East Penn Press

Monday, September 24, 2018

Linda M. Kauffman

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Linda M. Kauffman, 73, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died Sept. 16, 2018, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Jack L. Kauffman. They celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary last May. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Dorothy F. (Stephens) Hrivnak.

She performed clerical work for various companies in the Lehigh Valley.

She served as an organist and choir director for St. John’s E.C. Church for many years.

She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Dale J. “Doc” Stout

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Dale J. “Doc” Stout, 77, of Salisbury Township, died Sept. 15, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Frances H. “CieCie” (Pors) for 54 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Henry A. and Flossie R. (Hoch) Stout.

He was a lineman for Verizon and served in the military police in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury and was the youngest of 13 children.

He enjoyed meeting his friends at McDonald’s on South 4th Street.


Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 19

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at the Alburtis Gun Club, 3818 Gun Club Road, Alburtis. Hot dogs are served with a pot luck luncheon. Seniors play bingo following lunch. Many bus trips are planned; for more information, call 610-966-4996.

Sept. 22

Fishing and fun in the park 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Little Lehigh Park, 1600 Park Drive, Allentown. No license or pole are needed. Activities include fishing (two fish per person), casting instructions for beginners, arts and crafts, demonstrations and a family friendly food truck. Register at www.lvcil.org/fishing.

Jane J. (Eschenbach) Oswald

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

Jane J. (Eschenbach) Oswald, 84, of Alburtis, died Sept. 16, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the loving wife of Lloyd B. Oswald. They were married for 67 years. Born in Alburtis, she was a daughter of the late Charles W. and Helen R. (Heiser) Eschenbach.

She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis, where she was a Sunday School teacher and served as a former member of the Consistory for 14 years.

Nationwide test Oct. 3

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert Oct. 3. The WEA portion of the test commences 2:18 p.m. EDT and the EAS portion follows 2:20 p.m. EDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether technological improvements are needed.