Guyla Clinger of Northampton drops some green into a container held by Mary Ellen Ford of the Northampoton-based Exchange Club Saturday. The club held the annual fundraiser on Held Drive, near Redner's. The event benefits child abuse programs in the Lehigh Valley.
Joyce L. Hartman, 84, of Boyertown, died May 15, 2013, at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Lewis Hartman.
Born in Petersville, she was a daughter of the late Paul Sr. and Jennie (Miller) Koch.
The 2013 edition of Sustainable Lehigh Valley is now available.
Published every April in conjunction with Earth Day by the Alliance for Sustainable Communities-Lehigh Valley, this 100-page booklet provides information about and access to an array of sustainability efforts in the Valley.
This edition features a directory of 250 organizations, businesses and governmental agencies promoting sustainable communities.
For more information, go to sustainlv.org.
Tyler Bernard Smith, 32, of Northampton, died in his home May 14, 2013. He was the husband of Chanan (Cortez) Smith. They celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary this year.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of Thomas Benner and Brenda Smith.
He worked as an electrician for Edison Electric and was an apprentice and a member of IBEW 375 since 2005.
He was a Marine Corps vet who served during Operation Enduring Freedom in Kuwait.
Meryl "Tex" H. Semmel, 83, of Allentown, died May 20, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice-Inpatient unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Olga P. (Pekurny) for 60 years.
Born in Mahoning Township, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Kidden) Semmel.
He was in the Pennsylvania National Guard.
He worked in the maintenance department of the former Tarkett Manufacturning, Whitehall, for many years until he retired in 1992.
He was a member of St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown.
Alvin Newton Bugbee Jr., 90, of Catasauqua, died May 19, 2013. He was the husband of Monica (Hefele) Bugbee for 63 years.
Born in Trenton, N.J., he was a son of the late Alvin Newton Bugbee and Helen Horn of Catasauqua.
He was a Catasauqua High School graduate. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Lehigh University. He was a graduate of Infantry Officer's Candidate School.
Last week's article, "Allen election generates interest," the location of the polling place was listed incorrectly. The Press regrets the error.
· Communities That Care presentation – 7 p.m. Trinity United Church of Christ, 17 N. Third St., Coplay. Part of the experiencing community service. Information: Janet Ebert at 610-262-8933.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach, 610-965-2598.
On Sunday, April 28, the Lehigh Township Athletic Association (LTAA) wrestling banquet took place in Danielsville.
The banquet was sponsored by the Talon Wrestling Club and was free of charge to all in attendance.
"This was the most successful year in my eight years of coaching here," said Joe Tocci, head coach and wrestling coordinator for LTAA. "We have a wonderful parents and a dedicated group of kids who have worked very hard to become the best wrestlers possible."
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@Body.8 Days: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, 101 Founders Way, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"The Great Gatsby," 5, 7:55 p.m. May 22; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. May 23
"Mud," 4:45 p.m. May 22; 4:15 p.m. May 23
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@Body.8 Days: 527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-432-8943
"Mud," 4:45, 7:30 p.m. May 22, 23.
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@Body.8 Days: 23 N. 6th. St., Allentown. 610-432-6715