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Austin Tyler Zalik

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

midshipman at U.S. Naval Academy

Austin Tyler Zalik, 21, of Upper Macungie Township, died Aug. 3, 2012.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Matthew A. and Jacqueline L. (Hoodmaker) Zalik.

A 2009 graduate of Parkland High School, he was a member of the Parkettes Men's Gymnastics Team.

He was a student and served as a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

He would have been part of the 2013 graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy and was selected to be the USNA men's gymnastics team captain.

He was an Academic All-American Award recipient for 2006 through 2009.

Weisenberg Township

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wammer'n Koppche (Kaffi) ausschitt un no's Koppche widder uffschtellt, kammer saage wie viel Leit as uff Bauch kumme bei de Ring as im Koppche sin.

The number of rings in the cup after the coffee has been drunk indicate the number of visitors to be expected.

Wammer'n Kind kitzelt eb's en Yaahr alt is, waert's schtodderich.

A child will stammer if it is tickled before it is a year old.


Andrew D. Price

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

devoted husband and father

Andrew D. Price, 43, of Fogelsville died July 31, 2012, in Weisenberg Township, from injuries he sustained in a bicycling accident.

He and his wife Carolyn (Bean) Price celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary last Aug. 3.

Born Nov. 1, 1968, in King of Prussia, he was the son of the late Clinton O. Sr. and Sondra (Reynolds) Price.

He earned a Bachelor's degree in business administration from Temple University in 1992 and was a digital imaging consultant for Idexx Laboratories, Mid-Atlantic Region, since 1999.

Pamela A. Nidlund

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

interior designer

Pamela A. Nidlund, 63, of Brein-igsville, died peacefully on July 31, 2012.

She and her husband Frederick A. Nidlund Jr. were married 43 years last August.

Born in North Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Bernice (Smith) Moyer.

An interior designer and owner of Pam Nidlund Designs for 20 years, she also worked for the former Home Interiors for 35 years and later Celebrating Home as a senior branch manager.

Paul M. Merkle

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Christ's Church at Lowhill

Paul M. Merkle, 88, of New Tripoli, died Aug. 2, 2012, in Cedarbrook, South Whitehall Township.

He was the widower of Arlene A. (Zettlemoyer) Merkle.

Born in Lehigh County, he was the son of the late Milton and Lillian (Kocher) Merkle.

He and his wife worked on her father's dairy farm in Mertztown for many years, before owning their own farm in New Tripoli.

He was a milk truck driver for Carl Loch for many years and also was a truck driver for Peter's Brothers Meat Market, Lenhartsville, and for Swan Oil.

New Tripoli

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in School

NWL grad wins scholarship

Alana Harrington, who graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School, was awarded a $750 scholarship by Ai Orthodontics, Emmaus.

Alana is the daughter of Patrick and Dolores Harrington of New Tripoli.

She has been involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ignite Youth Group, Northwestern Lehigh Varsity Football, Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Youth and is a member of the National Honor Society.

She plans on attending Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall to study biology and pre-med.