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Lower Macungie firefighters responded 12:45 p.m. Jan. 21, to a reported fire in a couch at a townhouse at 4593 N. Hedgerow Drive, Lower Macungie Township.
Wescosville Elementary School will hold a PTO meeting in the school's cafe 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
The Emmaus Student Government Association will hold a "Mr. Emmaus" competition 7 to 10 p.m. in the EHS auditorium.
Willow Lane Elementary School will hold crazy hair day.
Willow Lane Elementary School will hold a second grade incredible assembly 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. at the school.
Lower Macungie Middle School ski club will participate in a ski trip 2:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Yvonne Jean Kehm, 83, of Emmaus, died January 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus. She was the wife of Robert G. Kehm. The couple would have celebrated 65 years of marriage July 3. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Earl C. and Pauline (Desch) Vogel.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
She had worked for the East Penn School District as a cafeteria worker in the high school for several years.
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Old Zionsville Church holds a bazaar.
George W. Rausch, 79, of Emmaus, died January 25, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Janice I. (Radler) Rausch. They were married for 41 years. Born in Lehighton, he was the son of the late Frank and Loisa Rausch.
He was a foreman at Allentown Clothes Dryer in Emmaus for 39 years, retiring in 2000.
He enjoyed yard sales, flea marketing, growing tomatoes, but most of all being with his family.
Neil Tichelaar, of Macungie, graduated from Millersville University during the fall undergraduate commencement ceremony. Tichelaar graduated earning a Bachelor of Arts in history.
Paul J. Siegfried Jr., 79, of Alburtis, died January 22, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Barbara Ann M. (Epting) Siegfried. They celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary April 18, 2012. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Paul J. Sr. and Edna M. (Lohrman) Siegfried.
Along with his father he owned and operated Siegfried's Garage. He worked as an estimator for Bally Case and Cooler for 20 years. After retiring from Lutron Electronics in 1998 he returned and worked part time until his death.
The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania, VFW Post 12099, General Charles C. Curtis National Guard Armory, 1501 Allen Street, Allentown, is welcoming female and male veterans with service in overseas conflicts. Current members have served in every conflict from World War II to active status in the Global War on Terror.
Meetings are held at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month. For information, call 610-298-3254.
Carol Scott Palmer, 78, of Macungie, died January 26, 2013, in Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of Harry E. Palmer. They were married for 56 years last June. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William and Florence Scott.
She was an office manager for Kmart in Mesa, Ariz., for 26 years, retiring in 1997.
She was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Trexlertown.
She was a member of Khi Omega Sorority at Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.
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The Jefferson Elementary School Drama Club, which meets after school, held a fundraising bingo event Jan. 26 at St. John's United Church of Christ, Emmaus, offering Longeberger baskets and Vera Bradley bags as prizes.