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TRIAD

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Nov. 13

Lehigh County TRIAD and Sen. Bob Mensch, R-24th, will be honoring the Veterans at Emeritus of Allentown and all veterans Nov. 13 at Emeritus of Allentown, 1545 Greenleaf St., Allentown.

A free continental breakfast will be available at 8 a.m. folllowed by Mensch's presentation and the regular meeting.

Everyone is invited to attend the meeting.

For further information, call 610-967-5454.

St. Joseph

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Craftfest on Nov. 10, 11

The Women's Guild of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Orefield is having its annual Craftfest from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Parish Center.

This event will feature beautiful crafts and themed gift baskets, just in time for holiday shopping. The Unique Boutique has vendor displays offering more gift ideas. Children can buy affordable presents for family members at the Santa Shoppe.

Santa will stop in for a visit on Saturday.

Forrest L. Wessner

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

worker for former Stroh Brewery

Forrest L. "Whiskey" Wessner, 77, of Kempton, died Nov. 4, 2012, in Laurel Center, Hamburg, Berks County.

He and his wife Irene M. (Bailey) Wessner celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary in September.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Perma G.M. (Heintzelman) Wehr-Christman.

He was raised by his grandmother, the late Annie Heintzelman.

He was a brewery worker for the former Stroh Brewery, Foglesville, for 26 years, before retiring in 1997.

He was a member of Jacob's Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township.

Boy Scouts

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Food drive on Nov. 10

Boy Scouts and volunteers from the local Minsi Trails Boy Scout Council will be out Nov. 10 collecting non-perishable food for their 26th annual Scouting For Food community food drive.

Door hangers were delivered throughout many area neighborhoods Oct. 20 letting residents know about the food drive.

Jerome J. Tyson

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Jerome J. "J.J." Tyson, 38, of New Tripoli, died suddenly Nov. 3, 2012, shortly after admission to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, where he was taken after a work accident in Lehigh County.

He and his wife, Melissa M. (Baus) Tyson, were married May 2, 1998.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Randall A. Tyson of Ringtown, Schuylkill County, and Eileen K. Reiss of Whitehall.

A Lutheran, he attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mertztown.

He was the owner and operator of J.T.'s Home Maintenance & Remodeling, New Tripoli for more than six years.

Bikers

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Music, praise 7.p.m. Fridays

Kingdom Roadhouse Bikers Church, 1665 Whitehall Ave., South Whitehall Township, will present the group, Choose This Day, 7 p.m. Nov. 9.

Everyone is welcome to go out to eat afterward with the group.

Coffeehouse Night is held the second Friday of every month.

Civil War

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Nov. 13

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania, will be hosting author and historian Craig Symonds, who will discuss "The Battle of Midway" Nov. 13 at the Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required for the dinner.

There will be hardcover copies of the book on "Midway" available to purchase.

Proceeds to go toward battlefield preservation.