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Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Basket party on Oct. 26, 27

The Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, is having a basket party 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27.

The kitchen will be open for refreshments. Purchase tickets at the church office or at the door.

Earn a free sheet of tickets with a bag of non-perishable food items for the Northern Lehigh Food Bank.

Come in Halloween costume for a chance to win a goodies basket

For more information, call the church office at 610-767-6884.


Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News


·Pennsylvania German Friends, 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Pa. Dutch dialect and culture will be discussed. Public is invited to free meeting. For information, call 610-264-2979.

·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

·TOPS at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Brein-igsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.

Helen S. Follweiler

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

faithful member of Jacob's Church

Helen S. Follweiler, 97, of Allentown, formerly of Hamburg and New Tripoli, died Oct. 10, 2012.

She was the wife of the late Elwood W. Follweiler.

Born March 31, 1915, in Lynn Township, she was the daughter of the late Francis W. Sittler and Mary R. (Gildner) Sittler.

She and her husband were farmers in Lynn Township for 33 years before retiring in 1964.

She was a past member of the Ontelaunee Lioness Club, New Tripoli, and the Kitchen Kadoodlers Band, sponsored by the Lehigh County Farmers Association.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

·America on Wheels, Allentown, needs volunteers to assist in museum's gift shop to help customers with merchandise, handle register, and take admissions from visitors.

Contact Amy Gunshannon at 610-432-4200 ext. 14 or

·Camelot for Children, Emmaus, has monthly activities Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons for teens and children and needs volunteers to help.

Call Cassie Kemmere at 610-791-5683 or


Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Class of '56 to gather Nov. 2

Parkland High School Class of 1956 is having a 56th-year reunion luncheon 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2, at The Masters at Shepherd Hills, 1160 S. Krocks Road, Wescosville.

Call Louise Wotring Knopf at 610-799-3661 or Lucy Hersh Ritter at 610-395-4083 for more information.