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ABE League holds championship meet

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Sports

The ABE League Swimming and Diving Championships were held recently

Two Westwood Heights swimmers and one from Stone Crest took first place in their events.

Joshua Anderson (Westwood Heights) won 13 and over diving with a score of 128.45, more than 30 points higher than the second-place finisher.

Harris Nagle (Westwood Heights) too first place in 15-18 year old breaststroke, posting a time of 32.23 seconds.

Jillian Walls (Stonecrest) took first place in the 25-meter butterfly with a time of 20.43 seconds.

Local riders excel at Jr. Nationals

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Local cyclists from Sprinters Edge Track Development Team, coached by Andrew Harris, took the podium for several events at the recent Junior National Track Championship at Trexlertown's Valley Preferred Cycling Center.

After qualifying in the top spot with a time of 11.089, James Mellen (above left), rising senior at Parkland High School, took gold in the match sprint. James followed the match sprint victory with a win in the team sprint on day two of the competition.

Mellen also secured a bronze medal in the keirin event.

David Albert Hunsicker

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Cedar UCC

David Albert Hunsicker, 52, of Lower Macungie Township, died Aug. 7, 2013, in Allentown.

He was the husband of Margery (Newell) Bonser.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Albert J. and Barbara A. (Boger) Hunsicker of Lower Macungie.

A 1978 graduate of Emmaus High School, he was a baker for Egypt Star Bakery for almost 30 years.

A member of Cedar United Church of Christ, South Whitehall, he also was a member of the Wescosville Fire Company and the Young Men's Club, Allentown.

Christine M. Hosfeld

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owner of Hosfeld's General Store

Christine M. (Snyder) Hosfeld, 93, of Allentown, formerly of Stony Run, died Aug. 8, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Clyde L. Hosfeld.

Born Jan. 7, 1920, in Schnecksville, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Mamie (Lorah) Snyder.

She was a graduate of Slatington High School, Class of 1937 and the former Joyce Art Beauty School, Allentown.

Irvin F. Yerger Jr.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

truck driver for various companies

Irvin F. Yerger, Jr., 79, from Wescos-ville, died on Aug. 9, 2013, in his home.

He was the husband of Joan J. (Kneller) Yerger.

Born April 17, 1934, in Frackville, Schuylkill County, he was the son of the late Irvin F. Sr. and Caroline A. (Spears) Yerger.

He was a truck driver for various companies in the Lehigh Valley for many years before retiring.

He was a member of the Orefield congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Happenings

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

·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.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

Donald O. Eberwein

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Holy Trinity

Donald O. Eberwein, 91, of Lehigh Furnace, died July 29, 2013, in Palmerton Hospital.

He and his wife Arlene M. (Silfies) Eberwein celebrated 68 years of marriage in January.

Born June 6, 1922, in Lehigh Furnace, he was the son of the late George and Daisy (Remaley) Eberwein.

He was a Navy veteran during World War II, during which he served as a petty officer third class in Africa and Sicily onboard the USS Narragansett (AT-88) from 1942-45.

Employed for 44 years by Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, he served as an assembler until retiring.

Roma M. Bisko

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked in knitting mills

Roma M. Bisko, 83, of Emerald, died Aug. 8, 2013, in her home.

She was the wife of the late John Bisko who died in 2003.

Born May 7, 1930, in Emerald, she was a daughter of the late Morris S. and Bertha Jones Kern.

Employed by various knitting mills in the Slatington area for numerous years as a seamstress, she also was a bartender for various years at several bars.

She was of the Christian faith.