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Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Reunion set for Nov. 24

Members of Catasauqua High School classes 1982 and '83 are having a combined class reunion 6-10 p.m. Nov. 24 at Blue Monkey Sports Bar and Restaurant, 1094 Howertown Road, Catasauqua.

The per person fee includes dinner.

For information, mail 8809 Grady Drive, Breinigsville, PA 18031.

Deadline to reply is Sept. 30.

Arlan R. Kunkel

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

lifelong self-employed farmer

Arlan R. Kunkel, 83, of Steinsville, Kempton, died Aug. 10, 2012, in Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Allentown.

He and his wife Eva J. (Hemerly) Kunkel celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in January.

Born in Steinsville, he was a son of the late Calvin P. and Lila J. (Frey) Kunkel.

He loved being a lifelong self-employed farmer in the Steinsville and Lynn Township areas.

He was a member of the Kempton Rod and Gun Club; the Kempton and Lynnport fire companies as well as a member of the Patriotic Order of the Sons of America, Philadelphia.


Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Aug. 30

Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Aug. 30 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Following the meal, singer Elissa Clausnifcer will perform.

A business session will conclude the meeting.

All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.

Those wanting lunch should call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 by Aug. 25.

There is a fee for the luncheon.


Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Celebration on Aug. 18

Northwestern Recreation Commission is presenting "A Night in the Country" 4-10 p.m. on Aug. 18. Rain date is Aug. 19.

There will be live country music, car cruise, Chinese auction, bingo, food and activities. A fireworks display closes the evening.

Admission donations will be accepted for adults and children.

Joseph Anthony Toole

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

real estate developer

Joseph Anthony "Tony" Toole moved onto his next venture Aug. 9, 2012, after a life highlighted by a wealth of friendships and bold entrepreneurship.

Born in Scranton to John and Florence (Tigue) Toole, he was raised in Allentown and graduated from Allentown Central Catholic in 1967.

An athletic youth, he stood 5 feet 9 inches tall but could dunk a basketball.

He earned a degree in finance at the University of Miami in 1971 and began a successful career with Fairmont Real Estate, later founding his own firm, Hallmark Real Estate.


Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Donations being accepted

The Sanctuary at Haafsville needs to raise $10,000 for transfer tax, title search and appraisal fee for property donated to the animal shelter in Upper Macungie.

Deadline to donate is Sept. 28.

To donate, go to or mail donations to P.O. Box 921, Fogelsville, PA 18051.