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Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, September 20, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

·Miller-Keystone Blood Center, Bethlehem, is open Sundays for blood donors at the Bethlehem site and volunteers are needed to serve as canteen attendants.

Contact Naomi Pratt at 610-691-5850 or

·Downtown Bethlehem Association has volunteer opportunities for the Bethlehem Fashion Event Sept. 22.

Contact Kasara McLaughlin at 610-577-6962 or

Edward B. Cope

Thursday, September 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for U.S. Postal Service

Edward B. Cope, 95, of Breinigs-ville, died on Aug. 26, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife, Elizabeth I. (Seddon) Cope were married 62 years.

Born in Frackville, he was the son of the late Elmer G. and Mae (Shirey) Cope.

Before retiring in 1980, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service in the Allentown area and previously at the former Callahan's Tire Recapping.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Recycle items

Lehigh County is holding free "anything with a plug" recycling 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sept. 22, Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville; Olympus Corporate Headquarters, 3500 Corporate Parkway, Center Valley; and Lowe's Home Im-provement, 1235 Martin Court, Bethlehem.

Items accepted include computers, monitors, printers, air-conditioners, computer accessories and household appliances.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Spirituality topic

"Spirituality and the Twelve Steps," 7- 9 p.m. Sept. 19, Bahnson Center of Moravian Theological Seminary, 60 W. Locust St., Bethlehem, is the latest in a once per semester seminar offered by the seminary's Office of Enrollment.

The seminar highlights the role of the 12 steps in the development of spirituality for the recovering person and its impact on the family.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested:

Information: Ann Gibson, Director of Enrollment,, 610-861-1512

Lehigh Valley Stage

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Focus

"44 Plays for 44 Presidents," 8 p.m. Sept. 29; 2, 8 p.m. Sept. 30; 8 p.m. Oct. 1 - 3, Studio Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre and Dance, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown., 484-664-3333

"An Evening At A British Music Hall," 8 p.m. Sept 28, 29, Touchstone Theatre, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. 610-861-1689.

"Arsenic and Old Lace," 8 p.m. Sept. 26 - 29, Oct. 3 - 6; 2 p.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 7; 9:45 a.m. Oct. 2, DeSales University, Main Stage, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley., 610-282-3192


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Praise concert

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.

Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.

Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches,, 610-433-6421.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Breakfast talk on health care

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE offers a breakfast seminar, "Health Care Reform, Insurance and the Small Business Owner," 8 - 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21, Denny's Restaurant, Catasauqua Road, Allentown.

Rebekah A. Ruch, President, REBA Group, LLC, an employee benefits agency, and Jim and Maureen Whited, Source One Accountants, a certified public accounting firm, will lead the seminar.

There is no charge. Seating is limited. Advance registration is required. To register: SCORE website, lvscore. org. Information: Mitzi Colella,, 610-266-3000

Sigmund Levin

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in Local News

avid investment banker

Sigmund Levin, 81, a longtime resident of Allentown, died peacefully Sept. 8, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Oscar and Mary (Siegal) Levin.

He and his wife Mary (Sadler) Levin were married Nov. 19, 1974.

An owner of Gentry Men's Clothing Shop, he was an avid investment banker throughout his life time.

He loved watching the Philadelphia Phillies, Eagles and Sixers but, most of all, he was a wonderful husband, father and friend to all who were around him.