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Civil war

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting lawyer, educator, lecturer Malcolm Gross May 7 at Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

He will be discussing "The Trial of John Brown."

Dinner will be 6:30 p.m. Program at 7:30 p.m.

Reservations are required for the dinner and must be made by May 2.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

For reservations and information, contact Carol Detweiler at 215-234-4884, email cdetweiler01@comcast.net or Jim Duffy at 610-253-4549, email duffysocwk@aol.com.

James R. Anderson

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

James R. Anderson, 58, of Emmaus, formerly of Whitebear, died April 23, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Tammy A. (Kern) Anderson for 26 years and together for 33 years. "Tammy was my life, we laughed together, cried together and stayed together all the way until the end of my life. I have four children whom were there for me whenever possible and I appreciated everything they did for me; Raymond and his wife Trudy, Rebecca and her husband Christopher Crilley, Joseph and his wife Tiffany. I had wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Public drunkenness

Timothy Wenner, 32, of Emmaus, was arrested for public drunkenness 3 a.m. April 8 following an alleged disturbance at his residence.

Vandalism

Reported on South Keystone Street April 8, an unknown actor punctured a vehicle tire valued at $100.

Simple assault

Stephen Seip, 30, of Emmaus, was charged with simple assault and harassment following an alleged domestic disturbance.

Burglary

Reported in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, the owner came home to find someone had entered the residence. Nothing was reported missing.

Wayne F. Weida

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Wayne F. Weida, 89, of Emmaus, died April 26, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township after a short illness. He was the husband of Gloria J. (Fasching) Weida. They were married for 63 years. He was the son of the late Stanley and Bertha (Frey) Weida.

He was co-owner of Weida's Charcoal Drive-In in Wescosville for 33 years with his brothers, Donald and Amos, until 1986.

He served his country with honor in the CB1 Theater during World War II as a pilot in the Army Air Corps with a rank of first lieutenant.

John J. Zampino

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Alburtis

John J. Zampino, 46, of Alburtis, died April 23, 2013. He was the husband of Ellen (Kosciolek) Zampino. Born in Camden, N.J., he was the son of the late Lena A. (Minnite) Zampino and Joseph W. Zampino, of Alburtis.

He was a mail handler for the United States Post Office in Moorestown, N.J. for several years.

He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.

He enjoyed the beach, fishing and loved spending time with his sons.

Music club

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Open auditons on May 4

Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will meet 2 p.m. May 4 at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

They will be performing a free concert as well as holding open auditions for the club.

New members are welcome.

The music club is open to all children ages 5-18, who desire opportunities to showcase their talents on musical instruments or with voice.

The Young Musicians promote music performance, education and enjoyment.

For more information, call Emily Reyes at 610-398-0781.

Envision LV

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Virtual meeting May 13

Envision Lehigh Valley will host a one-of-a-kind virtual public 8 to 9 p.m. May 13 to garner feedback from residents of the Lehigh Valley about what they want to see in the Lehigh Valley in the next five, 10 or 20 years. The unique virtual meeting will allow anyone to jump into the broadcast through a specific link and chat live with a panel of city planners from Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown as well as a regional planner from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.