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Robert "Spots" Schoenerberger Jr.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Robert "Spots" G.A. Schoenerberger Jr., 76, of Catasauqua, died Feb. 11, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Anna I. (O'Hawk) Schoenerberger for 54 years.

Born in West Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Robert G. A. and Laura (Kuhns) Schoenerberger Sr.

He worked at Cross Country Clothes until retiring in 1996.

Editor's View

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

The dangers of sexting: 'Is it really worth it?'

Salisbury High School presented an assembly recently on the dangers of sexting – this seminar was offered by District Attorney Jim Martin's office for school districts in the Lehigh Valley.

Sexting is described as taking a nude picture of yourself or someone else with cellphone cameras and texting it to others or posting nude photos of yourself on social media such as Facebook or MySpace.

Williard D. Schuler

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

recently retired

Willard D. Schuler, 77, of Fountain Hill, died at his home in Whitehall. He was the husband of the late Donna J. Schuler.

He was a son of Edward and Myrtle Schuler.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He recently retired from building maintenance at the Private Industry Council (PIC), Allentown.

He is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline; three sons, Jonathan and his wife Cynthia, Barry, Willard with wife Amanda; and two grandsons, Kevin Doddy Jr. and Zachary Schuler. He had three brothers, Edward, John and Barry.

Butz Corporate Center gets first Allentown zone loan

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) recently approved a loan to EPC Allentown, LLC, founded by the Butz Family and owner of the Butz Corporate Center.

The $10-million loan through National Penn Bank is the first private development loan that closed through ANIZDA.

"This transaction signifies the positive momentum in the revitalization effort of the city," said Greg Butz, President and CEO, Alvin H. Butz, Inc.


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Photos, poetry about homeless

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches (LCCC) presents "People Without Homes," a photography and poetry exhibit and community discussion, 5 p.m. Feb. 27, Tower Auditorium, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown.

"People Without Homes" is the recent sabbatical project of LCCC Executive Director Rev. Dr. Christine L. Nelson.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Free parking is available.

A discussion on chronic homelessness begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 27.

Light refreshments will be served.

Submit poems for Focus

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.

The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Round Table on marketing

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Score holds a Round Table on marketing products and services on a small business budget, 8 - 9:30 a.m. Feb. 28, Dunkin' Donuts, 3670 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

Sue Kovacs, owner of Fusion Marketing Services and publisher of MD News of Eastern Pennsylvania, is moderator.

Round Table discussions are facilitated by a Score member. Introductory comments on the topic are offered. The session is then open to discussion and questions by participants.

Two join Keller Williams

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Evangelia Papadopoulos and Maureen Longernecker have joined Keller Williams' Northampton County office in Bethlehem.

Papadopoulos has been a full-time Realtor since 2006 and was previously with Weichert Realtors. She was a member of Weichert's Executive Sales Club in 2010, Director's Club in 2011 and Million-Dollar Sales and Marketing Club in 2007, 2008 and 2009. She has been a certified relocation specialist since 2008 and became a certified mentor in 2012.