Q. What exactly degenerates when you get macular degeneration?
The macula. It is at the center of the retina in the back of your eye. The retina transmits light from the eye to the brain. The macula allows us to perform tasks that require central vision such as reading and driving.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in United States citizens 60 years of age and older.
In some cases, AMD advances so slowly that people notice little...
Retired Lehigh County Court Judge Robert K. Young will speak and sign copies of his new book, “Job Description: Trial Judge, Eleven and a Half Years on the Bench,” 1 p.m. Sept. 29, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
Young’s book will be available for purchase, and the author will sign copies.
Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074
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 26: Chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, Scandinavian blend vegetables, wheat bread w/ margarine, citrus breeze.
Thursday, September 27: Orange juice, beer battered haddock, red quinoa hash browns w/spinach and cheese, seasoned carrots, wheat bread w/...
Applause, applause: The Allentown Arts Commission Arts Ovation Awards, now in its 30th year, will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27, ballroom, Renaissance Hotel, 12 N. Seventh St., Allentown. The Butz Family, above, will receive the Legacy Award. “To see the years of dedication this year’s recipients have given to Allentown and the arts shows us that our community has a very deep, rich soul,” said Jane Heft, of the Allentown Arts Commission, and City Center Allentown Vice President &...
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Sept. 26: Tilapia w/ bread crumbs, roasted potatoes, Capri blend vegetables, plums.
Thursday, Sept. 27: Creamy mac and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, mixed fruit.
Friday, Sept. 28: Marinated chicken over bed of Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh fruit.
Monday, Oct. 1: Pennsylvania “Dutch” turkey BBQ in white sauce, German potato salad, green beans, seasonal fruit.
Tuesday, Oct. 2: Breaded veal patty w...
Q. I recently had my first baby, a daughter, and I tried breast feed her, but I didn’t like it at all. I was not comfortable, and my baby fussed. I am much more relaxed with bottle-feeding, but I am getting a lot of pressure from my friends and family members. They say I am not doing what is best for my baby. Some of the women in my mothers’ group have made comments to me, as well. Now I don’t even want to socialize. I feel like I must be a bad mother. Please let me know if I am wrong for...
Rachel Rose Holly and Ethan Edward Farrow were married Aug. 18, 2018, at the family cabin in Weikert, Union County.
The bride is the daughter of Valerie (Holly) Baber of Upper Macungie Township.
The groom is the son of Andrew and Melissa Farrow of Shamokin, Northumberland County.
The bride is a 2012 graduate of Parkland High School and a 2016 cum laude graduate of Luzerne County Community College where she majored in journalism and media writing.
She is attending...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will recognize National Cyber Security Month in October with a series of lunchtime speakers for small and medium businesses’ security.
The brown bag lunch series, free and open to the public, is in Room 713-1, Donley Center, Allentown.
Noon Oct. 5: “Cyber Security for Small Business,” Lance Hawk, president-owner, Computer Forensics and IT Security Solutions, LLC, Allentown
Noon Oct. 12: “Blockchain for Everyone,” Robert Ritter,...
Now in its 30th year, the Allentown Arts Ovation Award honors those who have made a difference in the arts in the city of Allentown.
This year, seven recipients, including one family, who have had a major impact on Allentown’s arts community will be honored with awards from The Allentown Arts Commission at a ceremony, 5:30 - 8 p.m. Sept. 27, Ballroom, Renaissance Allentown Hotel, 12 N. Seventh St., Allentown.
Honorees are the Butz Family, Legacy Award; Peter Gourniak,...
It’s a delightful romp through the heather in Munopco Music Theatre’s production of “Brigadoon,” the Tony-Award-winning musical about the Scottish village that comes to life only one day every 100 years.
The musical continues at 8 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29, Scottish Rite Cathedral, Allentown. The Sept. 21 opening night performance was seen for this review.
The show, directed by Rodey Gilkeson, whose musical directing skills are well-known to Pennsylvania Playhouse audiences, is...