Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Musikfest 2019 attendance record tops 1.2 million

Friday, August 23, 2019 by The Press in Focus

They came from Australia and Aruba, Texas and Tennessee. When all was said and done, more than 1.2 million guests visited Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley for Musikfest, setting an all-time attendance record for the festival.

During Musikfest 2019, patrons came from a record 46 states and 26 countries, with individuals coming from as far away as The Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam.

This year’s festival featured 400 performers from 27 states and five countries, with performers and artists offering more than 500 performances during the event’s 11-day run.

The Family Project: Father should help

Friday, August 23, 2019 by CAROLE GORNEY in Focus

Q. I have a three-year-old son and a four-month-old daughter. My husband accused me of neglecting our son in favor of our daughter. I don’t get enough sleep and don’t have the energy to play with my son. What can I do to make more time for my son?

“I’m concerned that the husband is playing this situation as daughter versus son, rather than a three-year-old versus a four-month-old baby,” panelist Chad Stefanyak said.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 23, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 21: Caribbean fish, Caribbean vegetable blend, black bean and corn salad, brown rice, orange, sugar cookie.

Thursday, August 22: Chicken Cordon Bleu, roasted zucchini and yellow squash, mashed potatoes, roll, fruit sorbet.

Friday, August 23: Fiesta pork chop, chuck wagon corn, oven roasted potatoes, roll, fresh fruit salad.

Monday, August 26: Open face roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes, cream of broccoli, soup, rice pudding.

Lehigh Valley Health Network funds EMS heart-attack care

Friday, August 23, 2019 by The Press in Focus

EMS organizations in five eastern Pennsylvania counties are getting upgraded technology to care for patients suffering a severe heart attack.

Pennsylvania, through the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund (EMSOF), Eastern PA EMS Council, Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Department of Emergency and Hospital Medicine, the Lehigh Valley Heart Institute and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono combined to provide more than $100,000 to cover most of the cost of 90 modems and data plans for EMS units to transmit electrocardiograms (EKG) from the field.

41st Wheels of Time set for Aug. 23-25, Macungie

Friday, August 23, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The 41st annual Wheels of Time “Rod & Custom Jamboree,” is Aug. 23, 24 and 25, Macungie Memorial Park, Main Street (Route 100), Macungie.

Appearing at the “Jamboree” is Michael “Horny Mike” Henry, an airbrush artist seen on “Counting Cars,” a reality TV show which began airing on 2012 on the History channel. Henry is nicknamed for placing three-dimensional horns on motorcycle helmets and vehicles.

Henry is expected to display his custom truck and trailer, robotic three-wheeler and motorized picnic table.

Get ready for 167th edition of the Great Allentown Fair

Friday, August 23, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Get ready for “Fair Fresh Fun” at the 167th Great Allentown Fair, Aug. 27 - Sept. 2, Allentown Fairgrounds, 17th, Liberty and Chew streets, Allentown.

The Lehigh County Agricultural Society, nonprofit owner and operator of The Allentown Fairgrounds and The Great Allentown Fair, brings the country to the city for seven days of agricultural exhibits, entertainment, rides, games, food and concert headliners at the 45-acre West End Allentown site.