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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Motown concert

The Macungie Minstrelaires' "Souled on Motown" is 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Nov. 2, and 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, Lower Macungie Middle School, 6999 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie.

Noreen Bachman is producer-director and Betsy Lichtenwalner is music director of the show of hits by The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and The Jackson Five.

Proceeds benefit East Penn Angel Network.

Tickets:, 610-770-6845.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Header: CINEMA


@Body.8 Days:1210 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

"Piano Factory," 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Free

"Protektor," 2 p.m. Nov. 24. Free

"Karen Cries on the Bus," 2 p.m. Dec. 22. Free


@Body.8 Days:Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, First Street and Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"Arbitrage," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 2, 4:15 p.m. Oct. 25

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower," 5:15 p.m. Oct. 24; 1:45, 4, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25

Newhard pharmacist honored

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

John J. Pavis of Newhard Pharmacy, 1001 Main St., Northampton, has received the 2012 Excellence in Innovation award.

The award, presented at the Leadership Dinner at the Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center, Scranton, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated innovation, resulting in improved patient care and advancement of the profession.

Elizabeth Hansen

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Elizabeth Hansen, 85, of Whitehall, died Oct. 10, 2012, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Andrew Hansen.

Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Wasyl and Kathryn Gulkewicz.

She worked at the former Cross Country Clothes for 49 years.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Northampton,

She is survived by two sons, Kevin and his wife Ann of Northampton and Keith and his wife Carey of Whitehall; four grandchildren, Erik, Ryan, Drew and Nolan; nieces; and nephews.

Anna R. Hacker

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Anna R. Hacker, 85, of Northampton and formerly of Whitehall, died Sept. 17, 2012, in Sacred Heart Assisted Living. She was the wife of the late John "Hans" Hacker for 55 years.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Theresa (Sabara) Nemeth.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Northampton, where she sang on the choir for many years.

Edward M. Haines

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

heavy equipment mechanic

Edward "Ed" M. Haines, 51, of Walnutport, died Oct. 12, 2012, as the result of a work accident. He was the husband of Vicky V. (Wambold) Haines for 30 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Gerald and Joyce (Miller) Haines of Northampton.

He was a heavy equipment mechanic for Plasterer Equipment, Bethlehem, for the past 28 years.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter, Angela V. Haines and her son Joshua M. of Danielsville; and a sister, Terri Behler of Bethlehem.

He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas G. Haines.

Kathleen C. Kraynek

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Mary's church member

Kathleen C. Kraynek, 83, of Catasauqua, died Sept. 24, 2012, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of George R. Kraynek Sr. of Catasauqua for 63 years.

Born in Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Yost) Pascoe.

She was a 1947 graduate of Catasauqua High School.

She retired in 1984 after 22 years of service from Western Electric/AT&T.

She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Catasauqua.