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Ben Franklin Tech to house Lehigh Valley Angel Investors

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Ben Franklin TechVentures has announced that Lehigh Valley Angel Investors (LVAI) as a new affiliate partner.

The partnership with LVAI is said to allow Ben Franklin clients greater access and exposure to more organizations and individuals who, like Ben Franklin, are involved with helping start-ups with seed and first-round investments, according to Ben Franklin officials.

Ben Franklin TechVentures will provide resources and meeting space to LVAI, which was created in 2010 by Lehigh Valley entrepreneurs and business executives and had been seeking a base of operations.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Open House

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts an Open House for prospective students, 6 - 8 p.m. April 4, Community Services Center, Main Campus, Route 309, Schnecksville, Northern Lehigh Township.

LCCC Admission and Financial Aid representatives, academic counselors and Academic Program coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.

To register for the Open House:, or LCCC Admission Office, 610-799-1575.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor

Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.


Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Applications being accepted

The Allentown Music Club is offering a $1,000 Past President's Assembly scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties.

The student must be accepted at an accredited institution and be pursuing music performance. Application deadline is April 10.

Call Paula Evans at 610-261-4072, or Jane Gambone at 610-435-0120, for information.

Beatrice "Betty" E. Simmers

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

music teacher

Beatrice "Betty" E. Simmers, 97, of North Catasauqua, died Feb. 28, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late Casper E. Simmers.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Jacob W. and Emma E. (Schoedler) Levers.

She was a trimmer for S.S Kresge before retiring. She was a music and piano teacher, giving lessons at her home.

She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Catasauqua.

She is survived by two sons, Ted M. of Coplay and Barry R. of Bond, Colo.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Gloria J. Deegan

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse

Gloria J. Deegan, 83, of Lehigh Township died Feb. 26, 2013, in Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Joseph Deegan for 56 years.

Born in Pennsville, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Florence (Roberts) Werner Shepard.

She was a 1947 graduate of Northampton High School and a 1951 graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.

Bertha A. Unger

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John's Lutheran Church member

Bertha A. Unger, 95, of Hokendauqua, died Feb. 26, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late John J. Unger Sr.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Cecelia Deutsch Klucherich and the stepdaughter of the late Frank Klucherich.

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

She is survived by a son, John and his wife Bernadine, and a daughter, Sandra and her husband Rolland Reinert, all of Whitehall; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Robert Unger.

Coplay police

Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Company building entered

Police were called March 7 for a report of people dressed in black inside the General Supply Company property.

The call came at 8:30 p.m., police said.

Coplay police, assisted by officers from the North Catasauqua and Whitehall police departments, checked the buildings, located off Bridge Street.

No one was found on the premises, police said.

Vehicle tire deflated

Coplay police responded Saturday to a report that someone tampered with a vehicle tire.