Ruth Caroline Boyd, 92, of Macungie, formerly of Alburtis, died December 29, 2012, at home. She was the wife of the late Howard K. Boyd who died in 2003. Born in Wescosville, she was a daughter of the late Harry C. and Barbara I. (Rupp) Diefenderfer.
She and her late husband spent over 60 years farming in the Lehigh Valley.
She is survived by daughters, Suzanne Enright, of Horsham, and Barbara E. of Macungie.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.
East Penn School District will hold kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year during the week of March 18.
In order to be enrolled in kindergarten, your child must be five years old on or before Sept. 12. For complete kindergarten registration information, visit www.eastpennsd.org/kindergarten.
This year, the district will not mail kindergarten registration packets unless specifically requested. If you are unable to print or download the packet from the link, contact Wendy Crossley at 610-966-8321 to request a packet.
Homer H. Hetrick, 87, formerly of Zionsville, died December 31, 2012, at Pennsburg Manor. He was the husband of Virginia (Batman) Hetrick. Born in Kraussdale, he was the son of Herman and Eva (Kulp) Hetrick.
He worked for the Tyler Pipe Co. of Macungie, retiring in 1987.
He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Church in Bechtelsville and the Upper Milford Western District Fire Co.
PRESS PHOTO BY TIM SINGLES
Firefighters from Lower Macungie and Western Salisbury fire departments, along with an EMS unit from Macungie Ambulance, respond to a reported smoke in the dwelling call shortly before 7:30 a.m. Jan 4 at 1620 Hidden Valley Road in Lower Macungie Township.
Crowded Kitchen Players will hold auditions for Garson Kanin's comedy, "Born Yesterday," 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9, McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown.
"Born Yesterday" runs March 8 - 24, McCoole's Arts & Events Place.
Needed are: Billie Dawn, female, 30's; Mrs. Hedges, female, 50's; Harry Brock, Paul Verral, male, 40's; Sen. Hedges, male, 50's; and Supporting Roles, 20's - 60's. All roles are open. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script.
Community Music School (CMS) and co-sponsor Nazareth Music Center are holding Lehigh Valley Clarinet Day, Jan. 21, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.
The Clarinet Day includes master classes, recitals and ensemble performance. Clarinetists and music lovers of all ages are invited to participate. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for registration.
Mark Nuccio, Acting Principal Clarinetist with the New York Philharmonic, will give a master class and a recital.
Alvin H. Butz, Inc. has been selected as Construction Manager to renovate Moravian College's Collier Hall of Science.
The Collier Hall of Science, built in 1971, houses a combination of classrooms for students and research laboratory space for students and professors.
The most popular time of the year for bird feeding in the Lehigh Valley has arrived. Here are a few tips to help enjoy feathered friends more this year.
You can feed birds all year long. However, most birds find more than enough food in the wild during the summer. It is during winter, particularly when there is snow cover, that birds will flock to feeders.
St. Luke's Allentown Campus and gynecologic surgeons Michael Patriarco, DO, St. Luke's Director of Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery; Tirun Gopal, MD; Sheldon Linn, MD and David Hanes, MD have been awarded the Center of Excellence designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG).
Gian-Carlo Menotti's opera, "Amahl And The Night Vistiors," will be presented, 7 p.m. Jan. 18 and 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 E. Market St., Bethlehem.
The lead roles are performed by William Walton (Amahl), Michele Giletto (Amahl's mother), Robert Cohen (King Kaspar), Doug Helfrich (King Melchoir), Jeff Gross (King Balthazar) and Michael Pesavento (the Page).
The opera is under the direction of Michael Pesavento and the accompanist is Nancy Shumaker.