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Post 12099

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting new members

The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania, VFW Post 12099, is welcoming veterans with service in overseas conflicts.

Current members of Post 12099 have proudly served in every conflict from World War II to active status in the global war on terror.

Post 12099, headquartered in the Gen. Charles C. Curtis National Guard Armory, 1501 Allen St., Allentown, and meets 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

Veteran's discharge paper (DD214), or if active duty, a letter from their commanding officer, is required to determine eligibility for VFW membership.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual book sale donations sought

The American Association of University Women will accept book donations 9 a.m. to noon March 20 through April 15 and an additional dropoff 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

The items will be sold at the AAUW used book sale 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 24 to 26 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. Preview Day is 2 to 6 p.m. April 23. The donation dropoff and book sale location is the Memorial Pool Building, 307 Illick's Mill Road, Bethlehem.

Proceeds benefit the Let's Read Math project. Visit http://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net for information.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Discussion set for April 4

How can a small business navigate through all the available hardware and software options and develop the right solution that won't break the bank?

On April 4, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE will offer the sixth in a series of free informal "Round Table" discussions on topics of interest to small business owners, this one focusing on developing an affordable IT strategy for your small business.

The Roundtable discussion which will be facilitated by a SCORE member, will be held 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Dunkin' Donuts, 3670 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

Martha Newhard

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Martha Newhard, 91, of Macungie, died March 14, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. Born in Northampton, she was the wife of the late Raymond A. Newhard.

She is survived by daughters, Bernice and her husband Jacob Ginder of Watchung, N.J., Elaine and her husband Thomas Phillips of Tucson, Ariz.; granddaughter, Heather Lattanzio; grandsons, Raymond Phillips, Spenser Phillips; great-granddaughter, Abigail. She was predeceased by a son, Howard.

Contributions may be made to Children's Bible Fellowship.

Tragic Saint Patrick's Day fire leaves four people dead

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

In what was a tragic St. Patrick's Day in Emmaus, four people died in a South 5th Street fire which started just before noon March 17.

The initial call to the Lehigh County Communications Center reporting the fire was received approximately 11:52 a.m. and the fire quickly spread throughout the multi-dwelling home at 36 through 38 South 5th Street.