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Arlene B. Schell

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Emmaus

Arlene B. Schell, 72, of South Carolina, formerly of Emmaus, died June 15, 2013, in St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, S.C. Born in Coopersburg, she was the daughter of the late Elton C. and Beatrice K. (Hassler) Sterner.

She worked as an LPN for many years.

She was an active member of Asbury-St. James United Methodist Church, Charleston, S.C.

She is survived by children, Kayann Januchowski of Charleston, S.C., Daniel of Summerville, S.C. and Joel of Jacksonville, Fla.; sisters, Kathryn Yoder and Jeanette Tindula.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Bus trip scheduled

Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to the Broadway Theatre's "Cinderella" in New York City Saturday, Oct. 19. The ticket includes orchestra seating and transportation to and from New York City. Lunch and shopping are on your own. The non-refundable cost is payable by cash, check or money order. You have the option of paying your ticket in full at the time of registration or pay for each ticket in installments. Register at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., Allentown, 18103. Contact Salisbury Township at 610-797-4000 or visit www.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Aggravated assault

Reported on Hearth Lane in Lower Macungie Township at approximately 12:20 a.m. July 4, an 18-year-old Allentown man was stabbed or slashed several times in a confrontation with another man. The wounded man was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police at 610-395-1438.

Theft from motor vehicle


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

AMERICA ON WHEELS, Allentown, has several volunteer needs. Contact Liz Hahn at 610-432-4200, ext. 10 or fund_development@americaonwheels.org.

CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, INC., Allentown, needs volunteers for Camp Camelot held Aug. 12 to16 at the JCC Campground. Contact Cassie Kemmerer at 610-791-5683 or cassiek@ camelotforchildren.org.

HISPANIC CENTER OF LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem, is looking for a volunteer coordinator to handle their many requests. Contact Lorna Velazquez at 610-868-7800, ext. 221 or lvelazquez@ hclv.org.

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Mourning the death of Rev. Dr. Leon Phillips Jr.

To the Editor:

We mourn the recent death of our friend and partner in ministry, the Rev. Dr. Leon Phillips Jr.

Leon Phillips was the face, heart and soul of Lutheran social ministry and disaster response in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the northesast Pennsylvania synod and in the life and ministry of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus, from 1972 through 2001.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Student earns skills certificate

Brandy O'Brien, of Alburtis, a student at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, Schnecksville, recently earned honors in a national skills competition held in Missouri.

O'Brien was awarded a skill point certificate in nurse assisting at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Kansas City. The competition, part of the conference, is for high school and college-level students who are members of SkillsUSA, a career and technical education student organization. The conference takes place over a week.