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Week in review: March 5-11, 2023

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Action Network
A Dominican woman, patient "S.C.", faces medical deportation in the Lehigh Valley.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Welcome back to our Week in Review. We have chosen several stories, in no particular order, to take you back on the week. Test your knowledge of these stories and more from this week with our weekly news quiz. Enjoy, and thank you so much for reading.

1. Several stories this week involved the fate of a woman from Dominican Republic, a mother, who as of Friday remains in Lehigh Valley Hospital- Cedar Crest as family members and advocacy groups rally to keep her from being "medically deported:"

Mother in coma at LVHN facing deportation

Protesters rally to stop Dominican mother in a coma from being 'medically deported'

Husband of woman facing 'medical deportation' says flight company pressured him

'No one keeps track of it': So-called 'medical deportation' not unique, expert says

Update: 'medical deportation' 'no longer imminent' for patient S.C.

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Julian Abraham

2. Satan Club ruling won't be reversed, Saucon Schools tell ACLU

The Satanic Temple
A logo for the After School Satan Club, from The Satanic Temple's website.

3. Northampton County gets legal status to oppose Bethlehem Landfill expansion

Lower Saucon Township
Bethlehem Landfill map amendment 2

4.Allentown School Board hires Carol Birks for $250,000 a year amid objections over process

Carol Birks oath
Sarah Mueller
Dr. Carol Birks takes the oath of office after being hired on a permanent basis

5. With renovations nearly complete, Allentown's Cola-Cola Park is major-league ready

Stephanie Sigafoos
Phillies Hall of Famer Steve Carlton (l) makes a surprise appearance masquerading as a construction guy at the unveiling of Coca-Cola Park renovations on March 9, 2023 with Kurt Landes, IronPigs general manager.

6. Celebrity chef to make special appearance at Lehigh Valley Food and Wine Gala

Lidia Bastianich
Lidia Bastianich is the special guest at NCC's Food and Wine gala that will take place at Wind Creek Casino on June, 2.

7. Former Pa. lawmaker, LCCC President Don Snyder remembered for 'big heart'

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Lehigh Carbon Community College
Don Snyder, the former president of Lehigh Carbon Community College and a former state lawmaker, has died. He was 71.

8. Saucon Valley Country Club to host 5 USGA championships

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Phil Gianficaro
Four of the USGA Championship trophies that will be competed for at Saucon Valley Country Club through 2051 were on display at a news conference on Tuesday announcing the events.

9. Travelers wanted more information from Lehigh Valley International Airport. Here's how they're getting it

Allentown, Pa., LVIA, Prime Air
Donna S. Fisher
For LehighValleyNews.com
A Prime Air jet lands at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, Pa. in January, 2023.