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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Apply for Allentown Fair jobs

Friday, August 11, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Allentown Fair gates department is taking applications and conducting interviews to work at the Fair, Aug. 29 - Sept. 4.

To be eligible for available non-carnival paid jobs as ticket takers, sellers, cashiers and a limited number of leader positions, candidates must be 18 years or older.

Prospective gates employees are asked to submit their interest, full name and contact information at 610-433-7541, ext. 224, or to

A gate superintendent will respond to messages to initiate the application process.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 9: Chicken with gravy, potatoes, carrots, sugar cookie, milk.

Thursday, August 10: Pot roast, smashed potatoes, broccoli, strawberries.

Friday, August 11: White fish, brown rice, asparagus, summer vegetables, oatmeal cookie.

Monday, August 14: Sloppy joes, warm berry crisp, side salad.

Tuesday, August 15: Sausage, sauteed noodles, sauteed cabbage, canteloupe.

Wednesday, August 16: Chicken with gravy, roasted potatoes, vegetable, mini-muffin.

‘Garden lore’

Friday, August 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LV Museum:

Lehigh County Historical Society’s Pennsylvania Dutch “Food & Garden Lore” is 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the historic 1756 Troxell-Steckel Farm, 4229 Reliance St., Egypt, Whitehall Township.

Visitors can tour a farmhouse built 20 years before the Declaration of Independence and see vintage wagons, farm tools, and much more. The event will feature displays and activities related to Pennsylvania Dutch gardening, garden produce, and foods.

Catherine Steckel, who lived there in 1842, will be portrayed. She will explain harvest time in the garden and kitchen.

Kathleen Ebert

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Trinity United Church of Christ member

Kathleen Ebert, 94, of Coplay, died Aug. 3, 2017, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Raymond D. Ebert.

Born in Widnes, Liverpool, England, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Lucy (Aldred) Gillett.

She was a telephone operator with British Telecom during the war. After emigrating, she worked in the cafeteria at Whitehall High School from 1966-1985.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay, where she taught Sunday school and was on the choir for 21 years.

College corner

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in

Graduates are announced

Bloomburg University

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of spring 2017 graduates.

Catasauqua: Olivia Catherine Falko, Bachelor of Science in biology; Colleen Megan Hickey, Bachelor of Science in education in early childhood (pre-K to grade 4); Erika Marie Lebron, Bachelor of Science in health sciences

Ettore Joseph Coringrato

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary member

Ettore “Ed” Joseph Coringrato, 94, of Whitehall, died Aug. 1, 2017. He was the husband of Margaret (Werner) Coringrato for 61 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Dominic and Isabel Coringrato.

He was a 1941 graduate of Allentown High School and in 1946 from Bethlehem Steel Corporation’s machinist apprentice program.

He was a squad leader in the U.S. Army 19th Infantry with the U.S. occupational forces in Japan after the end of World War II.

He was a machinist at Jenkins Machine Shop.

Advance tickets to be available

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs



The Celtic Cultural Alliance will be offering a 10-percent discount for the advance purchase of Celtic Classic food and beverage tickets.

The Bethlehem festival runs Sept. 22-24.

Patrons will receive a certificate to redeem at a special booth for advanced ticket purchasers on the festival grounds along Spring, Conestoga, Lehigh and South Main streets.

Tickets may be purchased until Aug. 25.

For more information, visit; Twitter @CelticClassic; and on at

Carlton W. Fink

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

Carlton W. Fink, 93, formerly of Whitehall, died Aug. 5, 2017. He was the husband of the late Hulda E. (Mosser) Fink for 43 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Walter and Marguerite (Repsher) Fink.

He was in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific during World War II with the B-29’s in the electrical field with radar and code. He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He was an electrical draftsman for UGI, Mack Truck and PP&L until he took retirement.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton.