East Penn Press

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Another View

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Gender swapping filter — hurtful or helpful?

The popular social media site Snapchat released a new feature this month. The gender swap filter allows you to take a picture of yourself or a friend and transform into the opposite gender.

Snapchat allows people to send pictures or short videos, called “snaps,” to friends. The most popular feature is these snaps only last a few seconds and then disappear.

Martha L. Maletz

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

founder, Community Music School

Martha L. Maletz (née Leedle), 96, founder of the Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley died peacefully at her residence March 22, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph Maletz. She and her husband shared a love of music which continued through their 58 years of marriage. She played the piano and he played the violin.

For many years, she offered private piano lessons in her home in Philadelphia and Allentown.


Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Police Log


A 21-year-old male, of Macungie, was charged with obstruction of governmental operations and harassment after he allegedly pushed officers who were dispatched to the 400 block of East Main Street on a report of a female overdosed on prescription medications. Police attempted to render aid but were confronted by the male. He was taken into custody and transported to Lehigh County Central Processing, according to Macungie police.

Milagros A. Fingerman

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Milagros “Millie” A. Fingerman, 73, of Macungie, died May 14, 2019, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was the wife of the late Louis Fingerman, who died in 2012.

Born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late John Martin and Generosa (Cardona) Gerena.

She was a member of St. Ann Church, Emmaus.

She worked for John Wanamaker’s and various credit unions before retiring.

She enjoyed her family, her dogs, crocheting and the arts.

David W. Price

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Air Products Vice President

David W. Price, 58, of Macungie, died May 15, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Nic Chan. They had been together for over 25 years. Born in Pittsburgh, he was a son of Dorothy P. (Mudron) Lee, of West Mifflin and the late William J. Price.

He retired in 2014 as the vice president for the Asian Operations of Air Products and Chemicals. He was currently a personal trainer in the Lehigh Valley area.

He loved to travel. He enjoyed cooking, music, movies, studying nutrition and foreign languages.


Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Theft from vehicle

A 42-year-old male, of Macungie, reported more than $7,700 of equipment and tools were removed from a work vehicle parked in the 6600 block of Hauser Road between 1:30 p.m. May 9 and 7:30 a.m. May 13, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. Items taken included a reciprocating saw, a circular saw, miscellaneous hand tools, three cordless drills, a corded hammer drill, a cordless hammer drill, a rotary hammer drill, a rolling tool bag, a tool kit pouch, a flashlight, a laser level, drill bits, an air advice monitor, two moisture meters and other items.

Remembering the fallen

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Remembrance markers with flags in memory and in honor of patriots who have and are serving our community and nation as veterans, law enforcement, firefighters, EMS and first responders are displayed at the following locations in Emmaus: St. John’s Lutheran Church, L & R Cemetery, Northwood Cemetery, Shelter House Museum, Emmaus Historical Museum and Emmaus Remembrance Garden.

Lest We Forget ... Remember and Give Thanks!

Rev. Fred S. Foerster

pastor emeritus

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus

Mae E. Foster

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former waitress

Mae E. Foster, 89, of Emmaus, died May 15, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of the late Roy W. Foster, who died Oct. 25, 2009. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Irwin J. and Elsie R. (Rayden) Welliver.

She was a waitress for Moore’s Diner, Allentown.

She is survived by daughters, Susan and her husband, Armand, Debra and her husband, James Druckenmiller; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Donna and five siblings.

Contributions may be made to AseraCare Hospice, 7660 Imperial Way, Suite 410, Allentown, 18195.