Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley appoints new Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley (HFHLV), a regional provider of homes for hardworking families, is pleased to announce the hiring of Holly Edinger as its new Executive Director. Jessica Elliott, the Director of Operations, served capably and well as Interim Executive Director ensuring organizational stability during the transition. Under Jess’s leadership, with strong [...]

Bethlehem’s Andria Zaia Named Curator of Collections at the National Museum of Industrial History

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to announce that Andria Zaia has been hired as the museum’s Curator of Collections.  As the Curator of Collections, Zaia is responsible for overseeing the Museum’s vast collection of iron, steel, textile, and industrial artifacts and archival materials.  Among her primary duties will be the research, accession [...]

International Veterinary Organization Names Nancy Soares, VMD New President

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) will welcome Nancy Soares, VMD, owner of Macungie Animal Hospital, as new president of its Board of Directors at its annual conference in April. “The AAHA staff is excited to welcome Dr. Soares as our new incoming present for 2016-2017,” said Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP, chief executive officer of [...]

Karen Michael Shea named Showman of the Year

Karen Michael Shea of Danielsville, PA, co-owner of Michael’s Food Concessions and Mobile Office Secretary for S & S Amusements, was named the 2015 Pennsylvania Showman of the Year at the state convention in Hershey, PA on January 22nd. Karen started in the food concession business at the young age of 12, working at the [...]

Lisa Harms Named 1st Director of Education and Outreach for ArtsQuest

Photo is by Olaf Starorypinski ArtsQuest announced that Lisa Harms has been named the organization’s first Director of Education and Outreach. The new position, which is made possible through the generous support of Mrs. Elaine Emrick of Bethlehem Township, will allow the nonprofit arts organization to substantially expand its arts-related educational programs in [...]

Habitat for Humanity Announced New Chairperson

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley(HfHLV) announced the appointment of two officers to its Board of Directors and three new general members. Kelly Berfield will serve as the Board Chairman and Annette Drobil as the Vice Chairman. New Board members include Jane Long, Chris Porreca, and Bob Reinhardt. Kelly Berfield joined the HfHLV in [...]

The Birth of Lehigh Valley Doulas

Lehigh Valley Doulas Founders, Maurie Schneider (left) and Melinda Schneck (right) Business owners Melinda Schneck and Maurie Schneider happily announce the birth of their new company, Lehigh Valley Doulas, LLC. – A hands-on full-service birthing agency devoted to helping clients throughout the Lehigh Valley and Eastern PA navigate pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. “We [...]

Painter Nina Boodhansingh Explores Texture/Color at The Cigar Factory

Abstract painter and Allentown native Nina Boodhansingh has always had a passion for art, yet still entered her college career without much formal instruction or a substantial portfolio. She must have done something right, however, because in 2010 she was awarded a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Painting from Kutztown University, and since then [...]

Simply Striking: The House of Metalworks Joins The Cigar Factory

For as long as she can remember, Jill Italiano has been making things, always thoroughly enjoying the creative process. After a time period working as a chef and then as a studio director for jewelry company based in Manhattan, Jill was inspired to start her own Eco-friendly jewelry brand, which she named The House of [...]

Welcome Brittany Schrum

Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society Introduces New Curator of Exhibitions The Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society introduced its new Curator of Exhibitions to community leaders, historians, and museum visitors on Thursday evening at the Sigal Museum. Brittany Schrum, an artist and exhibit designer, brings with her more than six years of experience, working [...]