Northwestern Press

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Student inducted in honor society

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in

Scranton

Kayla Johnson of Allentown was among several University of Scranton students recently inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the national honor society for communication majors.

The honor society was founded in 1985 to encourage high levels of scholarship and leadership in the field of communications.

The university’s chapter was established in 1999. Johnson is a senior at the Jesuit university.

Muhlenberg

Carnival Sept. 16 at fire company

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Kempton

Kempton Fire Company, 2461 Route 143, Kempton, will be having a carnival 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16 at the station.

There will be games and fun for all.

The fire company is also having a surf and turf bingo Oct. 14 at the fire company.

Doors open at noon. Games start at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door.

The fire company will be presenting a Roaring ’20s murder mystery dinner Nov. 4.

Doors open 5 p.m. Buffet dinner at 6 p.m.

There will be a 50/50 drawing and cash bar. Costumes are welcome.

Ella Mae Feinour-Hemerly

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jacob’s Church

Ella Mae Feinour-Hemerly, 89, of New Tripoli, died on Sept. 5, 2018, in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, N.Y.

She was the wife of the late Robert A. Feinour, who died in 1963, and the late John W. Hemerly Jr., who died in 2009.

Born in Lynn Township, she was a daughter of the late Menno B. and Irene Mae (Klingaman) Snyder.

A graduate of the former Joyce Art School of Cosmetology, Allentown, she was a housewife and worked briefly as a seamstress for the former Fernbrook Fashions, Neffs and Palmerton, until 2000.

Senior expo offered Sept. 14

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Mako

Area senior citizens are invited to state Rep. Zach Mako’s, R-183rd, second annual senior expo 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14, at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville.

The expo is free to attend.

Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with more than 75 local, state and federal agencies and organizations offering information on programs and services available to seniors.

Free flu shots will be available, assuming no manufacturing delays.

William A. Flamish

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

assistant football coach at Muhlenberg

William A. Flamish of Whitehall died peacefully Sept. 1, 2018, at home surrounded by his family.

He and his loving wife, Doris (Clauser) Flamish, recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.

Born in Allentown he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Yanger) Flamish.

His first love was his family.

He was a devoted husband, proud father and adoring grandfather who taught by example.

A lifelong athlete, coach, mentor, professional and family man, he touched many lives.

Carl H. Griffin

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Lehigh Gap Nature Center

Carl H. Griffin, 66, of Schnecksville died on Sept. 5, 2018, in his home.

He and his wife, Anne M. (Ruddy) Griffin, were married 14 years.

Born Jan. 15, 1952, in Pampa, Texas, he was the son of the late Carl H. Sr. and Priscilla M. (Perry) Griffin.

He was a production coordinator at BASF Corp. and Gulf Oil before retiring.

An avid outdoorsman, he was a member of the Allentown Hiking Club, Lehigh Gap Nature Center, the Sierra Club and Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Richard W. Muller Jr.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

1962 Parkland graduate

Richard W. Muller, Jr. 73, of Bethlehem, died peacefully Sept. 4, 2018, in his home.

He and his wife Barbara Kay (Bittner) Muller were married 53 years.

Born Oct. 26, 1944, in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Richard W. Sr. and Jeanette R. (Neith) Muller.

A 1962 graduate of Parkland High School, he was a member of the varsity basketball and baseball teams.

In 1966, he graduated from Moravian College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, business administration and accounting.

Events planned for September

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

SeniorS

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in September.

The following groups and disc jockeys will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

Sept. 19: The King Duo

Sept. 22: The Steel City Band

Sept. 29: DJ Music Mix with Jerry Deanne

Saturday dances will be 7:30-10:30 p.m. The Wednesday dance will be 1-4 p.m. in the Trexler Room.

Fundraiser walk on Sept. 23

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Apraxia

The Lehigh Valley Apraxia Network and Apraxia Kids are sponsoring a walk to benefit children with apraxia of speech Sept. 23 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie.

Childhood apraxia of speech is a challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. Walk begins at 10:30 a.m. The walk is open to all adults and children. Entertainment will include DJ Jimbo and Moana will sing. In addition, there will be games, crafts and more.