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Alice E. Roberts

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Lehigh Furnace

Alice E. Roberts, 76, of Kutztown, formerly of Slatington, died Feb. 4, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the widow of Barry Roberts.

Born in Lehigh Furnace, she was a daughter of the late James and Carrie (Werley) Clauss.

She worked for the former Paris Neckwear, Walnutport, for 18 years and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Slatington.


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

Directory now available

The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association's 2013 edition of the Pennsylvania Campground Directory is now available.

This free, four-color glossy magazine lists more than 230 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers, as well as tenters.

The annual PCOA Directory divides the state into six regions with maps, color coding, and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each region.

Inductees namedfor wall of honor

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

Parkland School District Education Foundation has announced the 2013 inductees who will don the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor.

The wall of honor, established last year, is located inside the main entrance of the high school.

Wall plaques highlight the inductee achievements and include a current photo as well as the inductee's Parkland senior picture.

The people on the wall serve as an inspiration to all students to achieve excellence and remind the entire community of Parkland's commitment to a quality educational program.


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

Accepting applications

Young Pennsylvanians interested in pursuing environmental careers are invited to apply by April 15 for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' summer residential camp.

The Exploring Careers Outdoors Camp, or ECO Camp, will introduce 20-25 students in grades 10-12 to conservation and environmental careers.

This year's camp will begin July 7, at Kirby Episcopal House and Chapel, Mountain Top, Luzerne County.

The camp is near Nescopeck State Park and about 10 miles south of Wilkes-Barre.

College Corner

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

Indiana Univ.

Local student

serves as leader

Emily Parker, of Orefield, a speech-language pathology and audiology major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was selected to serve as an orientation leader for the university's 2012 Welcome Weekend events.

IUP orientation leaders help to mentor more than 3,000 freshman students during their first weekend at IUP, helping to smooth the transition to college life.

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.