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Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Crop Walk set for Oct. 14

The Allentown CROP Hunger Walk, sponsored by the Lehigh County Conference of Churches, is scheduled for Oct. 14 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, at the corner of Ott and Walnut sts., Allentown.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. with a brief opening ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

There will be two routes: the 6-mile walk through Allentown with three rest stops along the way, and the Golden Mile walk for Golden Agers, families with children or dogs, or anyone wanting a leisurely pace.

Car cruise

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Event set for Sept. 22

Lighthouse Baptist Church, Route 863 South, New Smithville, is having its third annual car cruise, bake sale and community flea market from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 22.

Food will be available for purchase. Free tables for sale items.

Call Cindy at 610-336-9308 regarding the flea market or Sandy at 610-366-7151 for car cruise information.

NWL lunch menu

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in School

Thursday, Sept. 13: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Mozzarella sticks with sauce or chicken nuggets, dinner roll, tossed salad cup, steamed corn, applesauce, milk.

Friday, Sept. 14: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Sausage patty or yogurt, French toast sticks, tater tots, celery sticks with dip, fruit juice, milk.

Monday, Sept. 17: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza or hamburger on roll, fresh green salad, sliced fresh red peppers, whole fruit frozen cup, milk.

Tuesday, Sept. 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: sloppy Joe on roll or hot dog on roll, french fries, steamed green beans, fresh banana, milk.


Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Miller to discuss mites Sept. 20

Warren Miller, queen bee breeder and president of the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association, will share his experiences keeping bees without mite treatments at the 7 p.m. Sept. 20 Lehigh Valley Beekeepers meeting at the Lehigh County Ag Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, log onto or call 610-298-3254.

Berks County

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Festival set for Oct. 6,7

Berks County Parks and Recreation Department will be having its 31st annual Heritage Festival 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 and 7 rain or shine at the Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, off Route 183, Bern Township.

The festival will feature live music, draft horses, a mule-powered carousel and much more. Admission is free.

Patrons will be charged a fee per car to park.

For information or directions, call 610-374-8839 or visit

Dalton G. Kerschner

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Allentown-West Rotary Club

Dalton G. Kerschner, 91, of Hamburg, formerly of Fogelsville, died Aug. 27, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the widower of Charlotte (Schiffert) Kerschner.

Born in Weisenberg Township, he was a son of the late William A. and Ida T. (Oswald) Kerschner.

His formal education consisted of eight years of study, taught in Pennsylvania Dutch, in a one-room school house, and a one-week Penn State Leadership Program, where he met his future wife.