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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Heidelberg Township

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Local News

Rod and gun club event Sept. 22, 23

Public is invited! On Sept. 22 and 23, Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club, New Tripoli, will hold a huge Ruger Rimfire World Championship Shoot starting 9 a.m.

This two-day event will offer 12 steel stages of pistol and rifle, along with prize tables for both junior and adult shooters.

Side match proceeds will benefit the Keystone Wounded Warriors.

For details, contact Match Director Tom Olewine at 610-767-8919 or email


Firehouse fun! Germansville Fire Company's social hall and kitchen are open to the public 7-9:30 p.m. every Friday night during the 2000 Club Ticket Raffle.

In addition to weekly winnings and free refreshments, here's a great opportunity to relax and socialize with your local firefighters, friends and family.

This 20-week drawing features $23,550 grand cash awards and a free meal of hot roast beef with filling, vegetable, and beverages to all ticket holders during final drawing, Nov. 3.

Any questions, call Larry Leibensperger at 610-767-3409 or Harold Hoppes at 610-767-4400.

With the fire company in mind, congratulations to the following 10 lucky $100 winners of the Germansville 2000 Club ticket bonus drawing.

Their numbers were randomly picked during the first Friday night raffle drawing held recently at the fire company.

The ticket winner's name and number are as follows: Phillip Ansell, 1,980; Tim Skeath, 184; Ryan Seckington, 1,394; Terry Frana, 1,108; Frank Handwerk, 1,561; George Vasilik, 1,586; Mike Moser, 607; Richard and Kathleen Ruch, 1,774; Paul Smith, 288; and Susan Brinker, 657.


From the heart! Happy birthday wishes are sent to longtime resident Joe Andrews of Germansville, who recently celebrated his special day with family and friends at a combination celebration hosted by his youngest daughter, Jessica and her husband Mike Smith of Palmerton, in honor of their 17th wedding anniversary.

Those familiar to this area who attended the party were Joe's beloved wife Martha, their oldest daughter, Jennifer and her husband Walter Villard and their daughter Vanessa, 6.

Close friend and much-missed former Germansville Post Office Postmaster Marie (Beidler) Nader also came to celebrate.

Congratulations to all!


Just a thought! When it comes to giving, some folks stop at nothing.