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Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Seniors group meets March 12

Lehigh County Triad will meet March 12, at Emeritus, 1545 Greenleaf St., Allentown.

Guest speaker will be Keith Newhard, senior driving instructor from AAA East Central.

Newhard will discuss "Keeping the Keys/Older Wiser Driver."

A free continental breakfast will be served at 8 a.m., followed by the speaker and regular meeting at 8:30 a.m.

For information, call 610-967-5454.

James R. Lynch

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

dentist in Orefield

James R. Lynch, D.D.S., 61, beloved husband, father, grandfather, died peacefully Feb. 27, 2013, in Fellowship Community, Whitehall, with his loving and dedicated family constantly by his side.

Born in Titusville, to William W. Lynch of Pittsburgh and the late Martha (Madden) Lynch who died in 2006, he was the husband of Mary L. (Raymond) Lynch for 25 years, since their marriage on April 4, 1987.


Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Classes begin on March 19

Penn State Master Gardeners of Lehigh and Northampton counties have scheduled a series of classes in March and April designed especially for the home gardener.

Topics include:salsa gardening, 6:30 p.m. and culinary herbs, 7:30 p.m. March 19, Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township, and March 20, Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem, North-ampton County; lasagna gardening, at 6:30 p.m., organic gardening, 7:30 p.m. April 2, Lehigh County and April 3, Northampton County.

Marian G. Eastman

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries


Marian G. Eastman died peacefully Feb. 23, 2013.

A daughter of the late Howard and Ruth (Smith) Mengel, she was the wifeof William C. Eastman for 50 years at the time of his passing Dec. 26, 1990.

Her survivors include a daughter Judy Wolf; grandson Matthew Wolf and two great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by seven siblings.

Her services were private.

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home, Whitehall.


Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Events set for March 11, 12

Noam Zion, Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem, together with Peter A. Pettit, IJCU, Muhlenberg College will be discussing "Observing the Passover Today in Judaism and Christianity" 7:30 p.m. March 11 at Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2227 Chew St., Allentown.

This event is free and open to the public.

Zion, will also be discussing "Paul and Maimonides on Charity" 12:30 p.m. March 12 in the board room, Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2227 Chew St, Allentown.


Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Chase winter with a dance

The German-American Union will have its annual festival to chase away winter with eating, drinking, dancing and singing at the Germansville Fire Company social hall from3-7 p.m. April 7.

The Austreibungs Fest was previously known as the Winter Vanquish Festival.

The hot meal includes Karl Ehmer wursts. Musical entertainment is provided by the Walt Groller Band.

There will be numerous door prizes.

For information and tickets call 610-767-1822, 484-221-4641 or 610-767-6981.

Allan J. Holtz

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

musician with The Music Makers

Allan J. Holtz, 72, of Allentown, died Feb. 20, 2013.

He was the son of William and Grace (Sewards) Holtz.

He would have been married to his loving wife Barbara (Motko) for 44 years in April.

He graduated from Allentown High School in 1958 and then attended Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y.

He served with the U.S. Army as a medical photographer, worked for the Morning Call, and then went on to be a photographer for PP&L for 30 years.

A musician, he played with The High Society Ragtime Band and The Music Makers, as well as many other groups.