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Dedicated to Linny's 'Heart'

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Video debuting at Hotel Bethlehem for Fund to Benefit Children & Youth

What do Mario Andretti, Lee Butz, David Jaindl, Kostas Kalogeropoulos and Julio Guridy have in common with "Mock Turtle Marionettes"?

It's simple. They are coming together to make a video to send a powerful message that we all have a responsibility to protect our community's children from abuse and neglect.

The video, "Have a Heart for Children," premieres at the The Fund to Benefit Children & Youth, 6 p.m. March 9, Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main St., Bethlehem.

Three e-mail bag questions, answers

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Q. What chemicals in the environment have a real impact upon our health?

There are way too many to cover. Here are a few important ones:

Lead: Paint chips, dust, fumes and water containing lead can get into your body. Even small amounts of lead in your system can impede learning and generate behavior changes. Large quantities of lead can be fatal. A simple blood test can alert you before lead poisoning causes significant problems.

Oscars for one and one for all

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Among the dozens of entrants in the annual Lehigh Valley Press Focus section Readers Pick the Oscar Recipients contest, not one person correctly picked all recipients in the contest's seven categories.

Karen Drake of Whitehall picked six out of seven. For the director Oscar, she chose Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln," instead of the recipient, Ang Lee, "Life of Pi."

Karen will receive a $50 Penn's Peak gift card, Roxy Theatre tickets, a Lehigh Valley Press prize package and have her photo in the Focus section.


Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

'Women's Work' artists' reception

"Women's Work: An Art Exhibition," opens with an International Women's Day reception, 7 - 9 p.m. March 8, and continues through April 21, Antonio Salemme Foundation gallery, Suite 203, 542 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

The six featured artists are Janet Barna, mixed-media assemblages; Alison Bessesdotter, contemporary quilts and wearable art; Eileen Cressman-Reeder, polymer clay sculpture;, Marilyn Hazelton, photography with poetry; Maryann Riker, mixed-media artist books and collage; and Susan Weaver, jewelry.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor

Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.

Velma M. Sittler

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Velma M. Sittler, 91, of Slatington, formerly from New Tripoli, died Feb. 21, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

She was the last of 10 siblings born to Calvin and Bertha (Snyder) Sittler in New Tripoli.

She was a longtime cook at Fatzinger's Hotel, New Tripoli, at the former Moselem Springs Inn, Fleetwood, and finally for the Northwestern Lehigh School District.

A life member of the Order of the Eastern Star Rose Croix Chapter 235, she also was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

·Gertrude B. Fox Environmental Center, Bethlehem, has an opening for a gift shop manager at the little store, "Gertie's Gifts."

Contact Karen Dolan at 610-419-0218 or

·Historic Bethlehem Museums, needs volunteers March 2 for Spring Clean Up at Burnside Plantation.

Contact Jill Caggiano at 610-882-0450 ext. 20 or

·Compeer Program of Family Answers, Allentown, is looking for volunteers who want to improve people's quality of life through friendship.

State Police Beat

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Dirt bikes, heater

stolen from garage

According to a police report received Feb. 11, State Police Troop M Bethlehem say Jonathan Kumernitsky, Colten Mcusky and Dave Gould reported two dirt bikes, a four-wheeler and a kerosene space heater were stolen sometime between midnight Jan. 18 and 2 p.m. the next day from a garage at 4461 Mauch Chunk Road, North Whitehall Township.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact state police at 610-861-2026 and reference incident number M01-1447796.

CB radio, GPS stolen from trucks

Alton M. Hausman

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Union Lutheran Church

Alton M. Hausman, 91, of Schnecksville, died Feb. 20, 2013, in his home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was the husband of Carole J. (Wescoe) Hausman and the late Pauline M. (Hartline) Hausman.

Born June 10, 1921, in Schnecksville, he was the son of the late George and Beulah M. (Semmel) Hausman.

He was an assistant manager and heavy equipment operator for Penn-DOT for 17 years before retiring in 1984.

Prior to that, he operated heavy equipment for the former Windsor Service, Reading, for six years.

Civil war

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on March 5

The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting Historian and Gettysburg Expert Jim Heenehan March 5 at Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

He will be discussing "Seventh Indiana and Col. Ira Grover's Court Martial."

Dinner will be 6:30 p.m.; program at 7: 30 p.m. Reservations are required for the dinner. No reservations required for the program only.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.