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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Aug. 2

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program is “Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab” by Tom Frankenfield. Hams and others interested are always welcome. For directions, visit http://goo.gl/maps/qKUJC. For more information, visit www.dlarc.org or call 610-432-8286.

Another view

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Share a beer with a friend on International Beer Day

“What care I how time advances? I am drinking ale today.” -Edgar Allan Poe

Beer lovers around the world are looking forward to a different kind of holiday. International Beer Day will be celebrated Aug. 3 this year.

According to the official International Beer Day website, this event has taken place the first Friday in August since its inception in 2007 and is celebrated in 200 cities globally, 80 countries and six continents. The day is intended to “unite the world through beer.”

Jay H. Fasnacht

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

certified public accountant

Jay H. Fasnacht, 82, of Macungie, died peacefully July 27, 2018, at home. He was the loving husband of Marian Louise (Wolgemuth) Fasnacht for 60 years last October. Born in East Cocalico Township, he was a son of the late Alvin S. and Esther (Showalter) Fasnacht.

He graduated from Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio, with a bachelor of business administration degree in 1962.

James Rickard

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

James Rickard, 71, of Macungie, died July 28, 2018, in his residence. He was the husband of the late Dorothy Mae (Weaver) Rickard. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Reginald H. and Margaret (Czekitz) Rickard.

He was a service technician for JES Basement Systems before retiring.

He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.


Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log


The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of fugitive Shawn Christy, who is considered armed and dangerous.

Christy, of McAdoo, Schuylkill County, was indicted by a federal grand jury July 10 for threatening to harm Donald J. Trump and law enforcement officers, according to a media information relese from the Philadelphia division of the FBI.