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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Frank Alotta

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

professional boxing career

Frank Alotta, 87, of Allentown, died Jan. 5, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of the late Loretta (Rota) Alotta.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frank and Josephine (Lena) Alotta.

He was a member of the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Allentown.

Before retiring, he worked for Western Electric, owned Frankie Alotta’s Café and lastly for Mack Trucks as an expeditor.

He served in the Navy Reserves.

Elmer E. Daneker

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

coached Orefield Little League

Elmer E. Daneker, 86, died peacefully Dec. 24, 2018.

Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Elmer and Ruth (Thomas) Daneker.

He was the loving husband of the late Patricia A. (Arndt) for more than 50 years.

After graduating from Palmerton High School, he proudly joined the Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict and earned the rank of staff sergeant.

He was honored to be included as part of the Palmerton Area Veterans Memorial.

Thomas Capehart announces candidacy for county judge

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Tom Capehart, a partner in an Allentown law firm, has announced his candidacy for judge on the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas.

An attorney who has practiced law for almost 30 years, Capehart says he would bring to the bench extensive experience and a broad breadth of legal knowledge to serve Lehigh County.

Capehart, a registered Republican, says he is running as a further extension of his longtime commitment to community service.


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Recording Fusion: The Fusion Jazz Trio returns for “Jazz Upstairs,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall. Bring your applause. The Fusion Jazz Trio will record the concert for a new CD, “Out of the Shadows.” The Fusion Jazz Trio, Vernon Mobley, drums; Brian Bortz, bass, and George Grund, keyboards, will be joined by Joe Mixon, guitar, and Chet Brown, vocals. The Fusion Jazz Trio, formed in 2002, blends bold percussion, funky and innovative bass lines and electrifying keyboard refrains. Tickets: Miller Symphony Hall box office, 23 N.

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 9: Chopped steak w / onion gravy, scalloped potatoes, carrots, tropical fruit, wheat dinner roll.

Thursday, Jan. 10: Roasted turkey breast, bread stuffing, green beans, orange.

Friday, Jan. 11: Battered fish w/ tartar sauce, confetti rice, Mediterranean medley, apple, wheat bread.

Monday, Jan. 14: Spaghetti w / meatballs, broccoli, fruit cocktail.

Tuesday, Jan. 15: Veal w/ mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, pears.

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, Jan. 9: Breaded pork chop, cabbage and bow ties, fresh Waldorff salad, wheat bread w/ margarine, cranberry coconut macaroon.

Thursday, Jan. 10: White minestrone soup, Italian beef, cheese and noodle casserole, Boston butter lettuce w/ Caesar dressing, Italian bread w / margarine, chilled pears.