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LAFAYETTE

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Blair discussion

A panel discussion, "Tony Blair, Britain, and a Changing World," will be held at 12:15 p.m. April 2, Interfaith Chapel, Hogg Hall, Lafayette College, Easton.

Panelists include Lafayette government and law faculty members Katalin Fabian, Michael Feola and Seo-Hyun Park.

The event is free and open to the public.

Butch Patrick talks collecting at annual LVHM 'History Expo'

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster on the hit television series "The Munsters" (1964 - 1966), will speak and greet visitors at the annual History Expo 2013, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. April 6, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum (LVHM), 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The event is free and open to the public. The museum admission fee is waived for the day.

"Little known to the public is Butch Patrick's obsession with history," said Joseph Garrera, LVHM Executive Director. "He collects everything, from Beatles' memorabilia to vintage records and even monster items."

MUSLIM ASSN.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Potluck supper

A Potluck Supper and Program presented by Muslims and Christians United will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 4, Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley, 1988 Schadt Avenue, Whitehall.

The public is invited to this seventh in the 2012 - '13 series of events devoted to increasing interfaith understanding. organized by members of Wesley United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem and the Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley.

Information: muslimschristiansunited.org

Back to the future: Da Vinci appoints Lin Erickson as CEO

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

The Da Vinci Science Center has announced that Lin Erickson, who led the organization 1997 - 2005, has begun her second tenure as Executive Director and CEO.

Erickson was elected unanimously by the Da Vinci Science Center's Board of Trustees after a national search of nearly 175 candidates. She began her second tenure March 18.

She has more than 25 years experience spearheading educational initiatives for students from kindergarten through college, raising more than $46 million from public and private sources.

HS jazz band winners chosen

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Following three rounds of competition in February and March, the Quakertown Community High School Jazz Ensemble has been named the winner of the 2013 SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase presented by King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC.

The 24-member band, directed by Frank C. Parker, opens for Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m. May 9, during RiverJazz presented by Concannon Miller at SteelStacks.

A one-hour TV special on the SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase will be aired 10:30 p.m. April 6 on 69-WFMZ-TV.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Social News

ANGLICAN

ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH

25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

NORTHAMPTON

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

www.NAOG.ws

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor

Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.

Debra E. Gombert

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John's Lutheran Church member

Debra "Deb" E. Gombert, 42, of Allentown, formerly of Whitehall Township., died March 9, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Gerald E. and Renee E. (Stout) Gombert of Whitehall.

She was a 1988 graduate of Whitehall High School. She attended Shippensburg University.

She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.

Maria Dechterenko

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Austria

Maria Dechterenko, 88, of Whitehall, died March 2, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late Iwan Dechterenko for 46 years.

Born in Austria, she was a daughter of the late Johann and Anna (Wirnsberger) Osterreicher.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by three sons, Robert and Hans of Whitehall and Tony of Sussex, N.J.; three brothers; and a sister.

Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.

Anna A. Semler

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

seamstress

Anna A. Semler, 84, of Coplay, died March 13, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late Joseph "Seppy" A. Semler for 49 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Anna (Keglovits) Stubits. She was a laundress for St. Peter's rectory.

She was a seamstress for several local mills. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay, and of its Altar and Rosary Society and the Resurrection Choir.

She was a member of the ILGW. She was a member of the former St. Joseph's Sick and Beneficial Society, Northampton.

George A. Geiger

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Hokendauqua

George A. Geiger, 89, of Lakeville, formerly of Hokendauqua, died Feb. 18, 2013, in the Hospice Unit of Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was the husband of the late Emaline F. (Lynn) Geiger.

Born in Stiles, he was a son of the late George and Lillian (Grim) Geiger.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He worked for Mack Trucks Inc., first in the paint department, then in quality control. He was a security guard at Briar Hill, Lakeville.

He was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.