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Model Railroad

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Society to hold open house

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will have open houses 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through Jan. 3, 2013, at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown.

The display also be open 1-5 p.m. on the weekend of Jan. 5, 2013.

The main "HO" scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool.

The club's portable "HO" and "N" displays will be in operation on the second floor. There will be new and pre-owned accessories for sale. Admission is free.

For more information, call Garry Mack at 610-862-6636.

week in review Ortiz, Evans win titles at Mt. Carmel tournament

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in HS Sports


Saturday, Dec. 15

Northwestern at Randy Zigarski Memorial Tournament

Northwestern placed fifth as a team in the Randy Zigarski Memorial Tournament held at Mt. Carmel.

Mike Ortiz (170 pounds) won his weight class and earned the Most Outstanding Wrestler award. Teammate Mitchell Evans (160) also took first place at the tournament.

The Tigers' Jarrett White (106) and Quinn Bernard (113) earned second-place honors, while Andrew Sorensen (152) finished third.

District 5's Chestnut Ridge won the team title as it crowned six individual champs.

Maryanne E. Larkin

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

teacher at Schnecksville day care

Mary-anne E. (Thursland) Larkin, loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and beloved teacher, died Dec. 14, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.

Born in Far Rockaway, N.Y., she lived in Long Beach and Oceanside, N.Y. most of her life before moving to the Lehigh Valley in 1998.

She earned a Master's degree in English and secondary education from Hofstra University and taught in Catholic schools on Long Island and in the Lehigh Valley for many years.

In recent years, she was a teacher at a day care center in Schnecksville.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

·America on Wheels, Allentown, needs volunteers to serve and take orders in the museum café.

Contact Linda Merkel at 610-432-4200 ext. 11 or

·Camelot for Children, Lehigh Valley Mall needs capable, experienced gift wrappers to staff a booth at the mall on various days and shifts through Dec. 24.

Contact Cassie Kemmerer at 610-791-5683 or

Dale F. Bossons Sr.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

vehicle inspector at Mack Trucks Inc.

Dale F. Bossons Sr., 76, of Allentown, died Dec. 13, 2012, in Cornerstone Living, New Tripoli.

He was the husband of Judith A. (Hilbert) Bossons.

Born Aug. 17, 1936, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Doris Bossons and Dennis McHugh.

He was a vehicle inspector at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown and Macungie, for 30 years before retiring in 1994.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, achieving the rank of sergeant.


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on Dec. 20

Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Dec. 20 for a Christmas party at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

First timers and those wanting lunch are asked to call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246.

There is a fee for the luncheon.

For more information, call Marie Nader, membership chair, at 610-231-0237.

Theater group presents Rescue Mission with early Christmas gift

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Allentown Rescue Mission was blessed with an amazing Christmas gift.

Local acting troupe, Players of the Stage, raised $16,500 for the mission through their production of the "Best Christmas Pageant Ever."

"We can't thank Players of the Stage enough for their hard work and dedication," Allentown Rescue Mission Development Manager Dawn Washington said. "The money they raised will allow us to help more homeless people in 2013."


Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Workshop on money in 2013

The Alumni Association of Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, will host a free workshop titled, "How to Win the Money Game" 7-8 p.m. Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5 and 12, 2013.

This workshop will take place in the Alumni Center, Room 107, Rothrock Library.

Alumni, staff and faculty of the college are invited to attend.

Registration by Jan. 18, 2013 is required.

For more information, contact Jane Wilchak at 610-799-1929 or email