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Lone Lane

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Event set for Sept. 1

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley in conjunction with Islamic Education Center of Pa, Al Ahad Islamic Center and Easton Phillipsburg Muslims Association will be hosting its fifth annual Lehigh Muslim Fun Day noon-6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie Township.

This event will include tournaments in soccer, cricket, volleyball, basketball and Taekwondo.

There will be a mix of family fun open to all faiths.

Teams from the Lehigh Valley area and New Jersey will compete at 10 a.m.

Am Haskalah

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Rosh Hashanah services offered

Am Haskalah, the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation of the Lehigh Valley, invites the community to join them for meaningful, spiritual, musical and creative Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

This year, the congregation is participating in the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement's Open Seats Program, which enables them to offer High Holiday Services to anyone in the Lehigh Valley who wishes to attend.

To ensure a seat, go to or call 610-435-3775.

The following services will take place at the Jewish Community Center:

Edward W. Duffy

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

paint mixer at Garden State Tanning

Edward W. Duffy, 73, of Allentown, died Aug. 23, 2012, in ManorCare, Allentown.

He and his wife, Dorothy E. (Woodhead) Duffy, would have been married 41 years in September.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Edward and Anna (Farrell) Duffy.

He was a paint mixer for the former Garden State Tanning, Fleetwood.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Wanita Dieter, of Shillington.

Private interment at Jordan Lutheran Cemetery, Orefield.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

Allentown Bridgeworks gets $500,000 grant for upgrades

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Acting United States Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank announced a $500,000 Economic Development Administration grant to the Allentown Economic Development Corp. and the Allentown Commercial and Industrial Development Authority to upgrade Allentown's Bridgeworks Enterprise Center during an Aug. 21 visit to the city.

Blank and Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski toured the 62,000-square-foot former Mack Truck plant.

Lester L. Bowen

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

served in administration of 213th ASG

Lester L. Bowen, 93, longtime resident of Fifth Street, Fullerton, died peacefully Aug. 24, 2012, in Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton.

Born in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Robert and Mabel (Troxell) Bowen.

He and his wife, Dora Jean (Williams) Bowen, were married 54 years at the time of her death on Jan. 28, 2002.

He served in the administration with the Pennsylvania National Guard 213th Area Support Group, 15th and Allen streets, Allentown for more than 30 years before retiring in 1979.


Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Children's ball set for Sept. 22

Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be 6-11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign.

Call CSC at 610-437-6000, ext. 2101 for information.

Pamela S. Penchishen

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

clerk for the U.S. Postal Service

Pamela S. Penchishen, 57, of Slatington, formerly of North Plainfield, N.J., died Aug. 21, 2012, in the Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Lower Saucon Township.

She was the wife of the late Frank A. Hart.

Born Sept. 20, 1954, in Plainfield, N.J., she was the daughter of Dean W. (Sill) Sherwood of Bridgewater, N.J. and the late Richard W. Sherwood.

Robert L. Berger

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of RPA

Dr. Robert L. Berger V.M.D., 89, of Heidelberg Township, formerly of Shartlesville, died peacefully Aug. 13, 2012, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Born March 16, 1923, in Upper Bern Township, Berks County, he was the son of the late Robert L. Sr. and Lizzie H. (Long) Berger.

During the 1930s, he was a member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Having a great concern for his four-legged friends, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine on his birthday, March 16, 1946.