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Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting applications

Young Pennsylvanians interested in pursuing environmental careers are invited to apply by April 15 for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' summer residential camp.

The Exploring Careers Outdoors Camp, or ECO Camp, will introduce 20-25 students in grades 10-12 to conservation and environmental careers.

This year's camp will begin July 7, at Kirby Episcopal House and Chapel, Mountain Top, Luzerne County.

The camp is near Nescopeck State Park and about 10 miles south of Wilkes-Barre.

Herman A. Ginder

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Butz Construction Co.

Herman A. Ginder, 85, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown, died Feb. 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Allentown.

He was the widower of Jane F. (Roessler) Ginder.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Arthur and Esther (Bowman) Ginder.

A carpenter all his life, he worked for Butz Construction Co. for many years where he was a foreman.

He was a member of Carpenter Union 600.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He then went to the Naval Academy from 1947-50.

Chosen Words

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Valentine's Day

Don't bother buying

me a Hallmark card this year.

Don't bother buying me

a box of assorted chocolates.

Don't bother buying me

a pretty piece of jewelry.

Don't bother buying me

fancy perfumes to spray on.

Don't bother buying me

elegant clothing to strut in.

Don't bother buying me

a lavish dinner at a restaurant.

Don't bother buying me

any roses that will wither.

Don't bother buying me

a bottle of special champagne.

Don't bother buying me

Paul C. Fisher

Thursday, February 14, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

founded former Lehigh Business Forms

Paul C. Fisher, 71, of New Tripoli, died peacefully in his home Feb. 6, 2013.

He was the husband of the late Christine M. (Cope) Fisher.

Born March 8, 1941, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Robert and Beatrice (Hager) Fisher.

He retired in 2002 after a successful 35-year career in which he and his wife founded the former Lehigh Business Forms Inc. in 1977, which later became PrintConcepts.

Pick Oscar winners

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards have been announced.

Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, and televised live on the ABC television network.

The person who chooses the most correct number of Oscar recipients receives a $50 Penn's Peak gift card; tickets to movies at the Roxy Theatre, Northampton, a Lehigh Valley Press prize package; and may have his or her photo appear in the Focus section.

For an Oscar Contest entry form, see Page B5.

MUSIC CLUB

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Meeting Feb. 16

The February meeting of the Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 16, Jacob's Music Store, 2223 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

A free concert will be presented.

New members are welcome. Membership is open to those ages 5 - 18.

Audition information: Emily Reyes, 610-398-0781

Submit student poems

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.

The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.

OSCAR CONTEST ENTRY FORM

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Readers Pick the Oscar recipients contest for the 85th Academy Awards.

Picture

@$: 5 "Amour"

5 "Argo"

5 "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

5 "Django Unchained"

5 "Les Misérables"

5 "Life of Pi"

5 "Lincoln"

5 "Silver Linings Playbook"

5 "Zero Dark Thirty"

Director

@$: 5 Michael Haneke, "Amour"

5 Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

5 Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"

5 Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"

5 David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"

Actor