Edna Heffner, 89, from New Tripoli, formerly of Poestenkill, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2013, in the home of her daughter, Genevieve R. Stigler, with whom she resided.
Born Dec. 18, 1923, in Dubach, La., she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Muriel A. (Poland) Jordan.
She was raised and spent most of her childhood years in Choccolocco, Ala.
A senior stenographer for the New York State Department of Health for 32 years before retiring in 2000, she was a charter member of Wynants-kill Wesleyan Church, Wynantskill, N.Y.
The League of Women Voters has a "Running for Local Office" handbook to assist potential candidates. Ballot petition circulation began Feb. 19.
The information is Lehigh and Northampton county specific.
For information, call 610-967-3653 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mildred E. Harvey, 92, formerly of Richboro, Bucks County, and Schnecksville, died Feb. 23, 2013, Country Meadows, Allentown.
She was the wife of the late Frank W. Harvey Jr.
Born April 10, 1920, in Richboro, she was the daughter of the late Leidy and Kathryn (Mayer) Yost.
She was a former volunteer at the Northampton Township and Parkland Community libraries.
Her survivors include children Richard A. of Warminster; Nancy A. Blake of Stevensville, Md., Janice L. Klotzman and her husband, Wilson, of Schnecksville; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will be holding a series of classes to help people prepare for their FCC test to earn their entry-level amateur radio license to run for nine Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m. to start March 5 at Gracedale, near Nazareth.
The classes will also help people begin the enjoyment of talking on the radio with other amateur radio operators locally and around the world
Additionally, for amateur radio operators holding a technician class license, classes will be held on the same dates to prepare you for the general class license.
Brian G. Barto, 47, of Schnecks ville, died Feb. 22, 2013, in Lynn Township, as a result of injuries sustained in a truck accident.
He was the loving husband of Julia (Bisbing) Barto.
Born March 8, 1965, in Allentown, he was the only child of Martha Reinert of Allentown and Larry G. Barto from Macungie.
He was a delivery driver for Sharp Energy, Allentown, and was well liked by many of the company's customers.
Michael A. Terpay, 62, of Schnecksville, died Feb. 22, 2013, in Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, surrounded by his loving family.
He and his wife Julie (Jensen) Terpay celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1, 2012.
Born Aug. 23, 1950 in Allentown, he was the son of the late Mike and Betty (Feichtel) Terpay.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He owned and operated Terpay Trucking Inc., Schnecksville, for the last 23 years.
Betty M. Reinert, 87, of Emmaus, formerly of Macungie, died Feb. 23, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She was the wife of the late Raymond P.J. Reinert.
Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Richard W. and Esther M. (Gernerd) Moose.
A 1943 graduate of Allentown High School, she retired from Spirax Sarco, Allentown, after 21 years of dedicated service as an invoice clerk.
Previously, she was a secretary at Breyer's Ice Cream, Company, Allentown.
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Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.
Upper Macungie Township Recreation Board, 7 p.m.
Parkland Library Board, 7 p.m. in the library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall.
North Whitehall Supervisors, 7:30 p.m.
Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will host Sara Ullmer from the Crime Victims Council, who will speak on "Elder Abuse" noon March 7 at St.Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.
The business meeting will follow.
Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.
Guests are always welcome.
For more information, call 610-437-4265.