East Penn Press

Sunday, September 23, 2018

'Souled on Motown' coming to L. Macungie Middle School

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Macungie Minstrelaires will present their annual family musical variety show with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the East Penn Angel Network.

"Souled on Motown" celebrates the hit songs of top Motown artists including The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Jackson 5 and more.

The event will be held 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6999 Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Header: CINEMA


@Body.8 Days:1210 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

"Piano Factory," 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Free

"Protektor," 2 p.m. Nov. 24. Free

"Karen Cries on the Bus," 2 p.m. Dec. 22. Free


@Body.8 Days:Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, First Street and Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"Arbitrage," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 2, 4:15 p.m. Oct. 25

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower," 5:15 p.m. Oct. 24; 1:45, 4, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25

Newhard pharmacist honored

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

John J. Pavis of Newhard Pharmacy, 1001 Main St., Northampton, has received the 2012 Excellence in Innovation award.

The award, presented at the Leadership Dinner at the Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center, Scranton, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated innovation, resulting in improved patient care and advancement of the profession.

Joseph Stephen Nagy Jr.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Joseph Stephen Nagy Jr., 62, of Macungie, died October 19, 2012, after succumbing to complications from a motorcycle accident. He was the husband of Barbara L. (Levinson) Nagy. They were married 39 years June 3.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Jeremy S. and his wife Adrienne of Allentown, Joel S. and his wife Joanna of Amnityville, N.Y.; a grandson, Shane.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Allentown Rescue Mission, 355 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, 18101.

Paul E. Meck

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Alburtis

Paul E. Meck, 86, of Palm Bay, Fla., formerly of Alburtis, died October 19, 2012, in his residence. He was the husband of the late Winifred (Boyer) Meck, who died in 2000. He was a son of the late Paul E. Sr. and Elsie V. (Eck) Meck.

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

He was a member of the former Pennsylvania State Guard Reserve, Alburtis. He also served his country as a U.S. Army veteran during World War II.

He was employed part-time as an auction assistant at Alderfer Auction Company Inc., Harleysville, until his retirement in 2001.

Donald F. Collins

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Macungie

Donald F. Collins, 94, of Germansville, formerly of Macungie, died October 21, 2012, at The Phoebe Home, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Edith (Annable) Collins. Born in Plymouth, England, he was the son of the late Percy and Hilda (Webber) Collins.

He was the Director of Market Research for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 30 years, retiring in 1983.

Active in the life of his church, he was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Macungie, where he formerly served as treasurer and business manager.

Violet M. Dietz

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of The Fairways at Brookside

Violet M. Dietz, 90, of The Fairways at Brookside, Macungie, died October 18, 2012, in the Devon House, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Linford F. Dietz, who died on Feb. 15, 1996. Born in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, she was the daughter of the late Titus and Ida (Sell) Haberle.

She was an active member of Chestnut Hill Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and was a past president of the Women's Guild.

She was a cook in the Southern Lehigh School District for 18 years until retiring in 1984.

MaryEllen (Brown) Kleckner

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

MaryEllen (Brown) Kleckner, 74, of Emmaus, died October 17, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Joel Kleckner Sr. They were married for 53 years in September. Born in Tamaqua, she was the daughter of the late William and Edna Brown.

She was a graduate of Tamaqua High School, class of 1956.

She was employed at the former Stewart Sandwich Company and Lutron Electronics until retiring.

She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus for over 40 years.