The February meeting of the Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 16, Jacob's Music Store, 2223 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.
A free concert will be presented.
New members are welcome. Membership is open to those ages 5 - 18.
Audition information: Emily Reyes, 610-398-0781
Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.
The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.
Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Readers Pick the Oscar recipients contest for the 85th Academy Awards.
@$: 5 "Amour"
5 "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 "Django Unchained"
5 "Les Misérables"
5 "Life of Pi"
5 "Silver Linings Playbook"
5 "Zero Dark Thirty"
@$: 5 Michael Haneke, "Amour"
5 Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"
5 Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"
5 David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Due to inclement weather, Northwestern Lehigh will dismiss students early Feb. 8.
Parkland schools have early dismissal on Feb. 8.
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
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
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
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.
PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN
Erik Kratz, above left, former Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball player and now a Philadelphia Phillies catcher, and Kevin Frandsen, above right, former IronPigs third baseman now playing for the Phillies, were among honored guests and speakers at the Phillies Winter Banquet IronPigs Charities benefit.
Upper Macungie Township police say Jean Alony Dumay of Brooklyn, N.Y. was driving a minivan on Schantz Road at Grim Road at 3:39 p.m. Feb. 3 when the van left the roadway, spun out and struck several signs and a traffic light pole, which is still upright and functional.
No injuries were reported, police say.
Two charged with disorderly conduct
Laila M. Arndt, 96, from Kutztown, died Jan. 30, 2013, in Reading.
She was the widow of Edward F. Arndt.
Born in Weisenberg Township, she was a daughter of the late Llewellyn and Minnie (Grim) Danner.
A farmer for many years in Weisenberg Township, she sold Stanley and Fuller home products at Leesport Auction for more than 30 years.
She also sold household items for 22 years and worked at Phoenix Antique Market, Allentown, for eight years.
A member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Fogelsville, she was a member of the Ladies Aide and Altar Guild.
Raymond "Ray" Bottazzi, 88, a longtime resident of Catasauqua, Whitehall Manor and Traditions of Hanover, died peacefully Jan. 29, 2013.
Born in Northampton, Mass., he was a son of the late Carmine and Assunta (Pignatello) Bottazzi.
He and his wife,Anna Mae (Hopkins) Bottazzi, were married 48 years at the time of her death on May 1, 2003.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 12th Fighter Squadron in the South Pacific, and was honored with five Bronze Stars for his bravery.