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KidsPeace sites win web awards

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Two websites supported by KidsPeace received 14th annual Web Health Awards.

TeenCentral.Net received a bronze award in the Interactive Content-Rich Media division for the Anti-Bullying League. ParentCentral.Net received a general award recognizing it as a web-based resource.

"There is a tremendous need to make children, teens and parents aware of what bullying is and how it affects everyone involved," said Julius Licata, Director of TeenCentral.Net and ParentCentral.Net.

Emmaus offers fun activities in September

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Columns

The Church of St. Ann, 415 S. Sixth St., will hold its 30th annual fall fest, 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6; 5 to 11 p.m. Sept. 7 and 4 to 11 p.m. Sept. 8. The event features ethnic kitchen offerings (Friday and Saturday), carnival rides and games, crafts, face painting, cash bingo, outside food booths, a big ticket drawing, a beer garten and a tiki bar. There will be musical entertainment each evening 7 to 10 p.m. For information, visit www.stann-emmaus.org/ Church/fallfest.htm.

Blake Shelton

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Focus

7 p.m. Aug. 29, Fairgrounds Grandstand, Allentown Fair. You know him from "The Voice," the NBC reality TV talent show where he is a vocal coach along with Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green. You should know him from his decade of hits, from "Austin" (2001), to "Home" (2008), to "God Gave Me You" and "Honey Bee" (both 2011), among his 17 country chart singles and 11 No. 1 singles.

'Total Recall' is needed

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Focus

What I recall after seeing "Total Recall" are weapons, shooting, leaping, hand-to-hand combat, violence, explosions, flying cars, chases, and more weapons, shooting, leaping, hand-to-hand combat, violence, explosions, flying cars, chases and more weapons.

If I sound like a broken record it's because I am mirroring the images and impressions of "Total Recall," a reimagining, or reboot in simple words, a remake of the 1990 movie that starred Arnold Schwarznegger, based on author Philip K. Dick's "We Remember It For You Wholesale."

Inez A. Walbert

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for ShopRite

Inez A. Walbert, 61, of Alburtis, died July 30, 2012, in her residence. She was the wife of Robert R. Walbert. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Mildred A. (Weida) Clark.

She worked for Shop- Rite for 19 years and later for Hyman Companies as a warehouse supervisor.

She was a member of the Mercantile Club of Emmaus and the Alburtis and Macungie Fire Companies.

Anna M. Jaskot

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Anna M. Jaskot, 91, of Emmaus, died August 10, 2012. She was the wife of the late Anthony G. Jaskot for 66 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Ann Marie and her husband Richard Shuetz of Emmaus, and son Bruce A. of Whitehall; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

A Mass will be held Friday, Aug. 17, at St. Stephen of Hungary Catholic Church, 510 W. Union St., Allentown. Viewing will be held 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

George Feninez

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

foundry moulder

George Feninez, 88, of Emmaus, died July 30, 2012, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home. He was the husband of Althea Sara (Bartholomew) Feninez. They were married 63 years last Dec. 11. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Wellas) Feninez.

He served in the U.S. Air Force in World War II, was a founding member and first commander of the Macungie Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a member of the American Legion, Allentown.

Prior to retiring, he was employed by Exide Battery Co., and formerly the Macungie Foundry where he worked as a moulder.