Allentown High School Class of 1943 will be having its 70th reunion on May 23 at Brookside Country Club, Macungie.
Socializing will be noon-1:15 p.m. when a meal of giant shrimp cocktail, choice of chicken or roast beef and peach melba dessert will be served.
Entertainment will be by a classmate dubbed "King of the Banjo" at the 1760 House, Trexlertown, and the former Village Inn.
Reservations are required by April 1.
For more information, call Alan Raber at 610-691-0756.
Ned Rauch-Mannino, formerly of New Tripoli, has joined the Ridge Policy Group, based in Harrisburg and Washington, D.C.
A former freelance reporter for the Northwestern Press, Rauch-Mannino, a government relations specialist, will work at the Washington, D.C., office.
He was previously director of policy and research with the Urban Industry Initiative, a Philadelphia Department of Commerce community and economic development agency.
The Sanctuary at Haafsville, Fogelsville, has the following animals available for adoption.
For more information or to make an appointment, call the sanctuary at 484-788-8062.
To the Editor:
The Emmaus community shares the sadness and grief triggered by the recent tragic house fire.
We support the Emmaus Fire Victims Funeral Fund in memory of the deceased victims. We extend to all the victims' families and friends, and the members of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit church community our sympathy and prayers of care and concern.
Thursday, March 28: Elem.: Parkland chicken sandwich on whole grain roll, steamed carrots, fruit sorbet, cereal meal. M.S., H.S.: Chef's choice.
Friday, March 29: No school.
Monday, April 1: No school.
Tuesday, April 2: Elem.: Oven-baked popcorn chicken, baked fries, steamed corn, chilled or fresh fruit, cereal meal. M.S.: Chicken nuggets or cheeseburger, both with whole grain roll, oven-baked french fries, steamed carrots, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: Baked chicken nuggets or cheeseburger on whole grain roll, potato wedges, green beans, assorted fruit.
Robert E. Moyer III, 71, of Allentown, died March 26, 2013.
He and his wife Marcia (Clauser) Moyer celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary last May.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Anna (Rabenold) and Robert E. Moyer Jr.
He was a partner in Throw and Grow Seed Company, Trexlertown. from 1965 until the mid-70s.
Later, he was a real estate and sales consultant in the Allentown area for many years.
He had an extensive knowledge of Corvettes and antiques, and was known to frequent many of the diners in the area, making friends wherever he went.
St. John's United Church of Christ in conjuction with Phoebe Home Services will be holding a series of dementia education workshops 10 a.m. April 6 and 20 and May 11 and 25 at 1027 Church St., Fogelsville.
There is a cost per session and each session will be on a different topic.
There is limited space available for 40 perople per session.
Registration for the event begins at 9:30 a.m.
For more information, call the church at 610-398-7015 or go to www.stjohnsuccfogelsville.com.
Allentown Music Club will be presenting an ensemble program 3 p.m. April 7 at Hope United Church of Christ, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown.
Performers are Thomas Siemiatkoski, Barbara Martyska, Jane Ellen Knotnek, Vivian Golatz and Sally Hill.
The Martha Marcks Mack Scholarship for Young Vocal Artists will be presented to Kendra Domotor and she will perform.
For information, call 610 435- 4659
Five hundred years ago, Niccolo Machiavelli wrote a book titled "The Prince." One phrase from that text that remains a paradox today is "the end justifies the means."
In other words, an action can be justified by the intended outcome rather than the action itself.
On Wednesday, March 13, five members of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners exercised the political equivalent of this maxim.
In doing so, they not only diminished the integrity of our office, but also increased the uncertainty of the future cost of water and wastewater treatment in Lehigh County.