James E. Phillips, 70, of New Tripoli, died June 22, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Born March 13, 1949, in Somerville, N.J., he was the son of Elizabeth (Eick) Phillips of Wernersville and the late Orville Phillips.
He was a graduate of Hunterdon Central Regional High School, he was a dairy farmer most of his life.
He loved all animals but especially his cows.
For the last 10 years, he worked at Tractor Supply Company.
Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.
Managing Invasive Plants will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.
A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management, and a calibration demonstration.
Register at extension.psu.edu/managing-invasive-plants.
I had originally planned on penning a review of the 2019-20 state budget.
And I still will, but the tragic shooting in the early hours of June 20 in Downtown Allentown that left 10 people hospitalized changed my thinking.
Frankly, I think this is much more important.
I live in Allentown, in fact I have for most of my life, having been raised in Center City.
Fatimah Alsayafi of Allentown was inducted into the Delphi Society at Cedar Crest College, Allentown, for the spring 2019 semester, in recognition of outstanding academic achievements.
Delphi is the college’s honor society for undergraduate students. Students who have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.8 at the end of their junior year or their senior year are recognized as members.
Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th
Office: 1 E. Broad St., Suite 120, Bethlehem
Phones: 610-868-8667; 717-787-4236.
Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th
Office 702 Hamilton St., Allentown
Phones: 610-821-8468; 717-787-1349.
Sen. Mario Scavello, R-40th
Office: 2 N. Robinson Ave., Pen Argyl; 2989 Route 611, Unit 103, Tannersville, Monroe County
Phones: 610-863-1200; 570-620-4326; 717-787-6123.
Rep. Gary Day, R-187th
Office: 6299 Route 309, Suite 302, New Tripoli
Phones: 610-760-7082; 717-787-3017.
William Molen of Germansville graduated from Central Penn College, Summerdale, and participated in the college’s 137th commencement ceremony May 3 at the Forum in Harrisburg.
Molen received a degree in organizational leadership and Master of professional studies.
The following area students earned dean’s list status at Kutztown University:
·Boutique at the Rink, Bethlehem, is an organization of Lehigh Valley volunteers dedicated to supporting cancer services in the community through the annual sale of new and gently used items. Volunteers are needed for sale days at the Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink, Illick’s Mill Road on May 28-June 1.
Contact Jen Gibbs at 610-861-7555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renee L. Miller, 69, from New Tripoli, died June 29, 2019, at home.
She and her husband Gerald R. Miller were married 50 years in May.
Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth B. and Ruth B. (Haas) Folck.
An administrative assistant for 35 years at Ziegels Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, she was also a member, served on the social services and evangelism committees, taught confirmation class for the Sunday School, and served the church council as the financial secretary for many years.