Northwestern Lehigh Educational Foundation is sponsoring its annual clay shoot fundraiser 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13 at Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays, 2750 Limestone St., Coplay.
There will be four-person teams, lots of ways to win, and a feast for lunch.
For more information or to register, go to nwlef.org/events.
The Kempton Community Center is presenting its fourth annual trunk or treat event 6-9:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the center, 83 Community Center Drive, Kempton.
There will be hayrides, games, music and prizes.
Costume parade starts at 6 p.m. Set up your vehicle trunk between 4:30-6 p.m.
Admission is free to attend. Food and drinks will be available to purchase.
Bring a carved pumpkin to enter for a prize.
The Allentown High School Class of 1948 will have its 71st year reunion noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Morgan’s Restaurant, North Cedar Crest Boulevard and Willow Street, South Whitehall.
For information, call Dolores Bunger Rabenold at 610-432-5807.
The 2019 St. Luke’s VIA Marathon was run on a beautiful Sept. 8 with more than 3,000 runners participating in the full marathon, half-marathon and relay categories.
Starting at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown the 26.2 mile race followed the D&L Trail to Bethlehem, where it looped through the city back to the D&L trail and continued to the finish line in Easton. Half the runners began their race on Main Street in Bethlehem.
Top finishers were:
Sean Grossman (23) 2:28:15, Matt Gillette (28) 2:34:10, Ian Walsh (33) 2:37:18,
Lucy Ricardo and Ethel Mertz. Lorelai Gilmore and Sookie St. James. Carrie Bradshaw, Samantha Jones, Charlotte York and Miranda Hobbes. Dorothy Zbornak, Rose Nylund, Blanche Devereaux and Sophia Petrillo. Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson and Poussey Washington. Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone. Monica Geller, Rachel Green and Phoebe Buffay. Rhoda Morgenstern and Mary Richards.
Leah R. Bausch, 88, of Topton, died Sept. 7, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She was the widow of William J. Bausch, who died in 1992.
Born in New Smithville, Weisenberg Township, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Emma Barner.
A member of St. Peter’s Lynnville United Church of Christ, she was a graduate of the former South Whitehall High School.
She is survived by her daughter Donna K. Bausch, widow of Fred Block, of Norfolk, Va.
Charles L. Bealer, 75, of Germansville, died Sept. 10, 2019, in Blough Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Bethlehem.
He was the husband of the late Patt J. (Lista) Bealer.
Born April 24, 1944, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Paul J. and Dorothy L. (Barthol) Bealer.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.
A draftsman for the former Bell Labs in New Jersey and Allentown for many years, he retired in 2004.
He was a longtime volunteer at the New Jersey Half Arabian Horse Association.
As we approach the Nov. 5 Municipal Election, the Parkland Press and the Northwestern Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.
The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office is the Oct. 3 edition.
We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.
Kathleen (Brown) Guarini, 63, of Schnecksville, died Sept. 11, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
She and her husband, John S. Guarini, were married 39 years.
Born Dec. 25, 1955, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth L. Brown and Lorraine (Walker) Williams.
She was a licensed practical nurse at the former Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood, N.J. for 25 years before retiring in 2006.
Before that, she was employed at Albert Einstein Northern Medical Division in Philadelphia for five years.