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Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Local News


·Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Singer Elissa Clausnitzer will perform. Business session concludes meeting. Current and former federal workers are invited to attend. For information, call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246.

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

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

Lester L. Bowen

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

served in administration of 213th ASG

Lester L. Bowen, 93, longtime resident of Fifth Street, Fullerton, died peacefully Aug. 24, 2012, in Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton.

Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Robert and Mabel (Troxell) Bowen.

He and his wife, Dora Jean (Williams) Bowen, were married 54 years at the time of her death on Jan. 28, 2002.

He served in the administration with the Pennsylvania National Guard 213th Area Support Group, 15th and Allen streets, Allentown for more than 30 years before retiring in 1979.

Tilghman Street bridges open

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Two bridges along Tilghman Street, Upper Macungie, are now open.

The project to replace the superstructure on the Tilghman Street Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad and to completely replace the Tilghman Street Bridge over Chapmans Road began in March.

During construction, Tilghman Street was closed and detoured between Blue Barn and Farm Bureau roads with a detour using Routes 22 and 100, and I-78.


Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Children's ball set for Sept. 22

Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be 6-11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign.

Call CSC at 610-437-6000, ext. 2101 for information.

Pamela S. Penchishen

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

clerk for the U.S. Postal Service

Pamela S. Penchishen, 57, of Slatington, formerly of North Plainfield, N.J., died Aug. 21, 2012, in the Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Lower Saucon Township.

She was the wife of the late Frank A. Hart.

Born Sept. 20, 1954, in Plainfield, N.J., she was the daughter of Dean W. (Sill) Sherwood of Bridgewater, N.J. and the late Richard W. Sherwood.

Robert L. Berger

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of RPA

Dr. Robert L. Berger V.M.D., 89, of Heidelberg Township, formerly of Shartlesville, died peacefully Aug. 13, 2012, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Born March 16, 1923, in Upper Bern Township, Berks County, he was the son of the late Robert L. Sr. and Lizzie H. (Long) Berger.

During the 1930s, he was a member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Having a great concern for his four-legged friends, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine on his birthday, March 16, 1946.

Lunch menus

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in School

Monday, Sept. 3: No school. Labor Day holiday.

Tuesday, Sept. 4: Elem.: Oven-baked chicken nuggets or cheeseburger, tossed salad with low-fat dressing, steamed carrots, chilled pineapple, cereal meal. M.S.: Cheeseburger on whole grain roll or oven-baked chicken nuggets with whole grain roll, oven-baked fries, mixed vegetables, assorted fruits/ juices. H.S.: Oven-baked chicken nuggets with whole grain roll, whole grain cheeseburger, seasoned noodles, green beans, side spinach salad, assorted fruits.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.



Upper Macungie Township Recreation Board, 7 p.m.



South Whitehall Commissioners, 7:30 p.m.


Upper Macungie Twp. Supervisors, 7 p.m.

North Whitehall Township Zoners, 7:30 p.m. to hear the appeal of Michael Selig for a special exception to establish a private airport/heliport at 5471 Route 309, Schnecksville.