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Event to Celebrate Access to the Arts for People with Disabilities

Learn and laugh together with a trade fair and comedy showOn Thursday, July 12, 2018, the Disability Friendly Community and the Lehigh Valley Arts Council will present Champions of Inclusion, a trade…
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Earth Talk: Apparel industry's carbon footprint

Dear EarthTalk: I heard that the apparel industry has a huge carbon footprint and environmental impact. What are manufacturers doing to combat this problem? -- B.W. It is true that…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Getting the Right Seniors in the Room

The title above has become something of a mantra for us at NFESH in recent months because we realize how essential accomplishing that is– if this nation is serious about significantly reducing, and u…
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Earth Talk: Suitable biodegradable materials

Dear EarthTalk: What are suitable materials for making biodegradable plastic besides corn and sugarcane? Is pineapple or peanut suitable? -- Y.H.Y   Biodegradable plastic is defined …
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Buddy's Pet Resort Hosts Dog Nutrition 101 Discussion

Buddy's Pet Resort will host a Dog Nutrition 101 discussion on Saturday, March 31st at Buddy's Pet Resort, 937 Stefko Blvd, Bethlehem, PA.  Two sessions are scheduled to start at 10am and 11am.…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Somebody's Grandmother Is Hungry

Here at NFESH it is not unusual to answer the phone and find a reporter with questions about our senior hunger research on the other end of the line. Typically, those callers cover news beats focused…
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Earth Talk: The danger of hydrophobic chemicals in outdoor products

Dear EarthTalk: Just when I finally purged my kitchen of non-stick cookware due to the risks posed by Teflon, I now learn that my rain jacket and waterproof boots are also putting my health at risk f…
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Earth Talk: Lithium Batteries

Dear EarthTalk: Is the extraction of lithium for lithium ion batteries really worse for the environment than fracking?   -- M.N. In a world of modern technology, lithium-i…
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Earth Talk: Toxic BPA in cans and storage containers

Dear EarthTalk: Why on earth would cans and other food storage containers contain toxic BPA that can make us sick? Is there any way to avoid it?  M.B. If you like the occasiona…
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Rooftops Newsletter: The Truth That Lies Beneath The Surface

Our last blog post entitled "In the Numbers" took a hard look at demographics and speculated about how the aging of the Millennials and Gen Xers might impact senior hunger rates in the future. To…
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Earth Talk: Eco-Friendly Mattresses

Dear EarthTalk: I'm in the market for a new mattress after two decades on "old faithful" and I figure it's a good time to go green. What are the options out there these days for eco-friendly …
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Rooftops Newsletter: Everyone Has To Eat

There is little to dispute that statement. Food, as we all know, is critical to maintaining life and health. Everyone does have to eat, but not everyone has to, or even wants to, eat the same things.…
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Oktoberfest Bethleham 2017

Now in its 7th year, Oktoberfest is a free festival that features brew samples, authentic German food, beer and live music, as well as attractions like the axe-wielding lumberjacks of the Great Lakes…
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Bethlehem Harvest Festival 2017

Event Schedule:Main Street activities 11 - 5pmFamily Fun Zone 11- 5pmSoup Tasting: 1 - 5pm (Passport pick up at the Sun Inn Courtyard 11am - 3:30pm)Sample homemade soups from downtown merchants from …
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Runner's World Half and Festival 2017

Each month, Runner’s World magazine brims with top-notch advice, motivation, gripping storytelling, and even some laughs. For one special weekend this fall, we’re bringing it all to life – just for y…
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