Once again the Cherrydale fundraiser was a huge success with $31,000 in sales, bringing in a great profit to help fund activities and events held for Sheckler Elementary School students throughout the school year.
Students who sold 10 or more items will get to enjoy the Big Blast Party with DJ Hedi and giant inflatables. The party is planned for Nov. 9, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Judy "Chenaw" M. SantaMaria, 71, of Bethlehem Township, died Oct. 12, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Peter V. SantaMaria for 48 years.
Born in Allentown and raised in Fullerton, she was a daughter of the late Roy A. and Mildred L. (Matthews) Freeman Jr.
She was a 1959 graduate of Whitehall High School. She earned a degree in psychology from Moravian College.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Bethlehem.
Geraldine K. Dorwart, 58, of Northampton, died Oct. 17, 2012, at Muhlenberg Hospital, Bethlehem.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Arlene (Saylor) Hawkey.
She was a certified nurse's assistant. She was also a CNC operator for Victaulic, Forks Township, and was a brakeman on the railroad.
She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.
At the Catasauqua-North Catasauqua Halloween Parade, a Catasauqua resident had a big surprise for his girlfriend.
From left, Tyler Andrews, Delaney Troxell, Ezekiel Sobrado and Paige Shupp hold up a bucket they decorated for the Sheckler Elementary School Think First Assembly held recently in the school cafeteria. Each class decorated a bucket now being used by teachers to promote positive behavior in their classrooms. Each time a student does or says kind things to others, the individual teacher will fill the bucket with a star cut out. On each star cut out is written a kind thing or kind word someone did or said for another.
Mary E. (Lawrence) Csicsek, 96, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 9, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Charles "Chickie" M. Csicisek.
Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Rose (Biro) Lawrence.
She worked for Laros Printery and, during World War II, for the Bethlehem Steel. She worked for Western Electric for 25 years, retiring in 1976.
PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is now available in the Lehigh Valley area.
PA 2-1-1 East is a free, comprehensive, information and referral program and one of seven regional 2-1-1 call centers in Pennsylvania.
The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for a broad range of services including basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing and support groups.
Dorothy E. Haberern, 90, of Allentown and formerly of Egypt, died at her home. She was the wife of the late Henry W. Haberern.
She was a daughter of the late Archibald and Kattie (Bloise) Bair of Egypt.
She worked for Western Electric for 35 years until she retired.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda J. Knauss of Orefield.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Allen, Rowland and Harvey.
Contributions may be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospital, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.
Gary R. Reinhard, 67, of Slatington,died Oct. 9, 2012, at Blue Mountain Health System-Palmerton Campus.
Born in Pennsville, he was a son of the late Ralph and Elizabeth (Pavalko) Reinhard.
He was employed by the Laborers International Union of North America Local 1174, Allentown, for 33 years before retiring in 2007.
He attended Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bath.
He was a member of Lappawinzo Rod and Gun Club and the Tri-boro Sportsmen Club, both of Northampton.
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute will be featured in an upcoming segment of "Today in America" with Terry Bradshaw, entitled "Preparing Students for Today's Workforce Demands."
The segment is part of the show's American Education series.
The "Today in America" segment explores the critical role LCTI plays in helping to meet manufacturers' needs for qualified workers.
The five-minute segment was filmed on location at LCTI's 500,000-square-foot facility in Schnecksville.