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Shoppers enjoy the many crafts at the holiday craft show at Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church.
Bernice E. (Bogart) Miles, 89, died November 20, 2012. She was the wife of the late Robert Miles, who died in 1987. Born in Milton (Northumberland County), she lived in Wescosville most of her life.
She was an active member of Faith Church of Allentown since 1976.
She worked at Daytimers, Lower Macungie for over 20 years.
She is survived by a sister, Shirley and her husband Edward Miller of Milton; two sons, David of Akron, Ohio and Thomas and his wife Carla of Hatfield; grandsons, Bradley, Matthew and Zachary; granddaughters, Kerry, Molly, Alyssa and Nicole.
The 34th annual Live Christmas Pageant will be held 1:45 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at the Eighth Avenue Rose Garden Band Shell between Union Boulevard and W. Broad Street, Bethlehem.
The LBCP committee is seeking seven major and other sponsors to cover costs. They are also looking for new committee members as well as two baby boys age three to six months and walk-in volunteers of all ages for various roles such as shepherds, angels, townspeople and behind the scenes support.
Contributions may be sent to LBCP, P.O. Box 263, Bethlehem, 18016-0263. For information, call 610-865-0274.
The Upper Milford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. in the Upper Milford Municipal Building, Zionsville. Ken Moyer will speak about the Molly Maguires.
The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will conduct their monthly meeting beginning noon in the St. Peter's Lutheran Church community room, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.
The Emmaus Historical Society will unveil its redesigned train putz in a winter wonderland display 5 to 9 p.m. at their museum, 563 Chestnut St., Emmaus.
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The seventh annual Emmaus Arts Commission student horror film festival had over 35 teams of middle and high school students submitting 6 minute horror films.
Walter "Walt" George Denkowski, 60, of Zionsville, died November 22, 2012, in Quakertown. Born in King of Prussia, he was the son of the late Walter and Natalie Denkowski.
He graduated from Upper Merion High School in 1971 and earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology, from Ursinus College, Collegeville in 1975, where he as a member of Beta Sigma Lambda fraternity.
He worked as a key executive at Milliken Valve Company, Bethlehem for 12 years.
He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and exploring new places and ideas.
The Allentown Music Club will be presenting "A Sacred December" 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at Hope United Church of Christ, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown.
Performers will be Helen Beedle, Susan Smith, Jeanne Harakal, Camille Vernarr, Rebekah Graver and Santa Peters.
The City of Bethlehem's Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is now open for public ice skating. Public skating is available from 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m.
Season passes are available for residents and non-residents. Group skating lessons begin Nov. 26; hockey clinics from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call 610-865-7081 or visit www.bethlehem-pa.org.
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Kyle and Kasee Beller visit with Santa Claus at the South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Allentown, after his official arrival Nov. 17.
William P. Lang, 85, of Macungie, died November 25, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Carolyn J. (Albright) Lang. They celebrated 59 years of marriage this past August. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Rudolph and Anna (Gotzi) Lang.
He was a member of the 1945 Central Catholic High School basketball team that won the PCIAA State Championship.
He was a sergeant in the Army serving as a page at the War Crime Trials in Tokyo.
He was a member of the St. Aloysius Young Men's Society, Allentown.