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Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Book fair on April 20

The Children's Dyslexia Center, Allentown, is sponsoring a book fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20, at Barnes and Noble at The Promenade Shops, Center Valley.

Events include book signings by Author Eli Kowalski, appearance by Kushka, the real-life dog from the book "Kushka, the Dog Named Cat," musical performance by Ryan Leaver 1- 2 p.m.; special story times; crafts; face painting; and a store scavenger hunt.


Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Basket bingo on April 21

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, will be having a named-brand basket bingo April 21 at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bingo starts 1 p.m.

There will be a Chinese auction, 50-50 and door prizes.

Bring a cat or dog food donation and be entered in a special basket drawing.

Food and refreshments will be available.

Food provided by Kasey Lynn Caterers of the Meadows, Hellertown.

For information, contact Lori at 610-366-1393 or email lhamm66@verizon .net.


Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Web page offers safety tips

There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website to educate residents about the importance of making emergency kits and family emergency plans.

Home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are at and by calling 1-888-9-READYPA.

Brian L. Martin

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

2003 graduate of Parkland High School

Brian L. Martin, 27, from Schnecksville, died April 5, 2013, in his home.

Born April 26, 1985, in Allentown, he was the son of Lee R. and Carol K. Martin with whom he resided.

He was employed by Good Shepherd Work Services at Amerisource Bergen.

Prior to that, he worked at Walgreen's Warehouse and Fisher Clinical Service.

A member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, he was a 2003 graduate of Parkland High School.

Wayne A. Herber

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. John's UCC

Wayne A. Herber, 86, of Laurys Station, died April 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Twila V. (Bowman) Herber celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary last Aug. 20.

Born July 17, 1926, in Weisenberg Township, he was the son of the late Warren A. and Annie L. (Frey) Herber.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

A millwright at ConAgra Inc. for 40 years, he retired in 1991.

Charles Richardson

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

served in U.S. Army Air Corps

Charles Richardson, 90, of Fogelsville, formerly of Davenport, Iowa, died April 2, 2013, in Woodland Terrace, Allentown.

Born in Evanston, Ill, he was the son of the late Robert and Jean (MacLeod) Richardson.

He was the founder and former owner of Charles Richardson Co. Inc., a manufacturer's representative company in Davenport.

He honorably and faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a second lieutenant, during World War II.


Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Phoebe offers workshops

St. John's United Church of Christ, in conjuction with Phoebe Home Services, is offering a series of dementia education workshops 10 a.m. April 20, and May 11 and 25, at 1027 Church St., Fogelsville.

There is a per session fee and each session will be on a different topic.

There is limited space available for 40 people per session.

Registration for the event begins at 9:30 a.m.

For information, call the church at 610-398-7015 or go to