Parkland Press

Sunday, May 20, 2018

lunch menus

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 10: M.S.: Pasta with meat or marinara sauce, hot dog on roll, dinner roll, tossed salad. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also. H.S.: Meatball Parmesan sub, hot dog on roll, french fries, tossed salad.

Friday, May 11: M.S., H.S.: Toasted cheese sandwich, cheeseburger on roll, cream of tomato soup, steamed broccoli. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

Lorraine M. Krause

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of New Life Lutheran Church

Lorraine M. Krause, 85, of Slatington, died April 29, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Paul W. Krause were married 58 years last June 6.

Born Dec. 17, 1932, in Lowhill Township, she was the daughter of the late Arthur H. and Mildred P. (Krause) Hausman.

She and her husband owned and operated Krause Farms, Washington Township, throughout their married life.

Before that, she was a secretary at AT&T, formerly Western Electric, Allentown, and also for the former Trojan Powder Co., South Whitehall Township.

Charles M. Hoover

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

sales representative

Charles M. Hoover, 77, of Orefield, died peacefully May 1, 2018.

He and his wife Nancy A. (Prozonic) Hoover were married 45 years.

Born in Zanesville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Ralph M. and Genevieve (Barnhart) Hoover.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force during a peacetime era.

He was a sales representative for Giles and Ransome Inc., Whitehall, for many years before retiring.

Event offered on May 12

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force has scheduled a free vehicle identification number etching event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at the Whitehall Township Public Works Building, 3219 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County, and there is no limit to the number of vehicles motorists can bring to the event.

VIN etching is the process of chemically etching a vehicle’s unique identification number on all windows and sunroofs.

L. Valley LaunchBox accepting applications for summer camp

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Creative collaboration fuels innovation, and the Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge is poised to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs!

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox and Perkiomen School is offering a two-week summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in developing the foundation for a successful business or product idea June 18-29.

District News

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Coming Events

May 10: Freddy Award Nominations announced live on WFMZ TV, noon; Senior Citizen Dinner 5:30 p.m. High school orchestra concert 7 p.m.

May 12: Parkland Senior Prom, Steel Stacks, 6 p.m. Post Prom at high school from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.

May 17-19: 15th annual Festival of the Arts.

May 18: Early dismissal high school and middle schools, 1 p.m. Elementary schools at 1:45 p.m.

May 21: High school academic awards night.

May 24: Freddy Awards, live on WFMZ TV, 7 p.m.

May 25: School volunteer lunch at Lehigh Career Technical Institute.

Carl T. Ruch Sr.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

automobile mechanic

Carl T. Ruch Sr., 74, of Schnecksville, died May 1, 2018, in his home.

He and his wife Julia A. (Williams) Ruch were married 55 years.

Born May 26, 1943, in Schnecksville, he was the son of the late Emery Jacob and Myrtle Irene (Gogel) Ruch.

He was an automobile mechanic at Gilboy Ford, Whitehall, for 35 years before retiring in 2000.

In the 1960s, he drove race car No. 74, at various local racetracks.

An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a member of Grouse Hall, Ironton.