A Colonial Ball will be held 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn, 904 Hamilton St., Allentown. The event celebrates the 250th anniversary of Zion's "Liberty Bell Church" and the 50th anniversary of the Liberty Bell Museum.
Professional colonial re-enactors will talk with guests about what life was like in the colonial era. There will be live period music, colonial artifacts and dancers who will demonstrate and teach colonial dances popular in the 1770s, the time of Allentown's founding. There will be a colonial style meal.
In the Girl Scout bridging event in the Aug. 29 issue of the Press, we incorrectly noted the founder of Girl Scouts 100 years ago, Juliette Gordon Low. The Press apologizes for this error.
Barbara Jean Kline Woomer died August 27, 2012, in Wilmington, N.C. She was the wife of the late Edward F. Woomer. She was the daughter of the late John A. and Carrie (Kratzer) Kline. She lived in the Lehigh Valley area for 53 years and in Lillian, Ala. for 20 years. She had been a resident of Wilmington, N.C. for the past six years.
Alburtis Police Department's Crime Prevention Pool Party is the last of the summer season.
Students in Alburtis board the school bus Aug. 27 for the new school year.
Local students graduate
Anthony Molinari, of Allentown, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in marketing.
Tate Plangemann, of Allentown, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in finance.
Local student graduates
Rachel Welch, of Macungie, graduated with a Master of Education.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Local student graduates
Cynthia F. Zuber, 57, of Macun-gie, died August 30, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown with her family by her side. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Robert H. and Esther J. (Schnecker) Hawk.
She was former president of Hawk Flower Mills in Allentown and taught elementary school in the Allentown School District.
She received her Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Kutztown University.
She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Allentown.
Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.
Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign. The SafeStart program 's treatment facility, Donley Family Center for Infants, provides daily therapy for babies who have been abused and neglected. It is the only such treatment program in Pennsylvania.
Sponsorships are available. Call CSC at 610-437-6000, ext. 2101 for additional information.
Richard J. Buchin, 59, of Allentown, died August 28, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Harry Buchin and the late Rachel (Gehman) Buchin.
He was a graduate of Emmaus High School and had a political science degree from Kutztown University and a master of divinity degree from the Eastern Baptist Seminary.
He was a resident of the Good Shepherd Home for a number of years.
He was a partner in his father's hardware business for a period of time in addition he was a former tax collector in Macungie.
Hosea Atwater, 68, of Wescosville, died August 16, 2012. He was the son of the late Deroy Sr. and Eva Nell Atwater of Jackson, Tenn.
He attended the public schools of Madison County and was a graduate of East High School.
He served in the U.S. Army and did two tours of duty in Vietnam.
He was employed at Mack Truck as a security guard.