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Paul H. Gunn

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Paul H. Gunn, of Macungie, died February 19, 2013. He was the husband of Louise Gunn.

He was a retired Chief Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force, and former owner of the Bookarama bookstores of Allentown, Bethlehem and Pottstown. He was originally from Noxapater, Miss., and left there to join the final stages of World War II, ultimately serving for 22 years.

In his later years he was a voracious reader and writer.


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Special to The Press

CCHS will hold a Spring Open House for incoming freshmen and new students in Masson Auditorium March 10.

Student Ambassadors will begin giving tours of the building 2 p.m. and a student-run panel will take place 3 p.m. For more information regarding the event or to register your student, visit the school website at acchs.info or contact the main office at 610-437-4601.

Lehigh Valley Baptist Church hosts Valentine's Day dinner

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus Feature


The youth at Lehigh Valley Baptist Church, 4702 Colebrook Ave., Emmaus, organize a Valentine's Day dinner Feb. 16 for their parents at the church. Approximately 32 parents attended with 30 youth decorating, serving, babysitting younger siblings and working in the kitchen.


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Simmons' child protection bill advances

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, to help inform parents about registered sex offenders in communities was unanimously approved by the House Education Committee.

"My bill would provide parents with more information in the fight against child predators," Simmons said. "That information will help them determine the safest walking route for their children to school or to the school bus stop."


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Best family doctor sought

The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians needs the public's help to track down the PAFP's 2013 Family Physician of the Year – the best doctor in the commonwealth. Maybe she lets her patients call or text her any time with questions and concerns; perhaps he still makes house calls after decades of practice or takes care of multiple generations of a family. That's the kind of physician who would make a perfect candidate for the 2013 Family Physician of the Year.

Lester Jay Bacon

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Buckeye Pipe Line employee

Lester "Les" Jay Bacon died February 22, 2013, in Claremont, N.H. following an extended illness. He was the husband of the late Anna Lee Akers Bacon for 56 years until her death in 2000. Born in Sheboygan, Wis., he was the son of Lester Fay and Viola Tousley Bacon.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp prior to a 36-year career as an engineer at Buckeye Pipe Line Company where he served as a manager in the Right of Way department.

He was an active member of the Parkway Church of Christ, Allentown, and a 32nd Degree Mason out of the Reading lodge.