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Friday, November 15, 2019

Knappenberger to present recital Nov. 8

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

st. john’s ucc

Rachel Knappenberger, an 11th grader at Emmaus High School, will present a vocal recital 7 p.m. Nov. 8 in St. John’s United Church of Christ in Emmaus.

The free recital is part of the Sanctuary Serenade series offered by Star of the Day Event Productions in the church, 139 N. Fourth St., Emmaus.

Knappenberger, who has a life-long passion for singing, is grateful to Star of the Day for the opportunity to showcase her classical repertoire and to share her love of music.

Gerry S. Johnston

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Gerry S. Johnston, 81, of Allentown, died Nov. 3, 2019, with his entire family by his side. He was the former husband of Lorraine A. Johnston, of Allentown and the longtime companion of Ann B. Sousa until her death in April 2012. He was the only child of Mary G. (Starr) and Russell S. Johnston.

He was a 1956 graduate of Allentown High School and served honorably in the United States Army Reserves.

Dale A. Utt

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

former business administrator

Dale A. Utt, 83, of Macungie, died peacefully Oct. 18, 2019, surrounded by his wife and children in his home. He was the husband of Darcene “Dar” (Shuxteau) Utt for 21 years. He was the son of the late Chester and Martha (Schmeyer) Utt.

He graduated from Parkland High School and attended Muhlenberg College for a degree in business administration. He worked for IBM for nine years and then spent the remaining 30 years of his career in business administration for the Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, as well as the Methacton and Northampton school districts.

Macungie Borough Council

Saturday, November 2, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Five candidates are on the Nov, 5 ballot for Macungie Borough Council. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than three. All photos were contributed

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less:

Council member quality

“What qualities do you think voters are looking for in a council member?”


Ryan P. Hanosek

No response.

Todd Rutledge

LCCC seminar set for teachers

Friday, November 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Teacher Education department hosts the annual “Super Saturday” teacher education seminar, featuring “The Community Action Poverty Simulation,” 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Lisa Jane Scheller Community Services Center (CSC), main campus, Schnecksville.

Registration is at 7:30 a.m. Sessions include information on behavior strategies, selecting authentic literature for an inclusive classroom, understanding the Adverse Childhood Experience Study, and creating places of belonging in early childhood education classrooms.

‘Coin Show’

Friday, November 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

LV Museum:

A “Coin Show” will be held 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Currency represents our nation’s growth and how it has grappled with the financial challenges. Coins and currency tell the story of our local and national history,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.

Guest Curator Stephen Gehringerd and numismatists will exhibit displays. Coins are expected to be bought and sold dealers from across the United States. Dealers are also expected to purchase gold and silver.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, November 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, October 30: Cranberry glazed pork loin, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, dinner roll, cinnamon baked apples with dried cranberries.

Thursday, October 31: Rosemary roast beef, mashed potatoes, peas and pearl onions, dinner roll, blushing pears.

Friday, November 1: Chicken Alfredo, broccoli and red peppers, garlic spinach, bow tie pasta, chocolate chip bread pudding.

Monday, November 4: Open face hot turkey sandwich on whole wheat bread, vegetable soup, chive mashed potatoes, honeydew melon.