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College Corner

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

James Madison

Local residents

on dean's list

The following students were named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Allentown: Erica Lee Reifinger is a sophomore majoring in sport and recreation management.

Fogelville: Matthew Gurniak; and

Schnecksville: Olivia Howell and Elizabeth Regan

Students who earn dean's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.899.

HAPPENINGS

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY, JULY 18

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

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.

·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.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 8-9 p.m.

Calvin E. Neikam Jr.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

foreman with LCA

Calvin E. Neikam, Jr., of Allentown, July 14, 2013, died surrounded by his loving family in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Rose Marie (Ziara) Neikam would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September.

Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Emma (Danker) and Calvin E. Neikam Sr.

A graduate of Allentown High School, Class of 1950, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He was a foreman with the Lehigh County Authority for many years before retiring in 1995.

College Corner

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Villanova Univ.

Area residents

graduate

The following local students graduated from Villanova University during the May 19 commencement ceremony.

Allentown: Caitlin Birkhead, earned a Master of Arts; Christina Danner, earned a Bachelor of Arts; Brandon Dornblaser, earned a Bachelor of Science in accountancy; Sarah Englebert, earned a Bachelor of Arts; Elisabeth Houlik, earned a Bachelor of Science in accountancy; Glenn Recker, earned a Bachelor of Science;

Fogelsville: Allison Fronheiser, earned a Bachelor of Arts

Elaine C. Bilheimer

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

1961 Slatington High School graduate

Elaine C. Bilheimer, 69, of Slatington, died July 12, 2013, in her home.

She and her husband David D. Bilheimer celebrated 50 years of marriage in May.

She graduated from the former Slatington High School in 1961.

Born July 25, 1943, in Germansville, she was a daughter of the late Charles H. and Mabel A.M. (Leiby) Reeser.

She was a homemaker for numerous years.

A member of Christ United Church of Christ, Walnutport, she held memberships with Star Hose Company Co. No. 1, Emerald, and Citizen's Fire Co. No. 1, Slatedale.

New Tripoli woman named Leukemia, Lymphoma Society's Woman of the Year

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Janine Reppert of New Tripoli claimed the title of Eastern Pennsylvania's Woman of the Year for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Man and Woman of the Year competition.

Her name was announced June 20 at the grand finale at Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Macungie.

The night was a celebration of all 14 candidate's collective efforts as they enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, live and silent auctions, and dinner and dancing.

Caroline Dee Becker

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

bartender at American Legion Post 576

Caroline Dee Becker, 49, of Slatington, died July 10, 2013.

Born Nov. 30, 1963, in Allentown, she was the daughter of Karen A. (Wachter) Hahn of Bethlehem and the late Henry J. Becker.

She was the stepdaughter of Richard G. Hahn.

She was a bartender at American Legion Post 576 Social Hall and prior to that Woody's Bar and Grill, both in Allentown.