William Mihala, 93, of Salisbury Township, died March 3, 2013, in ManorCare, Allentown. He was the husband of Beatrice (Rastocky) Mihala. They were married 69 years in October. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Michael and Anna (Juracek) Mihala.
He was employed in the open hearth division of the Bethlehem Steel Co. before retiring.
He was a former Salisbury Township commissioner.
He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.
An avid camper, he held the distinction of being the first and oldest camper at Baker's Acres, Tuckerton, N.J.
William B. Nonnemacher, 57, of Ashfield, died February 25, 2013, at his residence. He was the companion of Denise D. Rhyder, of Ashfield. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Christine (Roth) Nonnemacher, of Allentown, and the late Harvey Nonnemacher who died in 1992.
An "Entrepreneurial Communities; Increasing Regional Prosperity through Entrepreneurism" seminar will be held April 12 at the Fowler Center, South Bethlehem.
The speaker for the all day event is Dr. Michael Fortunato, research associate and lecturer at Penn State University. Four local individuals will discuss how they get input about needs from entrepreneurs and what challenges they encounter.
To register, visit http://extension.psu.edu/ecd/events and scroll to April 12 where the conference details and registration are listed. Early bird registration deadline is April 1.
PRESS PHOTO BY LORETTA FENSTERMACHER
Favorite Hat Day Feb. 25 at Wescosville Elementary is just one event going on for Read Across America Week.
Dany Romero, of Macungie, was named to the Fairleigh Dickenson University dean's list. Romero is a student at Fairleigh Dickinson's Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck and Hackensack, N.J.
David Mueller, 31, of Schnecksville, died February 27, 2013, at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Born in Allentown, he was the son of James P. and Susan E. (Fennell) Mueller with whom he resided.
He was employed as an insurance agent at Geico in Whitehall.
He was currently attending LCCC working toward a degree in nursing.
He was a graduate of Emmaus High School, Class of 2000.
He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield.
Celtic Cultural Alliance (CCA) will hold the third annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration March 16 in downtown historic Bethlehem.
The daylong event "Celtic Classic Parade of Shamrocks" will begin at 1 p.m. followed by activities in the Sun Inn Courtyard starting at 3 p.m.
For information, visit www.celticfest.org.
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A Cat in the Hat storytime was held March 2 at the Lower Macungie Library to celebrate the writing of Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss as part of Read Across America activities. At the time of his death in 1991, he had written and illustrated 44 children's books.
The Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Association is searching for a speaker for their "Gun Rights" seminar 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 19.
National Rifle Association representative Suzanne Anglewicz will present at the program.
Local mayors and police chiefs are invited to attend so the public can find out where they stand on this issue.
CEPTA is searching for an opposing view to the NRA to create a more balanced program.
If you can help or know a potential presenter or organization, call 610-965-3556.
Angela DelGrosso, daughter of John and Stephanie DelGrosso, of Allentown, was named to the dean's honor list.