased for the fourth straight month.

Closed sales in April decreased 11.3 percent to 1,524, compared to 1,719 in April 2013.

That's less of a percentage drop than in March when closed sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley decreased 15.2 percent, 407 houses, down from 480 closed sales of houses in March 2013.

Closed sales in February were down 10 percent, compared to February 2013.

Closed sales in January were down 3.1 percent, compared to January 2013.

CREST CHURCH

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Social News

Officer to talk

Buddy Riddle, former Houston Police Officer, former Pastor and now Investigator with the Austin County Sheriff's Office in Texas, is guest speaker, Memorial Day Sunday Service, 9 a.m. May 25, Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, 1151 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Salisbury Township.

Following the service, a reception will be held in the church Activity Center.

Information: Ron Erb, Associate Pastor of Congregational Care and Local Outreach, 610-432-2200

Beldon recognized

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Social News

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Charles Kalan, above, left, Arts Ovation co-chair and first vice president of the Allentown Arts Commission, and his wife, Susan Kalan, above, right, Arts Ovation committee member, both of South Whitehall Township, announced at the 26th annual Arts Ovation Awards that they are stepping down. With them at the May 8 luncheon attended by 260 at The Palace Center, Allentown, is Sanford T. Beldon, above, center, of Lower Macungie Township, 2014 Arts Ovation Special Recognition Award recipient.

Mayfair 2014: More arts, more music, more food, more fun

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Mayfair Festival of the Arts 2014 returns May 23 - 26 to the Agri-Plex, Allentown Fairgrounds, Allentown.

Mayfair was held at the west end of the Fairgrounds for the first time last year after being presented for some 26 years around Lake Muhlenberg, Cedar Beach Park, Allentown.

Parking is free on the Fairgrounds lot. Use the Liberty Street entrance between 18th and 19th streets.

There will be many genres of music and the performing arts. The Artist Market includes painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography and pottery.

There are also many food vendors.