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Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Harvest fest set for Oct. 6

New Bethel Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton is having a Harvest Fest 2-8 p.m. Oct. 6

There will be delicious food including walking tacos and pierogies.

Bingo, games, Chinese auction, cake walk, hay rides, pumpkin pie eating contest, DJ dance party and more will be available.

The Chaz Band will perform.

There will be two talks by Charlie Adams, the famous expert on ghost stories and bizarre happenings.

For more information, call 610-756-6589.

Florence R. Wotring

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Slatington

Florence R. Wotring, 89, of Schnecksville, died Sept. 25, 2012, in Cedarbrook, South Whitehall.

She was the wife of late Carl R. Wotring.

Born April 10, 1923, in Slatington, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Maybel (Olewine) Lorah.

Her survivors include children Sharon K. Haas and her husband, Harry, of Schnecksville, Sheldon C. and his wife, Gail, of Bowmanstown, Timothy J. and his wife, Linda, of Schnecksville; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Her service was private.

Beekeepers honor Lehigh County, Penn State Cooperative Extension

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Local News

During a recent meeting, Lehigh Valley Beekeepers displayed their appreciation to Penn State Cooperative Extension and Lehigh County for their continued support of apiculture and local beekeepers.

District 18 Director of Penn State Cooperative Extension Richard S. Kauffman, who oversees extension offices in four area counties, participated in the meeting and met with more than 50 beekeepers from the Lehigh Valley and beyond

He accepted an en-graved wooden plaque of appreciation from the association on behalf of the extension service and Lehigh County.


Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Local News


·Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club, 7:30 p.m. in Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech School, 3300 Chester Ave., Bethlehem. Program will be "Valuing and Insuring Your Radio Equipment" by Blair /K3YD. Public is welcome to attend.

For info, go to, KE3AW@ARRL.NET or call 610-432-8286.

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

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 395-1006.

Regional Police Beat

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Pumpkins stolen

in Lynn Twp.

Dorris Louise Woerner reported to State Police Troop M Fogelsville 10 of 11 Mexican hat pumpkins were stolen from her yard in the 7700 block of Dresher Road, Lynn Township, sometime between midnight Sept. 25 and midnight Sept. 27, police say.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact state police at 610-395-1438.

Window smashed

in Washington Twp.

Marie E. Tshudy

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

enjoyed making crafts

Marie E. Tshudy, 90, of Cedabrook, South Whitehall Township, died Sept. 26, 2012.

She was the wife of the late Nathan H. Tshudy.

Born in Stiles, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary (Duldt) Zerfass.

She enjoyed playing bingo, dominoes and making crafts.

Her survivors include a daughter, Sandra M. Drexinger, and her husband Robert of Alburtis, sister Mamie Lane of Florida; grandchildren Robert and Lisa; and four great-grandchildren.