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Herman A. Ginder

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Butz Construction Co.

Herman A. Ginder, 85, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died Feb. 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

He was the widower of Jane F. (Roessler) Ginder.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Arthur and Esther (Bowman) Ginder.

A carpenter all his life, he worked for Butz Construction Co. for many years where he was a foreman.

He was a member of Carpenter Union 600.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He then went to the Naval Academy from 1947-50.

Lunch menus

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 14: Elem.: Parkland chicken sandwich on whole grain roll or hot dog, sweet potato wedges, peas, chilled fruit, cereal meal. M.S.: French toast sticks with sausage links or egg McTrojan on whole grain roll, hash brown, green beans, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: Chicken grinder or cheeseburger, both on whole grain roll, peas, Valentine Icee, side spinach salad, assorted fruit.

College Corner

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Quinnipiac Univ.

L.V. residents

on dean's list

Wesley Breisch of Allentown and Katherine Kolbe of Orefield were named to the fall 2012 semester dean's list at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn.

To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C.

Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible.

Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.

Lehigh County offering fingerprinting service

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Regional Central Booking Center offers a fingerprinting service to the public in Lehigh County Prison, Allentown.

People who need fingerprints to get various licenses and to meet job requirements for some government, insurance, security, nursing and teaching positions may go to the prison, 38 N. Fourth St., Allentown, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and from 4-8 p.m. Monday to Friday and tell a corrections officer at the front desk they are there for prints.

The $25 fee may be paid by cash or money order.

Chosen Words

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Valentine's Day

Don't bother buying

me a Hallmark card this year.

Don't bother buying me

a box of assorted chocolates.

Don't bother buying me

a pretty piece of jewelry.

Don't bother buying me

fancy perfumes to spray on.

Don't bother buying me

elegant clothing to strut in.

Don't bother buying me

a lavish dinner at a restaurant.

Don't bother buying me

any roses that will wither.

Don't bother buying me

a bottle of special champagne.

Don't bother buying me

Paul C. Fisher

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

founded former Lehigh Business Forms

Paul C. Fisher, 71, of New Tripoli, died peacefully in his home Feb. 6, 2013.

He was the husband of the late Christine M. (Cope) Fisher.

Born March 8, 1941, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Robert and Beatrice (Hager) Fisher.

He retired in 2002 after a successful 35-year career in which he and his wife founded the former Lehigh Business Forms Inc. in 1977, which later became PrintConcepts.

Pick Oscar winners

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards have been announced.

Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, and televised live on the ABC television network.

The person who chooses the most correct number of Oscar recipients receives a $50 Penn's Peak gift card; tickets to movies at the Roxy Theatre, Northampton, a Lehigh Valley Press prize package; and may have his or her photo appear in the Focus section.

For an Oscar Contest entry form, see Page B5.

MUSIC CLUB

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Meeting Feb. 16

The February meeting of the Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 16, Jacob's Music Store, 2223 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

A free concert will be presented.

New members are welcome. Membership is open to those ages 5 - 18.

Audition information: Emily Reyes, 610-398-0781