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AARP 5415

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on March 7

Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will host Sara Ullmer from the Crime Victims Council, who will speak on "Elder Abuse" noon March 7 at St.Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

The business meeting will follow.

Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.

Guests are always welcome.

For more information, call 610-437-4265.

MaryAlice Cassler

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

sales associate at Sam's Club

MaryAlice Cassler, 71, of Whitehall, died Feb. 23, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Born Dec. 22, 1941, in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Philip O. and Marion (Snyder) Cassler.

She was a sales associate at Sam's Club, Allentown, since 1997.

Prior to that, she worked at the former Woolworth's, Whitehall, for 35 years.

She was a member of The Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

HAPPENINGS

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co. social hall, meeting at noon lunch, bingo, cards. Call 610-769-7570.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 395-1006.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.

NARFE

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on Feb. 28

Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Feb. 28 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Harry F. Dorman, local financial planner, will discuss the new tax laws and make suggestions for additional tax savings for seniors.

A brief business session will conclude the meeting.

Those wanting to attend only the program and meeting should arrive at 12:45 pm.

Paul W. Smith member of Teamsters Local 773

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Paul W. Smith, 90, of Allentown, died Feb. 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of the late Sophie A. (Kokolus) Smith.

Born Nov. 18, 1922, in Weisenberg Township, he was the son of the late Fred G. and Annie K. (Wisser) Smith.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Multi-year fishing license available

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News

A new fishing season is on the horizon, and anglers can prepare themselves by purchasing a multi-year fishing license, available for the first time this year from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, according to state Rep. Julie Harhart, R-183rd.

The PFBC is selling three-year and five-year fishing licenses for the first time in its history.

A three-year fishing license will be valid through 2015; a five-year license will last through 2017.

Customers who purchase a multi-year license will save money by not having to pay transaction and processing fees each year.

Butz Corporate Center gets first Allentown zone loan

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) recently approved a loan to EPC Allentown, LLC, founded by the Butz Family and owner of the Butz Corporate Center.

The $10-million loan through National Penn Bank is the first private development loan that closed through ANIZDA.

"This transaction signifies the positive momentum in the revitalization effort of the city," said Greg Butz, President and CEO, Alvin H. Butz, Inc.

LC CHURCHES

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Photos, poetry about homeless

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches (LCCC) presents "People Without Homes," a photography and poetry exhibit and community discussion, 5 p.m. Feb. 27, Tower Auditorium, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown.

"People Without Homes" is the recent sabbatical project of LCCC Executive Director Rev. Dr. Christine L. Nelson.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Free parking is available.

A discussion on chronic homelessness begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 27.

Light refreshments will be served.