East Penn Press

Monday, September 24, 2018

Gambet to be honored Sept. 6

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

NMIH

The National Museum of Industrial History will hold a gala event 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at DeSales University Center Station Ave., Center Valley.

Father Daniel G. Gambet, O.S.F.S., President Emeritus of DeSales University, will be honored for his vision, leadership and dedication to NMIH and the Lehigh Valley community.

The fundraising event supports NMIH museum’s exhibits, educational programs, operations and the care and preservation of its collections.

The evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner, a silent auction and performances.

The Press invites readers to

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS

The Lehigh Valley Press invites readers to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and their Stocking for Soldiers program.

Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country; no matter where they are stationed in the world. “Our troops give us the freedom to be safe in our homes,” Keystone Military Families said.

MACUNGIE POLICE

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Stolen vehicle

An 18-year-old male, of Sunbury, was taken into custody for stealing a vehicle after a traffic stop on Cedar Street at Race Street Aug. 24.

Police were dispatched after a vehicle reported stolen from a hospital in Bern Township was reported to be in the area, according to Macungie Police. The cellphone of the owner of the vehicle was in the vehicle and the owner tracked the phone and car to the Macungie area.

Police investigation revealed the driver took the vehicle from the hospital lot and was on his way to a drug transaction when stopped by police.

Ronald M. Reitnauer

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Ronald M. Reitnauer, 78, of Emmaus, died Aug. 28, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Diana G. (Hartman) Reitnauer, with whom he celebrated 52 years of marriage. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Earl F. and Marguerite (Marsteller) Reitnauer.

He worked at TBA Supply for 20 years in sales and as a truck driver, real estate agent for the Butz Co. for 10 years and East Penn Bank for 15 years, retiring in 2006. He also worked part time for Schantz Funeral Home for 25 years.

Themed contests deadline Sept. 7

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

CELTIC FEST

The Celtic Classic will hold several Celtic themed contests during the annual festival Sept. 28 through 30 at the event grounds, bordered by Main, Lehigh, Spring and Conestoga streets, Bethlehem.

There will be a Celtic fiddling styles challenge 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Charles A. Brown Ice House.

There will be a poetry competition with three entry levels, third through sixth grades, seventh through 12th grades and adult. Submissions must be original works by the person entering the contest.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

A 46-year-old female, of Macungie, was taken into custody for driving under the influence after a traffic stop on Lower Macungie Road, west of Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:59 a.m. Aug. 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Israel Soto Cuevas, 40, of Emmaus, was found to be allegedly driving under the influence of a controlled substance and allegedly in possession of marijuana after a traffic stop was conducted at Lower Macungie Road at Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, 1:27 a.m. July 15, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Robert Kip Doescher

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

sales manager, Mobil Oil Corp.

Robert Kip Doescher, 84, of Emmaus, died Sept. 2, 2018. He was the husband of Diana Mae Brown Doescher. They just celebrated 62 years of marriage. Born in Utica, N.Y., he was a son of the late Katharine Kipp Doescher and Frederick William Doescher.

He graduated from high school at Utica Free Academy. He furthered his education at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y., graduating in 1956. He was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity.

He honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Heart Association walk Sept. 22

LEHIGH VALLEY

The American Heart Association will hold the 2018 Lehigh Valley Heart Walk on Sept. 22 at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way.

Registration and festivities begin 10:30 a.m. The two and one half mile walk around the SteelStacks complex steps off at noon.

Activities will include free CPR demonstrations, healthy snacks, activities for kids and live entertainment. Organizers have set a $350,000 goal to support the American Heart Association. Walkers who raise a minimum of $100 will receive a Heart Walk t-shirt and the opportunity to earn additional prizes.

Dance classes offered

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

YMCA

The YMCA offers a variety of recital classes for children of all ages. Classes range from Mommy & Me to Princess Ballet to various levels of Hip Hop & Acro, all culminating with an end of the year recital in June.

The eight month dance program is for boys and girls, and no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Financial assistance is offered to qualified applicants. YMCA dance is offered at six locations in the Lehigh Valley.

For more information or questions, contact the YMCA dance director, Patty Randolph at 610-264-5221 or email pattyrandolph@gv-ymca.org.

Lunch bunch meets every day

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

RIDGE MANOR

Come join the lunch bunch at Ridge Manor Senior Center, 333 Ridge St., Emmaus. The senior center offers a congregate meal program where participants assemble, socialize and eat together. The intent of the program is to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere to eat nutritional meals and enjoy the company of others. We ask for a donation of $2.50 for the meal or whatever amount that you feel you can afford. This amount is kept completely confidential.