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Crop Walk

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Rally Aug. 26 at St. Timothy's

Crop Walk recruiters will rally 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Ott and Walnut streets, Allentown.

This is the kick off for this year's Oct. 14 Crop Walk against hunger, also at St. Timothy's.

For more information, call the Rev. Diane Kareha at 610- 391-8210.

Ben Franklin seeks high-tech projects

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

Innovation Works (IW), the Ben Franklin Technology Partner of Southwestern Pennsylvania, will award up to $800,000 in technology commercialization funding to universities, early-stage and-or established companies based in Pennsylvania.

Funding will be awarded for projects up to $100,000 each that address engineering design challenges, show a high degree of innovation, and identify a clear path to commercialization with the potential to impact digital and-or robotics-related companies in Pennsylvania.

Deadline for final proposal submissions is Sept. 7.

Golden Age Card available for seniors

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Columns

East Penn School District residents age 65 and older may apply for the Golden Age Card. This complimentary pass entitles the holder to free admission to all plays, concerts, track usage, home sports events and other special events sponsored by the school district including a Thanksgiving luncheon.

For those interested in the community education program, one free class up to a value of $50 is offered each semester. This lifetime card may be picked up at the administration office, 800 Pine St., Emmaus or by calling 610-966-8301.


Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Recycle your fridge; win money

Think you might have the oldest refrigerator in the PPL Electric Utilities service area or maybe in the entire state? Time is growing short to find out and possibly win a prize.

PPL Electric Utilities customers have until the end of August to recycle their old, energy-guzzling icebox and automatically be entered into the oldest refrigerator contest being run by JACO Environmental and other utilities around the state, including PPL Electric Utilities. Some vintage units have already been recycled.

Dale D. Hoffman

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Alburtis

Dale D. "Chubby" Hoffman, 86, formerly of Alburtis, died August 10, 2012, in Mosser Nursing Home, Trexlertown. He was the husband of Elizabeth C. (Knerr) Hoffman, also a resident at Mosser Nursing Home. They recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on July 6. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Spencer and Katie (Weidner) Hoffman.

He was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II.

Joan M. Tunitis

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Joan M. Tunitis, 83, of Macungie, died August 18, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of J. Edmund Tunitis. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Thomas M. and Catherine (Cavanaugh) McCormick.

She was a graduate of Immaculata College.

She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.

She is survived by her husband; children, Joseph, Susan Liberi, Joan Brofft, Jeannette Berean, John and Thomas; sister, Sr. Theresa Marian, IHM; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Mary A. Rossillo

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Salisbury Township

Mary A. Rossillo, 91, of Salisbury Township, died August 12, 2012, at the home of her daughter Mary Rivera in Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Rosario J. "The Boss" Rossillo in 1992. Born in Pulcherini, Latina, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Stefano and Giuseppa Rossillo Pannone.

She was a long time member of St. Paul's R.C. Church, Allentown.

Along with her husband she was co-owner of the former Rossillo Sportswear Company of Allentown and Coplay for over 15 years.