Parkland Press

Monday, September 24, 2018

Events planned for September

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in September.

The following groups and disc jockeys will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

Sept. 19: The King Duo

Sept. 22: The Steel City Band

Sept. 29: DJ Music Mix with Jerry Deanne

Saturday dances will be 7:30-10:30 p.m. The Wednesday dance will be 1-4 p.m. in the Trexler Room.

Fundraiser walk on Sept. 23

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh Valley Apraxia Network and Apraxia Kids are sponsoring a walk to benefit children with apraxia of speech Sept. 23 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie.

Childhood apraxia of speech is a challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. Walk begins at 10:30 a.m. The walk is open to all adults and children. Entertainment will include DJ Jimbo and Moana will sing. In addition, there will be games, crafts and more.

MaryJane Funk

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

teacher at Little People’s Day Care

MaryJane Funk, 75, of Kempton, died Sept. 9, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Arthur L. Funk were married 46 years last month.

Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Edna (Gorrich) Gittings.

She was a teacher at Little People’s Day Care, Allentown, for 10 years.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the yearly family vacation to the Outer Banks.

Barry J. Henning

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at C.F. Martin & Co.

Barry J. Henning, 65, of Coplay, died Sept. 2, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Kim A. (Litzenberger) Henning were married more than 19 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Harley and Mae (Kimminour) Henning.

For 31 years, he worked in various departments including mostly with customer service at C.F. Martin & Co., Inc., Nazareth.

He enjoyed collecting Zippo lighters, listening to music, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.

Expo Sept. 15 at Da Vinci

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Sen. Browne

State Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, will have his annual Kids Discovery Expo 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd., Bypass, Allentown. The event will take place rain or shine.

This free expo, which is open to the public, will provide valuable information on numerous programs and services available from government, community, nonprofit and corporate groups throughout the area.

Carolyn F. Daniels

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

1948 Slatington High School graduate

Carolyn F. Daniels, 87, formerly of Fleetwood, died on Aug. 30, 2018, at the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown.

She was the wife of the late Frank E. Daniels.

Born in New Tripoli, she was a daughter of the late Vernon J. and Maggie C. (Fister) Snyder.

She attended Lynn Township public schools and was a 1948 graduate of Slatington High School and a 1949 graduate of Allentown Business College.

She was employed by radio station WSAN in Allentown and was also secretary to the dean of Kutztown University for 14 years, eventually retiring in 1973.

Porker run on Sept. 16

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley is having its 19th annual Rally Through the Valley porker run and pig roast Sept. 16. Rain or shine.

The ride starts at Nazareth Borough Park and ends for the first time at Lone Lane Park in Upper Macungie.

There will be a pig roast, live music, games and raffle baskets from noon to 3 p.m.

Family and community members are invited for the celebration at the park.

All the proceeds from the event benefit local crime victims in the Lehigh Valley.