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Keith G. Geist

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

residential contractor

Keith G. Geist, 57, of Emmaus, died in his home November 27, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Arthur C.G. Geist and the late Doris F. (Reichard) Geist, who died on Nov. 26, 2012. He was the husband of the late Eleanor Marie (Madonna) Geist.

He was a residential contractor and previously worked as an auto mechanic.

Rudolph M. Schuster

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Limeport

Rudolph M. "Rudy" Schuster, 84, of Limeport, died November 20, 2012, in his home. He was the husband of Trudy (Griebel) Schuster. They celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary this past June. Born in Allentown, but raised in Rabafuzes, Hungary, he was a son of the late Michael and Julianna (Heber) Schuster.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Limeport.

He worked for ConEd at Indian Point as a senior quality radiograph asssurance examiner, specializing in radiography.

Charles E. Miller

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

former L.V. Dairy employee

Charles E. Miller, 83, of Alburtis, died November 18, 2012, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of the late Julia G. (Kroninger) Miller. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Rachel (Raudenbush) Miller.

He was a member of Zion Lehigh Evangelical Lutheran Church, Alburtis.

He worked for the Lehigh Valley Dairy for over 30 years before retiring.

He was a member of the Alburtis Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting at his place in Bradford County.

Ice rink

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Hours, events scheduled

The City of Bethlehem's Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is now open for public ice skating. Public skating is available 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays; and 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings.

Season passes are available for residents and non-residents. Group skating lessons have begun; hockey clinics are available 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call 610-865-7081 or visit www.bethlehem-pa.org.

Area volunteers pack blizzard bags for seniors

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Focus Feature

Volunteers from Computer Aid, Selective Insurance, Air Products, and Meals on Wheels recently packed 900 emergency food bags ready to deliver to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities in Lehigh County during this winter season.

Every year, Meals on Wheels provides its homebound clients with a day's worth of shelf-stable food items, called "blizzard bags," to be used during bad weather when meals cannot be delivered.

These blizzard bags are provided free-of-charge.


Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Play auditions

Auditions for Civic Theatre of Allentown's production of "August: Osage County," 7 p.m. March 1 - 9 and 2 p.m. March 10, 19th Street Theatre, are 7 p.m. Dec. 10.

Tracy Letts' Pulitzer prize-winning play will be directed by Civic Artistic Director William Sanders.

Actors new to Civic should prepare a one-minute dramatic monologue from a contemporary play. All will be asked to read from the script. Sides will be available at the audition one hour previous. Those auditioning are asked to bring a recent photo, and list of conflicts auditions to closing night.


Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Focus


A traditional Moravian music Christmas concert and Lovefeast will be presented in partnership with ArtsQuest, 11 a.m. Dec. 8, Central Moravian Church, West Church and Main streets, Bethlehem.

The concert in the 1,200-seat sanctuary of the 206-year-old church includes Christmas carols and Moravian hymns accompanied by Main Street Brass, organ and choir. Brief historical descriptions of the Moravian heritage and traditions will be shared.

Tickets: christmascity. org